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!
Town Wide Yard Sale
Saturday, June 10, 8 am – 2 pm
Get ready to shop for bargains! Pick up a yard sale map at the Library, Town Hall, and the Market Basket courtesy counter.
Backyard Composting, Organic Gardening, and More *RR
Saturday, June 10, 2:30 pm
Go green! Wilmington resident Anthony Saragosa, who has been a backyard gardener for many years, will share his expertise on composting, rain barrel utilization, organic gardening and lawn maintenance, fruit tree care, and more. This is an opportunity to learn how to use and care for your land so you are in harmony with nature and can enjoy the bounty it produces.
Job Networkers Meeting: Selling Yourself *RR
Monday, June 12, 10 am
Ray Mascola, owner of Targeting Sales Growth, which helps companies identify and close business for sales growth, will talk about effective communications techniques. He will discuss calendar management and research tools – including LinkedIn – while emphasizing that no matter what type of position being sought, as job seekers everyone must think of themselves as being in marketing and sales.
How to Learn to Repair Your Car*RR
Tuesday, June 13, 7 pm
Wilmington resident Jeff Nussbaum repairs his own vehicles using internet resources for guidance. He will show you where to get good information, discuss safety concerns, and will discuss his favorite repairs such as brakes and oil changes.
Astronomy and Telescopes *RR
Wednesday, June 14, 7 pm
Robert A. Gonsalves, Professor Emeritus of Engineering at Tufts University, will show the universe as seen through the eyes of the Hubble telescope, discussing the design of telescopes including space-based telescopes like the Hubble, the two-lens design by Galileo, Newton’s curved mirror, and ground-based telescopes. See beautiful pictures, learn a little about our universe, and walk away with a new appreciation of our world.
Benny and Beyond with Todd and Joe *RR
Thursday, June 15, 2:30 pm
Clarinetist Todd Brunel and pianist Joe Reid will take you back in time. Benny Goodman was a great American icon, and a musician whose talent knew no boundaries. Todd and Joe will present some of the music made famous by the “King of Swing,” as well as a few original recordings by the man, himself.
Children and Teen Events
Family Board Game Night
Monday, June 12 6:30-7:30 pm
Now that the school year is winding down, drop in for an evening of board games in the Children’s Room. Bring your own or use ours. All ages
Summer Reading Kickoff Program: Mike Bent’s “Books Build a Magical World” Magic Show *RR
Saturday, June 17, 11:00 am
Kick off our summer reading program with a fun magic show developed especially for kids and families. Mike has garnered multiple awards over his 20-year career for his exciting blend of humor and magic. With storytelling, puppets, and mind reading ants, you will not want to miss this special show! All ages
Delayed Opening Friday, June 9
The library will be closed 9am to 1 pm on Friday, June 9 for staff training and be open from 1pm to 5 pm on Friday.
Change in Tutoring Hours
The Banda Room at the library is reserved for tutoring on Wednesdays 9 am to 12 noon during the summer from the end June when school recesses until the end of August when school resumes. Please note that the Banda Room is no longer available for tutoring on Mondays during the summer due to the library’s need to use this room for programming.
(NOTE: These weekly listings are submitted by the Wilmington Memorial Library.)
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