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Tuesday September 8, 2015 -  Tuesday October 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime for Threes     Tell a Friend
   

This theme-based storytime for three year olds includes books, rhymes, music and a fun craft.  It is designed to be a "kids-only" program, but parents and caregivers are welcome to attend.

   
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Storytime for Fours and Fives     Tell a Friend
   

This theme-based storytime for four and five year olds includes books, rhymes, music and a fun craft.  It is designed to be a "kids-only" program, but parents and caregivers are welcome to attend.

       
Tuesday September 8, 2015 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Excel (with Lynda.com) (limit 10)     Tell a Friend
   

This hands-on Microsoft Excel 2010 class led by Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna will cover such topics as explanation of the various tabs found on "The Ribbon", exposure to the various text formatting options, and learning about formulas.

        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Art Adventures: Dr. Seuss     Tell a Friend
   

Create your own masterpieces in the style of Dr. Seuss. We’ll explore different forms of media and techniques to make one of a kind artwork for you to take home. Grades 1-3.

       
 
anim_flyingbird 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Tuesday Night Craft: Bird House Decorating     Tell a Friend
   

Ages 16+, Limit 15, Cost $5
Registration begins August 10 at the main desk

Decorate a wooden bird house using scrapbook paper, book pages and mod podge.

Wednesday September 9, 2015 -  Wednesday October 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Times - Wednesdays     Tell a Friend
   

This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers.  Siblings are welcome to participate if caregivers cannot attend without them.

   
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

This storytime for preschoolers ages 3-5 includes books, rhymes, music and a fun craft.  Parents and caregivers are encouraged to accompany the child and participate in the activities.

   
Wednesday September 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Homeschool LEGO Meet-Up     Tell a Friend
   

Come meet other homeschooling families in Wilmington.  The kids can build with our LEGOs while parents network.  Kindergarten+

       
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Axis360     Tell a Friend
   

The library recently joined the Digital Commonwealth, a state-run program to supplement libraries’ eBook collections. Join Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna, as he walks through the new website and shows you how to download eBooks using the Axis360 app, Blio.

        There are many spaces available.
Thursday September 10, 2015 -  Thursday October 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Times - Thursdays     Tell a Friend
   

This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers.  Siblings are welcome to participate if caregivers cannot attend without them.

       
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Time for Twos     Tell a Friend
   

This fun program is for two year-olds and features books, songs, rhymes, music and movement. Parents and caregivers accompany the child into the storytime room and participate in the activities.

   
Thursday September 10, 2015 Go To Top
anim_flyingbird 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The Basics of Bird Identification with Dave Williams     Tell a Friend
   

Local Bird Watcher Dave Williams will present a two-part series on bird watching.  Each program can be enjoyed separately if you cannot attend both.  This session will cover the basics of bird watching: how to select and use a field guide, using binoculars, and “where to go birding Pt. 1”.  Please bring a field guide and binoculars to this session if you have them. Hawks, Owls, Eagles - Pt. 2 on September 24 at 7 pm.

        There are many spaces available.
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Friday September 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Preschool Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needleworkers     Tell a Friend
   

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you.  Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie.  Drop in.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Celebrate Grandparents Day     Tell a Friend
   

Bring your Grandma or Grandpa with you to the library! Have a snack and make something special for them to take home.

 

Saturday September 12, 2015 Go To Top
office_notepad 9:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Writing Group     Tell a Friend
   

If you love to write and seek input and accountability, then join our writing group. Please bring up to five pages of written work to the meeting. Open to all genres and levels. Led by local writing enthusiast, Barbara Alevras.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Drop-In Baby Times     Tell a Friend
   

Babies and their caregivers will enjoy this fun storytime that includes rhymes, songs, books, scarves, shakers, bubbles and more. Infants through 24 months.

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Cemetery Stroll-Old Burial Ground     Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our third Cemetery Stroll, starting in the parking lot behind the library. This year's stroll will feature a walk to the Old Burial Ground and a wander through older parts of the Wildwood Cemetery. Wear your walking shoes and bring your curiosity!

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Dads and Donuts     Tell a Friend
   

Dads and their kids ages 2 and up are invited to drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and more.  Moms, grandparents and other caregivers are welcome, too! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

Monday September 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Exploration Station!     Tell a Friend
   

Discover the science behind apples using all five senses! Ages 3-5.

       
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Networkers: Using Age to Your Advantage in Your Job Search     Tell a Friend
   

Learn how to respond to age-related interview questions and why age can be an advantage in your job search. Topics include discrimination laws, résumé tips and general strategies. Guest speaker Kathy Andre is the Manager of Library Workshop Resources at the Career Place. 

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Extreme Improv: An Exploration of Creative Drama     Tell a Friend
   

Actors will explore the secrets of improvisation as a performance art form with theater coach Cindi Haggerty as you act out theater games, rock character development scenes, and perform and acting challenge. Grades 4-8.

 

       
Tuesday September 15, 2015 Go To Top
elect_video_camera 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie Night: Cinderella     Tell a Friend
   

When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger. Starring Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden (2015). Rated PG

Refreshements served

        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday September 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM Star Mag     Tell a Friend
   

Drop-in to help create this magazine written by, for and about kids, and published by the library.  Bring in finished original artwork, puzzles, poems, comics, jokes, or create it while you are here. Grades 4-8.

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misc_none 6:30 PM Owls of the World – Who’s Watching You     Tell a Friend
   

Learn the field marks, signs and naturalist's skills that you can use to find wild owls without disturbing them.  Meet six live owls up close.  Participate in a hooting lesson and learn tips on how to attract and protect owls near you.  Ages 5+

       
Thursday September 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Scollay Square     Tell a Friend
   

This presentation describes the evolution of the part of Boston where everyone went - but few admitted it! From John Winthrop (1630) to Sally Keith (who entertained here in the 1940s and 1950s) to Government Center today.  Presented by David Kruh the author of Always Something Doing about Scollay Square.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Crafternoons: Denim & Cork     Tell a Friend
   

Who doesn’t like denim or flowers? Join us in making denim flowers to decorate a cork mini-bulletin board that’s a perfect fit for your locker, your room door, the refrigerator or wherever you want a quick view of your stuff.  Grades 4-8.

       
 
lib_book01 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Fiction Book Group     Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy reading? Join the library’s fiction book led by Adult Services Librarian, Kim Rowley. Book groups are a wonderful way to expand your reading interests and meet others in the community.  Please request your copy online or call the library.

September 17: The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson.
October 15: Saint Mazie by Jami Attenberg.
November 19:Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

        There are many spaces available.
Friday September 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Preschool Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needleworkers     Tell a Friend
   

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you.  Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie.  Drop in.

Monday September 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Little Movers     Tell a Friend
   

Let’s move! Join us for a morning of singing, dancing, and moving around! Ages 18 months-2.

       
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Great Decisions-Foreign Events     Tell a Friend
   

This event is full

Mondays Sept. 21, 28, Oct. 5, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16 at 7 pm
(limit 28, cost $20 for briefing book)
Register at the Main Desk beginning August 10

This eight-session Great Decisions program will focus on some of the most thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans.  Participants will use a briefing book published by the Foreign Policy Association and will be led in discussion by facilitator, Keith West.  Half of the series is funded by the John J. Elia Memorial Fund

Wednesday September 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Music and More with Bernadette Baird     Tell a Friend
   

Bernadette Baird presents music and movement for toddlers and young children through age three.  Sing, play musical instruments and dance. Ages 1-3.

       
Thursday September 24, 2015 Go To Top
anim_flyingbird 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Hawks, Owls, Eagles     Tell a Friend
   

Local Bird Watcher Dave Williams will talk about identifying hawks, owls, and eagles along with “where to go birding Pt. 2 ”. (Part 1 is on September 10)

        There are many spaces available.
Friday September 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Preschool Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needleworkers     Tell a Friend
   

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you.  Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie.  Drop in.

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misc_none 3:45 PM MCBA Book Club     Tell a Friend
   

This book discussion group will read books nominated for the Massachusetts Children’s Book Award.  This month’s selection is Gaby, Lost and Found by A. Cervantes.  Grades 4-6.

       
Saturday September 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Shredding Day     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlotte Wood   978-658-2967   cwood@mvlc.org
   

Bring your old bank statements, old tax returns, etc. to be shredded on site.  Paper clips, rubberbands, and staples do not have to be removed.  Truck will be located in the lower lot off of Wildwood Street. Free to the public; funded by the Friends of the Library.

Monday September 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Exploration Station     Tell a Friend
   

Get in the spirit of fall by learning all about pumpkins though hands on experience! Ages 3-5

       
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Networkers: Is Business Ownership for You?     Tell a Friend
   

This talk will help people in transition explore a wider range of options for the next step in their careers. It will address the question of whether owning a business is the right choice for you and will explore various options for business ownership including owning a franchise. Led by Larry LaFranchi, Franchise Consultant for FranNet New England.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Minecraft Monday     Tell a Friend
   

Have a blast playing Minecraft in Creative Mode! Grades 2-4.

       
 
misc_none 6:30 PM PJ Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Wear your snuggly pajamas and bring your favorite teddy bear or blanket and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and more! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult Coloring Group     Tell a Friend
   

Join in on the latest craze with our Adult Coloring Group.  Bring your own coloring books and pencils, or use ours. The group meets 4th Monday of the month in the Banda Room.  No need to register, just drop in.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Great Decisions-Foreign Events     Tell a Friend
   

This event is full

Mondays Sept. 21, 28, Oct. 5, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16 at 7 pm
(limit 28, cost $20 for briefing book)
Register at the Main Desk beginning August 10

This eight-session Great Decisions program will focus on some of the most thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans.  Participants will use a briefing book published by the Foreign Policy Association and will be led in discussion by facilitator, Keith West.  Half of the series is funded by the John J. Elia Memorial Fund

Tuesday September 29, 2015 Go To Top
elect_camera 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Sports Photographer, Steve Babineau     Tell a Friend
   

Photographer Steve Babineau has spent the last 42 years accumulating hundreds of thousands of photographs of the Boston Bruins, Celtics, and Red Sox.  Since 2007, “Babs” has earned championship rings with all three mentioned franchises.  Come hear about his experiences!

        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday September 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM Intro to 3D Printing     Tell a Friend
   

Get an overview of our 3D printer: how it works, what it can do, and how a finished 3D object looks.  You’ll also get a chance to design your own small 3D item using Tinkercad software. Grades 4-8.

       
Thursday October 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM LEGO Building     Tell a Friend
   

Build a unique LEGO creation.  Kindergarten+

 

 
rec_generic 7:00 PM  -  9:30 PM Legendary Sports Writer Bob Ryan     Tell a Friend
   

Join us for an evening with Boston Globe sportswriter, Bob Ryan, who will talk about his life covering sports and his latest book Scribe: My Life In Sports.

        There are many spaces available.
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Friday October 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Preschool Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needleworkers     Tell a Friend
   

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you.  Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie.  Drop in.

Saturday October 3, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Writing Group     Tell a Friend
   

If you love to write and seek input and accountability, then join our writing group. Please bring up to five pages of written work to the meeting. Open to all genres and levels. Led by local writing enthusiast, Barbara Alevras.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Birthday Cards with Elaine Sousa     Tell a Friend
   

Registration begins September 1 at the main desk
(ages 16+, limit 12, cost $5.00)

In this class you will make two birthday cards--one pop-up and one gate fold. You will learn multiple paper techniques, such as embossing, 3-D flower making, creating pop-ups, "fancy folds" and more.  Led by Elaine Sousa, expert paper-crafter/card-maker.   

Monday October 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Little Movers     Tell a Friend
   

Let’s move! Join us for a morning of singing, dancing, and moving around! Ages 18 months-2.

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_scissors 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Coupon Swap     Tell a Friend
   

Bring coupons to trade.  Learn to save!  Drop in.

 
misc_none 3:45 PM Extreme Improv: An Exploration of Creative Drama     Tell a Friend
   

Actors will explore the secrets of improvisation as a performance art form with theater coach Cindi Haggerty as you act out theater games, rock character development scenes, and perform and acting challenge. Grades 4-8.

 

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Great Decisions-Foreign Events     Tell a Friend
   

Mondays Sept. 21, 28, Oct. 5, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16 at 7 pm
(limit 28, cost $20 for briefing book)
Register at the Main Desk beginning August 10

This eight-session Great Decisions program will focus on some of the most thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans.  Participants will use a briefing book published by the Foreign Policy Association and will be led in discussion by facilitator, Keith West.  Half of the series is funded by the John J. Elia Memorial Fund

Tuesday October 6, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book3 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Cookin' the Books     Tell a Friend
   

If you love to cook and enjoy talking about food and sharing recipes, then this book group is for you.  A new cookbook or book that focuses on food will be featured every month.  Stop by the library to pick up a copy, select a recipe to try (we will keep track of the recipes to avoid duplication), and then enjoy sampling everyone's dishes and company. 

September 1: Make it Ahead by Ina Garter
October 6:The Pioneer Woman Cooks:  Food from my Frontier by Ree Dummond
November 3: The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman
 

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Wednesday October 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 5:30 PM Blue Star Planetarium: In My Backyard     Tell a Friend
   

Come inside the portable planetarium! Explore the backyard through the seasons and get introduced to Moon phases, constellations, and the planets. Kindergarten-Grade 3.

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misc_none 6:30 PM Blue Star Planetarium: Oasis in Space     Tell a Friend
   

Step in the portable planetarium to be transported on a startling and beautiful voyage through our universe, galaxy and solar system in search of liquid water - a key ingredient for life on Earth. Grades 4-6.

    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday October 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Telescopes 101     Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a family-oriented presentation of our new telescope! Learn about the telescope, how it works and how to use it.  Suggestions on how to search for objects to view by "Star Hopping" will be given and you’ll learn what is up in the night sky to view this month.

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Friday October 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Preschool Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needleworkers     Tell a Friend
   

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you.  Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie.  Drop in.

Saturday October 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Drop-In Baby Times     Tell a Friend
   

Babies and their caregivers will enjoy this fun storytime that includes rhymes, songs, books, scarves, shakers, bubbles and more. Infants through 24 months.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Dads and Donuts     Tell a Friend
   

Dads and their kids ages 2 and up are invited to drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and more.  Moms, grandparents and other caregivers are welcome, too! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM A Cheese-tastic Afternoon with Geronimo Stilton     Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a discussion of The Treasure of Easter Island by Geronimo Stilton. Afterwards we’ll have fun playing spectacularly cheesy games and one lucky fan will receive a copy of Geronimo Stilton’s newest book Mouse House Hunter! Grades 1-5.

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Tuesday October 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 AM Art Adventures: Claude Monet     Tell a Friend
   

Create your own masterpieces in the style of Claude Monet’s water lily paintings. We’ll explore different forms of media and techniques to make one of a kind artwork for you to take home. Grades 1-3.

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misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM 3D Printer Demo     Tell a Friend
   

Find out what 3D Printers are, how they work, and who uses them. Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna, will demonstrate one so you can see one in action.

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Tuesday Night Craft: Journal Making     Tell a Friend
   

Registration begins September 8 at the main desk

(ages 16+, limit 12, cost $5.00)

Make your very own unlined journal! Decorate the cover using scrapbook paper or magazine pages.

Wednesday October 14, 2015 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Digital Security     Tell a Friend
   

Are you uncomfortable putting personal information online because you doubt it will be safe? Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna, will provide helpful tips on how to tell if your information is safe on any given webpage.

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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Nuts and Bolts of Assisted Living     Tell a Friend
   

This presentation will provide the tools to assist you in choosing an Assisted Living Center that will fit you or your family's needs. Terri Marciello, Director of Elderly Services along with Michaela Keough, community outreach director for an assisted living facility will provide information on the types of Assisted Living such as; independent livings, assisted livings and memory care along with an explanation on the services that may be found in these types facilities.

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Thursday October 15, 2015 Go To Top
ent_saxaphone 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Carrtunes Trio     Tell a Friend
   

The Carrtunes Trio led by Donn Carr has been together since 1997 and plays together seamlessly. The trio is comprised of a keyboardist, drummer, and saxophonist, who sing vocals as well. This one hour afternoon concert will feature the music from the 40's and 50's.

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misc_none 3:45 PM Crafternoons: Halloween Miniature Shadowed Panorama     Tell a Friend
   

Squeak! Creak! Eeek!  Bring your imagination and creativity to assemble a Halloween scene miniature shadowed panorama in a box!  (They don’t call them “shadow boxes” for nothing!) Grades 4-8.

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lib_book01 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Fiction Book Group     Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy reading? Join the library’s fiction book led by Adult Services Librarian, Kim Rowley. Book groups are a wonderful way to expand your reading interests and meet others in the community.  Please request your copy online or call the library.

September 17: The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson.
October 15: Saint Mazie by Jami Attenberg.
November 19:Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

    The registration period has not begun.
Friday October 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Preschool Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needleworkers     Tell a Friend
   

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you.  Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie.  Drop in.

Monday October 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Exploration Station!     Tell a Friend
   

Are you ready for some spooky science? Step into the shoes of a mad scientist as you conduct frighteningly spectacular experiments! Ages 3-5.

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Tuesday October 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Mommy and Me Yoga     Tell a Friend
   

Yoga may offer a child many benefits, such as a healthier body, the ability to control stress, increased self-esteem and greater concentration. Come relax, stretch, and have fun while bonding with your child!  Ages 3-5.

 

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misc_none 7:00 PM College Financial Aid Workshop for Teens and Parents     Tell a Friend
   

This workshop will address the financial aid process, necessary paperwork, and various strategies for paying for college. Teens and their parents are welcome to attend.  Our presenter is James Femia, a Certified College Planning Specialist with the National Institute of Certified College Planners.

 

Wednesday October 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM Star Mag     Tell a Friend
   

Drop-in to help create this magazine written by, for and about kids, and published by the library.  Bring in finished original artwork, puzzles, poems, comics, jokes, or create it while you are here. Grades 4-8.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM Not Very Scary Stories     Tell a Friend
   

Storyteller and musician John Porcino will present some of his most beloved seasonal and spooktacular tales and songs for families just in time for Halloween!  Ages 3+.

 

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Thursday October 22, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_red 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Book Talkin' with Eileen     Tell a Friend
   

Not sure what to read? Reader extraordinaire and host of WCTV’s Book Stew, Eileen MacDougall, is back with more good titles for the spring.  You will have the opportunity to share your favorites as well.

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Friday October 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Mini Monets     Tell a Friend
   

Children learn to express their creativity, practice fine motor skills, and experiment through art. Join us as we discover our inner artists through creative play! Ages 18 months-2.

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misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needleworkers     Tell a Friend
   

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you.  Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie.  Drop in.

 
misc_none 3:45 PM MCBA Book Club     Tell a Friend
   

This book discussion group will read books nominated for the Massachusetts Children’s Book Award.  This month’s selection is Wings of Fire: The Dragonet Prophecy by T.T. Sutherland.  Grades 4-6.

 

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Monday October 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Little Movers     Tell a Friend
   

Let’s move! Join us for a morning of singing, dancing, and moving around! Ages 18 months-2.

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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Networkers: How to Get a Job in Municipal Government     Tell a Friend
   

Learn about how to break into a career in municipal government. Discussion will include tips on where and how to look for job opportunities, identify key resources for education and networking, and talk about tips on getting ahead.  We will dispel some common myths about municipal jobs as well as talk about what is on the horizon for public service.  Presented by Kendra Amaral, Assistant Town Manager, Wilmington. 

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misc_none 3:45 PM Minecraft Monday     Tell a Friend
   

Have a blast playing Minecraft in Survival Mode. Grades 4+

 

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misc_none 6:30 PM PJ Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Wear your snuggly pajamas and bring your favorite teddy bear or blanket and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and more! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult Coloring Group     Tell a Friend
   

Join in on the latest craze with our Adult Coloring Group.  Bring your own coloring books and pencils, or use ours. The group meets 4th Monday of the month in the Banda Room.  No need to register, just drop in.

Tuesday October 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Mentalist Rory Raven     Tell a Friend
   

Neither a psychic nor a magician, Rory offers a new and compelling experience unlike anything you've ever seen. Mr. Raven will read your mind, bend your spoon, and leave you talking about it for the rest of your life.

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Wednesday October 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Mommy and Me Yoga     Tell a Friend
   

Yoga may offer a child many benefits, such as a healthier body, the ability to control stress, increased self-esteem and greater concentration. Come relax, stretch, and have fun while bonding with your baby!  Ages 18 months-2 years.

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misc_none 3:45 PM Halloween Nail Art     Tell a Friend
   

Decorate your nails with pumpkins, skulls, cats and more.  Grades 4-8.

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misc_none 6:30 PM Music and More with Bernadette Baird     Tell a Friend
   

Bernadette Baird presents music and movement for toddlers and young children through age three.  Sing, play musical instruments and dance. Ages 1-3.

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Thursday October 29, 2015 Go To Top
elect_video_camera 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie Night: Jurrasic World     Tell a Friend
   

John Hammond's vision for the future has been fully realized twenty two years after his original dinosaur park, Jurassic Park, was sabotaged and experienced multiple security failures before opening that resulted in the deaths of many of the park's staff members. The Masrani Corporation creates a new park located on Isla Nublar, Jurassic World, that welcomes visitors both young and old from around the world. After a while though, attendance slows as public interest in living dinosaurs declines. To stir up public enthusiasm, the Masrani Corporation decides to then try a dangerous new park attraction. What can possibly go wrong? PG13

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Friday October 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Halloween Party     Tell a Friend
   

Come dressed in your Halloween costume.  Have a snack and make a spooky craft.  Ages 3+.

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misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needleworkers     Tell a Friend
   

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you.  Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie.  Drop in.

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Saturday October 31, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Trick or Treat at the Library     Tell a Friend
   

Wear a costume to the library and get candy at the checkout desks!  Adults, teens, and kids can all participate!

 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Drop-In Baby Times     Tell a Friend
   

Babies and their caregivers will enjoy this fun storytime that includes rhymes, songs, books, scarves, shakers, bubbles and more. Infants through 24 months.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Dads and Donuts     Tell a Friend
   

Dads and their kids ages 2 and up are invited to drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and more.  Moms, grandparents and other caregivers are welcome, too! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

Monday November 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_scissors 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Coupon Swap     Tell a Friend
   

Bring coupons to trade.  Learn to save!  Drop in.

Tuesday November 3, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book3 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Cookin' the Books     Tell a Friend
   

I fyou love to cook and enjoy talking about food and sharing recipes, then this book group is for you.  A new cookbook or book that focuses on food will be featured every month.  Stop by the library to pick up a copy, select a recipe to try (we will keep track of the recipes to avoid duplication), and then enjoy sampling everyone's dishes and company. 

September 1: Make it Ahead by Ina Garter
October 6:The Pioneer Woman Cooks:  Food from my Frontier by Ree Dummond
November 3: The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman
 

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Wednesday November 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Mike the Bubble Man     Tell a Friend
   

Through music, choreography, science, and comedy, Mike the Bubble Man makes bubbles of all shapes and sizes come alive, sparking imagination and wonder!  All ages.

 

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elect_laptop.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intro to the Cloud     Tell a Friend
   

Come learn about that mysterious Cloud. Technology Librarian, Brad McKenns, will discuss such cloud based technologies as email, file storage, music/movie streaming.

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Thursday November 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM LEGO Building     Tell a Friend
   

Build a unique LEGO creation.  Kindergarten+

 

 
nat_leaf_green 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Tea: The First Wicked Weed     Tell a Friend
   

As the colonists moved toward independence, it was women who made the choice to buy American-made goods in place of the English they had come to relish influencing their brothers and husbands in the process. Material culture had increasingly made women’s lives easier, the rejection of it led to Revolution, and most of the rhetoric centered on tea that wicked weed!  Presented by local historian and novelist Dory Codington.

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Friday November 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Preschool Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needleworkers     Tell a Friend
   

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you.  Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie.  Drop in.

Saturday November 7, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Writing Group     Tell a Friend
   

If you love to write and seek input and accountability, then join our writing group. Please bring up to five pages of written work to the meeting. Open to all genres and levels. Led by local writing enthusiast, Barbara Alevras.

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Monday November 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Networkers: Tax Issues for the Unemployed     Tell a Friend
   

This talk will cover tax issues that can help job seekers.  The tax code allows for certain deductions of job hunting costs. Many job seekers also spend some time doing volunteer work and some of these costs can be deducted.  Changes to the 2015 tax code will be addressed.  Presented by Beth Logan, Enrolled Agent and lead tax advisor at Kozlog Tax Advisors.

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misc_none 3:45 PM Extreme Improv: An Exploration of Creative Drama     Tell a Friend
   

Actors will explore the secrets of improvisation as a performance art form with theater coach Cindi Haggerty as you act out theater games, rock character development scenes, and perform and acting challenge. Grades 4-8.

 

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Tuesday November 10, 2015 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Microsoft PowerPoint (limit 10)     Tell a Friend
   

This hands-on Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 class led by Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna, will cover such topics as explanation of the various tabs found on "The Ribbon", how to apply themes, and how to insert pictures and videos.

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misc_none 3:45 PM Art Adventures: Vincent Van Gogh     Tell a Friend
   

Create your own masterpieces in the style of Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night. We’ll explore different forms of media and techniques to make one of a kind artwork for you to take home. Grades 1-3

 

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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Tuesday Night Craft: Wire-Wrapping for Beginners     Tell a Friend
   

Registration begins October 13 at the main desk
(Ages 16+, Limit 12, cost $5)

Learn some basic wire-wrapping techniques and make a pair of earrings or necklace.

 

Thursday November 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Feasting with Recipes Then and Now: An Exploration of Recipes from Colonial New England     Tell a Friend
   

(Limited to 35)  Join Chef Liz Barbour as she takes a journey back to the early 1700s and discusses the workings of the colonial kitchen and the ingredients available. Watch as Liz demonstrates a few recipes with historic roots that she has adapted for today’s shopping and palate. Samples tastings and recipes included.

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Friday November 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Preschool Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needleworkers     Tell a Friend
   

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you.  Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie.  Drop in.

Monday November 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM Cook the Foods You Love to Eat! Thanksgiving Side Dishes     Tell a Friend
   

Watch as cooking instructor Liz Barbour demonstrates a variety of cooking techniques that will help everyone to prepare healthy Thanksgiving side dish recipes that any tween or teen can prepare with a little instruction. Grades 4-12.

 

Tuesday November 17, 2015 Go To Top
elect_video_camera 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie Night     Tell a Friend
   

New release movies and refreshments. Check the web site or call the library beginning thirty days prior for show titles. 

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Wednesday November 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM Star Mag     Tell a Friend
   

Drop-in to help create this magazine written by, for and about kids, and published by the library.  Bring in finished original artwork, puzzles, poems, comics, jokes, or create it while you are here. Grades 4-8.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM Music and More with Bernadette Baird     Tell a Friend
   

Bernadette Baird presents music and movement for toddlers and young children through age three.  Sing, play musical instruments and dance. Ages 1-3.

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Thursday November 19, 2015 Go To Top
ent_drum1 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Patriot Fife & Drum Duo     Tell a Friend
   

David Vose, professor at Berklee College, and Sue Walko an experienced fifer, have teamed up to perform fife and drum music from the 17th and 18th century.  They talk about their instruments and the history behind the music. They are regulars at the Paul Revere House in Boston.

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misc_none 3:45 PM Crafternoons: Grapevine Wreath     Tell a Friend
   

When is a grapevine not a grapevine?  When it circles around itself and is decorated by you, then it becomes a fall wreath to welcome your friends from Thanksgiving through the holiday season.  We’ll create some decorations, add some others and put them all together to create a welcome sight for friends and family!  Grades 4-8.

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lib_book01 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Fiction Book Group     Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy reading? Join the library’s fiction book led by Adult Services Librarian, Kim Rowley. Book groups are a wonderful way to expand your reading interests and meet others in the community.  Please request your copy online or call the library.

September 17: The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson.
October 15: Saint Mazie by Jami Attenberg.
November 19:Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

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Friday November 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Preschool Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needleworkers     Tell a Friend
   

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you.  Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie.  Drop in.

 
misc_none 3:45 PM MCBA Book Club     Tell a Friend
   

This book discussion group will read books nominated for the Massachusetts Children’s Book Award.  This month’s selection is The Nearly Calamitous Taming of PZ by Martha Ritter.  Grades 4-6.

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Saturday November 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Drop-In Baby Times     Tell a Friend
   

Babies and their caregivers will enjoy this fun storytime that includes rhymes, songs, books, scarves, shakers, bubbles and more. Infants through 24 months.

Monday November 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Minecraft Monday: Creative Mode     Tell a Friend
   

Have a blast playing Minecraft in Creative Mode.  Grades 2-4.

 

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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Networkers: Social Media Dos and Don'ts for the Jobseeker     Tell a Friend
   

Speaker Judy Parisella, owner of a cloud marketing firm, will provide an insightful overview of social media’s impact on job seeking, and speak to the “must haves”, “Dos and Don’ts”  and best practices in effectively using today’s social media.  The intent of this session is to leave all attendees with practical steps that can be implemented immediately to move job search results forward.

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misc_none 6:30 PM PJ Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Wear your snuggly pajamas and bring your favorite teddy bear or blanket and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and more! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult Coloring Group     Tell a Friend
   

Join in on the latest craze with our Adult Coloring Group.  Bring your own coloring books and pencils, or use ours. The group meets 4th Monday of the month in the Banda Room.  No need to register, just drop in.

Friday November 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Preschool Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

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misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needleworkers     Tell a Friend
   

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you.  Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie.  Drop in.

Saturday November 28, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_wreath 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Winter Wreath Workshop with Elaine Sousa     Tell a Friend
   

Registration begins Monday, November 2 at the main desk
Ages 16+, limit 15, cost $15

Crafter Elaine Sousa will help you create a beautiful winter wreath using various ribbons, sprigs and other embellishments plus a little snow to add that winter touch. Feel free to bring some of your own trimmings (glue gun, too, if you have one) to add your personal touch.

Monday November 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM New Resident Reception     Tell a Friend
   

Are you new to Wilmington or have you lived here for a while and wish to know more about the community? Then please come to the Welcome to Wilmington Reception. This is your chance learn about local organizations and services and to meet others from the community.  There will be community group representatives on hand to welcome you and answer questions.  Refreshments will be served.

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Friday December 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Preschool Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needleworkers     Tell a Friend
   

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you.  Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie.  Drop in.

Monday December 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_scissors 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Coupon Swap     Tell a Friend
   

Bring coupons to trade.  Learn to save!  Drop in.

Friday December 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needleworkers     Tell a Friend
   

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you.  Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie.  Drop in.

Friday December 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needleworkers     Tell a Friend
   

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you.  Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie.  Drop in.

Monday December 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult Coloring Group     Tell a Friend
   

Join in on the latest craze with our Adult Coloring Group.  Bring your own coloring books and pencils, or use ours. The group meets 4th Monday of the month in the Banda Room.  No need to register, just drop in.

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