Special Events for Kids & Teens
Winter Reading Program
November 14th - January 9th, 2015
Join the 2015 Winter Reading Club! This year’s club is all new, interactive and online. There’s a reading club for everyone–babies, kids, teens and adults. Signing up is free and easy, just visit http://wblibrary.readsquared.com/ get started. Registration begins November 1st.
Sign Language Storytimes
Free. No registration.
Dec. 10th at 11:00am
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.
Make It!: 1st & 3rd Mondays at 3:30pm
After-School engineering-based crafts and activities for grades 1-5.
LEGO Lab: 2nd & 4th Mondays at 3:30pm
Fun after-school LEGO challenges and free-play every other week for ages 5+.
SPARK Homeschooling Group: First Tuesday of each month at 10:30am
Engaging side-by-side learning activities for parents and children of ages 2-10 - if interested and needing more information please visit our group site at http://homeschool-life.com/tx/spark.
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.
Martian Math: Wednesdays at 4:30pm
Martian Math is an out of this world math enrichment class for grades 3rd - 6th. The class will focus on story problems, puzzles and games to give students a fun and hands on approach to math, logic and analytical reasoning. Students will receive 5 to 6 additional problems per class to work on at home. Martian Math primarily draws from the Sunshine Math Superstars Program, but also uses MEP, Singapore Math and many board games. Please contact Emily Berver at email@example.com for more information.
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:
12/2, Mittens, 12/9 Holiday lights, 12/16 Gingerbread house decorating, 12/23 Snowflake cookies to paint, 12/30 No class
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!
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.
Library programs are sponsored in part by the Friends of the Wells Branch Community Library.