Wenatchee Public Library

Hours

Monday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm; Tuesday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm; Wednesday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm; Thursday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm; Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm; Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm; Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Contact

Branch Manager: Courtney Tiffany
Phone: 509-662-5021
Address: 310 Douglas Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801-2864

News and Events

LOCAL AUTHOR DONNA LEE ANDERSON "GETTING PUBLISHED"
Need to know how to get published?  Local author Donna Lee Anderson is back to lead another writing class at Wenatchee Public Library on Saturday, September 20 from 1:00pm-4:00pm. Bring a notebook and one to two pages of an example of your work. This event is for teens and adults. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, call 662-5021.

Jack Gantos at Wenatchee Public Library Wednesday Night, October 1!
North Central Regional Library will be hosting Newbery winner, Jack Gantos for several school visits and a public program this fall. He will be visiting middle schools throughout our five county library district on September 29 and 30 then on Wednesday, October 1 the public is invited to an author reading and book signing at Wenatchee Public Library at 7:00 p.m. This event is free to the public. A Book for All Seasons bookstore will be offering his books for sale.

Jack Gantos has written books for readers of all ages from picture books and middle-grade fiction to novels for young adults and adults. His works include Joey Pigza Swalled the Key, a National Book Award Finalist, Joey Pigza Loses Control, a Newbery Honor book, and Dead End in Norvelt, the 2012 Newbery Award winner and the Scott O'Dell Award Winner for Best Historic Fiction. He also won the Michael L. Printz Award for his memoir, Hole in My Life.

The Jack Gantos author tour is a part of the NCRL Teen One-Books program, bringing quality literature and engaging authors to area schools.​

AUTHOR/POET DAN SCONCE
Tuesday, October 7th at 7:00pm. Author/poet Dan Sconce will give a presentation of his poetry and his life as a poet.

POET ELIZABETH AUSTEN with DEREK SHEFFIELD
North Central Regional Library is pleased to present Elizabeth Austen, Washington State poet laureate, teacher, performer, with Derek Sheffield at the Wenatchee Public Library on Wednesday, October 22 at 7:00pm.

FREE COMPUTER CLASSES
Classes are held every Tuesday at 2:00pm at the Wenatchee Public Library. These are one-hour classes designed for people with little or no computer experience. Sign-ups preferred but not required. Classes limited to 15.

1st Tuesday: Basic Computer Skills Including Email and Internet
2nd Tuesday: Word Processing with Open Office  
3rd Tuesday: Open Office Spread Sheets
4th Tuesday: Finding Reliable Information on the Internet
5th Tuesday (if applicable): Open Office Presentations

Tuesdays from 6:30pm-7:30pm: One on One Computer Help. 

STORYTIMES
A free, fun-filled half hour of stories, songs and rhymes.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:30am.

Baby/Toddler Storytime: Fridays at 10:00am in the Children's Room.

Pajama Storytime:  Tuesdays at 7:00pm.  You can wear your pajamas to these nighttime storytimes.

BROWN BAG BOOK CLUB
The Wenatchee Public Library "Brown Bag Book Club" meets on the third Wednesday of each month at noon in the Library Auditorium.

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY
The Friends of the Library meet on the third Monday of each month at 12:00 noon in the basement auditorium.

FOLLOW THE FRIENDS OF THE WENATCHEE LIBRARY ON FACEBOOK!" with this link:  https://www.facebook.com/folwenatchee

ONGOING BOOK SALE GOING ON AT THE WENATCHEE PUBLIC LIBRARY!
Every week new selections of gently used books are available for purchase at the Friends of the Wenatchee Library ongoing book sale. Look for the rack in the Wenatchee Public Library. Hardbacks sell for $2.00 and paperbacks for $1.00. What a deal!

DONATE YOUR BOOKS to the Friends of the Wenatchee Public Library
Too many books in your own library? Donations of new and gently used, clean, sellable books are gratefully accepted. Please bring them to the checkout counter at the Wenatchee Public Library. Your donation will help The Friends purchase goods and services to enhance your own and your community's library experience.

LIBRARY LOVERS! Support the Friends of the Wenatchee Library!
Our mission is to promote the use and enjoyment of the Wenatchee Public Library by supporting, enhancing and expanding library services. Ask how you can join at the library's Circulation Desk (509) 662-5021. The Friends Board meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at 12:00 noon in the auditorium. And don't forget your library when it comes to donating to your favorite charities. 100% of your cash donation to the Friends of the Wenatchee Library is tax deductible and will go toward making your library better and your use of it more fulfilling.

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