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Tuesday June 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime: Alligators and Crocodiles     Tell a Friend
   

This 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.  Ages 3-6

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Travel Club: Australia     Tell a Friend
   

Join us as we explore the food, language, and culture of Australia. We’ll play games, do a craft, and eat popular food.  Grades 1-3

   
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM SuperFight!     Tell a Friend
   

Play the game of absurd arguments, along with 5 expansion packs, in a Battle Royale, Villain Battle, or as Pacifists. Stay to get a sneak peek of the Teen Zone’s newest board game additions. Grades 6-12

Wednesday June 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Drop-In     Tell a Friend
   

The library is offering device help on Wednesdays.  If you need help with your iPad, smartphone, Kindle, or other device, stop by the library and Technology Librarian Brad MacKenna will be on-hand to help answer your questions.

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Books and S’mores     Tell a Friend
   

Wednesdays, 3pm
June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3

Want to cool off in the library air conditioning while eating s’mores and listening to stories? Then this read-aloud book club is for you! Join us as we read The BFG by Roald Dahl in this six-week series. If you need to miss a session, we will tell you the pages you should read while you’re gone. Each child will receive a complimentary copy of the book and a scented bookmark.  Grades 1-3

 

   
Thursday June 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Times     Tell a Friend
   

This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers.

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
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.

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Crafternoons: Emoji Pillow     Tell a Friend
   

Fashion your favorite smiley face emoji into a no-sew throw pillow using fleece and felt. Grades 4-8

   
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Crafternoons: Emoji Pillow     Tell a Friend
   

Fashion your favorite smiley face emoji into a no-sew throw pillow using fleece and felt. Grades 4-8

   
Friday July 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Fitness Friday: Dance Party     Tell a Friend
   

Let’s dance! We’ll do the hokey-pokey, the bunny hop and more! Ages 3-6

   
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Fitness Friday: Dance Party     Tell a Friend
   

Get your heart pumping with fun party dances like Cotton Eyed Joe, Cha Cha Slide, Macarena and more.  Grades 1-3

       
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Fitness Friday: Zumba     Tell a Friend
   

Put on your dancing shoes for a beginner Zumba class! Teens in grades 6-12 and adults welcome. 

        There are many spaces available.
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Tuesday July 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime: Vacation     Tell a Friend
   

This 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.  Ages 3-6

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Suminigashi     Tell a Friend
   

Learn the art of Japanese paper marbling! Grades 1-3

   
Wednesday July 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 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 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Drop-In     Tell a Friend
   

The library is offering device help on Wednesdays.  If you need help with your iPad, smartphone, Kindle, or other device, stop by the library and Technology Librarian Brad MacKenna will be on-hand to help answer your questions.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Bugging Out! With Marvelous Marvin     Tell a Friend
   

In rhyme, Marvin teaches about fascinating bug habits, bug archaeology, and the importance of bugs to humans. With circus arts, magic, and music, Marvin opens his giant bug book to reveal illustrations by Paul Olson and photos by Brian Jones. Ages 4+

   
Thursday July 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Times     Tell a Friend
   

This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers.

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
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.

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Spa Days: Bath Bombs & Lip Balms     Tell a Friend
   

Make essential oil scented bath bombs and colorful Kool-Aid flavored lip balms. Grades 4-8

   
 
lib_book3 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Pints + Pages     Tell a Friend
   

Featured Book: The Circle by Dave Eggers @ Bertucci’s in Reading
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 restaurants in Wilmington and Reading.   

        There are many spaces available.
Friday July 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Pinto Bella Hoops     Tell a Friend
   

Do you love hula hooping? After some brief hula hooping instructions and a performance, everyone will get to try hula hooping! Pinto Bella will then give one-on-one instruction and help teach new solo and group tricks! Grades 1-8

        There are 10 spaces available.
Monday July 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Networkers: Boston Business Journal in Your Job Search     Tell a Friend
   

A representative from the Boston Business Journal, the leading business publication covering regional business, will offer tips and suggestions on how to incorporate this valuable tool into your job search.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Minecraft Mondays     Tell a Friend
   

Join other Minecraft enthusiasts for free play and challenges. Grades 1-3

   
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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Maker Mondays: Introduction to LEGO Mindstorms     Tell a Friend
   

Monday, July 11 and July 18, 3 pm

In this two-part workshop, build a LEGO robot, learn basic programming, and complete an exciting challenge. Grades 4-8

   
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Animal World Experience     Tell a Friend
   

Come walk on the wild side and learn how animals stay fit and healthy.  Whether it’s digging like a degu, eating healthy like a tortoise, or soaking up the sunshine like a lizard, we all have a lot to learn from our wildest friends! Ages 3+

   
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM 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. When registering, please provide your email address so you can receive an agenda and any prep materials in advance. Led by local writing enthusiast, Barbara Alevras.

        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday July 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime: Fairy Tales     Tell a Friend
   

This 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.  Ages 3-6

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Travel Club: Italy     Tell a Friend
   

Join us as we explore the food, language, and culture of Italy. We’ll play games, do a craft, and eat popular food.  Grades 1-3

   
Wednesday July 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Drop-In     Tell a Friend
   

The library is offering device help on Wednesdays.  If you need help with your iPad, smartphone, Kindle, or other device, stop by the library and Technology Librarian Brad MacKenna will be on-hand to help answer your questions.

 
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.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Most Interesting Trends in Science and Technology     Tell a Friend
   

Dr. Bob Spillman, a PhD chemist with over 30 years of industrial R&D experience, will present a broad  overview on the most interesting and sometimes disturbing developments in science and technology. Topics to be discussed include space exploration, biotechnology and medicine, materials research, alternative energy, particle physics, and climate change. 

        There are many spaces available.
Thursday July 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Times     Tell a Friend
   

This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers.

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
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.

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Spa Days: Henna Body Art     Tell a Friend
   

Boston Henna by Nimmi Sehgal is back to create unique and intricate henna designs for teens and adults. Grades 4+

   
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Author Talk: Jay Atkinson     Tell a Friend
   

Bestselling author, Jay Atkinson, will talk about his latest book, Massacre on the Merrimack. The book details the account of Hannah Duston, who in 1697 was captured along with eleven others from the village of Haverhill, in an Abenaki raid. Jay is the author of several other books including Ice Time and Legends of Winter Hill. He has written for the New York Times, Boston Globe, Newsday and Men’s Health and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize three times. 

        There are many spaces available.
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Friday July 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  9:55 AM Fitness Friday: Karate (Ages 3 to 6)     Tell a Friend
   

Instructors from the Academy of Traditional Karate will introduce basic karate techniques, and character skills such as focus and respect. Ages 3-6

   
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:25 AM Fitness Friday: Karate (Grades 1 to 3)     Tell a Friend
   

Instructors from the Academy of Traditional Karate will introduce basic karate techniques, and character skills such as focus and respect.  Grades 1-3

       
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Fitness Friday: Karate (Grades 4 to 8)     Tell a Friend
   

Instructors from the Academy of Traditional Karate will introduce basic karate techniques, and character skills such as focus and respect.  Grades 4-8
 

        There are 27 spaces available.
Monday July 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Little Movers     Tell a Friend
   

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

       
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM PJ Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Kids ages 2-5 can wear pajamas and bring a favorite teddy bear or blanket and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and more.

Ages 2-6 and one or more adult

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Brain Healthy Nutrition Matters     Tell a Friend
   

CC Donelan, Director of Education at the Brain Health & Wellness Center will present a program on healthy eating for a healthy brain based on the internationally recognized, evidence-based Memory Preservation Nutrition® (MPN™) Program, and ground breaking studies and nutrition research for Alzheimer’s.  

        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday July 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime: Pete the Cat     Tell a Friend
   

This 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.

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.  Ages 3-6

 
misc_none 3:30 PM LEGO Fun     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in to build a unique LEGO creation.  Kindergarten+

 
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 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie Night: Batman v Superman     Tell a Friend
   

This month we will be showing the movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill and directed by Zach Snyder.

Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of hero it really needs.

Rated PG-13

Childen under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Refreshments provided.

        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday July 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Drop-In     Tell a Friend
   

The library is offering device help on Wednesdays.  If you need help with your iPad, smartphone, Kindle, or other device, stop by the library and Technology Librarian Brad MacKenna will be on-hand to help answer your questions.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM I Survived     Tell a Friend
   

Do you have what it takes to survive a shark attack or volcano eruption? What would you have done during Hurricane Katrina or the sinking of the Titanic? Test your survival skills with games and challenges inspired by the I Survived book series. Grades 1-3

   
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Thursday July 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Times     Tell a Friend
   

This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers.

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
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.

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
ent_microphone2 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Love Notes with the Swing Fever Trio     Tell a Friend
   

The Swing Fever Trio applies its distinctive jazz style to some of the great love songs of such composers as of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers and more. The Trio  features keyboardist/vocalist Steve Rudolph who has performed for over 45 years both in the U.S. and Europe, accompanied by Ralph Pepe on  bass and Alan Trebat on drums, both fixtures in the New England music scene for many years.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Crafternoons: Sporty Bracelets     Tell a Friend
   

Display pride for your favorite sports team by creating fabric and embroidery floss bracelets for yourself or a friend. Grades 4-8

   
 
lib_book01 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Novel Ideas: Fiction Book Group     Tell a Friend
   

Featured Book: Under a Dark Summer Sky by Vanessa LaFaye

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 July 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Fitness Friday: Interval Fitness (Ages 3 to 6)     Tell a Friend
   

Preschoolers will visit different exercise stations in a fun circuit, led by Michelle Angelo from RMA Fitness. Ages 3-6

       
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Fitness Friday: Interval Fitness (Grades 1 to 3)     Tell a Friend
   

Michelle Angelo from RMA Fitness will be leading an interval style class involving cardio and muscular fitness, stretching and breathing.   Grades 1-3

       
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Fitness Friday: Interval Fitness (Grades 4 to 8)     Tell a Friend
   

Michelle Angelo from RMA Fitness will be leading an interval style class involving cardio and muscular fitness, stretching and breathing.   Grades 4-8

        There are 28 spaces available.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Fitness Friday: Interval Fitness (Grades 6 to 12 & Adults)     Tell a Friend
   

Michelle Angelo from RMA Fitness will be leading an interval style class involving cardio and muscular fitness, stretching and breathing.   Grades 6-12 & Adults

        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Super Smash Brothers Tournament     Tell a Friend
   

Calling all gamers! Duke it out for the title of Super Smash Brothers Champ and feast on Nintendo-themed eats. Stick around after the brawl to make a game character eraser.  Grades 4-8

   
Monday July 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Unique Networking Methods That Work     Tell a Friend
   

Mark Censky will talk about how to make connecting easy, new ways to target your dream employers, and creative ways to network like a pro. Mark is a Senior Consultant at the Right Group an international company specializing in corporate outsourcing; he also owns a private practice for individuals called CareerAccountability.com. 

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Minecraft Mondays     Tell a Friend
   

Join other Minecraft enthusiasts for free play and challenges. Grades 1-3

   
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misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Minecraft Mondays     Tell a Friend
   

Join other Minecraft enthusiasts for free play and challenges. Grades 1-3

   
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Maker Mondays: Stop Motion Animation     Tell a Friend
   

Monday, July 25 and August 1, 3 pm

Create your own short film using clay, Legos, construction paper, and other materials in this two-part workshop. Grades 4-8

   
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Sciencetellers: Power and Energy     Tell a Friend
   

Throw on your lab coat and buckle in — you are about to experience the science of power and energy through several hilarious, educational, and exciting hands-on experiments! Enjoy this energetic adventure as we discover what makes us move and what powers the world!  Grades K+

       
Tuesday July 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime: Imagination     Tell a Friend
   

This 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.  Ages 3-6

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Travel Club: India     Tell a Friend
   

Join us as we explore the food, language, and culture of India. We’ll play games, do a craft, and eat popular food.  Grades 1-3

       
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Chocolate Olympics     Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a delectable competition featuring your favorite candy bars! Face off to stack the tallest Oreo tower, race a chocolate relay, answer chocolate trivia, and more sweet sports. Grades 4-8

   
Wednesday July 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Drop-In     Tell a Friend
   

The library is offering device help on Wednesdays.  If you need help with your iPad, smartphone, Kindle, or other device, stop by the library and Technology Librarian Brad MacKenna will be on-hand to help answer your questions.

 
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.

Thursday July 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Times     Tell a Friend
   

This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers.

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
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.

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Spa Days: Back-to-School Nails & Facials     Tell a Friend
   

Learn to paint fresh and fruity nail designs, then relax with a honey, oatmeal and chocolate facial that’s good enough to eat! Grades 4-8

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Author Talk: Ann Leary     Tell a Friend
   

Ann Leary is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Good House, as well as the novel Outtakes from a Marriage and the memoir An Innocent, a Broad. The Good House is currently in development for a feature film. Her newest novel, The Children was published in May 2016.

    The registration period has not begun.
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Friday July 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Fitness Friday: Yoga (Ages 3 to 6)     Tell a Friend
   

The Yoga Loft presents an introductory yoga session.  Ages 3-6

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Fitness Friday: Yoga (Grades 1 to 3)     Tell a Friend
   

The Yoga Loft presents an introductory yoga session.  Grades 1-3

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Fitness Friday: Yoga (Grade 4 to 8)     Tell a Friend
   

The Yoga Loft presents an introductory yoga session.  Grades 4-8

    The registration period has not begun.
 
rec_yoga 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Fitness Friday: Yoga (Teens and Adults)     Tell a Friend
   

The Yoga Loft presents an hour-long introductory yoga session for teens and adults.

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Humans vs. Zombies     Tell a Friend
   

Who will be the Original Zombie? The super popular, internationally epic game of tag comes to Wilmington as a library-friendly version played after hours. BYO foam dart blasters and marshmallow launchers. Socks and bandanas provided. Grades 4-8

    The registration period has not begun.
Monday August 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Little Movers     Tell a Friend
   

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

    The registration period has not begun.
 
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.

    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday August 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime: Camping     Tell a Friend
   

This 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.  Ages 3-6

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Cookin' the Books     Tell a Friend
   

Featured Cookbook:  Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi
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 Plenty (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 compay.  Come hungry!

 

    The registration period has not begun.
 
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, and a pizza party at the conclusion.  Grades 4-8

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Wednesday August 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 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 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Drop-In     Tell a Friend
   

The library is offering device help on Wednesdays.  If you need help with your iPad, smartphone, Kindle, or other device, stop by the library and Technology Librarian Brad MacKenna will be on-hand to help answer your questions.

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM On Your Mark, Get Set: Read, Move, Laugh, and Play!     Tell a Friend
   

Using mime, comedy, and interactive playfulness, comic mime Robert Rivest shares fun ways to move, laugh and relieve stress. In addition to his hilarious mime stories, everyone will learn cool mime movements, awesome laughter exercises, and calming mindfulness activities. Ages 4+

    The registration period has not begun.
 
elect_computer3 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Device Demo: Apple TV (Limit 15)     Tell a Friend
   

Apple’s media streaming device allows you to watch blockbuster movies, hit TV shows, live sports, news, your family photos or listen to music. Come see it in action. 

    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday August 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Times     Tell a Friend
   

This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers.

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
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.

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Crafternoons: Stenciled Tote Bags     Tell a Friend
   

Use freezer paper and fabric paint to decorate a tote bag that’s perfect for going back to school. Grades 4-8

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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Author Talk: Michelle Hoover     Tell a Friend
   

Michelle Hoover is the Fannie Hurst Writer-in-Residence at Brandeis University and teaches at GrubStreet, where she leads the Novel Incubator program. She is a 2014 NEA Fellow and has been a Writer-in-Residence at Bucknell University, a MacDowell Fellow, and a winner of the PEN/New England Discovery Award. Her debut, The Quickening, was a 2010 Massachusetts Book Award “Must Read” and her most recent novel is Bottomland.

        There are many spaces available.
Friday August 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Fitness Friday: Active Games (Ages 3 to 6)     Tell a Friend
   

We will play lots of games that get kids moving!  Ages 3-6

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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Fitness Friday: Active Games (Grades 1 to 3)     Tell a Friend
   

We will play lots of games that get kids moving!  Grades 1-3

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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Fitness Friday: Active Games (Grades 4 to 8)     Tell a Friend
   

We will play lots of games that get kids moving!  Grades 4-8

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Monday August 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM S.T.A.R. Interview Technique     Tell a Friend
   

Learn to draft effective interview responses using the S.T.A.R. technique- a concise description of the Situation, Tasks Required, Action Taken, and the Results of your actions, which is used to present information in “story-form/” Stories are effective ways to communicate information about your experience and skills that interviewers remember better than off-the-cuff responses.  Presented by Barbara Alevras, owner of Sage Consulting Services. 

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misc_none 12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Minecraft Mondays     Tell a Friend
   

Join other Minecraft enthusiasts for free play and challenges. Grades 1-3

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misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Minecraft Mondays     Tell a Friend
   

Join other Minecraft enthusiasts for free play and challenges. Grades 1-3

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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Maker Mondays: Imagination Lab     Tell a Friend
   

Create something using any of the technologies available in the library including: 3D printing, LEGO Mindstorms, and stop-motion animation. Grades 4-8

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Lindsay and Her Puppet Pals     Tell a Friend
   

Join Lindsay and her lovingly crafted, larger-than-life Puppet Pals for a family fun show filled with silliness, crowd participation, and unique, memorable characters.  This series of charming and positive short stories will delight the young and the young at heart!  All ages

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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM 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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Tuesday August 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Preschool Storytime: Mo Willems     Tell a Friend
   

This 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.

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.  Ages 3-6

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Travel Club: Brazil     Tell a Friend
   

Join us as we explore the food, language, and culture of Brazil. We’ll play games, do a craft, and eat popular food.  Grades 1-3

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Olympics on the Big Screen     Tell a Friend
   

Watch the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio at the library! Snacks provided. Grades 6-12

Wednesday August 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Drop-In     Tell a Friend
   

The library is offering device help on Wednesdays.  If you need help with your iPad, smartphone, Kindle, or other device, stop by the library and Technology Librarian Brad MacKenna will be on-hand to help answer your questions.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Olympics on the Big Screen     Tell a Friend
   

Watch the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio at the library! Snacks provided. Grades 6-12

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Books to Action     Tell a Friend
   

Read a book in which the character faces a challenge such as poverty, homelessness, or foster care. Then, come to discuss the book and bring donations of books for More Than Words. This nonprofit organization empowers youth who are in foster care, court-involved, homeless or out of school to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a book store. Choose from either How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O’Connor, Paper Things by Jennifer Richard Jacobson, or Fast Break by Mike Lupica.  Bring donations of books that are in good condition. 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.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Robotics in Business     Tell a Friend
   

Symbotic, located in Wilmington, is a company that has uses robotics and an integrated software system to improve the efficiency of distribution centers. Join this session presented by Rob Sullivan, Chief Development Officer and Co-Founder to learn more about the use of robots do to overcome technical challenges within the supply chain. 

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Thursday August 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Baby Times     Tell a Friend
   

This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers.

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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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.

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:30 PM End of Summer Bash     Tell a Friend
   

Celebrate the end of summer reading with an all-ages party on Swain Green.  Food trucks will be available to purchase food along with music, games, entertainment and more!  A coupon for free ice cream will be available to all kids who have participated in the summer reading program.  All ages

Monday August 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Local Author Panel     Tell a Friend
   

Local authors Diann Sespico, author of Nicol’s Way; Jean Trounstine, author of six books including her latest A Boy with a Knife; cookbook author Ana Patuleia Ortins whose most recent book is Authentic Portuguese Cooking; Mark Fins author of Imagine That; Michael Monuteaux, who writes under the pseudonym Carl Monuto; and Mark Ryan author of sci-fi e-books featuring the Romeo Gang will be discussing their books and publishing experience. This is a great opportunity to support local authors and learn about new books. 

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Tuesday August 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 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.  

Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

    The registration period has ended.
Wednesday August 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Drop-In     Tell a Friend
   

The library is offering device help on Wednesdays.  If you need help with your iPad, smartphone, Kindle, or other device, stop by the library and Technology Librarian Brad MacKenna will be on-hand to help answer your questions.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Back to Hogwarts Bash     Tell a Friend
   

Welcome to the Wilmington School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Back to spells and enchantments, potions and friends.  To Gryffindors! Hufflepuffs! Ravenclaws! Slytherins!  Grades 4-8

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Thursday August 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Big Band Idols     Tell a Friend
   

Ken Lelen, vocalist and vintage guitarist, will sing the songs of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Shore, Peggy Lee and others, who sang for big bands, society orchestras and jazz combos led by the great band leaders of the 30s & 40s. Mr. Lelen will offer amusing anecdotes, musings and comments and will pair each song with an acoustic guitar made in the same period for an authentic sound. 

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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Novel Ideas: Fiction Book Group     Tell a Friend
   

Featured Book: The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

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. 

    The registration period has not begun.
Monday August 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none High School Summer Reading Discussions     Tell a Friend
   

Time to be announced.
Ms. Millerick leads a discussion of the High School Summer Reading selections. Grades 9-12

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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Job Tips from One Who Knows     Tell a Friend
   

Nancy Drees, Principal and Founder of Vacare Group, provides recruiting services to start-up technology companies helping them hire candidates across multiple disciplines. Nancy will share what employers are looking for in candidates, how you can best conduct a job search through non-traditional methods, and how to best prepare for an interview.

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Tuesday August 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none High School Summer Reading Discussions     Tell a Friend
   

Time to be announced.
Ms. Millerick leads a discussion of the High School Summer Reading selections. Grades 9-12

    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday August 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none High School Summer Reading Discussions     Tell a Friend
   

Time to be announced.
Ms. Millerick leads a discussion of the High School Summer Reading selections. Grades 9-12

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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Drop-In     Tell a Friend
   

The library is offering device help on Wednesdays.  If you need help with your iPad, smartphone, Kindle, or other device, stop by the library and Technology Librarian Brad MacKenna will be on-hand to help answer your questions.

Thursday August 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none High School Summer Reading Discussions     Tell a Friend
   

Time to be announced.
Ms. Millerick leads a discussion of the High School Summer Reading selections. Grades 9-12

    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday August 31, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Drop-In     Tell a Friend
   

The library is offering device help on Wednesdays.  If you need help with your iPad, smartphone, Kindle, or other device, stop by the library and Technology Librarian Brad MacKenna will be on-hand to help answer your questions.

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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