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Library News for August 26, 2011

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. 


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.
  • Computer Basics 8/20
  • One-on-One Tutoring 8/13 & 8/27 (by appointment)



Wine, Women & Words Book Club: Join the most established reading group at the library.   September 18th at 7pm: Endings by Barbara Bergin

  • 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


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, August 26:
  • 10am Baby Bookworms Storytime (0-18 mos)
  • 10:45 Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30 Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)

Saturday, August 27:

  • 11am Storytime
  • 1pm Computer Tutoring (by appointment)

Sunday, August 28:

Monday, August 29:

  • 10:45 Monkey in the Middle

Tuesday, August 30:

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

Wednesday, August 31:

  • 6pm Arts & Crafts

Thursday, September 1:

  • 6pm Excel Basics (registration required)

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 Bow Wow Reading Dogs (by appointment)

Sunday, September 4:

Monday, September 5:  Library Closed for Labor Day