Wells Branch Community Library

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Kids & Teens

Special Events for Kids & Teens

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Take the challenge to read 1,000 books  with your child from birth to Kindergarten! To participate, visit the library's children's desk to pick up a reading packet and to get more information.

Weekly Programs for Kids & Teens


Baby Bookworms Storytime:

Mondays at 10:30am: 0-18 months
Mondays at 11:15am: 12-24 months

Interactive storytimes for babies and toddlers who aren't quite ready for a traditional storytime. We explore songs and stories, then have social play time.

*NEW* DIY Kids! (ages 5+)

1st & 3rd Mondays 4:00-5:00pm
3rd Mondays 5:00-6:00pm Open DIY Kids Workshop
Ages 5 and up can learn new skills and experiment with materials. 

LEGO LAB (ages 5+)

2nd, 4th & 5th Mondays 4:00-5:00pm
LEGO activities and free play for ages 5 and up. 


Storytime & Craft: Tuesdays at 6:30pm
A storytime followed by a simple craft activity for families with kids of all ages. Seating is limited, tickets are available at the kids desk 30 minutes prior to program. All ages.


Arts & Crafts: Wednesdays at 6:00pm
Create one-of-a-kind artistic creations with Miss Dianne. Ages 8+ or with an adult. Seating is limited, tickets are available at the kids desk starting at 5:30pm. 

Upcoming crafts: 5/25 Clothes clip critters, 6/1 Sailboat sand painting6/8 Paint swirly trees, 6/15 Father's day cards, 6/22 Silhouette landscapes on sunset background, 6/29 Liberty bell and flag


1st Thursdays at 6:30pm - Sign Language Storytime (all ages)
2nd Thursdays at 11:00am - Sign Language Storytime (all ages)
3rd Thursdays at 11:00am - Spanish Storytime (all ages)


Toddler & Preschool Storytimes:

Fridays at 10:30am: Toddlers 18-36 months
Fridays at 11:15am: Preschoolers 3-6 years

Traditional storytimes, intended for toddlers and preschoolers who can sit quietly and listen to 2-3 picture books.


 Storytime & Craft (all ages):  Saturdays at 11:00am
A weekend storytime followed by a craft with Miss Linda for children of all ages to enjoy.

Read with Ella, the Bow Wow Reading Dog: Saturdays at 12:00pm
Kids can practice reading aloud to Ella, the library's reading therapy dog. Reading sessions are on a first-come basis.


Free, streaming digital books for Kids!
All Wells Branch Community Library users now have access to TumbleBooks - Free, streaming e-books for kids. No log in required. http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/auto_login.asp?U=wellsbranchclib&P=libra

This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
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Library programs are sponsored in part by the Friends of the Wells Branch Community Library.