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Sweet 16 Contest 2016

08/31/2016 6:14:00 PM

It is official…You can start to vote…..The 2016 Miss Sweet 16 Contest is underway!

The Friends of the Library Foundation is once again hosting the contest.

Contestants that are 16 by September 24, 2016 decorate containers and the containers are placed in the Mid America Bank and the Landmark National Bank.

The public votes for their favorite contestant by placing money in the containers.

The contestant with the most funds raised is crowned the new Miss Sweet 16.

The voting ends at 3:00pm on September 24, 2016.

There is a prize for the best decorated container.

The reigning Miss Sweet 16, Miss Taylor Cunningham will crown the new Miss Sweet 16 at 6:45 at the bandstand on Main St at Wellsville Days.

The funds go towards various items and programs for the library.

The contestants that have registered for the contest this year are:

 

Sheridan Barnes

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Kaylee Cisneros

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Jessie Cross

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Haley Kline

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Olivia Martinez

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Diamond Park

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Olivia Smith

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Lauren Taylor

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Be sure to cast your vote!!!!


Digital Magazines Available

08/27/2016 10:55:00 AM

flipster_web_banner_square_buttonWellsville City Library patrons can now access their favorite digital magazines using Flipster. Flipster is a next-generation magazine service that allows people to browse digital versions of the most recent issues of popular magazines, such as Time, People, US Weekly, and Sports Illustrated. It’s convenient, fast, and, with a NExpress account, free! Magazines can be downloaded to Android phones and tablets, Apple phones and tablets, and Kindle Fire tablets for offline reading. To access this great resource, simply login to your NExpress account and click the “Access Flipster” link under the Digital Sources link on the left side of the screen.
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Amazon Smile Program

07/19/2016 3:20:00 PM

If you are a frequent shopper on Amazon, there is a free program that can benefit our library!  It is a website that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products as Amazon.com.  The difference is that when customers buy on smile.amazon.com, the Amazon Smile Foundation donated 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers.  The Friends of the Library Foundation can be selected as your recipient!


2016 Friends of the Library Quilt Drawing

07/16/2016 11:27:00 AM

Mary Ann Quilt 2016

The Friends of the Library Foundation is having a quilt drawing at Wellsville Days.  This year’s quilt top was hand embroidered by Mary Ann Shields, bound by Evelyn Brecheisen.  The quilt is 80 x 92 inches.

The drawing will take place during Wellsville Days, September 24, 2016.  Winner will be announced following the Sweet 16 Contest.

Tickets are $1.00 a piece or 6 for $5.00.  Tickets are available at the Wellsville Library.

Checks payable to:  Friends of the Library


New DVDs

07/11/2016 4:30:00 AM

Outlaws and Angels

The Huntsman: Winter’s War

The Angry Birds

God’s Not Dead 2

London Has Fallen

Mother’s Day

Batman vs. Superman

Miracles from Heaven

I Saw the Light

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot


New Books

07/10/2016 11:15:00 AM

Adult Fiction:

The Games by James Patterson

Don’t Tempt Me by Lori Foster

Damaged by Lisa Scottoline

The Jealous Kind by James Burke

Curious Minds by Janet Evanovich

Magic by Danielle Steel


LEGO CLUB September 7th

06/20/2016 4:28:00 PM

lego We have decided to continue having LEGO Club during the Summer.  LEGO Club is the 1st Wednesday of every month from 3:45-4:45 pm in the library meeting room.  Everyone is welcome to come build with us.  Bring your own LEGOS or the library has plenty you may use.


FREE 2016 KS DMV Permit Practice Test

06/20/2016 3:49:00 PM

Northeast Kansas Library System is in partnership with Driving-Tests.org.  They offer free Kansas practice test and driving manuals.  Click below to get started.425-180-bevel-green1


S.H.A.F.F. 4-H Club

06/13/2016 2:48:00 PM

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THANK YOU to the S.H.A.F.F. 4-H Club for helping us with “Tractor Pull Day” during this year’s Summer Reading Program!  We couldn’t have done it without you! 


PLANT SALE

04/22/2016 1:20:00 PM

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The Friends of the Library Annual Plant Sale was a huge success this year!  They raised almost $800. for their projects!  Thank you to everyone that worked at the plant sale, and THANK YOU to everyone in the community who bought plants.  The Friends of the Library do so much for the library.  They sponsor our Summer Reading Program.  They also purchase computers, books, dvd’s, and donate to the state of Kansas Library to purchase e-books.  Those are just a few of the wonderful things the Friends of the Library do!


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