If 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.
Adult Book Club: March
“All She Left Behind” by Jane Kirkpatrick Join us for a discussion of this historical novel. Based on a true story, the author invites us to leave behind our preconceived notions about love and life, and that, while dreams may be deferred, they never really die. Copies of the book are available for checkout at […]
Story Time Will Not Meet This Week!
Story time won’t meet this week, February 21. We hope you’ll join Ms. Chelsea for Story Time when it resumes at its regular time (10am) next Wednesday.
The Library is Closed Today
The Wellington Public Library is closed today (Tuesday, February 20) due to inclement weather and icy roads. It’s a great day to stay home and read a good book!
Display Case: Mardi Gras
The most popular time to visit New Orleans is, the extended weekend before Mardi Gras (Feb. 9-13). “Fat Tuesday” is the last day of the carnival, Feb. 13th. There are many activities, parades & celebrations planned. Don’t miss this special provided by Ramona Jimenez .
Pokémon Scavenger Hunt
Join us for our monthly Pokémon Hunt! Ask at the desk for your Pokédex sheet, and look for the Pokémon around the library. Bring it back completed and earn Poké coin. Monday, February 19, 2018 Hours: 9:30-5:30
2nd Saturday STEAM: February
Come learn about FLIGHT through our STEAM activities!! Saturday, February 10, 2018 10:00 am in the Meeting Room Grades K-5 are welcome to participate. We ask that parents of K-1st grade children remain during the program. See you there! (STEAM=Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math)
February Book Club
“The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” by Annie Barrows Join us for a discussion of this warm and humorous novel. Written as a series of letters, this book is a celebration of the written word in all its guises, and of finding connection in the most surprising ways. Copies of the book are […]
Hey Tweens! Join us for Tween Time on Mondays from 3:45-5pm. (Note: There will be NO Tween Time on February 19.) Check out this newsletter for upcoming events and activities created just for YOU at the Wellington Public Library. (Tweens = Grades 4-8)
Chess Club! Learn & Play
All ages welcome! Come if you already enjoy playing. Come if you’ve always wanted to learn but didn’t have the opportunity to do it. It’s sure to be a fun activity for everyone. Wednesday, February 7 and February 21, from 4-5 pm. Chessboards provided.
Hibernate with a Good Book
You know you’ll be cuddling up with a few good books anyway, so, why not win a prize as well? Join us for this winter reading program, January through March 31, 2018. Pick up your ‘hibernation’ bingo sheet at the Adult Circulation Desk, fill out five squares with books you have read, turn it in […]
After School Activity Hour
Join us for some fun activities after school on Thursday, January 25 4:00-5:00pm in the Library Meeting Room See you there!
Come in your pajamas and join us for a special evening storytime! Thursday, January 18 at 7pm in the children’s library.
January Display Case: Snowmen
It may not be snowing outside yet, but we have a wonderful collection of snowmen indoors at the Library during the month of January! Our upstairs display cases features a Snowmen Collection shared with us by Cindy Antonich.
Pokémon Scavenger Hunt
Join us for our monthly Pokémon Hunt! Ask at the desk for your Pokédex sheet, and look for the Pokémon around the library. Bring it back completed and earn Poké coin. Monday, January 15, 2018 Hours: 9:30-5:30
The Library Will Be Closed on New Year’s Day
Happy New Year! The Library will be closed on New Year’s Day, January 1. We look forward to seeing you at the Library in 2018!
2nd Saturday STEAM: January
Join us for STEAM activities!! (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Saturday, January 13, 2018 10:00 am in the Meeting Room Grades K-5 are welcome to participate. We ask that parents of K-1st grade children remain during the program. See you there!
Pokémon Scavenger Hunt
Join us for our monthly Pokémon Hunt! Ask at the desk for your Pokédex sheet, and look for the Pokémon around the library. Bring it back completed and earn Poké coin. Thursday, December 21, 2017 Hours: 9:30-8:00
Writing Contest Winners Announced
Thanks to everyone who participated in the writing contest! The contest was a part of WPL’s recognition of National Novel Writing Month in November. The winners are (by category): Adult: Julie Carey – 1st, Marya Young – 2nd Teen: Taylor Heasty – 1st, Jordyn Young – 2nd, Chloy Young – 3rd 4th grade: Jay Marler/Jack […]
January Book Club
“The Mountain Between Us” by Charles Martin Join us for discussion of a captivating story about two strangers who crash into an unforgiving wilderness & must rely on each other to survive! Copies of the book are available for checkout at the upstairs circulation desk. Book Club Meeting: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. […]
Memorial Bricks at the Library
During the Holiday Season many of us look for ways to honor or memorialize our loved ones. One way to create a lasting memory is to purchase an engraved brick at the Wellington Public Library. Each brick can accommodate 2-3 lines of text. For pricing and more information, click here.
Come in your pajamas and join us for a special evening storytime! Thursday, December 21 at 7pm in the children’s library.
The Library Will Be Closed Dec 23-25
In celebration of Christmas, the Library will be closed on Saturday, December 23 and Monday, December 25. Happy Holidays!
Pokemon Club Christmas Party
It’s a Pokemon Christmas! Join us for festive snacks and drinks, games and more! AND, the Coloring Contest winner will be announced! Thursday, December 28 2-4pm at the Library See you there!
Give the Gift of Reading this Holiday Season
Do you wish for a simpler, more meaningful way to give gifts to friends and loved ones? Do they like to read? Consider making a gift contribution to the Wellington Public Library in their name. Your gift can provide a new book for our collection that will be enjoyed by many in our community. Trees […]
December Display Case: A Vintage Christmas
The new display at the library will certainly help get you in the Christmas spirit. Come and enjoy this collection of vintage Christmas decorations, lights and memorabilia provided by Allison Amrein.