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 provided by various members of the public.  Maybe you’re looking for info on our library sponsored book club for adults or our Summer Reading Program.    Then again, maybe you just want to peruse the latest library news below.

Telescope now available for Check Out - copy - copy
Telescope now available for Check Out
Summer is a wonderful time for stargazing and the Library has a brand new telescope for our patrons to use. When checking out the Telescope you must be a patron of the library with a library card in good standing. New patron cards will not be eligible for four months. The items are loaned for… Continue Reading Telescope now available for Check Out
Check out the Seed Library - copy - copy
Check out the Seed Library
Our seed library is where the Wellington community can get seeds for free, helping folks get into gardening and growing their own food. With help from a grant from the South Central Kansas Library System, the Library has collected seeds from various companies and organizations. We also accept donations of seeds from our patrons. If… Continue Reading Check out the Seed Library
Solar Eclipse Watch Party on the Lawn - copy - copy
Solar Eclipse Watch Party on the Lawn
Monday, April 8 beginning at 12:30p we will be on the lawn watching the Solar Eclipse! Eclipse Viewing Glasses will be available for free at the event. Join us for this special event!
Wine and Read at the Library - copy - copy
Wine and Read at the Library
We’re hosting a relaxing evening at the Library with a glass of wine and time to read. Bring your book. We’ll have time to share about the book you’re reading, as well as the opportunity the find a quiet spot among the stacks to read. Please call the Library to sign up. Must be 21… Continue Reading Wine and Read at the Library
YA Bookface Challenge! - copy - copy
YA Bookface Challenge!
All teens are invited to participate in this new social media challenge. Add yourself to a book cover, take a photo and send it to Jourdan! This challenge goes all month. Submit your photo by January 27.
The Gift Wrapping Station is Back! - copy - copy
The Gift Wrapping Station is Back!
The Wellington Public Library will again have a self-service gift-wrapping station for you to wrap your gifts for the holidays…the library will provide the work space, Christmas wrap, bows and gift tags…there will be tape and scissors available to use. Dates available for this FREE service … Dec. 1 through Dec. 22, 2023, during regular… Continue Reading The Gift Wrapping Station is Back!
Book Signing with Gage Sears - copy - copy
Book Signing with Gage Sears
Kansas author Gage Sears will be at the Library to sign his new book “The Watcher” on Saturday, Dec 9, from 1-3pm. The horror story centers on a small town that is so ‘safe’ it’s almost ‘too safe’. Murders, drugs, and stalkers don’t happen there, they only happen in big cities. Right? Books will be… Continue Reading Book Signing with Gage Sears
Annular Eclipse Watch Party! - copy - copy
Annular Eclipse Watch Party!
Join us to watch the Annular Eclipse on the Library Lawn. We’ll be there at 10:30a until noon with viewing glasses and activities. AND …. SCKLS has loaned us a pair of Sunoculars and a Solar Telescope to look through! Join us! It’ll be fun!
Book Clubs Galore! - copy - copy
Book Clubs Galore!
Adults The Bookies Book Club meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm. For more information, contact Monica. High School Students A new book club for High School students will meets monthly. Check the youth page for this month’s date. For more information contact Jourdan. Middle School Students The Middle School book club… Continue Reading Book Clubs Galore!
YA Podcast – Teen Talk - copy - copy
YA Podcast – Teen Talk
Check out the new teen podcast with staff member Jourdan Crouch. There will be a new episode each month. @ Young Adult-Wellington Public Library @ Yawellingtonpubliclibrary
Graham Cracker Haunted House - copy - copy
Graham Cracker Haunted House
Join us for some delicious fun as we build graham cracker haunted houses! All ages are welcome. Thursday, October 26 at 5:30pm
Newsletter! Fall Program Schedule! - copy - copy
Newsletter! Fall Program Schedule!
The Fall Edition of the Library Ledger is ready! Included are details on the fall programs here at the Wellington Public Library. We hope to see you soon!
Solar Eclipse Workshop - copy - copy
Solar Eclipse Workshop
On September 20, Jerelyn Ramirez (NASA Eclipse Ambassador) will present a workshop at the Memorial Auditorium at 1:00p. The workshop is in preparation for the upcoming Annular Eclipse which will be visible in Wellington in October. This workshop is appropriate for all ages and is offered free of charge and in partnership with the Chamber… Continue Reading Solar Eclipse Workshop
Fall Book Sale! - copy - copy
Fall Book Sale!
The Library will hold a Book Sale during Wellington’s Fall Festival. Come to the Library Meeting Room prepared to leave with a bag of books! Friday, September 29 from 9:30-5:00 Saturday, September 30 from 9:30-4:00
Games and Clubs - copy - copy
Games and Clubs
GameKnights meets on the first Saturday of the month, 1-2:30, at the Wellington Public Library! This is for people of all ages to discover and play board games. Pokemon Club meets monthly to trade cards, play games, create art and meet new friends. Come to the community room on the 3rd Saturday from 1-2:30p.
Learn about all 50 States - copy - copy
Learn about all 50 States
National Explorers is for students in grades 2-4 who want to learn about our 50 states. 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 4:30 pm. Each month we’ll explore one of our beautiful states. All supplies and snacks are provided. This program is sponsored in part by the South Central Kansas Library System.
Join us for Salad & Series - copy - copy
Join us for Salad & Series
Join us for this free program at the Library! Grab some salad, take a seat and enjoy a documentary with friends. August 14, August 28, September 11 and September 25
Library Contest Winners Announced! - copy - copy
Library Contest Winners Announced!
Bookmark Contest Winners: Rosemary Cooney – Age 0-6 category Hollis Nichols – Age 7-12 category Avalin Hughes – Age 13-18 category Alica Harris – Age 19+ category Edible Book Winners: Ridge Rowan & Ryatt Popplewell – People’s Choice – Age 1-10 – “Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Library” Kaselynn Carroll – Most Funny… Continue Reading Library Contest Winners Announced!
Elevator Fundraiser / Jordan Essentials - copy - copy
Elevator Fundraiser / Jordan Essentials
Marsha Erickson has generously donated 10% of her sales through July 15 in support of our Library Elevator Fundraising effort. If you would like to participate, please visit Jordan Essentials through this party link: https://bit.ly/44lYWet Thank you Marsha!
The Library will be Closed July 4 - copy - copy
The Library will be Closed July 4
In celebration of Independence Day, the Library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4.
We will be closed for Memorial Day - copy - copy
We will be closed for Memorial Day
In observance of Memorial Day, the library will be closed Monday, May 29, 2023 Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
The Library will be closed on May 25 - copy - copy
The Library will be closed on May 25
We have a lot of work to do getting ready for our Summer Reading Kick-Off event on the 25th! Come to the Library Lawn between 3-7 pm on the 25th to sign up for “All Together Now!”. There will be fun activities for all ages! See you there!
Summer Reading 2023 – All Together Now - copy - copy
Summer Reading 2023 – All Together Now
Summer Reading Kick-Off is May 25, 3-7pm Check out our Summer Reading page for program details, dates and times!
Guest Speaker: Katie Keckeisen - copy - copy
Guest Speaker: Katie Keckeisen
It seems one of the eternal questions that has plagued humanity centers around what happens to us when we die. Most modern religions try to tackle this question, but no did so with more fervor that modern Spiritualism. What started in a cabin in New York with two young girls quickly spread across the globe.… Continue Reading Guest Speaker: Katie Keckeisen
The Library Will Be Closed on Monday, Feb 27 - copy - copy
The Library Will Be Closed on Monday, Feb 27
Due to City utility work in the immediate area, the Library will be closed to the public on Monday, February 27. Soup & Series will also be cancelled that day. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
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