LIBRARY LINEUP: How To Pack Healthy Lunches On August 8; Summer Bash On August 10

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

Stamps of New England *RR
Monday, August 7, 2:30 pm
Henry Lukas, Educational Director of the Spellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History, will make history come alive with his one hour PowerPoint presentation on the stamps of New England.  All stamps tell a story and what better way to learn about the rich history of the Commonwealth and its neighbors.

Writing Group *RR
Monday, August 7, 7 pm
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 Pack Healthy Lunches *RR
Tuesday, August 8, 7 pm
Making healthy lunches every day can be a tall order!  A little creativity and organization go a long way in making lunch time successful for all. Preparation, labeling techniques and fun recipes will be discussed. It’s time to get your family involved in eating healthy food while making your life easier. Join Wilmington resident, Nicole Hartford for an evening dedicated to all things lunch boxes!

Summer Bash
Thursday, August 10, 5 pm-7:30 pm
Location: Swain Green near 4th of July Bldg.
Bring your lawn chairs and your blankets! Relax and enjoy dinner from the Amigos Locos Tex-Mex or Wildfire BBQ food trucks (affordable prices plus kid’s menu) followed by a refreshing Richie’s slush ($1). Music will be provided by Quentin Callewaert, the young musician who delighted the audience last year.  Children’s games and entertainment will be part of the evening’s festivities.

Kids & Teen Events

Little Movers *RR
Monday, August 7, 10 am
Let’s move! Join us for a morning of singing, dancing, and moving around! Ages 1-2

PJ Storytime
Monday, August 7, 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: Home Sweet Home
Tuesday, August 8, 10 am
Come listen to books about different types of homes and make a fun craft.
Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.  Ages 3-6

Travel Club: Egypt *RR
Tuesday, August 8, 3 pm
Join us as we explore the food, language, and culture of Egypt. We’ll play games, do a craft, and eat popular Egypt food. Grades 1-3

Baby Times
Thursday, August 10, 9:30 am
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, August 10, 10:30 am
This fun program features books, songs, rhymes, music and movement.  Age: 2 and a caregiver. Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Middle Ground Book Club *RR
Thursday, August 10, 3 pm
Read Still a Work in Progress by Jo Knowles (also the author of See You at Harry’s) and get a chance to chat with the author. Grades 6-9

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

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