YA Programs Winter-Spring 2020
Wednesdays at 1:15 pm

Random Fandom
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

Teen Craft
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

Teen Event
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- Paracord Marathon 

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 jaustin@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.


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Resources for Teens

Book Reviews and Suggestions

Teen Reads: Interested in learning about new books? Teen Reads might just be the place for you! It is filled with a little bit of everything, reviews, author interviews, and contests. 

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

Writing Resources

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. 

Cyber Awareness

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.