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Library News for December 7, 2012

CapitalAreaFoodBankHoliday Giving and Fines Reduction: 

Throughout December, the library will be accepting donations for the Capital Area Food Bank.  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.

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

Staci Gray Concert
Saturday, December 8th at 11am

A free, fun holiday concert the whole family will enjoy.  Space is limited, so don't be late!

Holiday Ornament Making
Sunday, December 9th
2 sessions: 1:30pm & 4pm

Families and friends get together for an afternoon of creating one-of-a-kind ornaments.  Fun for all ages.  Space is limited.

Polar Express Pajama Party
Friday, December 14th
2 sessions:  6pm & 7:30pm

Registration begins November 30
Join us for crafts, cookies, cocoa and a bedtime reading of The Polar Express.  Parents, bring your cameras- Santa will be here!

After-School Programs for kids ages 5+

Wednesdays at 4:30pm

  • 1st Wednesday - Brain Games - Fun and challenging board and video games.
  • 2nd Wednesday - Comic Club - Explore new comics, learn to draw, and do crafts.
  • 3rd Wednesday - Wacky Science - Hands-on, messy science experiments.
  • 4th Wednesday - LEGO Club - Free play with LEGOS and LEGO guides.

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Learn a language online- FREE!

Have you tried our Mango Languages Database? This service is FREE to all Wells Branch Library patrons and teaches you, step-by-step, and of over 30 languages.  
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Facebook, Twitter, HELP! 

If you need some guidance through the social media world, come to our free workshop on Saturday, November 17th at 1pm.  Learn to create and use a Facebook or Twitter account, and how to protect your privacy.

What's Happening This Week:

Friday, December 7: 

10am  Toddler Storytime (18-36 months)

10:45 Preschool Storytime (3-6 years)

Saturday, December 8: 

11am Staci Gray Concert

1pm Social Media Workshop

Sunday, December 9:

1:30pm Ornament Workshop

2pm Needles Hooks and Books Holiday Party

Monday, December 10: Special Storytimes with Heartsong Music

10am Infant Storytime

10:45am Toddler Storytime

11:30 Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, December 11:  

6pm Storytime & Craft

7pm Storytime & Craft

Wednesday, December 12:  

4:30pm Comic Club

6pm Arts & Crafts- Decorated Boxes and Jewelry Making

6pm Internet Basics (registration required)

Thursday, December 13: 

7pm Potluck Mystery Book Club- Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum Series

Friday, December 14: 

10am  Toddler Storytime (18-36 months)

10:45 Preschool Storytime (3-6 years)

6pm & 7:30pm Polar Express Pajamarama

Saturday, December 15: 

10:30am Email Basics (registration required)

11am Storytime

3pm Holiday Craft Event

Sunday, December 16: