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Summer of Science



  Million Page Challenge Beaker Chart



Wells Branch Reading Challenge!


If Wells Branch readers log one million pages this summer, we'll celebrate with an Ice Cream Social for all patrons following our Summer Reading Finale on August 9th!  Check our "Reading Beaker" in the library foyer to track our progress toward 1,000,000!


<------ See our progess toward 1 million on our Challenge Beaker!


 Congratulations to this week's raffle winners:

Prizes must be claimed within a week. If you are unable to collect your prize this week, please call the library at (512)989-3188.  All winners are selected randomly using the website www.random.org.

Picture Book Level:  Kaleidoscope Toys Gift Certificate & Balance Bird Toy - Christopher Johnston

Chapter Book Level:  Night Sky Projection Kit - Eli Lugo

Teen Level: 2 $10 Dave & Busters Powercards - Tavion Nunn

Adult Level:

 

 

SUMMER EVENTS

 

Family Science Nights

Thursdays from 6:00 to 7:30pm. 

Discover the many fascinating worlds of science as we explore a variety of topics with guest speakers and DisneyNature screenings!

                                                       Group doing science experiment


  • June 12th:  "The Future of Space Exploration" with Dr. John Alred of NASA Johnson Space Center. Space is limited.
  • June 19th:  "Mysteries of the Pyramids" with Dr. William Nethercut of the University of Texas Classics Department
  • June 26th:  "Honeybee Science" with Kim Lehman
  • July 3rd:  No program the week of Independence Day
  • July 10th: "Nature Connections:  Texas Plants & Animals" with Meredith O'Reilly of Travis Audubon Society
  • July 17th: Mad Science - "Watt's Up?"
  • July 24th:  Disney Nature film - Earth
  • July 31st:  Disney Nature film - Wings of Life
  • August 7th:  Disney Nature film - African Cats

 



 

Summer Reading Finale with Safari Greg

August 9th at 11:00am

Experience the wild & wacky world of Safari Greg and his Amazing Urban Safari!  Combining magic, comedy and a wide array of animal friends, he creates a fun-filled program that's a must-see for all ages! 

Register on our Eventbrite page starting July 1st.

 

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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

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