Children

Summer Reading Sign-Up
Begins Monday, June 14

Kids age 3 to entering fourth grade are invited to register by clicking on the picture to the left or in person at the library. Come in to receive a bag with prizes and instructions on how to participate.  

Tweens and teens entering fifth through twelfth grade are also invited to register by clicking on the picture to the right or in person at the library. Come in to receive a folder with instructions on how to earn raffle entries throughout the summer. 

Everyone registered will be entered into raffles to win prizes from local vendors! Sign-up begins June 14; programs begin June 21. These free events are 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
Mondays at 10:30 a.m., June 21-August 16

Join us for Mother Goose Mondays LIVE! Children ages 0-24 months and their caregivers are invited to engage in stories, lap activities, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays, live and in-person, at the Wells Harbor Pavilion in Harbor Park. 

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.
 
Goodnight Stories Podcast
Tuesdays at 3 p.m.

Listen to a quiet bedtime story read by one of our 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.
 
Books at the Beach
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., June 23-August 19

Children will be engaged in stories, songs, games, and dancing with their favorite librarians at the Wells Harbor Pavilion 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.
 
Chill with a Chapter Book Podcast
Thursdays at 2 p.m.

All ages are invited to listen as Miss Allison reads a few chapters a week from an elementary level book. This season's selection is 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.
 
Crafty Kids
Thursdays at 3 p.m., June 24-August 19

Drop in art projects include painting to printing to coloring to collaging will be held outdoors at the library, weather permitting. 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. 

 
Additional Booklists

Looking for more book choices for your 2-5 year old? Check out these lists compiled by the team at Raising Readers: