LIBRARY LINEUP: Bestselling Author Joseph Finder Kicks Off Summer Author Series On June 22

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 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!

Adult Events

Author Talk: Joseph Finder *RR
Thursday, June 22, 7 pm
New York Times bestselling author Joseph Finder will discuss his new book, The Switch.  Finder, is the author of thirteen previous books, including Killer Instinct, which won the International Thriller Writer’s Thriller Award for Best Novel of 2006. Two of his other books, Paranoia and High Crimes, became major motion pictures.

Opportunities at Middlesex Community College
Monday, June 26, 10 am

Jennifer Migliozzi, Assistant Director of Admissions at Middlesex Community College, will discuss opportunities available at Middlesex for job seekers and career changers, such as certificate programs and online degree programs, and assist those interested in the application process.

Kids & Teen Events

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

Little Movers *RR
Monday, June 19, 10 am
Let’s move! Join us for a morning of singing, dancing, and moving around! Ages 1-2

PJ Storytime
Monday, June 19, 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

Build a Better World Preschool Storytime: Construction
Tuesday, June 20, 10 am
Come listen to books about construction and make a fun craft.
Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.  Ages 3-6

Family Movie Beauty and the Beast *RR
Tuesday, June 20, 6:30 pm
Come watch this adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love. Enjoy freshly popped popcorn. Please note that children under 10 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

3D Modeling *RR
Tuesday, June 20, 10 am – 12 pm OR
Thursday, June 22, 10 am – 12 pm
Develop your spatial and artistic abilities to create printer-ready 3D models. Kids learn modeling by starting with a base mesh and finish with a fully realized sculpture that will be printed on a 3D printer.  Please register for only one workshop. Grades 4-8

3D Modeling *RR
Wednesday, June 21, 10 am – 12 pm
Develop your spatial and artistic abilities to create printer-ready 3D models. Kids learn modeling by starting with a base mesh and finish with a fully realized sculpture that will be printed on a 3D printer. Grades 1-3

Crafternoons *RR
Make Your Own Candy
Wednesday, June 21, 3 pm
Using gum paste and flavor oils, create your own candies! Bring your own tin to take home the candy. Grades 4-8

Drive-in Movie *RR
Wednesday, June 21, 6:30 pm
Join us as we make and decorate cars out of large cardboard boxes. Afterwards, we’ll eat popcorn inside our cars as we watch short films by Mo Willems (Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Knuffle Bunny) at our own Drive-In Movie Theater! Each child will need an adult to assist them.  Ages 3-5

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(NOTE: These weekly listings are submitted by the Wilmington Memorial Library.)

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