Summer Reading - register today!
The Wells County Public Library staff is ready to help you "rock" at the library this summer. Stop in to sign-up for Summer Reading. Teens and adults can also register for the program online.
All ages can earn prizes for reading books and participating in events featuring the music and “rock” themes. Prizes include an iPad mini, children’s toys, books, and more depending on your age level. A complete list of rules and guidelines is available when you sign up at the library.
Make sure to check out these fun upcoming Summer Reading events during the beginning of June. Pick up a complete list of Summer Reading Program events at the library or visit our online Library Events Calendar.
Science Discovery Days
Main Library (Bluffton):
Monday, June 4: 10 am-4 pm & Wednesday, June 6: 10 am-4 pm
All ages. Hands-on experiments at various stations. No registration needed.
Main Library (Bluffton):
Tuesday, June 5: 10 am-4 pm
All ages. Several “block” stations will be set-up (including large wooden blocks, LEGOs, and more). No registration needed.
Rockin’ Together - A Musical Magic Show
Main Library (Bluffton): Tuesday, June 5: 6:30-7:30 pm
All ages. Magician Daniel Lusk will be performing an adventure-packed magic show. This year he will be joined by Musician Elle as she plays songs from famous kids programs LIVE. But will this be OK with Magic Daniel? Can they work together? Will the show be able to go on? It looks like they may have to learn to Rock Together in this fun show that kicks off Summer Reading! No registration needed.
Preschool Dance Party
Main Library (Bluffton): Thursday, June 7: 10-11 am
Preschoolers. Dance-filled hour with rhythm sticks & more. No registration needed.
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Ossian Branch Library: Thursday, June 7: 6:30-7:15 pm
Preschoolers & Families. Bring your favorite stuffed animal for stories. They will get to stay after and enjoy a sleepover at the library. Registration required.
Rock, Paper, Scissors
Main Library (Bluffton): Thursday, June 7: 6:00-7:30 pm
Grades 6-12. Paint rambling rocks, make origami paper creations, assemble “cubee” characters, and enjoy a rock, paper, scissors tournament with prizes. Register by June 6 (for a guaranteed spot).
Baby Music, Move and Groove
Main Library (Bluffton): Friday, June 8: 10-11 am
Ages Birth-24 Months & Families. Explore music through instruments, dancing, and singing. Make your own musical instrument as a craft to take home. Registration required.
Rock ‘ n’ Roll Over Dead Mystery
Main Library (Bluffton): Monday, June 11: 5:45-7:45 pm
Grades 6-12. The music librarian at the Carlon County Public Library has been found dead! Was it a heart attack or… murder? Solve the mystery with your fellow detectives in attendance. Register by June 8 (for a guaranteed spot).
Written by Emily MarshallHey everyone! I’m Emily Marshall. As the Community Relations Manager for WCPL, I’m usually sitting in front of my computer creating posters in Photoshop, planning library programs, or teaching computer classes. In my spare time, I enjoy reading teen books, watching way too much TV, traveling, playing board games, and trying to convince people that cheesy Hallmark Channel and ABC Family original movies aren't “that bad.” I also love messages, so feel free to email me at .
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