Wells Branch Community Library

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Library News for May 20, 2011

The library will be closed on May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.
We will also close on June 8-9 for inventory and parking lot repair.


Wine, Women & Words Book Club: Monday, May 23 at 7pm
Join the most established reading group at the library.  This month they are reading Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
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.


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
Computer Classes:  Registration is required at least 3 days in advance.  Space is limited.
  • Email Basics 5/21
  • Excel Basics 6/2
  • PowerPoint Basics 6/4
  • Computer Basics 6/18
  • Excel Intermediate 7/7
  • PowerPoint Intermediate 7/16
  • Internet Basics 7/23


 Summer Reading Starts in June!

Adult Summer Reading Club

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


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

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)

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)
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.

DigHoleTween & Teen Book Review

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

This Week's Programs

Friday, May 20:
  • 10am Baby Bookworms Storytime (0-18 mos)
  • 10:45 Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30 Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)

Saturday, May 21:

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

Sunday, May 22:

Monday, May 23: 
  • 10:45 Monkey in the Middle (ages 12-24 months)
  • 2pm Phonics Fun (ages 4-7)
  • 7pm WWW Book Club

Tuesday, May 24:

  • 6:30pm Kinder Crafts
  • 7pm Pajama Storytime

Wednesday, May 25:

  • 5pm Wacky Science: Toothpaste Testing
  • 6pm Arts and Crafts: Paint a Mosaic Tile

Thursday, May 26:  

  • 1pm Kinder Crafts
  • 6pm Family Movie Night:  Legend of the Guardians

 Friday, May 27:

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

Saturday, May 28:

  • 11am Storytime

Sunday, May 29: