Wells Branch Community Library

Library News for June 3, 2011

Closed

The library will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday, June 8th and 9th, for inventory and parking lot repair.


Summer Reading Starts in June!

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!

Summer Events:

June 10, 4-5:30pm: Pre-Registration Kickoff
June 11, 4-5:30pm:  Kickoff Party
August 13, 4pm: Finale Garden Party

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June 11th at 12:00pm - Summer Reading Kickoff with Dinosaur George! 


Learn about dinosaurs and get an up-close look at  real dinosaur bones and fossils! This is the first day to pick up reading logs and start tracking your reading hours!

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.

Tween & Teen Summer Reading (ages 11-18)
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    * 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.

DigHoleTween & 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

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Get your new library card today! 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

  • Crochet Club Starting in June- Every Sunday at 1pm.  (ages 12+)
  • Class:  Sunday, June 12 at 1pm-  All you need is a willingness to try; the library will provide the rest.  We'll have hooks, yarn, and an instructor.

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Needles Hooks and Books:  Sunday, June 12 at 2pm.  Bring your craft of choice and discuss 'The Last Picture Show' by Larry McMurtry
The library has several copies, so grab yours today.
July 10: At-Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O'Brien

This Week's Programs

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

Saturday, June 4:

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

Sunday, June 5:  

  • 1pm Crochet Club

Monday, June 6: 

  • 10:45 Monkey in the Middle

Tuesday, June 7: 

  • 7pm Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, June 8: Library Closed for Inventory and Parking Lot Repair

Thursday, June 9:  Library Closed for Inventory and Parking Lot Repair

 Friday, June 10:

  • 10am Baby Bookworms Storytime (0-18 mos)
  • 10:45 Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30 Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)
  • Database Scavenger Hunt Begins
  • 4pm Adult Summer Reading Kick-Off: Paint a Pot

Saturday, June 11:

  • 12 noon  Summer Reading Kick Off with Dinosaur George
  • 4pm Adult Summer Reading Kick-Off: Paint a Pot

Sunday, June 12:

  • 1pm Crochet Club
  • 2pm Needles Hooks and Books:  The Last Picture Show by Larry McMurtry