Wells Branch Community Library

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Library News for October 14, 2011


Saturday, October 15th at 4pm
Free workshop for families and individuals
  • Choosing the right pet for your lifestyle and family
  • Basic pet care
  • Basic pet training
  • Austin Dog Alliance programs and services

Everyone Reads in Wells Branch: 

Marley and Me: life and love with the world's worst dog by John Grogan

Everyone reads is a new program at the library that encourages all patrons to read and discuss the same book.  We have copies for every reading level from preschool to adult. 

More information is available at the Marley Page


Free Family Movies:

Sundays at 4pm in the Storytime Room

November 13th:  Homeward Bound

Fitness Checklists

Think you're 'fit'?  This fall, the library will offer a checklist on a different kind of 'fitness' each month.  Pick one up, and when you've completed at least ten items on the list, turn it in at the library for a chance to win a prize. 

Print your Environmental Fitness Checklist here. 

More information is available here.


Overdrive Digital Library Workshop-

Learn to use the library's digital library to download audio books and e-books directly to your machine. Saturday10/22 at 1pm

Computer Classes:  Registration is required at least 3 days in advance.  Space is limited.
  • One-on-One Tutoring (Saturdays by appointment)
  • 10/6 @ 6pm- Excel Intermediate

Special Computer Workshops

10/22 @ 1pm Overdrive Digital Library



Holiday Bazaar:  December 3, 2011

Local vendors and artisans are invited to rent a table to sell their wares at this library fundraiser.  Contact Etta at the library for more information.

Wine, Women & Words Book Club: Join the most established reading group at the library.  

October 20th at 7pm:  Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

November 17th at 7pm:  Caleb's Choice by G. Clifton Wisler

January:  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Needles Hooks and Books:  Sunday, October 9th at 2pm.  Bring your craft of choice and discuss   
November 13th: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
December 11th: The Christmas Train by David Baldacci
January 8th: The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
February 12th:  Lamb, the Gospel According to Biff by Christopher Moore

This Week's Programs

Friday, October 14:

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

Saturday, October 15:

  • 11am Storytime
  • 1pm Bow Wow Reading Dogs (by appointment)
  • 1pm Mango Languages Workshop
  • 4pm Austin Dog Alliance Program
  • 4pm Conversational English

Sunday, October 16: 

  • 2pm Crochet Workshop

Monday, October 17: 

  • 10:45 Monkey in the Middle (12-24 mos)

Tuesday, October 18:

  • 6:30 Kinder Crafts
  • 7pm Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, October 19:

  • 5pm Growing Up Wild
  • 6pm Arts & Crafts

Thursday, October 20:

  • 12:30pm Lunchtime English Practice

Friday, October 21:

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

Saturday, October 22:

  • 10:30am Power Point Basics (registration required)
  • 11am Storytime
  • 1pm Bow Wow Reading Dogs (by appointment)
  • 1pm Overdrive Digital Library Workshop

Sunday, October 23: