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Friday February 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Space is limited, tickets will be distributed on first-come, first served basis. Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

Tuesday February 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Minecraft Fun     Tell a Friend
   

Come play Minecraft in creative mode.  Grades 1-3.

   
 
ent_film-reel 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie Night     Tell a Friend
   

Movie Night: Black Mass    

This month we will be showing the movie Black Mass starring Johnny Depp and directed by Scott Cooper.

The true story of one of America's most violent and infamous gangsters, Whitey Bulger. Johnny Depp stars as Bulger, who was the brother of a state senator and was eventually convinced to wear a wire for the FBI to bring down the Italian mafia in Boston after they invaded his territory. 

Rated R

Refreshments provided.

        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday February 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Jedi Knight Training     Tell a Friend
   

Join Jungle Jim as he leads kids through a series of Star Wars challenges including Jedi Force Magic, the Laser Balloon Barrage and Jedi Teamwork culminating in an epic lightsaber duel with the Jedi Master himself! Ages 4+

   
Thursday February 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Minecraft Fun     Tell a Friend
   

Come play Minecraft in survival mode. Grades 3-5.

       
 
ent_gclef 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Senior Tones Band     Tell a Friend
   

The Senior Tones is a band of retirees who love to play the oldies. Howie Conley began the group in 2008 with musical senior ice hockey players.  They perform songs from the 50's and 60's, and are always a big hit.  Other members of the group include John Clement, Joey (B-Bop) Barilone, and Frank Henderson.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Crafternoons: Paper Mache Boxes     Tell a Friend
   

Join Elaine Sousa to create paper mache boxes.  Grades 4-8

   
 
lib_book3 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Novel Ideas: Fiction Book Group     Tell a Friend
   

Featured Book: Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

Enjoy reading fiction? Join the library’s fiction book group led by Adult Services Librarian, Kim Rowley. Please stop by the library to pick up a copy of the featured book. Book groups are a wonderful way to expand your reading interests and meet others in the community.

        There are many spaces available.
Friday February 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Movies     Tell a Friend
   

Come watch some movies of your favorite picture books.  Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Corduroy and How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night are a few the movies we will be showing.  Ages 3+

       
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Battle of the Fandoms     Tell a Friend
   

Show up in cosplay and defend your favorite fandom with verbal fisticuffs, decorate cupcakes in the style of your favorite wizard, district, or mythological creature, and Skype with the author of Keepers of the Labyrinth. Grades 6-12.

       
 
misc_none 7:00 PM After Hours Wilmington Talent Showcase     Tell a Friend
   

Do you like to sing, dance, play an instrument, or have a unique talent? Well, here is your time to shine! If you would like to participate, stop by the library to pick up an application or register here. Applications are due Wednesday, February 10, 9 pm.  Rehearsal Wednesday, February 17 at 1 pm (alternate times can be scheduled if necessary).  All ages.

 
misc_questionmark_blue 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM After Hours: Trivia Night (limit 24)     Tell a Friend
   

February is Oscar time. See what you know about the movies and pop culture—it’s time to show your stuff! Join us for a friendly game of trivia. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Fun prizes for all.

        There are many spaces available.
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Saturday February 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM 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 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 February 22, 2016 Go To Top
office_meeting1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Networkers: Strategies for Surviving Job Loss     Tell a Friend
   

Job loss can have a cascading impact on one’s life. Loss of income is often compounded by a diminished sense of self-worth, loss of connections, strains on relationships, changes in lifestyle, depression, anxiety, and higher mortality risk. This presentation acknowledges the deep despair and disempowerment that can accompany the loss of a job, and suggests strategies for coping and renewal. Presented by Clare Siska, who was laid off from her longstanding corporate position in 2004 and draws on her personal experience

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 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.

 

Tuesday February 23, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book3 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.

        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday February 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM Galley Group     Tell a Friend
   

Want to discover the next big thing in YA lit? Galley Group is for you! Hang out with other teen fiction aficionados and read books before they’re published. Snacks provided.  Grades 6-12.

       
 
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 infant-4 years.

   
Thursday February 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM An Afternoon with the Weird School Kids     Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a discussion of Miss Brown Is Upside Down! by Dan Gutman. One lucky attendee will receive a copy of the newest My Weird School book Mrs. Meyer Is On Fire! Grades 1-5.

       
Friday February 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Toddler Dance Party     Tell a Friend
   

Let’s dance! We’ll be singing and dancing to toddler’s favorite songs (and maybe a few grown-up favorites, too!)  Ages 1-3.

   
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Book Discussion: Grades 4-6     Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of A Tangle of Knots by Lisa Graff. Pick up copies of the books at the kids’ check out desk.  Grades 4-6.

        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday March 1, 2016 -  Thursday March 31, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Series Books March Madness     Tell a Friend
   

Place your bets on which series reign supreme in YA lit! Pick up a ballot each week in March and vote on your favorite books. The winning title will be announced in April. Grades 6-12.

Tuesday March 1, 2016 -  Tuesday April 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 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.

       
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misc_none 10:30 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 March 1, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book01 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Cookin' the Books     Tell a Friend
   

Featured book: The Silver Palate by Sheila Lukins and Julee Rosso

If you love to cook and enjoy talking about food and sharing recipes then this book group is foryou.  Please stop by the library to pick up a copy (or find a recipe from the book online), select a recipe, and then email your recipe selection to book club leader Lisa Crispin (lcripsin@mvlc.org).  Bring your dish to the meeting, ejoy sampling everyone's dishes, and enjoy the company.  Come hungry!

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Teens v. Parents Trivia Night     Tell a Friend
   

Show us your smarts at pub-style trivia! Play against your parents, putting your pop culture knowledge to the test. The winning team walks off with prizes (and bragging rights!). Snacks are provided. Grades 6-12.

       
Wednesday March 2, 2016 -  Wednesday April 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 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 Preschool Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

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

       
Wednesday March 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Activities Fair     Tell a Friend
   

Get a jump start on planning activities for your children this summer.  Representatives from local camps and summer programs will be on hand with information about their summer offerings.

Thursday March 3, 2016 -  Thursday April 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 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 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 story room and participate in the activities.

   
Thursday March 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM LEGO Building     Tell a Friend
   

Build a unique LEGO creation.  Each month there will be a different theme.  Kindergarten+

 

 
anim_fish_02 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Fishing the Waters of Central Mass     Tell a Friend
   

Come learn about the many different waters including Quabbin, Wachusett Reservoir, Millers River and many of the smaller, less known spots to fish, the fish that are available and the techniques used to catch them. Whether you are a beginner, or a seasoned angler, you will find new places to fish and different techniques to use! Bring a map and a pencil to mark it with; we will be covering a lot of material!

        There are many spaces available.
 
food_beer.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Pints & Pages     Tell a Friend
   

A social book group geared towards readers in their 20’s and 30’s. The group meets on the first Thursday of every other month. The book discussion will be hosted by librarians from the Wilmington and Reading Public Libraries.

March 3rd meeting is at the Portland Pie Company in Reading.  The book for this discussion is The Martian by Andy Weir.

 

        There are many spaces available.
Friday March 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Space is limited, tickets will be distributed on first-come, first served basis. Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

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misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Book Buddies     Tell a Friend
   

This fun literacy program pairs kids with teen volunteers for one-on-one reading fun. In this three-week program, kids can practice reading or be read to, receive one-on-one attention from a trained teen, share a snack, and do a fun activity. Fridays, March 4, 11, 18. Ages 4+

       
Saturday March 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Edible Books Contest     Tell a Friend
   

The Wilmington Memorial Library is hosting its 3rd annual “Edible Book” contest. All ages may participate in the contest (family entries encouraged) by creating something edible that is book related.  Entry forms will be available February 1.  In the meantime, check out Edible Books at Google Images for inspiration.

 
lib_book_quill 9:15 AM  -  11:15 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.
Monday March 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Wilmington Community Playgroup     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for a fun playgroup led by the CTI Family Resource Network.  Ages 2-5.

 
misc_scissors 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Couponers     Tell a Friend
   

Bring your coupons to trade.  Learn from other couponers how to save and where to use the coupons.  Drop in.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Developmental Milestones Workshop     Tell a Friend
   

Parents and caregivers will gain an understanding of developmental milestones and what is age appropriate in areas of play and behavior. We will provide resources and have an open dialog at the end for questions and comments. This class will be taught by Jensine Rich and Sarah Martorano, Developmental Specialists, Thom Mystic Valley Early Intervention.

        There are many spaces available.
 
office_pencil 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Coloring Group     Tell a Friend
   

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

Tuesday March 8, 2016 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Wilmington Website-Hidden Gems     Tell a Friend
   

The library is more than the physical building. It offers a plethora of online resources that you can use even when the building is closed. Come join technology librarian, Brad McKenna, to see some of the databases and other hidden gems you can access on wilmlibrary.org.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Art Adventures: Paul Cezanne: Still Life     Tell a Friend
   

Create your own still life masterpiece in the style of artist Paul Cezanne. We’ll explore different forms of media and techniques to make one-of-a-kind artwork for you to take home. Grades 1-3.

       
 
misc_scissors 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tuesday Night Craft-Hand Lettering 101     Tell a Friend
   

Registration begins February 8 at the main desk.  (Cost $5, limit 12)                                                                   
Learn the craft of hand lettering! This spring, we’ll focus on the art of drawing letters using different mediums and styles. Each class will build on techniques but can also standalone so feel free to just take one class or the whole series! We’ll practice cheater calligraphy, brush lettering, and hand lettering before learning how to hand letter our own chalkboard art.

Thursday March 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to Zoey     Tell a Friend
   

Read to Zoey, the listening Labrador.  Zoey is a great listener who loves to have kids of all ages read to her and improve their reading skills.  Zoey has been certified as a therapy dog by the Pets & People Foundation.  Please call 978-694-2098 to sign up for a 15-minute session.

 
misc_pi.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The Perfect Pie Crust     Tell a Friend
   

Part of our Skillshare series:  Wilmington resident and expert pie maker, Scott Crispin, will demonstrate how to make the perfect pie crust.  Scott will bring a few of his famous pies to sample as well to serve as inspiration to make your own for March 14 (Pi Day).

        There are many spaces available.
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Friday March 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Space is limited, tickets will be distributed on first-come, first served basis. Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

Saturday March 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM 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  -  11:30 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 March 14, 2016 -  Saturday March 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Spring Scavenger Hunt     Tell a Friend
   

Spring bunnies are hiding all around the children’s room. Find nine bunnies dressed up as book characters. Submit your entry for a chance to win a prize! All ages.

Monday March 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Exploration Station     Tell a Friend
   

Explore your creativity through painting! Ages 3-5.

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office_meeting1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Independent Consulting: Get off the Employment Merry-Go-Round     Tell a Friend
   

As an Independent Consultnat you work for yourself, set your own structure, your own hours, and your own work style.  You prosper or perish because of what you do, not what someone else does.  In this session, Jim Connell, President of the Society of Independent Consultants, will review prerequisites, advantages, disadvantages, and resources ofr launching your career as a consultant.

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misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Maker Monday: Catapults & Contraptions     Tell a Friend
   

Construct catapults, mazes and hoverboards using household objects. Grades 6-12.

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime with Josh Funk     Tell a Friend
   

Join debut picture book author Josh Funk for a pajama storytime as he reads his new book Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast (and possibly a sneak peek from his upcoming books). There will be crafts, collector cards, and culinary chaos galore! Copies of Josh's book will be available for purchase and signing. Ages 3+

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Tuesday March 15, 2016 Go To Top
elect_multimedia 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie Night     Tell a Friend
   

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

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Wednesday March 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 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.
 

Thursday March 17, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_shamrock 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Tom O'Carroll in Song     Tell a Friend
   

Join Tom O'Carroll, Dublin born folklorist, folk-singer and instrumentalist, who brings a wealth of stories, humor, wit and history to his performances. Whether playing a plaintive air on the tin whistle or singing and playing rousing traditional songs to the accompaniment of the guitar or the bodhrán (Irish drum), Tom will captivate all with his lively program of Irish culture.

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misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Crafternoons: Comics Collage Chalkboard     Tell a Friend
   

Transform a drab picture frame into an awesome comics collage chalkboard with paint, comic books, and Mod Podge. Grades 4-8.

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lib_book3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Novel Ideas: Fiction Book Group     Tell a Friend
   

Featured Book: Secrets of a Charmed Life by Susan Meissner

Enjoy reading fiction? Join the library’s fiction book group led by Adult Services Librarian, Kim Rowley. Please stop by the library to pick up a copy of the featured book. Book groups are a wonderful way to expand your reading interests and meet others in the community.

        There are many spaces available.
Friday March 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Space is limited, tickets will be distributed on first-come, first served basis. Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

Monday March 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Little Movers     Tell a Friend
   

Let’s move! Join us for a morning of singing, dancing, and moving around! Ages 1-2.

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Knit a Headband     Tell a Friend
   

Mondays, March 21, March 28 and April 4
Beginning knitters will learn to caste on, create a swatch, basic knitting/purling, binding off and finishing work as you make a cool headband. Materials will be provided. Grades 4-8.

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Read to Zoey     Tell a Friend
   

Read to Zoey, the listening Labrador.  Zoey is a great listener who loves to have kids of all ages read to her and improve their reading skills.  Zoey has been certified as a therapy dog by the Pets & People Foundation.  Please call 978-694-2098 to sign up for a 15-minute session.

 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Domestic Affairs     Tell a Friend
   

Mondays: March 21, March 28, April 4, and April 11
Register at the main desk beginning February 22
(Cost $20, Limit 30)

Spirited discussions of some of the key domestic issues of our time will occur over the four sessions: drug policy, gun control, unions, and criminal justice and police practices. Moderator Keith West will prepare background information to read beforehand. All opinions are welcome. Come to learn, debate, and decide.

Tuesday March 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Kingdom of Wrenly     Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a discussion of The Kingdom of Wrenly: The Lost Stone by Jordan Quinn. One lucky attendee with receive a copy of the second installment of the series, The Scarlet DragonGrades 1-3.

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Wednesday March 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 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 infant-4 years.

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Thursday March 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Friends Annual Meeting     Tell a Friend
   

Stop by for an evening of socializing, refreshments, and a chance to win gift certificates to local restaurants. Attendees receive a free raffle entry.  New members may join the Friends of the Library that night.  A brief business meeting will be held and new officers elected.

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Friday March 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Space is limited, tickets will be distributed on first-come, first served basis. Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Book Discussion     Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of  Kizzy Ann Stamps by Jeri Hanel Watts. Pick up copies of the books at the kids’ checkout desk.  Grades 4-6.

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Monday March 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Social Security: Your Questions Answered     Tell a Friend
   

This is an educational program for people ages 55 and up who have questions about Social Security. How does Social Security fit into my retirement plans? When should I start taking benefits? What about taxes? Presented by James Normington and Edward Jones financial advisor.

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 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.

Tuesday March 29, 2016 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette02 5:30 PM  -  8:25 PM Folk Art Workshop with Johanne Cassia     Tell a Friend
   

Registration begins February 29 at the main desk
(Cost $10, checks can be made out to Johanne Cassia, limit 12)
This three hour workshop, led by folk artist Johanne Cassia, is for both the beginner and experienced artist. Each artist will create a 16” X 20”  "folk art painting of “A View of Silver Lake in the Fall."  Participants will have an individual, step-by-step “instruction sheet” to follow. Johanne will demonstrate painting techniques including: background priming, creating clouds and how to use different tools and brushes to create composition. Free hand painting as well as custom stencils created for this class will be used. Supplies provided.  This workshop is supported in part by a grant from Wilmington Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Wednesday March 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM First Look Book Group     Tell a Friend
   

Want to discover the next big thing in YA lit? First Look is for you! Hang out with other teen fiction aficionados and read books hot off the press! Snacks provided. Grades 6-12.

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elect_computer3 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Smilebox Photoshows     Tell a Friend
   

(Limited to 10)
One of our Skillshare Programs: Learn how to create slideshows with your digital photos using Smilebox software.  With Smilebox, you can transform photos into keepsakes that friends and family treasure. Tell any story you want from a backyard BBQ to your daughter’s wedding.  Please bring your photos on a flash drive. Taught by Wilmington resident Eileen MacDougall. Laptops provided

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Thursday March 31, 2016 Go To Top
anim_bee.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Jump Start Your Vegetable Garden     Tell a Friend
   

Do you love garden fresh vegetables but are unsure how to get started?  Are you a seasoned home gardener who is anxious to start getting your hands dirty again?  Farmer Dave will explain proven ways to get more growth out of the short New England growing season.  Get tips on how to start seeds indoors, warm the soil prior to transplant, and choosing the best transplants to ensure an early and bountiful harvest in your summer garden. Enter to win one week of a Farmer Dave’s spring share featuring greenhouse grown baby greens, root vegetables and more.

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Friday April 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Space is limited, tickets will be distributed on first-come, first served basis. Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Book Buddies     Tell a Friend
   

This fun literacy program pairs kids with teen volunteers for one-on-one reading fun. In this three-week program, kids can practice reading or be read to, receive one-on-one attention from a trained teen, share a snack, and do a fun activity.  Fridays, April 1, 8, 15. Ages 4+

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Saturday April 2, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 9:15 AM  -  11:15 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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misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM 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  -  11:30 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 April 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Wilmington Community Playgroup     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for a fun playgroup led by the CTI Family Resource Network.  Ages 2-5

 
misc_scissors 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Couponers     Tell a Friend
   

Bring your coupons to trade.  Learn from other couponers how to save and where to use the coupons.  Drop in.

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

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

Tuesday April 5, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Cookin' the Books     Tell a Friend
   

Featured Cookbook: Food52 Genius Recipes by Kristen
If you love to cook and enjoy talking about food and sharing recipes, then this book group is for you.  Please stop by the library to pick up a copy of Food52 Genius Recipes (or find a recipe from the book onlien), select a recipe, and email your recipe selection to book club leader Lisa Crispin (lcrispin@mvlc.org).  Bring your dish to the meeting, enjoy sampling everyone's dishes, and enjoy the company.  Come hungry!

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misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Art Adventures: Pamela Zagarenski: Collage Art     Tell a Friend
   

Create your own collage in the style of illustrator Pamela Zagarenski. Grades 1-3.

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM SAT Strategy Session with Princeton Review     Tell a Friend
   

Prepare for the SAT with this free hour-long presentation by the Princeton Review. Glean different techniques and strategies for taking the new test from a seasoned teacher.  Grades 11-12.

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Thursday April 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM LEGO Building     Tell a Friend
   

Build a unique LEGO creation.  Each month there will be a different theme.  Kindergarten+

 

 
nat_leaf_green 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Planting an Herb Garden     Tell a Friend
   

Registration begins March 7 at the main desk  (Cost $15, limit 15)
Plan to get your hands dirty! In this workshop you will plant a small herb garden using a selection of herbs, which can then be planted outdoors at the appropriate time in the spring. Suzanne Crooker, who works at Mahoney’s, will lead the workshop and share her knowledge of herbs and a few herb recipes as well. Herbs and pot provided. 

Friday April 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Space is limited, tickets will be distributed on first-come, first served basis. Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

Saturday April 9, 2016 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Greeting Cards with Elaine Sousa     Tell a Friend
   

Registration begins March 7 at the main desk (Cost $5, limit 12)

In this workshop you will make two beautiful fancifold note cards with embellishments that can be personalized for a special occasion (Mother’s Day, Graduation, etc.) or left as general note cards if desired. Led by master paper crafter Elaine Sousa.

Monday April 11, 2016 -  Saturday April 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Week of the Young Child Art Show     Tell a Friend
   

Artwork done by children who attend preschool or daycare in Wilmington will be on display. 

Monday April 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Exploration Station     Tell a Friend
   

Get ready for Earth Day as we learn about seeds, flowers, and how to take care of our environment. Ages 3-5.

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misc_handshake 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Networkers: Interview Prep     Tell a Friend
   

Are you nervous about interviewing? In this workshop you will learn effective strategies so that you will be prepared to make a great first impression, answer the hard-hitting questions effectively, and always stay in the running thought the application and interview process.  There will also be a short discussion on resume writing. Presented by Tom Falzareno, Business Development Manager for Tandem Labs.

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misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Maker Monday: Paper Circuits     Tell a Friend
   

Craft working electrical circuits with paint and paper. Grades 6-12.

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Read to Zoey     Tell a Friend
   

Read to Zoey, the listening Labrador.  Zoey is a great listener who loves to have kids of all ages read to her and improve their reading skills.  Zoey has been certified as a therapy dog by the Pets & People Foundation.  Please call 978-694-2098 to sign up for a 15-minute session.

Tuesday April 12, 2016 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Intro to the Cloud (limit 12)     Tell a Friend
   

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

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lib_book_quill 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Tuesday Night Craft-Hand Lettering 102     Tell a Friend
   

Registration begins March 7 at the main desk         (Cost $5, limit 12)                                                              
Learn the craft of hand lettering! This spring, we’ll focus on the art of drawing letters using different mediums and styles. Each class will build on techniques but can also standalone so feel free to just take one class or the whole series! We’ll practice cheater calligraphy, brush lettering, and hand lettering before learning how to ink transfer our hand lettering to make a custom tote bag.

Wednesday April 13, 2016 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Intro to the Cloud (limit 12)     Tell a Friend
   

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

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Thursday April 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to Zoey     Tell a Friend
   

Read to Zoey, the listening Labrador.  Zoey is a great listener who loves to have kids of all ages read to her and improve their reading skills.  Zoey has been certified as a therapy dog by the Pets & People Foundation.  Please call 978-694-2098 to sign up for a 15-minute session.

 
nat_bush.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:25 PM Gardens of Paris     Tell a Friend
   

Inspired by a three-week stay in the City of Light, this illustrated talk by Susan Gaylord takes you on a visual journey through seventeen public Paris gardens from the well-known Jardin du Luxembourg to small pocket parks and gardens, from the past—the medieval garden at the Cluny Museum—to the present—the Promenade Plantée created on a raised rail line in 1993. You'll experience the beauty of the gardens and learn a little history along the way. 

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Saturday April 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Week of the Young Child Artists’ Reception     Tell a Friend
   

Artwork done by children who attend preschool or daycare in Wilmington will be on display. 

Tuesday April 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM A Morning with Babymouse     Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a discussion of Camp Babymouse by Jennifer L. Holm. One lucky attendee with receive a copy of the newest Babymouse book, Babymouse Goes for the Gold! Grades 1-3.

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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:30 PM SAT Practice Test     Tell a Friend
   

Practice the new SAT for free! Organized through the Princeton Review, students take the entire 3 hour and 50 minute test allowing an extra 25 minutes for breaks, and then receive their scores via email.  Grades 11-12.

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ent_filmproj 6:30 PM  -  8:25 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 April 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Job Fair     Tell a Friend
   

Learn about job and volunteer job opportunities for teens at the WML’s 2nd Annual Teen Job Fair! Meet representatives from community businesses and organizations and pick up applications. Ages 14+

 
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 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  -  7:30 PM Mr. Vinny's Shadow Puppets     Tell a Friend
   

Join us for the hilarious and high energy shadow puppet show performed by Mr. Vinny, a member of the famous Toe Jam Puppet Band! Ages 3+

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Thursday April 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Comics Workshop!     Tell a Friend
   

Learn all the basics of creating and self-publishing mini comics that feature your own original characters and stories! This workshop is led by New Hampshire based cartoonist Marek Bennett. Grades 4-8.

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ent_gclef 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Classic Songs from Yesteryear     Tell a Friend
   

Howie Newman performs songs from yesteryear, including standards, show tunes and material from artists like Frank Sinatra, the Beatles, Dean Martin, Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond and many others. It's a sing-along, toe-tapping musical journey from the early 1900s up through the 1960s.

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misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Crafternoons: Pusheen Plush     Tell a Friend
   

Love Pusheen the Cat? Make one of your own with just a sock, felt and a bit of sewing. (No experience necessary.)  Grades 4-8.

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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Her Campus: A Collegiette’s Guide to College Life     Tell a Friend
   

Join the co-founders of the #1 global online community for college women, Her Campus, to learn everything you need to know about college before moving in! A copy of their guide will be raffled off. For girls in Grades 11 & 12

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lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Novel Ideas: Fiction Book Group     Tell a Friend
   

Featured Book: Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart

Enjoy reading fiction? Join the library’s fiction book group led by Adult Services Librarian, Kim Rowley. Please stop by the library to pick up a copy of the featured book. Book groups are a wonderful way to expand your reading interests and meet others in the community.

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Friday April 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Thomas the Tank Engine Extravaganza     Tell a Friend
   

Get ready for a morning of train-themed fun! We’ll read a story, play games, make a train craft, and play in the Thomas Playhut. Ages 2-5.

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misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Book Discussion     Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein. Pick up copies of the books at the kids’ checkout desk.  Grades 4-6.

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Saturday April 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM 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  -  11:30 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 April 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Little Movers     Tell a Friend
   

Let’s move! Join us for a morning of singing, dancing, and moving around! Ages 1-2.

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misc_handshake 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Networkers: Tackling Tough Interview Questions     Tell a Friend
   

Answering questions during job interviews can be the most challenging part of finding that next great opportunity.  Questions can vary by company, although there are common themes. Cheryl Landes, founder of Tabby Cat Communications, will bring a set of questions that are often asked during interviews; the group will talk about the best way to answer them and discuss information from HR experts on strategies.  

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 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.

Tuesday April 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Infant Massage     Tell a Friend
   

Learn the basic techniques of infant massage which can help your baby in areas such as fussiness, gas, and sleep. Caregiver should bring a small blanket and oil such as grapeseed oil. This class will be taught by Colleen Montemarano, PT, certified infant massage, Thom Mystic Valley Early Intervention.  Ages 0-9 months.

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Wednesday April 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM First Look Book Group     Tell a Friend
   

Want to discover the next big thing in YA lit? First Look is for you! Hang out with other teen fiction aficionados and read books hot off the press! Snacks provided. Grades 6-12.

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 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 infant-4 years.

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Thursday April 28, 2016 Go To Top
ent_saxaphone 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Concert: Quintessential Brass     Tell a Friend
   

Founded in 1990, Quintessential Brass performs a majestic brass repertoire of jazz and pop.  The group consists of 2 trumpets, French horn, trombone and bass trombone or tuba.  The group has performed all over New England as well as the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, the Lincoln Center, and on NPR.  They are well renowned for their polished, professional take on modern and traditional songs.  This concert is supported in part by a grant from Wilmington Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

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Friday April 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Space is limited, tickets will be distributed on first-come, first served basis. Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

Monday May 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Wilmington Community Playgroup     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for a fun playgroup led by the CTI Family Resource Network.  Ages 2-5

 
misc_scissors 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Couponers     Tell a Friend
   

Bring your coupons to trade.  Learn from other couponers how to save and where to use the coupons.  Drop in.

 
food_coffeecup 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Welcome to Wilmington 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.  This program is in collaboration with the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce

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

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

Tuesday May 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Infant Massage     Tell a Friend
   

Learn the basic techniques of infant massage which can help your baby in areas such as fussiness, gas, and sleep. Caregiver should bring a small blanket and oil such as grapeseed oil. This class will be taught by Colleen Montemarano, PT, certified infant massage, Thom Mystic Valley Early Intervention.  Ages 0-9 months.

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misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Art Adventures     Tell a Friend
   

Create beautiful floral bouquets using mixed media for Mother’s Day!

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lib_book_cook 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Cookin' the Books Evening Event     Tell a Friend
   

Featured Cookbook: The Broad Fork by Hugh Acheson
This special evening meeting of Cookin’ the Books features The Broad Fork, a seasonal cookbook of 200 recipes designed to make the most of your farmers' market bounty, your CSA box, or your grocery produce aisle.  Please stop by the library to pick up a copy of The Broad Fork (or find a recipe from the book online), select a recipe, and then email your recipe selection to book club leader Lisa Crispin (lcrispin@mvlc.org). Bring your dish to the meeting, enjoy sampling everyone’s dishes, and enjoy the company.  Come hungry!   For anyone interested in fresh produce, the library is a pick up location for CSA shares from Framer Dave’s of Dracut starting mid-June.

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Wednesday May 4, 2016 Go To Top
nat_stars2 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Star Wars Day: May the 4th be with you!     Tell a Friend
   

Calling all Star Wars enthusiasts! “May the 4th be with you” Come to the library to celebrate Star Wars Day with a trivia contest. Meet a few characters from the film and purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to take one home with you.  The “characters” will be in the library starting mid-April, so stop by early to say hello.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Steve Blunt Family Concert     Tell a Friend
   

A family concert featuring sing-along, laugh-a-lot musical fun for all ages! Steve presents award-winning songs & stories that warm the heart, tickle the funny bone, and inspire the imagination--with lots of audience participation. All ages.

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Thursday May 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM LEGO Building     Tell a Friend
   

Build a unique LEGO creation.  Each month there will be a different theme.  Kindergarten+

 

 
lib_book01 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Pints + Pages     Tell a Friend
   

Location TBD

Featured Book: Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
A social book group geared towards readers in their 20’s and 30’s.  The group meets on the first Thursday of every other month.  The book discussion will be hosted by librarians from the Wilmington and Reading Public Libraries. Meeting location rotates between Wilmington and Reading.  

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rec_sailboat.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Striped Bass Fishing the North Shore     Tell a Friend
   

Fishing enthusiast, guide and outdoor writer Allan Butler will share the best locations from Salisbury to Boston along with fishing techniques and tips for catching Striped Bass.  Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned angler, you will find new places to fish and different techniques to use. Please bring a map and something to mark it with.

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Friday May 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Space is limited, tickets will be distributed on first-come, first served basis. Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Mother/Daughter Paint Night     Tell a Friend
   

Cost $15 per mother-daughter group.
Registration begins April 6 at the Teen desk.

Celebrate Mother’s Day by creating adorable mother-daughter owl paintings using acrylic on black canvas. This special after-hours workshop is led by local artist Sherry Hoffman. Grades 6-12.

Saturday May 7, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 9:15 AM  -  11:15 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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misc_scissors 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Rug Making with Sally Arrigo     Tell a Friend
   

Registration begins April 4 at the main desk (cost $7, limit 14)
Master rug maker Sally Arrigo, will teach participants how to make a small rug and in doing so will talk about color selections, how to join new strips of wool together, how to lace (sew) the rugs together so they will be completely reversible, and how to end the rugs.  Supplies provided.  This workshop is supported in part by a grant from Wilmington Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Monday May 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Exploration Station     Tell a Friend
   

Use a microscope to learn all about bugs! Ages 3-5.

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misc_handshake 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Networkers: From unEmployment to Empowerment: Exploring Self-employment and Franchising     Tell a Friend
   

This seminar is designed to help those in career transition or underemployed learn how to explore all available options...the job market...buying…or starting a business or franchise... giving up is not an option! More and more people have decided it's time to take control of their own destinies and stop letting Corporate America do it for them. Presented by Margie Pascetta

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misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Maker Monday: Racing Robots     Tell a Friend
   

Create your own unique Racing Robot out of electric toothbrushes. Grades 6-12.

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Baby Sign     Tell a Friend
   

Parents, caregivers and educational professionals will learn strategies on how to incorporate Baby Sign into the child's daily routine.  Resources and  handouts will be provided.  Presented by Thom Mystic Valley Early Intervention.

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Tuesday May 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Poetry Night     Tell a Friend
   

Winners of the 2016 Poetry Contest will read their poems and be awarded their prizes.  All are welcome to attend.

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misc_scissors 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Tuesday Night Craft-Hand Lettering 103     Tell a Friend
   

Registration begins April 11 at the main desk (cost $5, limit 12)                                                                      
Learn the craft of hand lettering! This spring, we’ll focus on the art of drawing letters using different mediums and styles. Each class will build on techniques but can also standalone so feel free to just take one class or the whole series! We’ll practice cheater calligraphy, brush lettering, and hand lettering before learning how to emboss our hand lettering to make personalized cards and stationary.

Wednesday May 11, 2016 Go To Top
trans_plane1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Drones     Tell a Friend
   

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a drone!?!  Tewksbury resident Jamie Boudreau, owner of Airgoz Aerial Photography, will debunk misconceptions surrounding drones (unmanned aerial vehicles). He will discuss: type of drones; price ranges; rules and regulations for operators; no fly zones; and uses for drones. Boudreau will also display his quadcopters, answer audience questions, and show some amazing aerial footage he's taken of Tewksbury.

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Thursday May 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to Zoey     Tell a Friend
   

Read to Zoey, the listening Labrador.  Zoey is a great listener who loves to have kids of all ages read to her and improve their reading skills.  Zoey has been certified as a therapy dog by the Pets & People Foundation.  Please call 978-694-2098 to sign up for a 15-minute session.

 
misc_none Skillshare: After-Death Communication and Its Implications for Grief     Tell a Friend
   

Cheryl Amari, Founder and Owner of GriefTeach, a Tewksbury-based business will be presenting her findings on after-death communication (ADC).  When a loved one dies we often yearn to stay connected with them in some way. Some people report “signs” of their loved one’s presence, but is it really possible to communicate with deceased loved ones?  Presentation will distinguish between deathbed visions, near-death experiences, shared-death experiences and ADC.  She will also explore the various types of ADCs, review the latest research in the field and provide resources and further reading.

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Friday May 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Space is limited, tickets will be distributed on first-come, first served basis. Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Amazing Race: WML Edition     Tell a Friend
   

Compete in The Amazing Race: WML Edition!  Clues provided in each leg of the race lead to “pit stops” where teams of two must complete a challenge before continuing to the next leg of the race. Quickest team wins! Grades 4-8.

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ent_note 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM After Hours Concert featuring Drunken Logic (Ages 21+)     Tell a Friend
   

Ages 21+, Tickets $10, available April 11 at the circulation desk
Drunken Logic, a “surprisingly cohesive blend of pop punk and emotionally-charged folk rock” (Sound of Boston) was formed at Berklee College of Music in 2012. Their acoustic trio will be here playing tracks off their two albums, Something New to Burn (2013) and Long Day’s Journey to the Middle (2014) along with popular crowd pleasing covers.  Salty snacks and two beers/hard cider included in ticket price.

Saturday May 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM 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  -  11:30 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.

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Monday May 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Little Movers     Tell a Friend
   

Let’s move! Join us for a morning of singing, dancing, and moving around! Ages 1-2.

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Read to Zoey     Tell a Friend
   

Read to Zoey, the listening Labrador.  Zoey is a great listener who loves to have kids of all ages read to her and improve their reading skills.  Zoey has been certified as a therapy dog by the Pets & People Foundation.  Please call 978-694-2098 to sign up for a 15-minute session.

Tuesday May 17, 2016 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 2:30 PM  -  3:30 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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ent_filmproj 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 May 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 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  -  7:30 PM Egg Drop Challenge: Family Edition     Tell a Friend
   

Can your family design a container that will protect an egg from a fall? Come to the library to construct your contraption. You can bring your own materials or use ours. You’ll have 45 minutes to build and then we’ll see whose egg can survive as we drop them from the second floor window. Grades K+

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elect_laptop.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 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 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Crafternoons: Cupcake Flower Lights     Tell a Friend
   

Decorate your room for spring with these cheery string lights! Who knew cupcake liners are so versatile?  Grades 4-8.

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Friday May 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Space is limited, tickets will be distributed on first-come, first served basis. Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

 
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Book Discussion     Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a book discussion of Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff. Pick up copies of the books at the kids’ checkout desk.  Grades 4-6.

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Monday May 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 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.

Wednesday May 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM First Look Book Group     Tell a Friend
   

Want to discover the next big thing in YA lit? First Look is for you! Hang out with other teen fiction aficionados and read books hot off the press! Snacks provided. Grades 6-12.

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 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 infant-4 years.

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Friday May 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Drop-In Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Space is limited, tickets will be distributed on first-come, first served basis. Ages: 2-5 and one or more adults.

Thursday June 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM LEGO Building     Tell a Friend
   

Build a unique LEGO creation.  Each month there will be a different theme.  Kindergarten+

 

Monday June 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Wilmington Community Playgroup     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for a fun playgroup led by the CTI Family Resource Network.  Ages 2-5

 
misc_scissors 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Couponers     Tell a Friend
   

Bring your coupons to trade.  Learn from other couponers how to save and where to use the coupons.  Drop in.

Saturday June 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM 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  -  11:30 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 August 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_scissors 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Couponers     Tell a Friend
   

Bring your coupons to trade.  Learn from other couponers how to save and where to use the coupons.  Drop in.

Monday September 5, 2016 Go To Top
food_grocery 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Coupon Swap     Tell a Friend
   

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

Monday October 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_scissors 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Couponers     Tell a Friend
   

Bring your coupons to trade.  Learn from other couponers how to save and where to use the coupons.  Drop in.

Monday November 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_scissors 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Couponers     Tell a Friend
   

Bring your coupons to trade.  Learn from other couponers how to save and where to use the coupons.  Drop in.

Monday December 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_scissors 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Couponers     Tell a Friend
   

Bring your coupons to trade.  Get tips from other couponers!

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