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Library News for April 5, 2012

The library will be open regular hours throughout Easter weekend.

Thursday, April 12 is National Drop Everything and Read Day.

  • Wear pajamas, bring a pi llow, be comfortable.
  • If you don't know what you want to read, librarians will be available to help you find the perfect book.
  • Drop-in Story time for all ages from 10am to 4pm
  • Public computers will not be available on National D.E.A.R. Day.


Recycling Magic Show!

Saturday, April 14th at 11am

Free program for all ages
Celebrate Earth Day at the library with a fun magic show all about recycling! 
Children will not only learn about recycling, but they will actually see recycling 'magically' take place during the show.

Ice Cream Sundae

The Friends of the Wells Branch Community Library invite you to an

Ice Cream Social

Sunday, April 29th :5-6:30pm

Learn about the organization created to support the library.

Computer Classes:  Registration is required at least 3 days in advance.  Space is limited.

  • One-on-One Tutoring (Saturdays by appointment)

  • 4/7 @ 10:30am Email Basics
  • 4/9 @ 6pm Excel Basics
  • 4/28 @ 10:30am Power Point Basics





Computer Workshops:

  • 3/31 @ 1pm Social Media
  • 4/11 @ 6pm Mango Languages
  • 4/21 @ 1pm Social Media
  • 4/25 @ 6pm Overdrive Digital Library

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

April 5th: The Auslander by Mary Powell:  Author Visit

May 3rd: In the Garden of Beasts; Love, Terror, and and American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson



Needles Hooks and Books:    Bring your craft of choice and discuss   

April 15th: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

May 20th: Possession; a Romance by A. S. Byatt

 This Week's Programs

Thursday, April 5:

  • 7pm Wine Women and Words:  Auslander by Mary Powell- discuss the book and visit with the author!

Friday, April 6:

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

Saturday, April 7:

  • 10:30am Email Basics (registration required)
  • 11am Story Time (ages 0-5)

Sunday, April 8:  Happy Easter!  Library Open Regular Hours

Monday, April 9:

  • 10:45 Monkey in the Middle Story time
  • 6pm Excel Basics (registration required)

Tuesday, April 10:

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

Wednesday, April 11:

  • 5pm Growing Up Wild: Recycling
  • 6pm Arts & Crafts: Wild Flowers
  • 6pm Mango Language Learning Workshop

Thursday, April 12:

  • All Day:  Drop Everything and Read Day.  Open story time from 10am to 4pm.  No public computers.

Friday, April 13:

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

Saturday, April 14:

  • 11am The Magic of Recycling
  • 12pm Bow Wow Reading Dogs (by appointment)

Sunday, April 15:

  • 2pm Needles Hooks and Books:  The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien