Wells Branch Community Library

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Library News for June 17, 2011

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

 

Adult Summer Reading Club

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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. 

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

June 23rd: Mario Kart Tournament 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 Basics 6/4
  • Computer Basics 6/18
  • Excel Intermediate 7/7
  • PowerPoint Intermediate 7/16
  • Internet Basics 7/23

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BookClub

Wine, Women & Words Book Club: Join the most established reading group at the library. 
June 20:  Sacred Hearts by Sarah Dunant
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+

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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, June 17:
  • 10am Baby Bookworms Storytime (0-18 mos)
  • 10:45 Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30 Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)

Saturday, June 18:

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

Sunday, June 19:

  • 1pm Crochet Club

Monday, June 20: 

  • 10:45 Monkey in the Middle 
  • 11:15 Dino Time
  • 7pm WWW Book Club:  Sacred Hearts by Sarah Dunant

Tuesday, June 21: 

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

Wednesday, June 22:

  • 1pm Prehistoric Preschoolers
  • 5pm Wacky Science:  Sunprints
  • 6pm Arts & Crafts:  Bottle Cap Creations

Thursday, June 23:

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

 Friday, June 24:

  • 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, June 25:

  • 11am Storytime

Sunday, June 26:

  • 1pm Crochet Workshop:  Special Project