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Library News for February 16, 2012

Kindle Fire Win a New Kindle Fire for $1! 

Raffle tickets are available at  the circulation desk throughout February for Love Your Library Month.  A winner will be drawn on March 3rd.  The winner also gets a personal session with a librarian to learn about using the Overdrive Digital Library on the Kindle.  More information is available at the library.

 Everyone Reads in Wells Branchvegetables

We will be focusing our programs January through March on fitness, health, and the environment.  The book for this series is Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan.  We have many copies available in both the adult and youth version.  Get more information at our Omnivore's Dilemma Page.

Programs Include:

  • Family/PreSchool Yoga- Wednesdays at 10:30am:  Join us for yoga that your whole family can enjoy! Kids of all ages can learn basic yoga poses from a Wells Branch Massage+Yoga instructor. 
  • Kids Yoga- February 28th and March 20th at 6pm:  Ages 5+ and parents can enjoy yoga together.
  • Movie and Discussion- March 1 at 7pm:  Food, Inc.
  • Book Club Reception and Discussion- March 3 at 4pm.
  • Healthy Tips and Recipes- From the beginning of January until the end of March, we'll be collecting healthy living and eating tips and recipes from you.  Fill out a card at the circulation desk or email your entry to staff@wblibrary.org with 'TIPS' or 'RECIPE' in the subject line.  At the end of the program, we'll collect and distribute the combined wisdom of our patrons.

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

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

  • 2/20@ 6pm Email
  • 2/25 @ 10:30am Internet
  • 3/10 @ 10:30am Computer Basics
  • 3/12 @ 6pm Excel Intermediate
  • 3/24 @ 10:30am How to Buy a Computer





Computer Workshops:

  • 2/18 @ 1pm Social Media (Facebook/ Twitter)

  • 2/22 @ 6pm Overdrive Digital Library

  • 3/7 @ 6pm Mango Languages
  • 3/21 @ 6pm Overdrive Digital Library

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

March 1st:  Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose



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

March 11th:  Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

This Week's Programs

Thursday, February 16:

Friday, February 17:
  • 10am Baby Bookworms Storytime (0-18 mos)
  • 10:45 Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30 Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)

Saturday, February 18:

  • 11am Story Time (ages 0-5)
  • 12pm Reading Dogs (by appointment)
  • 1pm Social Media Workshop

Sunday, February 19:

  • 2pm Crochet Class

Monday, February 20:

  • 10:45 Monkey in the Middle (12-24 mos)

Tuesday, February 21:

  • 6:30pm Kinder Crafts: Make a Bookmark
  • 7pm Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, February 22:

  • 10:30am Preschool Yoga
  • 5pm Growing Up Wild:  Seed Need
  • 6pm Arts & Crafts:  Patriotic Puppets
  • 6pm Overdrive Digital Library Workshop

Thursday, February 23:

Friday, February 24:
  • 10am Baby Bookworms Storytime (0-18 mos)
  • 10:45 Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30 Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)
  • 6pm Shave and Reilly Vaudeville Comedy Show

Saturday, February 25:

  • 10:30am Internet Basics
  • 11am Story Time (ages 0-5)
  • 12pm Reading Dogs (by appointment)

Sunday, February 26: