WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a list 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!
Unique Networking Methods That Work *RR
Monday, July 25th, 10:00
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.
Author Talk: Ann Leary *RR
Thursday, July 28, 7 pm
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.
Friday, July 29, 12 pm
The Yoga Loft presents an hour-long introductory yoga session for teens and adults.
Cookin’ the Books *RR
Tuesday, August 2, noon
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Bring your dish to the meeting, sample everyone’s dishes and talk about the cookbook.
Kids & Teen Events
Wait List for Children’s Programs
Please note that those children’s programs that are full and have wait list are not listed below.
Preschool Storytime: Imagination
Tuesday, July 26, 10 am
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
Read to Zoey
Wednesday, July 27, 6:30-7:30pm
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, 9:30am
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.
Time for Twos
Thursday, July 28, 10:30am
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.
On Your Mark, Get Set: Read, Move, Laugh, and Play! *RR
Wednesday, August 3, 6:30 pm
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+
Having a cookout this weekend? Borrow one of the library’s lawn games for some fun family and friends. We have bocce, horseshoe, croquet, and ring toss.
Book Store Next Door Summer Hours
The Book Store Next Door is open on Wednesday and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. Stop by and stock up on your way to the beach. Low prices and wonderful books!
(NOTE: These weekly listings are submitted by the Wilmington Memorial Library.)
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