Wells Branch Community Library

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Library News for July 8, 2011

D0 you have more questions about the digital library?  We're having a FREE, hands-on workshop on July 9th at 1pm.  Bring your devices and your questions.

Overdrive You can download audio-books and e-books (or movies and music) directly to YOUR computer and personal devices- any time.
Simply go to the library's catalog, log into your account, and go to the 'Overdrive' logo at the bottom of the page. 
Browse for electronic books and audio books in our catalog as well.  Digital Library media will show '_OverDrive' as the item's location.
For more information, CLICK HERE

Join Needles Hooks and Books this Sunday, July 10th, to discuss At-Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O'Brien and work on your craft of choice.  Need a craft?  Come to Crochet Club this Sunday, and every Sunday, at 1pm.

HarryPotter

The Final Harry Potter  RELEASE PARTY

  • Friday, July 15th at 4:30pm
  • Ages 13+ ONLY

Watch Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, part 1.  Compete in our costume contest or trivia contest for a chance to win movie tickets to see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, part 2.

SIGN UP NOW FOR SUMMER READING!  We have special programs and incentive prizes for all ages.

Adult Summer Reading Club

Click here for more information

June 11—August 13

Pick up a reading log starting June 11. Keep track of the books you read, and when you've read 3, bring the log back for a prize! Keep reading to win even more prizes!

August 13th at 4pm, join us for a Garden Party.  Food, music, and book discussion are on the menu. 

AdultSummer2011

Tween & Teen Book Review

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

Kids Summer Reading Club

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June 11th - August 13th


    * Pick up a reading log starting June 11th, and start tracking how many hours you spend reading.
    * Earn prizes at 10, 25, 50, and 100 hour levels. The top readers get grand prizes!
    * Ages 0-10 may participate (11-18 participate in the Teen Summer Reading Club)
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 Videogame

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

 July 14th: Wii Bowling Tournament
August 11th: Super Smash Bros. Tournament.

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.
  • PowerPoint Intermediate 7/16
  • Internet Basics 7/23

Computer

BookClub

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


  • Crochet Workshop:  Sunday, June 26 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


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Needles Hooks and Books:  Sunday, July 10 at 2pm.  Bring your craft of choice and discuss At-Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O'Brien
August 14:  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 8:
  • 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 9:

  • 11am Storytime
  • 1pm Overdrive Digital Library Workshop

Sunday, July 10:

  • 1pm Crochet Club
  • 2pm Needles Hooks & Books:  At-Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O'Brien

Monday, July 11:

  • 10:45 Monkey in the Middle 
  • 11:15 Dino Time
  • 2pm Magic Tree House Book Club

Tuesday, July 12: 

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

Wednesday, July 13:

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

Thursday, July 14:

  • 12:15 Lunchtime English Practice
  • 1pm Kinder Crafts
  • 4pm Elementary Explorers
  • 6pm Wii Bowling Tournament

 Friday, July 15:

  • 10am Baby Bookworms Storytime (0-18 mos)
  • 10:45 Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30 Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)
  • 12pm Dino Time
  • 4:30pm Harry Potter #7 Release Party

Saturday, July 16:

  • 10:30am PowerPoint Intermediate
  • 11am Lucas Miller Concert
  • 4pm Conversational English

Sunday, July 17:

  • 1pm Crochet Workshop:  Special Project