Wells Branch Community Library

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Library News for September 2, 2011

The library will be closed on Monday, September 5th for Labor Day.


Computer Update:  We will be updating patron computers September 6th and 7th.  There will be no public computers available on those days.


The Annual Patron Survey (August 19- September 19, 2011)

Click here to take our annual survey.  It takes about ten minutes to complete the fifteen questions.  We use the information to direct services and programs in the coming year. You can also complete a paper survey at the circulation desk.  

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! 

You can print your checklist here.

September's topic is Environmental Fitness.  More information is available here.

Everyone Reads in Wells Branch:  


More information is available at the Marley Page

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. 

Kick Off Party:  September 10th at 4pm. 

Watch the movie (rated PG) starring Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson. 

MarleyMovie
FoxHound

Free Family Movies:

Sundays at 4pm in the Storytime Room
September 11:  Disney's The Fox and the Hound
October 9:  Beethoven
November 13th:  Homeward Bound
Computer Classes:  Registration is required at least 3 days in advance.  Space is limited.
  • Excel Basics 9/15
  • Mango Language Learning Database 9/17
  • Computer Basics 9/24
  • Overdrive Digital Library 9/24
  • One-on-One Tutoring (Saturdays by appointment)

Computer

BookClub

Wine, Women & Words Book Club: Join the most established reading group at the library.   September 19th at 7pm: Endings by Barbara Bergin.  The group will meet at the community center this month to accommodate the author's visit.

  • Crochet Workshop:  Sunday, September 18 at 2pm-  All you need is a willingness to try; the library will provide the rest.  We'll have hooks, yarn, and an instructor

Crochet


yarn
Needles Hooks and Books:  Sunday, September 11th at 2pm.  Bring your craft of choice and discuss  The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
October 9:  Frankenstein- Prodigal Son by Dean Koontz

This Week's Programs

Friday, September 2:
  • 10am Baby Bookworms Storytime (0-18 mos)
  • 10:45 Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30 Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)

Saturday, September 3:

  • 11am Storytime
  • 1pm Reading Dogs (by appointment)

Sunday, September 4:

Monday, September 5: Library Closed for Labor Day

Tuesday, September 6:

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

Wednesday, September 7:

  • 5pm Growing Up Wild:  NEW SCIENCE PROGRAM FOR PRESCHOOLERS
  • 6pm Arts & Crafts

Thursday, September 8:

Friday, September 9:

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

Saturday, September 10:

  • 11am Storytime
  • 1pm Bow Wow Reading Dogs (by appointment)
  • 4pm Marley and Me (free movie showing) and Everyone Reads Kick Off

Sunday, September 11:

  • 2pm Needles Hooks & Books Club: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
  • 4pm Free Family Movie:  The Fox and the Hound