Wells Branch Community Library

Library News for December 16, 2011

 See our full calendar here.

The library will be closed next weekend, December 24th and 25th.  We will re-open at noon on Monday, December 26th.  Happy Holidays!

SPECIAL EVENTS THIS WEEKEND!

PolarExpress

10th Annual Polar Express Pajama Party! 
December 16th(2 sessions)  6pm & 7pm
Parents- bring your cameras; Santa will be visiting.

Holiday Giving and Fines Reduction:

All through December, the Wells Branch Library will be accepting donations for the Capital City Food Bank. 



What should I donate?
    * Healthy, non-perishable food
    * Items with intact, un-opened, packaging
    * Items with non-breakable packaging (no glass, please)
    * Food within the expiration date on the packaging
    * Food from your community or backyard garden


For every item you donate, we will reduce your library overdue fine by $1 for up to 1/2 of your total overdue debt. 
Fines for damaged or lost items cannot be reduced.


checklist

Get organized with the December Checklist.

Fitness Checklists

Think you're 'fit'?  This fall, the library will offer a checklist on a different kind of 'fitness' each month.  Pick one up, and when you've completed at least ten items on the list, turn it in at the library for a chance to win a prize

Find out more about our checklists and other adult programs here.
Computer Classes:  Registration is required at least 3 days in advance.  Space is limited.
  • One-on-One Tutoring (Saturdays by appointment)
  • 12/15 @ 6pm Excel Intermediate
  • 12/17 @ 10:30am Computer Basics

Computer

 Mango

Overdrive

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Special Computer Workshops in December:

  • 12/7 @ 6:30pm Mango Language Learning
  • 12/10 @ 1pm Social Media (Facebook/ Twitter)
  • 12/13 @ 6:30pm Overdrive Digital Library

Wine, Women & Words Book Club: Join the most established reading group at the library. 

January:  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.

BookClub

yarn
Needles Hooks and Books:    Bring your craft of choice and discuss   
December 11th: The Christmas Train by David Baldacci
January 8th: The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
February 12th:  Lamb, the Gospel According to Biff by Christopher Moore

This Week's Programs

Friday, December 16:

  • 10am Baby Bookworms Storytime (0-18 mos)
  • 10:45 Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30 Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)
  • 6pm & 7pm:  The 10th Annual Polar Express Pajama Party with Special Guest- SANTA!  Advance registration suggested.

Saturday, December 17:

  • 10:30am Computer Basics (advance registration required)
  • 11am Storytime

Sunday, December 18:

Monday, December 19: 

  • No Programs

Tuesday, December 20:

  • No Programs

Wednesday, December 21:

  • No Growing Up Wild
  • 6pm Arts & Crafts

Thursday, December 22:

  • 6pm Excel Intermediate (advance registration required)

Friday, December 23:

  • No Programs

Saturday, December 24: Library Closed

Sunday, December 25: Library Closed