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*NEW* Check out TumbleBooks!

All Wells Branch Community Library users now have access to TumbleBooks - Free, streaming e-books for kids. No log in required, just click the image above or this link: http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/auto_login.asp?U=wellsbranchclib&P=libra

 

 

Monday After-School Programs:

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Mondays:

Baby Bookworms Storytime

  • Interactive storytimes for babies and toddlers who aren't quite ready for a traditional storytime. We explore songs and stories, then have social play time. 
    • Mondays at 10:30am: 0-18 months
    • Mondays at 11:15am: 12-24 months

 

    American Girl Book Club

    • Explore history through discussing the American Girl series and doing crafts and activities. Read any book about each week's girl.
      • 1st & 3rd (and 5th) Mondays at 3:30pm

     

    LEGO Lab

    • Fun after-school LEGO challenges and free-play every other week.
      • 2nd & 4th Mondays at 3:30pm

         

         Tuesdays:

        SPARK Homeschooling Group: First Tuesday of each month at 10:30am

        • Engaging side-by-side learning activities for parents and children of ages 2-10 - if interested and needing more information please contact Ashley N White at mommyslittlelearners@gmail.com or visit our group site at http://homeschool-life.com/tx/spark


        Storytime & Craft: Tuesdays at 6:30pm

        *TIME CHANGE - Starting 3/24 Storytime & Craft will meet Tuesdays at 6:30pm only.*

        • A storytime followed by a simple craft activity for families with kids of all ages. Seating is limited, tickets are available at the kids desk starting at 6:00pm.
        • 3/31 Letter J
          4/7  Letter K
          4/14 Letter L
          4/21 Letter M
          4/28 Letter N
          5/5  Letter O
          5/12 Letter P
          5/19 Letter Q
          5/26 LIBRARY CLOSED
          6/2  Letter R
          6/9  *Time Change* Sessions at 6pm & 7pm

        Wednesdays:

        Martian Math: Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30pm

        • Martian Math is an out of this world math enrichment class for grades 3rd - 6th. The class will focus on story problems, puzzles and games to give students a fun and hands on approach to math, logic and analytical reasoning. Students will receive 5 to 6 additional problems per class to work on at home.
        • Please contact Emily Berver at berver@austin.rr.com to register and for more information.  


        Arts & Crafts: Wednesdays at 6:00pm

        • Create one-of-a-kind artistic creations with Miss Dianne. Ages 8+ or with an adult. Seating is limited, tickets are available at the kids desk starting at 5:30pm.
          4/1/2015     Bunnies and chickies
          4/8/2015     Making little bees
          4/15/2015     Flamingo drawing
          4/22/2015     Earth Day sculpture
          4/29/2015     Cinco de Mayo
          5/6/2015     Make a Mother's Day card
          5/13/2015     Drawing dinosaurs
          5/20/2015     Colored pencil flag parade poster
          5/27/2015     LIBRARY CLOSED

             Fridays:

            Toddler & Preschool Storytimes

            • Traditional storytimes, intended for toddlers and preschoolers who can sit quietly and listen to 2-3 picture books.
              • Fridays at 10:30am: Toddlers 18-36 months
              • Fridays at 11:15am: Preschoolers 3-6 years

            Saturdays:

             

            Saturday Storytime (all ages):  Saturdays at 11:00am

            Vietnamese Storytime with Miss Linda (all ages): 2nd & 4th Saturdays at 11:00am

            Bow Wow Reading Dogs (ages 5+): Saturdays from 12:00pm-1:00pm

             

            Library Resources for Kids

             

            tumblebooks

            All Wells Branch Community Library users now have access to TumbleBooks - Free, streaming e-books for kids. No log in required, just click the image above or this link: http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/auto_login.asp?U=wellsbranchclib&P=libra


             

            little pim

            Click here to visit Little Pim http://connect.mangolanguages.com/wells-branch/start?target=/languages%23kids

             

            Library programs are sponsored in part by the Friends of the Wells Branch Community Library.


             
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              15001 Wells Port Drive
              Austin, TX  78728
              (512)989-3188

              Monday-Thursday:  10am-8pm

               Friday & Saturday: 10am-6pm

               Sunday: 1pm-6pm