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!
Writing Group *RR
Saturday, May 6, 9:15 am
If you love to write and seek feedback, then join our writing group. When registering, please provide your email address so you can receive an agenda and any prep materials in advance. Open to all genres and levels. Led by local writing enthusiast, Barbara Alevras.
How to Manage Your Time and Organize Your Life *RR
Monday, May 8, 10 am
Certified Life Coach and ADHD Coach Linda King, author of The Joy of Getting Things Done, will discuss skills important for job seekers such as time management, staying organized, keeping commitments, and staying calm. Linda will help you come up with systems and strategies that will help you get unstuck and put you on your way to getting the job you want.
Free Downloads From the Internet *RR
Wednesday, May 10, 7 pm
Bernie Lyons, who has over 30 years of experience in the high tech industry, will show how to download free programs, games, audio, video, and texts from the Internet and how to use these file with various devices. He will show where free programs and applications can be found and cover the differences between freeware, shareware, public domain, creative commons, and similar terms. Sources for music, audiobooks, texts, movies, documentaries, podcasts, old TV programs, etc., will be provided.
Kids & Teen Events
Drop-In Baby Times
Saturday, May 6, 9:30 am
Babies and their caregivers will enjoy this fun storytime that includes rhymes, songs, books, scarves, shakers, bubbles and more. Infants through 24 months.
Dads and Donuts
Saturday, May 6,10:30 am
Dads and their kids ages two 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.
Baby Laptime *RR
Monday, May 8, 9:30 am
Join us for a morning of songs, tickles, bounces, and rhymes perfect for little pre-walking babies and their caregivers.
Exploration Station: Colors *RR
Monday, May 8, 10:30 am
Explore science through hands on activities. Ages 3-5
Maker Mondays: Hydraulic Flower
Monday, May 8, 3 pm
Build a simple hydraulic system using syringes and to make a Strawbees flower open and close. Grades 6-12
Developmental Milestones *RR
Monday, May 8, 7 pm
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 Sarah Martorano, M.Ed. Developmental Specialist at Thom Mystic Valley Early Intervention.
The Wilmington Memorial Library, along with all MVLC libraries, will launch a new online catalog May 18. The new catalog will have a user friendly design with improved searching features. In addition, you will have the ability to pay fines and fees online with a credit or debit card.
MVLC will be migrating to its new system beginning Monday, May 15 through Wednesday, May 17. During this period when we will be operating partially offline, please note the following:
- We will not be able to check in library materials and ask that you wait until the week of May 22 to return them. No fines will be incurred.
- You will need your library card to check out library material.
- Although you will be able to view the old catalog, you will not be able to place any holds.
- There will be no delivery of interlibrary loans until Saturday, May 20.
We appreciate your understanding during this transition and look forward to your feedback on our new online catalog.
(NOTE: These weekly listings are submitted by the Wilmington Memorial Library.)
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