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Library News for December 16, 2011

 See our full calendar here.

The library will be closed next weekend, December 24th and 25th.  We will re-open at noon on Monday, December 26th.  Happy Holidays!



10th Annual Polar Express Pajama Party! 
December 16th(2 sessions)  6pm & 7pm
Parents- bring your cameras; Santa will be visiting.

Holiday Giving and Fines Reduction:

All through December, the Wells Branch Library will be accepting donations for the Capital City Food Bank. 

What should I donate?
    * Healthy, non-perishable food
    * Items with intact, un-opened, packaging
    * Items with non-breakable packaging (no glass, please)
    * Food within the expiration date on the packaging
    * Food from your community or backyard garden

For every item you donate, we will reduce your library overdue fine by $1 for up to 1/2 of your total overdue debt. 
Fines for damaged or lost items cannot be reduced.


Get organized with the December Checklist.

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

Find out more about our checklists and other adult programs here.
Computer Classes:  Registration is required at least 3 days in advance.  Space is limited.
  • One-on-One Tutoring (Saturdays by appointment)
  • 12/15 @ 6pm Excel Intermediate
  • 12/17 @ 10:30am Computer Basics





Special Computer Workshops in December:

  • 12/7 @ 6:30pm Mango Language Learning
  • 12/10 @ 1pm Social Media (Facebook/ Twitter)
  • 12/13 @ 6:30pm Overdrive Digital Library

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

January:  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.


Needles Hooks and Books:    Bring your craft of choice and discuss   
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, December 16:

  • 10am Baby Bookworms Storytime (0-18 mos)
  • 10:45 Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30 Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)
  • 6pm & 7pm:  The 10th Annual Polar Express Pajama Party with Special Guest- SANTA!  Advance registration suggested.

Saturday, December 17:

  • 10:30am Computer Basics (advance registration required)
  • 11am Storytime

Sunday, December 18:

Monday, December 19: 

  • No Programs

Tuesday, December 20:

  • No Programs

Wednesday, December 21:

  • No Growing Up Wild
  • 6pm Arts & Crafts

Thursday, December 22:

  • 6pm Excel Intermediate (advance registration required)

Friday, December 23:

  • No Programs

Saturday, December 24: Library Closed

Sunday, December 25: Library Closed