Wells Branch Community Library

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Library News for July 29, 2011

It's the last two weeks of Summer Reading!  Get those logs turned in soon!

 

Adult Summer Reading Club

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Garden Party

August 13 at 4pm

  • Live music from Angelic Strings
  • Finger Food and punch/tea
  • Honors and awards for the top readers
  • Flower pots to decorate

Kids Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Finale with Circus Chickendog!

August 13 at 11am

  • storytelling
  • juggling
  • unicycling
  • performing animals



Videogame

Videogame Wii Tournaments - Ages 8 and up. Thursdays at 6:00pm.

August 11th: Super Smash Bros. Tournament.

Tween & Teen Summer Reading (ages 11-18)
Going Global, Staying Connected


    * Pick up a reading log starting June 11th. All logs must be returned by August 13th.
    * Read and rate three books on each log
    * Earn prizes for each completed log
    * Grand prizes go to the tweens or teens who read the most books over the summer.

Tween & Teen Book Review

Write reviews of the Young Adult books you read over the summer for the chance to earn a gift card.

Library Special Events

NewAdultCardNewKidsCardYou can keep your current card, or get a new one.


We have new library cards with key tags.  Any existing patron can turn in their current card for a new one free of charge (you will not be able to keep the same number).  New patrons also get a free card.  If your card is lost, the replacement fee is $2, just as it's always been.  Please remember that you will need to complete the card application to replace or update your library card, so bring in your proof of address!

Computer Classes:  Registration is required at least 3 days in advance.  Space is limited.
  • Word Basics 8/4
  • Email Basics 8/6
  • Computer Basics 8/20
  • One-on-One Tutoring 8/13 & 8/27 (by appointment)

Computer

BookClub

Wine, Women & Words Book Club: Join the most established reading group at the library. 
August 21:  This Golden Land by Barbara Wood
September 18: Endings by Barbara Bergin


  • Crochet Workshop:  Sunday, August 21 at 1pm-  All you need is a willingness to try; the library will provide the rest.  We'll have hooks, yarn, and an instructor.
  • Crochet Club:  All other Sundays at 1pm for ages 12+

Crochet


yarn
Needles Hooks and Books:  Sunday, August 14 at 2pm.  Bring your craft of choice and discuss Outlander by Diana Gabaldon.
September 11: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
October 9:  Frankenstein- Prodigal Son by Dean Koontz

This Week's Programs

Friday, July 29:
  • 10am Baby Bookworms Storytime (0-18 mos)
  • 10:45 Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30 Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)
  • 12pm Dino Time

Saturday, July 30:

  • 11am Storytime

Sunday, July 31:

  • 1pm Crochet Club

Monday, August 1:

  • 10:45 Monkey in the Middle 
  • 11:15 Dino Time

Tuesday, August 2: 

  • Bow Wow Reading Dogs (by appointment)
  • 6:30 Kinder Crafts
  • 7pm Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, August 3:

  • 1pm Prehistoric Preschoolers
  • 5pm Wacky Science
  • 6pm Arts & Crafts

Thursday, August 4:

  • 12:15 Lunchtime English Practice
  • 1pm Kinder Crafts
  • 4pm Elementary Explorers
  • Chess Lessons and Family Games
  • 6pm Word Basics

 Friday, August 5:

  • 10am Baby Bookworms Storytime (0-18 mos)
  • 10:45 Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30 Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)
  • 12pm Dino Time

Saturday, August 6:

  • 10:30 Email Basics
  • 11am Storytime
  • 4pm Conversational English

Sunday, August 7:

  • 1pm Crochet Club