Wells Branch Community Library

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Adult Services

Earn free books during the library's winter reading challenge from November 17, 2017 to January 17, 2018!  Complete a reading challenge sheet for a free book from the library's book sale.  Adults, teens, and kids can all participate.  There's no limit to how many books you can earn!  Pick up a challenge sheet at any library desk.


ONGOING PROGRAMS

D.I.Y. Wednesdays:
Holiday Craft Party for All Ages!

Create your own ornaments and other crafts, with projects suitable for both adults & kids!  No registration.

Wednesday, December 13 at 6:00pm


Crocheted blanket and hatKnit & Crochet for a Cause:

A social group of knitters & crocheters making scarves, hats, and more for our neighbors in need.  Use one of our patterns or bring your own project!  Beginners welcome - our instructor will show you how to get started!  Donated items benefit The Austin Scarf Project.

Next Meeting:

Thursday, December 21 at 6:30pm
No registration.


Women studying

English Conversation Group:

Build your English skills in a relaxed, friendly environment!  Meet other English learners and practice your speaking & listening skills together in small groups.  Led by a native English speaker. 
All skills levels are welcome!

All meetings 10:30am-12:00pm

Topics:
Saturday, November 18:  Thanksgiving
Saturday, December 2:  Family
Saturday, December 16:   Winter Celebrations


Yo hablo espanol

Spanish Conversation Hour:

Practice your conversational Spanish in a friendly, no-pressure group of language learners!  All skill levels are welcome. No registration required.  Meets on the first & third Monday of each month at 6:30pm.

Next Meetings:
Monday, November 20 at 6:30pm

Monday, December 4 at 6:30pm


Clipart image of writerWells Branch Writers' Guild:

Meets on the first Wednesday of each month
7:30pm - 8:45pm

 
A new forum for local authors to meet each other and provide constructive feedback on each other's work!  Connect with Guild members and submit your own work for critiquing by joining the Guild's Google group at groups.google.com.  Work must be submitted by the 15th of each month in order to be critiqued at the following meeting.


Morning Yoga

Morning Yoga

Take a moment to relax & unwind in our free yoga classes!  All skill levels from absolute beginner to yoga pro are welcome.  No registration needed.  Please bring your own yoga mat.  Meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month from 10:30am to 11:45am

Next classes:  December 7 & 21


A row of desktop computers in a  classroom..Computer Workshops:

Take charge of your digital domain with our free computer classes!  These small-group, hands-on classes are a no-pressure environment where you can learn the skills you need at your own pace.  Each workshop lasts approximately an hour and a half.  Walk-ins are welcome if space is available.
Reserve your spot through our Eventbrite links below.  If you are unable to complete online registration or do not have an email address, please call or visit the library to sign up.


Business People in Shadow

Résumé Makeover Classes:

Make your résumé stand out from all the rest! Learn how to tailor your résumé to a specific job opening so it can catch the eye of the employer. (Bring a paper copy of your résumé and a job ad to the class.). Each workshop lasts approximately an hour and a half. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available.

Next workshop: Saturday, November 18 at 10:30am
Click here for workshop registration through Eventbrite.


Library Book Clubs

Click here to check the library catalog for print, eBook, and audiobook availability.

Wine, Women, & Words Book Club:

1st Thursday of each month at 7pm

This group has been meeting for over a decade. Newcomers are always welcome, whether you've read the book or not! This group is mostly women who love to read a variety of books. We get together monthly to discuss the book selected by a group member but communicate by email between times. We try to explore our books, look at websites, attend a movie, opera, or live preview, share a glass of wine and munch on the exotic or mundane. Click here to see our past book selections.

Steamy Reads Book Club:

1st Wednesday of each month at 6pm.
Read and discuss a new steamy romance over a steamy hot drink and sweets! And join the latest Steamy discussions on our Goodreads page.

Clueless Mysteries Book Club:

3rd Sunday of each month at 3pm
Come share your sleuthing skills and solve the mystery with us. Meets the third Sunday of the month at 3pm.

  • December 17: 

 Library programs are sponsored in part by the Friends of the Wells Branch Community Library.

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