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Iris Folding Cards Class

03/27/2019 5:12:00 PM

Dolores Larsen (Dee) is offering a class at the

Wellsville City Library on Iris Folding cards.

She will show how to fold and make the card.

You will also receive a free pattern for the project.

The materials will be supplied.

The cost is $10.00.

The date is April 13th and will start at 9:30 am.

Please contact the library to reserve your spot!!!  785-883-2870

Friends of the Library Meeting

03/9/2019 10:45:00 AM

The Friends of the Library will be having it’s March meeting at the library this coming Tuesday, March 12, at 6:45 pm. Topics for discussion will include the Spring Tea and auction on March 31st, the Plant Sale the first weekend in May, and summer reading plans.
We hope you can attend.

2019 Friends of the Wellsville Library Annual Spring Tea

03/9/2019 10:28:00 AM

When:  Sunday, March 31st

Doors open at 1 p.m.  Auction begins at 2 p.m.

Call the library at 883-2870 or stop in to sign up to host a table or to just attend. 

Proceeds from the Friends fundraisers support the library in several ways such as:

Buying books, computers, and other tech equipment and Sponsoring the Summer Reading Program

New Books

11/19/2018 11:15:00 AM

Juvenile Fiction:

Best Family Ever by Karen Kingsbury

Mary Poppins Returns by Kathy Mccullough

Adult Fiction:

Liar Liar by James Patterson

The House Next Door by James Patterson

A Promise Given by Michelle Cox

Look Alive Twenty Five by Janet Evanovich

Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen 83  1/4 Years Old by Hendrik Groen

Beauchamp Hall by Danielle Steel

Who I am with You by Robin Lee Hatcher


New DVDs

11/19/2018 4:30:00 AM

Bohemian Rhapsody

A Star is Born

Robin Hood

Ralph Breaks the Internet


Crazy Rich Asians

Solo Star Wars

Small Foot

Mission Impossible Fallout

Christopher Robin

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Woman Walks Ahead

Little Women

Quilt Drawing 2018

09/25/2018 5:23:00 PM

The Friends of the Library Foundation had a drawing for 2 quilts at Wellsville Days 2018.

The winner of the “Hope of Texas Cross” quilt donated by Karen Childs was Lenora Brecheisen.

The winner of the “Monkey Wrenches” quilt donated by Tamara Quick was Melanie Brumgardt

Meet the New Miss Sweet 16

09/24/2018 5:02:00 PM

Miss Mayci Good, Miss Sweet 16-2017 crowned Jessie McClellan the new Miss Sweet 16-2018, Saturday evening at Wellsville Days.  Miss Sadie Fletcher won the title of  1st runner-up.  Jessie McClellan won the best decorated container.


















The Friends of the Library Foundation’s contest was sponsored by: Landmark National Bank, Mid America Bank of Wellsville, Emporia Kenworth, Sutton’s Jewelry,  Smokey’s, Avon with Sarah McAfee, Walmart of Ottawa, and private community sponsors.

Wellsville Days Events

09/12/2018 11:00:00 AM











“Sweet 16” Update:

Miss Mercedes Fletcher and  Miss Jessie McClellan are Friends of the Library’s Sweet 16 contestants.  If you are interested in being a contestant you can still participate. Remember voting ends at 3:00 pm Saturday of Wellsville Days.


UFO (Un Finished Object) Sale:

The Friends of the Library & the Friday Crafters will host a sale of craft items and material at the library Saturday of Wellsville Days from 9:00-3:00 pm.


Quilt Drawing:

The quilt drawing winner will be announced immediately after the Miss Sweet 16 contest.  You can purchase your tickets in advance at the library, through a Friend, or at the quilt show in the library on Saturday of Wellsville Days.


Quilt Show:

The quilt show will be at the Wellsville City Library meeting room from 9:00-4:00 pm.  If you would like to show a quilt please bring it to the library by Friday, September 21st at 10:30 am.


So as a summary you can vote for Miss Sweet 16, buy crafts items and material, attend a quilt show and purchase a ticket for a chance to win one of 2 quilts.  It’s going to be a Wild Wild Day at the library!!!



Miss Sweet Sixteen Contest

09/8/2018 11:05:00 AM

The Wellsville Friends of the Library Foundation is once again hosting a Sweet Sixteen contest from now until Wellsville Days, September 22nd.  Young ladies who will be 16 years old on September 22nd are eligible to participate.

If you or someone you know would like to participate in the Sweet Sixteen Contest, parents/guardians and contestants need to read the Sweet 16 Contest Rules and sign the permission portion of the Biography Form . Bring in your decorated cans and photo of yourself to the library ASAP.  If you have questions please contact Nicole Vlcek at 913-687-9614, or email us at

This contest is a fundraiser for the Friends of the Library.  All proceeds go towards the Friends effort in supporting the library with purchasing computers, books, dvd’s, the building addition, etc.


Friends of the Library 2018 Quilt Drawing

08/8/2018 2:20:00 PM

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