• Jaded YA Reads Podcast
    Saturday, May 8 at 10 a.m.

    Tweens, teens, and adults can listen along as Meghan reads a young adult novel chapter by chapter. Our next book will be the new mystery The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes.

    Listen at: anchor.fm/wells-library-ya 

    For more information, please contact Meghan Osmolski at mosmolski@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     

     
  • Mother Goose Spring Storytime on Facebook and YouTube
    Monday, May 10 at 10:30 a.m.

    Join us for Mother Goose Mondays now on Facebook and YouTube! Children ages 0-24 months and their caregivers are invited to engage in lap activities, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays all from the comfort and warmth of your own home. 

    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. 


    Link for this week's rhymes can be found here: Rhymes for Weeks 7&8
    Link for last week's rhymes can be found here: 
    Rhymes for Weeks 5&6
    Link for previous week's rhymes can be found here: Rhymes for Weeks 3&4
     
  • Goodnight Stories Podcast
    Tuesday, May 11 at 3 p.m.

    Listen to a quiet bedtime story read by one of our Wells Public Library staff members. Perfect for dinnertime, too!

    Listen at: anchor.fm/wells-public-library


    For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.

     
  • Toddler Storytime on Facebook and YouTube
    Wednesday, May 12 at 10:30 a.m.

    Children will be engaged in stories, songs, games, and dancing with their favorite librarians on Facebook and YouTube! Each storytime will be followed by a craft relating to the week’s theme. Take and make kits will be available at the back door of the library all week long, unless otherwise noted.

    Watch on YouTube here.

    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. 

     
  • Chill with a Chapter Book Podcast
    Thursday, May 13 at 2 p.m.

    All ages are invited to listen as Allison begins our next selection: Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh. 

    Listen at: anchor.fm/wells-youth-services


    For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
  • Conversational French Language Group
    Thursday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m.

    Join us every other week for an informal approach to practicing or re-learning French via Zoom! We welcome anyone with a French Language interest to participate. Venez parler français avec nous!

    Email Cindy at cappleby@wellstown.org for your Zoom invitation. 


    For more information, please contact Cindy Appleby at cappleby@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181. 
  • Fiber Arts
    Friday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m.


    Have you been crafting during your time at home? Join us every Friday in a Zoom meeting to show off your latest knitting creation, get tips on your crochet technique, and just chat with old friends and make some new ones.

    Email Stefanie at sclaydon@wellstown.org for your Zoom invitation. 


    For more information, please contact Stefanie Claydon at sclaydon@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181. 


     

  • ​Friends Book Event
    Friday, May 14 from 1-4:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 15 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Are you a member of the Friends of the Wells Public Library? Would you like to be? Join us for a free "Bring Your Own Bag for Books” event!

    Come to the Community Room of the Wells Public Library and choose from the many books available for free to Friends. All current members welcome or sign up at the event. Join us!

     
  • Wishful Reading
    Tuesday, May 18 at 2 p.m.

    All are welcome to join Wishful Reading, our new fiction book group that meets monthly. The next book discussion will be about the book The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83¼ Years Old by Hendrik Groen. Reserve a copy by calling the library or using the online catalog today! No registration necessary.

    Email Stefanie at sclaydon@wellstown.org for your Zoom invitation.

    This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information please contact Stefanie Claydon at sclaydon@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.

     
  • Meditation Group
    Monday, May 24 at 12 p.m.

    Practitioners of all backgrounds and skill levels are welcome at our monthly meeting. Meditation and mindfulness expert Cindy Simon will lead a group (via Zoom) in meditative practice. If you're looking to bring meditation into your everyday life, this is a perfect opportunity to test a variety of meditative skills.

    Email Stefanie at sclaydon@wellstown.org for a Zoom invitation. 


    This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Stefanie Claydon at sclaydon@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.

     
  • Awareness Inspires Conservation: White Sharks with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy
    Tuesday, May 25 at 6:30 p.m.

    Learn about the work of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy and their ongoing white shark research that takes place off the coast of Cape Cod, and how the presence of white sharks has affected these communities. Hear about a wide range of topics – from public perception of sharks to the role of sharks in the marine ecosystem.

    Email Stefanie at sclaydon@wellstown.org for a Zoom invitation.

    For more information please contact Stefanie Claydon at sclaydon@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.



COVID-19 Vaccination Information

All Mainers ages 16+ can now pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccination at https://vaccinateme.maine.gov.  Registrants will be contacted upon eligibility and availability.

Need assistance with transportation to receive a vaccination? Help is available here:

Transportation to Vaccination Sites.

Information can also be found at the Town of Wells Covid-19 Vaccination Information page

 


Donations

We are now able to accept donations!

Please make sure materials are in good condition. Items can be left on the picnic table next to our staff entrance. 


For information on what can and cannot be donated, please refer to this link: Book Donations

 
e-Newsletter Sign Up

The Wells Public Library's email newsletter is back! We'll be sending out monthly updates of all the fun things going on in the library.

Interested in receiving the newsletter?

Sign up here:  http://eepurl.com/dQa1ib

For more information, please contact Stefanie Claydon at sclaydon@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.