WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a listing of FREE upcoming programs for adults, teens and kids at the Wilmington Memorial Library.
Registration begins 30 days prior to the event. Please register online using our Calendar of Events at www.wilmlibrary.org 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). Thank you to the Friends of the Library for funding support for library programs!
From Ballpark to Bookshelf: A Discussion of Modern Sports Literature (RR)
Thursday, August 6, 7pm
What is your favorite Boston sports book? Former sports anchorman, Pete Solomon will discuss works of a number of well-known sportswriters as well as highlight a couple of the most memorable books about sports in Boston. In addition, Pete will also share his many experiences of more than three decades in sports broadcasting.
Kids & Teens Programs
Captain America’s Sugar Rush (RR)
Monday, August 3, 3pm
Do you have a sweet tooth? Join us in making a variety of delicious red, white and blue desserts that match Captain America’s costume. Grades 3+
Storytime: Animals at Night
Tuesday, August 4, 10am
Listen to stories and make a fun craft! No registration necessary, but attendance is limited to the first 30 children who arrive. Ages 3-6.
Travel Club: Mexico (RR)
Tuesday, August 4, 3pm
Join us as we explore the food, language, and culture of Mexico! We’ll play games, do a craft, and eat popular Mexican food!. Grades 1+
Heroes of Sports (RR)
Wednesday, August 5, 3pm
Calling all sports fans! Join us as we celebrate the greatest heroes of sports! Make your own trading card, have a basketball shooting contest, play sports trivia, and more! Grades 1+
Thursday, August 6, 9:30am
Drop in for a program of rhymes, songs and books, followed by an opportunity for babies to play with age-appropriate toys. Ages birth-24 months.
All You Can Read Buffet (RR)
Thursday, August 6, 1-5pm
It wouldn’t be summer without an All You can Read Buffet at the library. Bring something comfortabule to lounge upon, and read your materials or ours in air-conditioned comfort. We will provide the snacks and beverages throughout the day, a pizza party at the conclusion, and prizes. Grades 3+
Superhero Training Academy (RR)
Friday August 7, 10am
Find out your superhero name and discover your secret super powers. Then take this week’s superhero skills challenge, play our most popular training academy game, and build your own superhero gadget. Kindergarten+
Imagination Lab (RR)
Friday, August 7, 2pm
Try out the latest technologies available in the library including: 3D printing, LEGO Mindstorms, Minecraft and Stop-Motion Animation. Grades 4+
Adult Summer Reading Raffle
Add summer extra fun to your summer reading! Keep track of your summer reading for the chance to win. Readers who log books will be entered into a weekly raffle and eligible to win a $15 gift card to Dunkin’ Donuts. Enter online at http://www.wilmlibrary.org or pick up a paper entry at the library.
(NOTE: These weekly listings are submitted by the Wilmington Memorial Library.)