Children’s and Teen Programs

Random Fandom: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5. Are you a fan of the book series and/or the recent movie? Celebrate at the library with an afternoon of crafting, eating snacks, and playing games all themed around the series. These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Jade Austin at jaustin@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.

Fall Scavenger Hunt from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. Join us for an afternoon of fun! At the top of every hour, we will read aloud stories about the season. After stories, kids will receive a scavenger hunt that will include fall items and hidden treasure. Lists will be available all afternoon and small prizes will be awarded to those who complete them. 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.

Pumpkin Decorating at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. Who doesn’t love decorating pumpkins at this time of year? Stop by the library and pick out a pumpkin to design any way you like. We will be hosting two sessions of this fun event: 10:30 a.m. for the younger ages and 2 p.m. for grade school and above. We will also have seasonal treats for all to enjoy. 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.

Adult Programs

Conversational French Language Group at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29. 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. For more information, please contact Devin Burritt at dburritt@wellstown.org, or call the library at 207-646-8181.

“World in Your Library” Program Series, a Partnership with the Kennebunk Free Library at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the Kennebunk Free Library. We are thrilled to host four notable scholars, in conjunction with the Kennebunk Free Library, to speak on different topics affecting our world today. Please join us for this program happening in Kennebunk! This week’s topic is “The Syrian Crisis: ISIS and Refugees” presented by Scott Erb. For more information, please contact Devin Burritt at dburritt@wellstown.org, or call the library at 207-646-8181.

Needle Felting Owls with Danielle Bonney at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6. Back by popular demand! Needle felting is a process using barbed needles to interlock wool fibers to form a more condensed material. Local needle felter Danielle Bonney will teach us how to make cute owls using this technique. For inspiration, see Danielle’s Etsy store at www.etsy.com/shop/wildthingsmaine. Materials are provided. Open to ages 8 and up. Registration is required as space is limited. Register by calling the library at 207-646-8181. For more information, please contact Devin Burritt at dburritt@wellstown.org.

Lunch and Learn: The Road to Santiago with Jim and Lee Anderson at noon Friday, Oct. 7. Amateur photographers and world travelers Jim and Lee Anderson return to share photos and stories from their trip along the Camino de Santiago in Spain. Since the Middle Ages, travelers from around the globe have trekked this famous route as a religious pilgrimage and to develop their spiritual growth. Come to learn more about this famous route! All are welcome to bring lunch, and the library will provide light refreshments. For more information, please contact Devin Burritt at dburritt@wellstown.org, or call the library at 207-646-8181.

If meditation is som, this pronsistently incorporate mediation into your life in order to increase health, wellbeing and inner peace.  Wellness Coach Cindy Simon will lead us in a weekly meditation session.  All skill levels are welcome.  For more information, please contact Devin Burritt at dburritt@wellstown.org, or call the library at 207-646-8181.