• Jaded YA Reads Podcast
    Saturday, April 17 at 10 a.m.

    New Book Alert! Season 4 begins April 3.

    Tweens, teens, and adults can listen along as Meghan reads a young adult novel chapter by chapter. Our next book will be the new mystery The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes.

    Listen at: anchor.fm/wells-library-ya 

    For more information, please contact Meghan Osmolski at mosmolski@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     

     
  • Mother Goose Spring Storytime on Facebook and YouTube
    Monday, April 19 at 10:30 a.m.

    Join us for Mother Goose Mondays now on Facebook and YouTube! Children ages 0-24 months and their caregivers are invited to engage in lap activities, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays all from the comfort and warmth of your own home. 

    This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181. 


    Link for this week's rhymes can be found here: Rhymes for Weeks 3&4
    Link for last week's rhymes can be found here: 
    Rhymes for Weeks 1&2

     
  • ​Life Drawing for Kids with Chewonki on Zoom
    Monday, April 19 at 10:30 a.m.

    If you love to draw or want to learn, sign up now! This hands-on presentation will guide artists of any skill level, with a little help from Chewonki’s live animal wildlife ambassadors. Participants should come prepared with their own art materials - something as simple as a pencil and paper will suffice!

    Email Allison at wellspubliclibrarysrc@gmail.com for a Zoom invitation.

    This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181. 
     
  • Books Alive! with Jennifer Armstrong on Zoom
    Tuesday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m.

    Singer/songwriter Jennifer Armstrong makes favorite books dance off the shelf with her music and song. Listen to her tell the stories of some favorite books and sing some as story-songs. Get ready to hear books in a completely new way!

    Email Allison at wellspubliclibrarysrc@gmail.com for a Zoom invitation.

    This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
  • Wishful Reading
    Tuesday, April 20 at 2 p.m.

    All are welcome to join Wishful Reading, our new fiction book group that meets monthly. The next book discussion will be about the book The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes. Reserve a copy by calling the library or using the online catalog today! No registration necessary.

    Email Stefanie at sclaydon@wellstown.org for your Zoom invitation.

    This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information please contact Stefanie Claydon at sclaydon@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.

     
  • Goodnight Stories Podcast
    Tuesday, April 20 at 3 p.m.

    Listen to a quiet bedtime story read by one of our Wells Public Library staff members. Perfect for dinnertime, too!

    Listen at: anchor.fm/wells-public-library


    For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.

     
  • ​The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben: A Community Book Discussion
    Tuesday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m.

    Join us for a lively discussion of The Hidden Life of Trees by forester Peter Wohlleben. In his book he makes the case that the forest is a social network, with trees being like human families. Wohlleben also writes about his deep love of woods and forests, and all he has observed in his woodland. After learning about the complex life of trees, a walk in the woods will never be the same again. Reserve a copy by calling the library or using the online catalog today!

    Email Stefanie at sclaydon@wellstown.org to get your Zoom link invitation.

    For more information please contact Stefanie Claydon at sclaydon@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.

     
  • Toddler Storytime on Facebook and YouTube
    Wednesday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m.

    Children will be engaged in stories, songs, games, and dancing with their favorite librarians on Facebook and YouTube! Each storytime will be followed by a craft relating to the week’s theme. Take and make kits will be available at the back door of the library all week long, unless otherwise noted.

    Watch on YouTube here.

    This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181. 

     
  • ​Meditation on Zoom for Teens
    Thursday, April 22 at 1 p.m.

    Certified Meditation Instructor Amy Rutledge has found that meditation for teens is crucial – it cultivates self-worth, confidence, compassion, focus, concentration, and helps with navigating difficult emotions and change. Join us on Zoom as Amy leads us in a teen-oriented class using various forms of meditation techniques including mindfulness, loving-kindness, compassion, and creative visualizations.

    This program is for kids in grades 5 and up. Email Meghan at wellslibraryya@gmail.com for a Zoom invitation.

    This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Meghan Osmolski at mosmolski@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
  • Chill with a Chapter Book Podcast
    Thursday, April 22 at 2 p.m.

    All ages are invited to listen as Allison begins our next selection: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. 

    Listen at: anchor.fm/wells-youth-services


    For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
  • ​N.E.R.D.: New England Reptile Distributors on Zoom
    Thursday, April 22 at 3 p.m.

    If you missed this last summer, don’t miss it this time! You will be captivated by the most diverse collection of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, and more. Get ready - we will even get to see some live animals that don’t get to travel! Audience participation is not only welcomed, but strongly encouraged.

    Email Allison at wellspubliclibrarysrc@gmail.com for a Zoom invitation.

    This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181. 
     
  • Fiber Arts
    Friday, April 23 at 10:30 a.m.


    Have you been crafting during your time at home? Join us every Friday in a Zoom meeting to show off your latest knitting creation, get tips on your crochet technique, and just chat with old friends and make some new ones.

    Email Stefanie at sclaydon@wellstown.org for your Zoom invitation. 


    For more information, please contact Stefanie Claydon at sclaydon@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181. 


     

  • Meditation Group
    Monday, April 26 at 12 p.m.

    Practitioners of all backgrounds and skill levels are welcome at our monthly meeting. Meditation and mindfulness expert Cindy Simon will lead a group (via Zoom) in meditative practice. If you're looking to bring meditation into your everyday life, this is a perfect opportunity to test a variety of meditative skills.

    Email Stefanie at sclaydon@wellstown.org for a Zoom invitation. 


    This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Stefanie Claydon at sclaydon@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.

     
  • Conversational French Language Group
    Thursday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m.

    Join us every other week for an informal approach to practicing or re-learning French via Zoom! We welcome anyone with a French Language interest to participate. Venez parler français avec nous!

    Email Cindy at cappleby@wellstown.org for your Zoom invitation. 


    For more information, please contact Cindy Appleby at cappleby@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181. 



COVID-19 Vaccination Information

All Mainers ages 16+ can now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at https://vaccinateme.maine.gov.  Registrants will be contacted upon eligibility and availability.

Need assistance with transportation to receive a vaccination? Help is available here:

Transportation to Vaccination Sites.

Information can also be found at the Town of Wells Covid-19 Vaccination Information page

 


Donations

We are now able to accept donations!

Please make sure materials are in good condition. Items can be left on the picnic table next to our staff entrance. 


For information on what can and cannot be donated, please refer to this link: Book Donations

 
AARP Tax Aide Update
Appointments are full

1040 & 1040SR Forms and Instruction Booklets can be picked up inside the library or delivered curbside.

AARP tax assistance appointments are completely booked in York County. Please email AARP at 500149689@aarpfoundation.org to be added to their waitlist or if you have questions.

If you or your household made under $57,000 in 2020 you are eligible for free tax preparation by IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers. More information can be found here.