• Crafty Kids: Flying Saucers
    Tuesday, July 23 at 3 p.m.

    The drop in art project this week is a Flying Saucer!  With a visiting alien, of course.  All materials will be supplied and all ages are welcome.  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181. 
     
  • Marc Black: A History of the 50's and 60's Through the Lens of Popular Song
    Tuesday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m.

    Marc Black is, “an eclectic folk-rocker who deals with life, and all its social and political challenges…one song at a time”. He’ll be at the Wells Public Library this summer to present his program A History of the 50s and 60s Through the Lens of Popular Song. Marc will use a wide range of popular songs and a slideshow to present an engaging, toe-tapping review of this exciting time in American history.  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Andrea Kazilionis at akazilionis@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.

     
  • Books at the Beach
    Wednesday, July 24 at 10:30 a.m.
     
     
    Children will be engaged in stories, songs, interactive games, and dancing at the gazebo in Harbor Park on Wednesday mornings, weather permitting.  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181. 
     
  • ​Get a Clue Crime Solving
    Thursday, July 25 at 3 p.m.

    Participants will solve a crime while exploring the science behind criminal investigations. Multiple hands-on activities included!  All ages welcome.  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
  • Conversational French Language Group
    Thursday, July 25 at 6:30 p.m.

    Join us for an informal approach to practicing or re-learning French!  This group will meet weekly on Thursdays to speak French.  We will offer some activities, questions, and other approaches to practicing the language, but mostly it will be up to the group to determine what the format will be.  We welcome anyone with a French Language interest to participate.  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Andrea Kazilionis at akazilionis@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
  • Fiber Arts Group
    Friday, July 26 at 10:30 a.m.

     
    All are welcome to join our Fiber Arts Group.  
    If you embroider, cross-stitch, sew, weave, quilt, whatever you do - if it’s done with fiber and it’s portable, we welcome you. 

    We meet on Friday from 10:30-12, as long as the library is open. All ages & levels of ability are encouraged to join us for ideas, inspiration and lively conversation.  For more information, please contact Anne Mosey at amosey@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181. 

     
  • Lego and Rubik‚Äôs Cube Club
    Friday, July 26 at 3 p.m.

    Let the brain games begin! Participants are invited to build master creations with Legos provided by the library.  We will also have Rubik’s cubes on hand with instructions on how to solve the Cube.  All ages welcome.  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
  • Mother Goose Storytime
    Monday, July 29 at 10:30 a.m.

    Join us for Mother Goose Mondays! Children ages 0-24 months and their caregivers are invited to engage in lap activities, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays.  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.

     
  • Woodland Cinderella Puppet Show
    Tuesday, July 30 at 2 p.m.

    Come hear the story of Cinderella in the land of the Woodland Fairies!  Puppeteer Debbie Costine has won multiple awards for her imaginative retelling of the classic story.  All ages welcome.  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
  • ​Storyteller Antonio Rocha
    Tuesday, August 6 at 6 p.m.

    Antonio Rocha (pronounced Haw-sha), is an award winning storyteller who uses mime, sound effects, zany characters, physical comedy and one of a kind storytelling.  All ages welcome.  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
  • ​Cupcake Challenge
    Thursday, August 8 at 3 p.m.

    Kids of all ages will be challenged in decorating a cupcake based on a mystery theme to be revealed at the event.  We provide the supplies, you bring the creativity.  All ages welcome.  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
  • ​A Celebration of Cats with Author Katherine Mayfield
    Thursday, August 8 at 6 p.m.

    Award-winning author Katherine Mayfield has been writing for more than 20 years. Her latest memoir, Emma's Gift: Furry Friends through Many Lifetimes, tells the story of the author's rescue of an abandoned kitty who launched her on a journey of self-discovery. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own cat stories to share! All are welcome and no registration is necessary. For more information, please email akazilionis@wellstown.org or call 207-646-8181.
     



Kids and Teen Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
June 17-August 16

Kids age 3 and up, tweens, and teens are invited to register online or in person for the Summer Reading Program.  Come in to receive a bag with prizes and instructions on how to participate after registering. Every child registered will be entered into a daily raffle to win prizes from local vendors!  Sign up below:
 

For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181. 
 
Adult Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
June 17-August 16

This year our Adult Summer Reading program is back with multiple ways to win one of our many prizes. The first 200 registrants will receive a small gift just for signing up. This year’s grand prizes include a travel telescope and a bevy of space-themed goodies!  For more information, please contact Andrea Kazilionis at akazilionis@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.

 
e-Newsletter Sign Up

The Wells Public Library now has an email newsletter! We'll be sending out monthly updates of all the fun things going on in the library.
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Community Program Room Rental

Did you know our Community Program Room is available to rent for all of your programming needs? $100/hour with a minimum of three hours. Great for parties, events, conferences, etc. The room seats over 80 people and is available even when the library is closed! Call for more information and to book the room.