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 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.
Creative Writing Contest - copy - copy
Creative Writing Contest
Join us for National Novel Writing Month by exercising your creative writing muscles!
Spooky Story Contest Winners - copy - copy
Spooky Story Contest Winners
Young Adult: 1st, Adalyn Rains; 2nd, Claire Norris Elementary School: 1st, Gabriella Angleton; 2nd, Elyssa Gressel; 3rd, Emersyn Wisely Elementary Honorable Mention: Addison Foster, Braelynn Skupa, Eli Rusk, Kade Conrad, Jordyn Dave, Mikkel Eckermann. Congratulations!
The Library Will Be Closed For Thanksgiving - copy - copy
The Library Will Be Closed For Thanksgiving
The Library will be closed on Thursday, Nov 25, and Friday, Nov 26. Happy Thanksgiving!
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It’s Book Sale Time! We have a great selection of books for our Book Sale and can’t wait to share them with you! Come by the Library’s lower level meeting room on Friday, October 8 and Saturday, October 9 to browse and buy. See you there!
Fall Edition of The Library Ledger - copy - copy
Fall Edition of The Library Ledger
The Fall 2021 edition of The Library Ledger is ready …. with highlights of upcoming programs and events! We encourage you to sign up to receive the newsletter in your email. If you’d like to be added to our list of e-recipients, please let us know. You can email Monica directly or tell one of
National Library Card Sign-up Month - copy - copy
National Library Card Sign-up Month
Do you have a library card yet? If not, it’s never too late to sign up: people of all ages can benefit from the free resources, media and programs available at the library. You can sign-up at the Library or online. Get your library card during September and enter a drawing for some Library Swag!
Kids, it’s time to Fall Into Reading! - copy - copy
Kids, it’s time to Fall Into Reading!
If you read 10 books during the month you’ll get a prize! Pick up your Reading Log at the Library, or print it here.
The Library Will Be Closed on Labor Day - copy - copy
The Library Will Be Closed on Labor Day
The Library will be closed on September 6, 2021 in observance of Labor Day. Labor Day is an annual celebration of the social and economic achievements of American workers. The holiday is rooted in the late nineteenth century, when labor activists pushed for a federal holiday to recognize the many contributions workers have made to
Nat’l Coloring Book Day Winners - copy - copy
Nat’l Coloring Book Day Winners
The Library held a drawing in recognition of August 2 National Coloring Book Day. The Winners are: Isaiah McClure, Paty Hatcher, Ginny Butts, Melissa Brown and Amberlynn Copple. Congratulations! Winners received a set of coloring pencils and a coloring book.
Part-time Library Assistant position is open. - copy - copy
Part-time Library Assistant position is open.
The library is seeking to hire a Part-time Library Assistant. This is a 15-hours a week position. Click here for to download an application.
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August Activities for Children
Don’t miss these fun activities for children in August! No signups …. No fees! On August 7 our Art Masters project (10:30 am) will be about Georgia O’Keeefe and her flower paintings. We’ll be making DIY Picture Frames on August 10 at 4:30 pm to hold your new school picture. August 12 will be Crafting
Edible Book Winners 2021 - copy - copy
Edible Book Winners 2021
The Winners of the Edible Book Contest this year are (in no particular order): People’s Choice Award: Savannah Saunders & River Douglas for their creation of Alice in Wonderland Best in Show: Ridge Popplewell for his creation of The Hallo-Weiner Most Literary: Elliana McNeil & Family for their creation of The Mysteries of the Universe
The Library Will Be Closed on Monday July 5 - copy - copy
The Library Will Be Closed on Monday July 5
The Wellington Public Library will be closed on Monday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day weekend.
Summer Reading Is Here! - copy - copy
Summer Reading Is Here!
We have a lot of fun things lined up for summer reading this summer and hope you’ll join us! Check out what’s happening. Sign up at the library today!!!
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 31, 2021
Library Ledger Summer Edition - copy - copy
Library Ledger Summer Edition
The summer edition of The Library Ledger is ready to download here. Inside you’ll find information on library services, upcoming programming and the 2021 “Tails and Tales” Summer Reading Program. Don’t miss a thing the library has to offer this summer! Download your copy now!
Poetry Contest Winners - copy - copy
Poetry Contest Winners
And the winners are ….. Caroline LeFlore, 1st Julia LeFlore, 2nd Jack LeFlore, 3rd Congratulations! Thank you for sharing your poetry with us!
The Library is Fully Open! - copy - copy
The Library is Fully Open!
With the COVID-19 health pandemic, the Wellington Public Library has only been open temporary hours with limited services offered. Beginning May 3, the library will be open regular hours and the stacks will be open for patrons to browse for books. You may still choose to reserve books online or by phone and pick them
SYNC – Free Summer Audio Books for Teens - copy - copy
SYNC – Free Summer Audio Books for Teens
Listening Library has announced their free summer audio book list for teen listening. Listening Library is part of the Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, under Penguin Random House. The program is called SYNC Audiobooks for Teens: Listen All Summer Long! | Books on Tape. SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. Returning
NewsBank now available for our patrons! - copy - copy
NewsBank now available for our patrons!
NewsBank, inc. has been a premier information provider for more than 45 years. Their comprehensive resources meet the diverse research needs of public libraries, colleges and universities, schools, military and government libraries, and professionals around the world. NewsBank consolidates current and archived information from thousands of newspaper titles, as well as newswires, web editions, blogs,
Celebrate Nat’l Library Week (April 4-10) - copy - copy
Celebrate Nat’l Library Week (April 4-10)
Join in the celebration of National Library week! Wordsearch Puzzle – download here or pick up a copy at the library. Return the completed puzzle by Monday, April 12, and get a prize. Muffins and Coffee in the library on Friday, April 9. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is sponsored by the American
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National Poetry Month Activities in April
Help us celebrate National Poetry Month by participating in our special programs: Poetry on the Lawn – RESCHEDULED Thursday, May 20 from 5-7 pm – Live poetry readings and refreshments. Sign up at the circulation desk to read your original work or that of a published poet. Poetry Writing Contest – rules and entry forms
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Draw Your Favorite Dav Pilkey Character
Have fun and get creative at home with characters from Dog Man, Cat Kid Comic Club, Captain Underpants, and the Dragon series! Learn how to draw your favorite characters, create your own comic, download a Zoom background, and so much more! Click here to download the current Cat Kid coloring page, story starter and more.
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Children’s Book Browsing by Appointment
Call the Library to schedule a 30-minute appointment for you and your child to browse through the books. We will be following these safety measures: Masks are required. An adult must accompany the child. Staff and patrons will practice social distancing. Doors will remain open for proper ventilation. Areas will be disinfected between appointments.
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Monthly Programs for Children
Each month, the Library is providing programs for children which can be done at home. Supplies and instructions can be picked up at the library. Come to the upstairs circulation desk or call for curbside pickup. Click on the link below for more information! Art Masters Crafting With Friends