Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Tax Season

We have a large supply of the most common Federal and State tax forms and instruction booklets. They are on a table in the library's magazine area. If we don't have the form you need, tax forms can be printed from the IRS website and the State of CT website.

Need assistance preparing your Federal tax return? Call 1(800)829-1040.

Families READ!

On Mondays January 28, February 4 and 11 there will be a family book discussion.

Come at 6:00 p.m. for a light supper and to socialize with other families. Each week a different family value will be highlighted. Book discussion begins at 6:30 p.m.

You can register and pick up your books, now, in the children's department.

Get Fired Up for Reading

Lucy Robbins Welles Library's first

Get Fired up for Reading.

Keep warm reading a
good book this winter

and Win Prizes!

Adults - - - Teens - - - Kids

Come into the library and sign up.

Winter reading program ends February 16, 2008.

Friday, January 04, 2008

Gift books lists

The children's department and the collection management department have each created a list of books purchased with gift money. The library receives gift money in honor or in memory of individuals. This money is used to purchase materials. The giver may ask that the materials be purchased on a specific subject, in a particular department, in a particular the format or they may leave it at the discretion of the library staff.

Children's Department Gift Books

Adult Department Gift Books


Monday, December 31, 2007

Library closed on Jan. 1, 2008

The library will be closed on Tuesday Jan. 1, 2008. We will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 2 at 10:00 a.m.

Happy New Year Everyone!


Closing at 5:00 on Dec. 31, 2007

The library will be closing at 5:00 p.m. on Monday Dec. 31, 2007.

Happy New Year!

Thursday, December 27, 2007

Movie Matinee - Shrek the Third Mon, Dec 31.

No registration necessary. 1:00 p.m. in the library's community room. The film lasts 90 minutes and is rated PG.

Parents please come with your children under the age of 8.


Fireman Jim's Safety Tips - Sat. Dec 29

It's a rock 'n rollin' good time as Fireman Jim Jansen teaches children ages 3 and up basic fire safety with songs and demos. rock 'n roll turns into drop and roll.


The Magic of Dan Bowen - Fri Dec 28th

Come to the library's community room for a magical experience with Dan Bowen! The show starts at 11:00 a.m.


TODAY! Dec 27 - Sam Pasco Orchestra

Today at 2:30 p.m. the Sam Pasco Orchestra will perform in the library's community room. Get a lesson about musical instruments as well as a concert. One lucky child will recieve a free drumming lesson.


Friday, December 21, 2007

Library Closed Sun, Mon and Tuesday

The library will be closed from Sunday, Dec. 23 through Tuesday, Dec. 25. We will open again at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26.

Monday, December 17, 2007

Library Was Closed Sunday 12/16/2007

The library was closed Sunday Dec. 16, 2007. If you had any books due that day you will not be charged fees. If you would like to renew books due yesterday please stop by or call to renew. You will not be able to renew through My Account since the computer thinks the books are overdue.

We do apologize for any inconvenience being closed may have caused. We do hope you were able to stay home and keep warm and safe.


Friday, December 14, 2007

Wonderful World of Music

The young and young-at-heart are invited to hear the Sam Pasco Orchestra perform in the library’s Community Room on Thursday, December 27, 2:30 p.m. The audience will receive a lesson on the sounds of each musical instrument and how notes are strung together to make beautiful songs. One lucky child will receive a free drumming lesson and all will participate in a march around the library.

Admission is free and no registration is necessary. Sponsored by the Newington Kiwanis.

Reading & Recipies for Children

Children in grades K-2 are invited to join us for Reading and Recipies on Wednesday, December 19th at 6:30 p.m. We’ll tell gingerbread stories and then make gingerbread cookies! Please wear washable clothing.

Call the Children’s Department at 665-8720 to register.