Wells Public Library Events

  



Monday August 8, 2022
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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 call the library at 207-646-8181. 

CONTACT:  Allison Herman  207.646.8181  aherman@wellstown.org
Tuesday August 9, 2022
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Santa in the Summer
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come to the library and hang out with a holiday favorite – maybe even take the opportunity to tell him what’s on your wish list! Stories and activities will be provided for the whole family to enjoy. All ages welcome. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library

Wednesday August 10, 2022
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Friends of the Wells Public Library Meeting
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

The August meeting has been cancelled. See you in September!

The Friends of the Wells Public Library is a support organization which is made up of members of the community who wish to support the library and its services. In addition, many members of the Friends are volunteers who assist in library operations. This vital group always welcomes new members. Applications to join the Friends are available at the library. The Friends meet at the library on the second Wednesday of each month at 10:15 a.m. 

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207-646-8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
 
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Books at the Beach
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Children will be engaged in stories, songs, interactive games, and dancing at the 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.

CONTACT:  Allison Herman  207.646.8181 x402  aherman@wellstown.org
 
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Wells Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Wells Public Library Board of Trustees is composed of nine officials elected by the residents of Wells. The Board serves as the governing body of the library for the public to whom the library belongs. As such the Board is delegated both legal and practical responsibilities which deal with the operation of the library. These delegated duties are a public trust. It is the obligation of each Trustee, therefore, to know the library, its basic mission, its strengths, and needs, and to plan for the library’s future. The Board’s single purpose, as advocates of the library, is to meet the needs of the community. Their meetings are open to the public and are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 6pm. 

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207-646-8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
Thursday August 11, 2022
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Crafty Kids
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop in art projects include painting to printing to coloring to collaging! All materials will be supplied, and all ages are welcome. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. 

CONTACT:  Allison Herman  207.646.8181 x402  aherman@wellstown.org
 
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Conversational French Language Group
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

On hiatus until September 8th.

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207.646.8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
Friday August 12, 2022
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Fiber Arts Group
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 

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 every Friday as long as the library is open. All ages & levels of ability are encouraged to join us for ideas, inspiration, and lively conversation. 

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  207.646.8181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
Monday August 15, 2022
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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 call the library at 207-646-8181. 

CONTACT:  Allison Herman  207.646.8181  aherman@wellstown.org
Wednesday August 17, 2022
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Books at the Beach
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Children will be engaged in stories, songs, interactive games, and dancing at the 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.

CONTACT:  Allison Herman  207.646.8181 x402  aherman@wellstown.org
 
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Adult Crafternoon - Mandala Rock Painting
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join for an afternoon of crafting at the library with instructor Bette Kersting Bell. All participants will have an opportunity to paint at least 1 rock using the circular Mandala Rock Painting method. This method dates from as far back as the 4th century. Circular mandalas have been used to combine artwork and meditation. All materials provided including instructions. 
*Registration is required*

Please email Stefanie Claydon at sclaydon@wellstown.org to reserve your spot or to get more information.

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  2076468181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
Thursday August 18, 2022
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Crafty Kids
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop in art projects include painting to printing to coloring to collaging! All materials will be supplied, and all ages are welcome. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. 

CONTACT:  Allison Herman  207.646.8181 x402  aherman@wellstown.org
 
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Conversational French Language Group
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

On hiatus until September 8th.

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207.646.8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
Friday August 19, 2022
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Fiber Arts Group
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 

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 every Friday as long as the library is open. All ages & levels of ability are encouraged to join us for ideas, inspiration, and lively conversation. 

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  207.646.8181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
Wednesday August 24, 2022
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Star Gazing with the Astronomical Society of Northern New England
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

To celebrate Oceans of Possibilities this summer, we are partnering with the Astronomical Society of Northern New England to have a star party and view the night sky through their telescopes. Did you know that the dark spots on the moon are known as “maria” aka the Latin word for seas?  We will be able to view some features of the moon, including craters and maria, and other interesting stellar features.

This program will be held at the ASNNE Observatory in Kennebunk. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.

                                                                               *Registration is REQUIRED* 

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

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  207-646-8181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
Thursday August 25, 2022
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Medicare 101 with Trina Moskal
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Medicare can be confusing. Don’t get discouraged, get informed! Let’s talk about it if you are turning 65, receive financial assistance, moved to a new area, have been diagnosed with a chronic condition, are a veteran, Trina is here to answer all of your questions. Your healthcare is a potentially overwhelming, complex decision. She can help you navigate through your available options! For more information, please contact Stefanie Claydon at sclaydon@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181. 

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  207-646-8181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
 
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Conversational French Language Group
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

On hiatus until September 8th.

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207.646.8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
Friday August 26, 2022
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Fiber Arts Group
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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 every Friday as long as the library is open. All ages & levels of ability are encouraged to join us for ideas, inspiration, and lively conversation. 

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  207.646.8181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
Tuesday August 30, 2022
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Cribbage Game Night
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Calling all cribbage players! The Wells Public Library is starting up a casual monthly game night. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome to come and play, watch others play, learn the game, or just kibbitz.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.

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  207-646-8181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
Thursday September 1, 2022
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Conversational French Language Group
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

On hiatus until September 8th.

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207.646.8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
Friday September 2, 2022
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Fiber Arts Group
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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 every Friday as long as the library is open. All ages & levels of ability are encouraged to join us for ideas, inspiration, and lively conversation. 

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  207.646.8181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
Saturday September 3, 2022
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Library CLOSED- Labor Day
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The library is CLOSED today in celebration of Labor Day weekend.

 

We hope you have a great Labor Day!

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207.646.8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
Monday September 5, 2022
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Library CLOSED- Labor Day
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

 

In observance of Labor Day, the Wells Public Library will be closed on Monday, September 5.
We will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, September 6. 

Enjoy the holiday and stay safe!

 

 

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207.646.8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
Wednesday September 7, 2022
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Nonfiction Book Group
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

 

 

This month the group will be discussing American Made by Farah Stockman.

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207.646.8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
Thursday September 8, 2022
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Tick Talk with Mainely Ticks
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

The State of Maine has the highest incidence of Lyme Disease in the entire United States.  Seniors ages 65+ have the highest incidence rate of Lyme disease in the State, followed closely by children ages 5-14.  Bob Maurais from Mainely Ticks will share strategies to better protect your family from the ever-increasing threat of ticks and tick-borne diseases. Items discussed will include personal protection strategies, landscape modifications and the life cycle of the deer tick. A PowerPoint presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer period. Educational literature will be distributed to all who attend, including fine pointed magnified tweezers, tick identification guides and bookmarks. For more information, please contact Stefanie Claydon at sclaydon@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181. 

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  207-646-8181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
 
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Conversational French Language Group
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us for an informal approach to practicing or re-learning French in person! We welcome anyone with a French Language interest to participate in our meeting. Venez parler français avec nous! This week will be IN PERSON ONLY.

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207.646.8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
Friday September 9, 2022
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Great Decisions Discussion Group
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join with other community members for lively and informative discussions on the major global issues of our time. Meetings center on topics outlined in the Great Decisions briefing book provided by the Foreign Policy Association. Facilitator for the meetings, John Randazzo has led Great Decisions discussion groups since 2016, both in Maine and Florida. 

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  207-646-8181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
 
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Fiber Arts Group
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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 every Friday as long as the library is open. All ages & levels of ability are encouraged to join us for ideas, inspiration, and lively conversation. 

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  207.646.8181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
Monday September 12, 2022
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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 call the library at 207-646-8181. 

CONTACT:  Allison Herman  207.646.8181  aherman@wellstown.org
Wednesday September 14, 2022
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Friends of the Wells Public Library Meeting
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

The Friends of the Wells Public Library is a support organization which is made up of members of the community who wish to support the library and its services. In addition, many members of the Friends are volunteers who assist in library operations. This vital group always welcomes new members. Applications to join the Friends are available at the library. The Friends meet in person on the second Wednesday of each month at 10:15 a.m. 

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207-646-8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
 
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Wells Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Wells Public Library Board of Trustees is composed of nine officials elected by the residents of Wells. The Board serves as the governing body of the library for the public to whom the library belongs. As such the Board is delegated both legal and practical responsibilities which deal with the operation of the library. These delegated duties are a public trust. It is the obligation of each Trustee, therefore, to know the library, its basic mission, its strengths, and needs, and to plan for the library’s future. The Board’s single purpose, as advocates of the library, is to meet the needs of the community. Their meetings are open to the public and are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 6pm. 

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207-646-8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
Thursday September 15, 2022
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Protect Maine's Fishing Heritage Foundation
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Protect Maine's Fishing Heritage is working up and down the coast of Maine to prevent industrial scale aquaculture. Right now, Maine is seeing an influx of projects that threaten the future of our waters and fishing industry. Protect Maine will discuss its efforts in the community and policy making level regarding the rules that currently attract foreign investors to own our water. For more information, please contact Stefanie Claydon at sclaydon@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181. 

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  207-646-8181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
Friday September 16, 2022
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Fiber Arts Group
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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 every Friday as long as the library is open. All ages & levels of ability are encouraged to join us for ideas, inspiration, and lively conversation. 

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  207.646.8181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
Tuesday September 20, 2022
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All You Wanted to Know About Beekeekping
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Have you ever wondered how the honey in your cupboard gets there or where bees go in the winter? Join Beth Goodwin of the York County Beekeeping Association to learn all about beekeeping, how hives work, and end it all with a honey tasting.  This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Stefanie Claydon at sclaydon@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181. 

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  207-646-8181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
Friday September 23, 2022
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Fiber Arts Group
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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 every Friday as long as the library is open. All ages & levels of ability are encouraged to join us for ideas, inspiration, and lively conversation. 

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  207.646.8181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
Tuesday September 27, 2022
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Cribbage Game Night
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Calling all cribbage players! The Wells Public Library is starting up a casual monthly game night. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome to come and play, watch others play, learn the game, or just kibbitz.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.

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  207-646-8181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
Friday September 30, 2022
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Fiber Arts Group
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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 every Friday as long as the library is open. All ages & levels of ability are encouraged to join us for ideas, inspiration, and lively conversation. 

CONTACT:  Stefanie Claydon  207.646.8181  sclaydon@wellstown.org
Monday October 10, 2022
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Library CLOSED- Indigenous People's Day
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The library is CLOSED today in celebration of Indigenous People's Day.

 

We hope you have a great day!

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207.646.8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
Wednesday October 12, 2022
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Friends of the Wells Public Library Meeting
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

The Friends of the Wells Public Library is a support organization which is made up of members of the community who wish to support the library and its services. In addition, many members of the Friends are volunteers who assist in library operations. This vital group always welcomes new members. Applications to join the Friends are available at the library. The Friends meet at the library on the second Wednesday of each month at 10:15 a.m. 

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207-646-8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
 
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Wells Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Wells Public Library Board of Trustees is composed of nine officials elected by the residents of Wells. The Board serves as the governing body of the library for the public to whom the library belongs. As such the Board is delegated both legal and practical responsibilities which deal with the operation of the library. These delegated duties are a public trust. It is the obligation of each Trustee, therefore, to know the library, its basic mission, its strengths, and needs, and to plan for the library’s future. The Board’s single purpose, as advocates of the library, is to meet the needs of the community. Their meetings are open to the public and are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 6pm. 

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207-646-8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
Friday November 11, 2022
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Library CLOSED- Veterans Day
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The library is CLOSED today in honor of Veterans Day.

 

We hope you have a great day!

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207.646.8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
Thursday November 24, 2022
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Library CLOSED- Thanksgiving
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The library is CLOSED today in celebration of Thanksgiving.

 

We hope you have a great Thanksgiving!

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207.646.8181  cappleby@wellstown.org
Friday November 25, 2022
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Library CLOSED- Thanksgiving
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The library is CLOSED today in celebration of Thanksgiving.

 

We hope you have a great Thanksgiving!

CONTACT:  Cindy Appleby  207.646.8181  cappleby@wellstown.org

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