centennial-logo-transparent-backgroundIf you’re looking for what’s happening at the WPL, you’ve come to the right place.  For info on library sponsored events, you should view our WPL Event Calendar.  Perhaps you are looking for the new Adult, Young Adult, or Children’s titles the library has acquired.  Perhaps you are interested in sample images of current and past displays and/or poetry provided by various members of the public.  Maybe you’re looking for info on our library sponsored book club or computer workshops or our Summer Reading Program.    Then again, maybe you just want to peruse the latest library news below.

New song release: Libraries Rock
The Wellington Public Library has been rockin’ the summer reading program theme “Libraries Rock” with many different activities and programs, including a songwriting workshop on June 16. Two local musicians, Skeet Sirmons and Greg Ewing, led a team in the creation of a song they titled “Libraries Rock” by brainstorming different words and phrases associated […]
This Week at WPL: July 23-28
This is the last week for the 2018 Summer Reading Program! Join us for these  activities!  Tween Book Club (Middle and High Schoolers) – Monday at 11:30a Monday Musical Movie (adults) – The Man Who Knew Too Much – Monday at 2p Grade School Grooves (Grade Schoolers) – Tuesday at 10a Little Readers Rock ‘n Roll – Wednesday at 10a […]
The Bookies Reading Group: August
(The Bookies is an adult book club of the Wellington Public Library.) Join us in August for a discussion of “Most Wanted” by Linda Scottoline. “Christine Nilsson & her husband, Marcus, are desperate for a baby. Unable to conceive, they find themselves facing a difficult choice…they make a decision to use a donor. Two months […]
This Week at WPL: July 16-21
Join us for these Summer Reading Program activities!  Tween Book Club (Middle and High Schoolers) – Monday at 11:30a Monday Musical Movie (adults) – Annie – Monday at 2p Grade School Grooves (Grade Schoolers) – Tuesday at 10a Adult Book Club– Tuesday at 5p Little Readers Rock ‘n Roll – Wednesday at 10a Pokemon Club – Thursday at 2p Talent Show […]
Mini-Concert at WPL: Christian Kiser
Christian Kiser will present a Mini Concert upstairs in the Adult Library, Tuesday from 10-11am. Christian is a pianist and a student at Friends University. We look forward to hearing him play for us.
Teen After Hours will not meet on July 12
Teen After-Hours is taking a break this week (July 12) so that we can all have fun at the Wheat Festival! Join us next Thursday, July 19, at 8:00pm!  
On Display: Wheat Harvest & International Dolls
Be sure to see the new display upstairs when you’re at the library. In celebration of the wheat festival, Ramona Jimenez has an antique wooden truck, toy combine and tractor, and books about harvest on display. In addition, she has added a colorful display of international dolls. This display will be upstairs through August 2018. […]
1000 Books before Kindergarten
Read a book, any book! It’s not too late to reach 1,000! Sign up at the library to receive your first book log – return each log and watch your child move up our reading wall of fame and receive special stickers, color sheets, books and more! Information is available at the children’s library circulation […]
Online Resources Survey: State Library of Kansas
The State Library is asking for your participation as they decide which databases and online resources should be renewed for the coming year. To join in this decision, please participate in the short survey found at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/databasesurvey2018 The survey will be available until midnight July 18. Thank you for your help!
The Library Will Be Closed on July 4
The Wellington Public Library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.  
Wheat Festival Events with the Library
The Wellington Public Library is excited to sponsor the following Wheat Festival Events (click on the links below for more information): Edible Book Contest (July 11) Name That Tune (July 12) Music Trivia (July 13) Rockin’ Family Relay (July 14) We look forward to seeing you there!
Wheat Festival: “Rockin’ Family Relay”
Sign your family up to compete in music themed challenges and win prizes! Saturday, July 14 at 10a Families must register for this event by July 12.  Check in on July 14 begins at 9:30a. This Wheat Festival event is sponsored by the Wellington Public Library.  
This Week at WPL: July 9-14
Join us for these Summer Reading Program activities!  Tween Book Club (Middle and High Schoolers) – Monday at 11:30a Monday Musical Movie (adults) – Showboat – Monday at 2p Grade School Grooves (Grade Schoolers) – Tuesday at 10a Little Readers Rock ‘n Roll – Wednesday at 10a **Edible Book Contest – Wednesday – entries on display all day GreenJeans […]
This Week at WPL: July 2-7
Join us for these Summer Reading Program activities!  Tween Book Club (Middle and High Schoolers) – will not meet this week (July 2) (Regular time resumes next Monday at 11:30a) Monday Musical Movie (adults) – Singin’ in the Rain – Monday at 2p Grade School Grooves (Grade Schoolers) – will not meet this week (July 3) (Regular time […]
Wheat Festival: “Music Trivia” Team Competition
Do you know 80s music? Country? What about The Beatles? Build your perfect team of music aficionados (up to 6 members) and test your music knowledge! Friday, July 13 at 4:30pm (teams check in at 4:00pm) in the library meeting room. Teams must pre-register at the library by July 10. The Music Trivia Contest is […]
Wheat Festival: “Name That Tune” Contest
Thursday, July 12, 4:30pm (participant check in at 4:15) Registration deadline: Tuesday, July 10 at the library The Name That Tune Contest is sponsored by the Wellington Public Library.
Tour GreenJeans Studio
Join us for a private group tour of GreenJeans Studios. The studio has modern recording and mixing facility, highly trained engineers and a fun, relaxed environment for producing and recording music. Space is limited, so sign up soon at the upstairs circulation desk. Thursday, July 12, at 10am and 11am at the studio (110 West […]
Wheat Festival: “Edible Book Contest”
Cook, bake or arrange some kind of food that make you think of a book: either because it looks like the book cover, represents the title, or makes a literary joke or pun. Judging is based on originality, unusual use of food, humor and creativity. Entries will be on display all day, Wednesday, July 11, […]
This Week at WPL: June 25-30
Join us for these Summer Reading Program activities!  Kids Lunch Program – Monday through Friday from 11:15a-12noon Tween Book Club (Middle and High Schoolers) – Monday at 11:30 a Monday Musical Movie (adults) – Follow the Fleet – Monday at 2p Grade School Grooves (Grade Schoolers) – Tuesday at 10a Little Readers Rock ‘n Roll – Wednesday at 10a Pokemon […]
This Week at WPL: June 18-23
Join us for these Summer Reading Program activities!  Kids Lunch Program – Monday through Friday from 11:15a-12noon Tween Book Club (Middle and High Schoolers) – Monday at 11:30 a Monday Musical Movie (adults) – Seven Brides for Seven Brothers – Monday at 2p Grade School Grooves (Grader Schoolers) – Tuesday at 10a Adult Book Club – Tuesday at 5p […]
This Week at WPL: June 11-16
Join us for these Summer Reading Program activities!  Kids Lunch Program – Monday through Friday from 11:15a-12noon Tween Book Club (Middle and High Schoolers) – Monday at 11:30 a Monday Musical Movie (adults) – Showboat – Monday at 2p Grade School Grooves (Grader Schoolers) – Tuesday at 10a Little Readers Rock ‘n Roll – Wednesday at 10a Pokemon Club – Thursday […]
Reading Rocks! The Magical Music Tour
Dan Dan the Magic Man — the traveling library magician — is coming to town this month to help our young people get excited about books and reading. Dan Dan the Magic Man will bring his unique blend of comedy and magic to our summer reading program. Readers of all ages are invited to join […]
June Display Case: Paintings and Needlework
We’re celebrating June with a display of floral paintings and drawings by Carmen Jimenez Lindsey and needlecraft — handmade lace, counted cross-stitch and a crocheted baptismal gown — by the Jimenez Family.
This Week at WPL! June 4-9
The Summer Reading Program activities are starting! Kids Lunch Program – Monday through Friday from 11:15a-12noon Mini Musical Concert – Beth Falkenberg, flutist – Monday at 10a Monday Musical Movie (adults) – Showboat – Monday at 2p Grade School Grooves (Grader Schoolers) – Tuesday at 10a Little Readers Rock ‘n Roll – Wednesday at 10a Teen Afterhours […]
Juggle Whatever: “Lights! Music! Circus!”
We’re excited to have Juggle Whatever present this program as part of our Summer Reading Program!  Titled “Lights! Music! Circus!” this show is about how music plays a big part in making learning fun! This glowing duo combines performance, inspiration, and hands-on learning all in one show! Kelsey and Jeremy Philo perform an amazing glowing […]
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