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Monday August 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM Captain America’s Sugar Rush     Tell a Friend
   

Do you have a sweet tooth? Join us in making a variety of delicious red, white and blue desserts that match Captain America’s costume. Grades 3+

 

       
Tuesday August 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Storytime: Animals at Night     Tell a Friend
   

Listen to stories and make a fun craft!  No registration necessary, but attendance is limited to the first 30 children who arrive. Ages 3-6.

 

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Travel Club: Mexico     Tell a Friend
   

Join us as we explore the food, language, and culture of Mexico! We'll play games, do a craft, and eat popular Mexican food.

Grades 1+

   
Wednesday August 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM Heroes of Sports     Tell a Friend
   

Calling all sports fans! Join us as we celebrate the greatest heroes of sports! Make your own trading card, have a basketball shooting contest, play sports trivia, and more!  Grades 1+

 

   
Thursday August 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Times     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for a program of rhymes, songs and books, followed by an opportunity for babies to play with age-appropriate toys. Attendance will be limited to the first 30 babies who arrive.  Ages birth-24 months.

 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM All You Can Read Buffet     Tell a Friend
   

It wouldn’t be summer without an All You can Read Buffet at the library.  Bring something comfortable to lounge upon, and read your materials or ours in air-conditioned comfort. We will provide the snacks and beverages throughout the day, a pizza party at the conclusion, and prizes.  Grades 3+

 

   
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM From Ballpark to Bookshelf: A Discussion of Modern Sports Literature     Tell a Friend
   

Former sports anchorman, Pete Solomon will discuss works of a number of well-known sportswriters as well as highlight a couple of the most memorable books about sports in Boston.  In addition, Pete will also share his many experiences of more than three decades in sports broadcasting.

        There are many spaces available.
Friday August 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Superhero Training Academy     Tell a Friend
   

Find out your superhero name and discover your secret super powers.  Then take this week’s superhero skills challenge, play our most popular training academy game, and build your own superhero gadget.  Kindergarten+

   
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Imagination Lab     Tell a Friend
   

Try out the latest technologies available in the library including: 3D printing, LEGO Mindstorms, Minecraft and Stop-Motion Animation. Grades 4+

 

   
Monday August 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Battered Career Syndrome     Tell a Friend
   

This talk will help you get from unEmployment to Empowerment, from Frustration to Freedom.  You will gain insight on your circumstances by exploring common fears, motivators, what gets you excited and what you feel confident about.  Suzanne Gray and Margie Pascetta each own and operate independent offices of The Entrepreneur’s Source, the leading self-employment coaching organization in North America. They have both personally made transitions from employees to entrepreneurs. 

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Every Hero Has a Story presented by Sparky’s Puppets     Tell a Friend
   

You never know who will save the day—it’s not always the biggest and strongest!  This half-hour show is a lively collection of tales about some surprising heroes.  Watch a tiny mouse rescue a huge lion.  And discover an unexpected character who proves to be “the greatest of all.”  Ages 4+.

 

       
Tuesday August 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Storytime: Hello/Goodbye     Tell a Friend
   

Listen to stories and make a fun craft!  No registration necessary, but attendance is limited to the first 30 children who arrive.  Ages 3-6

 

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elect_laptop.GIF 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM PowerPoint (with Lynda.com) (limit 10)     Tell a Friend
   

Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna, will use the library’s online learning service, Lynda.com, to help you get familiar with Powerpoint. You can then continue the class at home using Lynda.com.  Limited to 10 people.

        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Tuesday Night Craft-Basket Weaving     Tell a Friend
   

Registration begins July 13 at the main desk  (Ages 16+, limit 15, cost $5.00)

Learn the basics of basket weaving while creating this small basket, perfect for styling up your storage.

Wednesday August 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM ‘The Chocolate Touch’ Book Discussion and Chocolate Extravaganza     Tell a Friend
   

Get some scrumptious chocolate to enjoy while reading The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling. Then come to talk about the book with other kids and indulge in chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate! Grades 3+

 

       
 
elect_laptop.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM iPad Basics (limit 10)     Tell a Friend
   

Bring your iPad and get guided hands-on experience. Such topics as connecting to a new wireless network, what different gestures do, downloading apps, and borrowing e-books will be covered. Taught by Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna.

        There are 6 spaces available.
Thursday August 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Superhero Day     Tell a Friend
   

Come to the library dressed as your favorite superhero (or in your Superhero Academy gear), do a superhero craft, and play super hero games!  All ages.

       
 
anim_dog1 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Author Talk: Matthew Gilbert--Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park     Tell a Friend
   

Boston Globe TV critic and first time author Matthew Gilbert joins us to discuss his novel Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park.  This is funded by the John J. Elia Memorial Fund.

        There are many spaces available.
Friday August 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM End of Summer Reading Ice Cream Social     Tell a Friend
   

A celebration of summer reading! Kids will receive summer reading certificates and everyone can enjoy an ice cream sundae!  All Ages.

       
Monday August 17, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book01 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Local Author Panel     Tell a Friend
   

Local authors Dave Riese author of Echo from Mount Royal, Rose A. Doherty author of Katharine Gibbs: Beyond White Gloves, Dana Owens author of Shotgunned, plus others, will be here to discuss their books and their publishing experience. This is a great opportunity to support local authors and learn about new books.

        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday August 18, 2015 Go To Top
elect_multimedia 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Tuesday Movie Night: Home     Tell a Friend
   

Oh, an alien on the run from his own people, lands on Earth and makes friends with the adventurous Tip, who is on a quest of her own. Rated PG

        There are many spaces available.
Thursday August 20, 2015 Go To Top
ent_gclef 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Swingin' the American Song Book with the Swing Fever Trio     Tell a Friend
   

The Swing Fever Trio applies its distinctive jazz style to the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers and more. Enjoy a joyous sampling of the best American popular music of the past 100 years.

        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_book01 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM FIction Book Group     Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy reading fiction? Come to the library’s fiction book led by Adult Services Librarian, Kim Rowley. The book to be discussed is The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant.  Please call the library to order your copy. Book groups are a wonderful way to expand your reading interests and meet others in the community. All are welcome; refreshments served.   

        There are many spaces available.
Monday August 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Networkers: Acing the Interview     Tell a Friend
   

Barbara Alevras, founder of Sage Consulting, will facilitate mock interview sessions highlighting typical questions all job applicants should be prepared to answer.  Since this is an interactive session, plan to share some of the tough interview questions that you’ve been asked.

        There are many spaces available.
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Thursday August 27, 2015 Go To Top
elect_camera 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Sports Photographer, Steve Babineau     Tell a Friend
   

Rescheduled to Tuesday, September 29.

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!

Tuesday September 1, 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
 

    The registration period has not begun.
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.

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
 

    The registration period has not begun.
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
 

    The registration period has not begun.
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.

    The registration period has not begun.
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