YA Programs Winter-Spring 2020
Wednesdays at 1:15 pm
First Wednesday of the month at 1:15 p.m.
Each month we celebrate a new popular theme with kids in grades 5 and up. We make crafts, talk about our favorite aspects of our chosen theme, eat snacks, and play games.
January 8- Percy Jackson & the Olympians
February 5- Stargirl
March 4- Duct Tape
April 1- Carnival
May 6- Artemis Fowl
Second Wednesday of the month at 1:15 p.m.
Stop by the library to try out a new craft! We provide the supplies, you bring the creativity!
January 15- Sock Owls
February 12- Torn Manga Art
March 11- Yarn Birds
April 8- Sharpie Coasters
May 13- Soda Can Sequins
Wednesdays, January 22, March 18, April 15, May 20 at 1 p.m.
You never know what fun you might find at the library after school! Whether it’s a movie on our brand new projection screen, a hands-on workshop with a member of our local community, or a chance to work with technology—we have some exciting things in the works for 2020. Come by to find out what’s happening!
January 22- Switch Spotlight: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order
March 18- Switch Spotlight: Kirby Star Allies
April 15- Tech Take-Apart Day
May 20- Minute-to-Win-It Challenges
Teen Game Tournament
Fourth Wednesday of the month at 1:15 p.m.
Drop by the library on the last Wednesday of each month to participate in our ongoing gaming tournament. Each month, we will have new competitive games for you to try your hand at - from retro board games to DS marathons to our Nintendo Switch!
January 29, February 26, March 25, April 29, May 27
These free programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.
For more information, please contact Jade Austin at email@example.com or call the library at 207-646-8181.
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Reading Rants: Want to find a new book to read? Try this website which features out-of-the-ordinary book suggestions
Epic Reads: Like browsing BuzzFeed but want it to be more book focused? Try Epic Reads, a listicle website complete with funny gifs and lots of YA books
No Flying No Tights: Love graphic novels? Check out this website which is filled with graphic novel reviews
Figment: Do you like to read, write, and connect with other writers? Then Figment might be a great place to explore. It's a website to share your writing, read new writing, and discover new ideas.
Teen Ink: Do you like to write, read, and make art? Then check out Teen Ink, a website for teens ages 13 - 19 who love to write or express themselves artistically.
A Thin Line: Curious about the digital world, but worried about it at the same time? Check out this website which was created by MTV to help spot, respond to, and prevent digital abuse. Learn how to be more tech savvy and safe.