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Summer of Science


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

Picture Book Level:  Shuttle Glider Kit & Playland Skate Passes - Ruby Leon

Chapter Book Level:  Kitchen Science Kit - Ella Gielstra

Teen Level: Sun Print Art Kit & 2 $10 Dave & Busters Powercards - Rebecca Lee

Adult Level: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Collector's Edition - Rhonda Hill





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

Monday-Thursday:  10am-8pm

 Friday & Saturday: 10am-6pm

 Sunday: 1pm-6pm

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