Library Lineup: Town-Wide Yard Sale Set For 6/13, Applications Now Available

Here’s a lineup of some of the great programs for adults, teenagers and children happening soon at the Wilmington Memorial Library.

Adult Events:

Business Networking for the Job Seeker (RR)

Monday, April 13, 9:45 am coffee, 10 am speaker

Kevin Willett the CEO of the Friends of Kevin Networking Group joins us for an interactive conversation about the benefits of networking to find your next job. The Friends of Kevin Networking group has placed 14 people in the last two years. Kevin will discuss how to build relationships to help you find your next job.

Tuesday Night Craft

Chrysanthemum Mirror

Tuesday, April 14, 7 pm

With Earth Day on the horizon, this environmentally-conscious craft transforms upcycled materials into a stunning piece of wall décor. By painting and layering plastic around a small mirror, the finished project will resemble a blooming chrysanthemum. (ages 16+, limit 15, cost $5.00; register at main desk)

Walk Through the Delta–blues concert (RR)

Thursday, April 16, 2:30 pm

A Walk Through the Delta is both an entertaining and educational overview of early 20th century southern music, primarily from the Black music of the day and its influence on the later jazz, rock music and even bluegrass. Songs are punctuated with foil humor while introducing the audience to the musical styles and key performers of this era. “Poor Howard” Stith has been performing 12-string barrelhouse blues for over forty years in the U.S., Europe, and Japan.

Fiction Book Group (RR)

Thursday, April 16, 7pm

Enjoy reading fiction? Come to the initial meeting of the library’s fiction book led by Adult Services Librarian, Kim Rowley. The book to be discussed is Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford; copies will be on hand at the main desk starting in February. Book groups are a wonderful way to expand your reading interests and meet others in the community. All are welcome; refreshments served.

Teen Events:

Get a Job! –  How to Prepare for a Job Interview (RR)

Monday, April 13, 3 pm

Join professional career coaches Bonnie Petrovich and Jan Stewart for an interactive workshop to help you with the job search. Learn how to write a resume, dress to impress for an interview, interact with a potential employer, and more. Then use the advice and tips of these experts at our Teen Job Fair on Wednesday, April 22.

Teen Job Fair (RR)

Wednesday, April 22, 4-6 pm

Are you interested in volunteering or looking for a summer job? Come to our Teen Job Fair! Teens age 15-17 are invited to meet with employers in the community to talk about current and future positions. Representatives from Market Basket, Panera, Red Heat Tavern, Burger King, and more will be available for teens to meet.

Teen All-You-Can-Read Buffet (RR)

Friday, April 24, 12 pm – 4 pm

Back by popular demand!  Bring something comfy, pick a spot, and enjoy this reading marathon with a cold drink and endless snacks. Choose from our selection of popular teen books or bring your own. Make it to the end and you’ll be rewarded with a pizza feast. Open to grades 6-12.

Wilmington Talent Showcase (RR)

Friday, April 24, 7 pm

Now is the time to show off your special talents! Parents, friends, and siblings are invited to attend the performance.

Children’s Events

Book Discussion for Grades 2 and 3 *RR

Monday, April 13, 3:45 pm

Join us for a book discussion!  The book of the month will be announced 30 days before the date of the discussion.  Copies will be available for pick up at the kids’ check out desk.

PJ Storytime

Monday, April 13, 6:30 pm

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.

Toddler Singalong with Ed Morgan *RR

Tuesday, April 14, 10 am

Come sing and dance with “The Music Man”! For over 10 years Ed Morgan has delighted kids and grown-ups alike with his interactive blend of original & traditional children’s songs. Ages 2-5.   Thank you to Community Teamworks, Inc. for funding this program.

Art Adventures: Andy Warhol *RR

Tuesday, April 14, 3:45 pm

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

Growing Readers *RR

Wednesday, April 15,  3:45

Help grow your child’s early learning skills at this storytime filled with literacy-based activities. Afterwards, there will be several activity stations where children can practice different reading skills – all while having lots of fun! Ages 3-6

All Hands Drumming Workshop with Tony Fonseca *RR

Wednesday, April 15, 6:30 pm

Learn to drum from a professional instructor using an easy to follow Color Code system that allows children to quickly learn rhythm patterns, feel accomplished, and have fun while developing individual skills and group drumming experience. Grades 1-5.

Library News

Edible Books Contest

Saturday, April 11

Stop by the library on Saturday, April 11 from noon to 4:30 pm to see the Edible Book entries on display.

Week of the Young Child Art Show

Monday, April 13-Saturday, April 18

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

Save the Date Town Wide Yard Sale

Saturday, June 13, 9am – 3pm

Start cleaning out your attic and plan to be part of the town wide yard sale.  For $15 dollars, the library will promote the sale through all its channels and will provide a map online and in print of all the sale locations. In addition, you will receive two yard sale signs to post. Applications are available at the library and online HERE.

Event Registration Info:

Registration begins 30 days prior to the event. Please register online using our Calendar of Events at or by calling (978) 694-2099 (for Adult) or (978) 694-2098 (for Children/Teen). Please note we request registration for programs that are marked (RR).

(NOTE: Library Lineup is submitted by the Wilmington Memorial Library.  Lineup will typically run every Wednesday.)

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