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!
Poetry Circle *RR
Saturday, November 18, 9:15 am-11:30 am
Love poetry? The poetry circle is a great opportunity to meet other poets and get constructive feedback in a supportive environment. When registering, please provide your email address so you can receive an agenda and any prep materials in advance. Led by local writing enthusiast, Barbara Alevras.
Movie Night: Cars 3
Tuesday, November 21, 6:30 pm
The popular Pixar computer animated auto racing movie will be shown. A parent or guardian must accompany children under the age of 10.
What’s Next in Your Career Life?*RR
Monday, November 27, 10 am
In this interactive presentation, explore the impact of the longevity revolution and the “changing face of retirement”. Explore the importance of connection, engagement, purpose and meaning in life plus some 21st century strategies for thinking about work. Presented by Dorian Mintzer a licensed psychologist, life coach, and owner and president of Revolutionize Retirement and co-author of The Couples Retirement Puzzle.
Writing Skills Group *RR
Tuesday, November 28, 7 pm
Learn and apply creative writing tips, tools, and techniques shared by published authors and other writing experts. Open to all who want to improve their creative writing skills and get their work published. When registering, please provide your email address so you can receive an agenda and any prep materials in advance. Led by local writing enthusiast, Barbara Alevras.
Kids and Teen Events
R.E.A.D. Middle Grade Book Club *RR
Friday, November 17, 3:45 pm
Read, Eat and Discuss great books. This month’s selection is The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond by Brenda Woods. Pick up a copy at the library. Grades 4-5
Baby Laptime *RR
Monday, November 20, 9:30 am
Join us for a morning of songs, tickles, bounces, and rhymes perfect for little pre-walking babies and their caregivers. Infants- 15 months
Exploration Station: Volcanoes *RR
Monday, November 20, 10:30 am
Explore science through hands on activities. Ages 3-5
First Look Book Group
Wednesday, November 22, 3 pm
Want to discover the next big thing in YA lit? First Look is for you! Hang out with other teen fiction aficionados and read books hot off the presses! Snacks provided. Grades 6-12
Little Movers *RR
Monday, November 27, 10 am
Let’s move! Join us for a morning of singing, dancing, and moving around! Ages 1-2
Interactive History Adventures: Orphan Trains*RR
Monday, November 27, 3:45 pm
Jump into a life from long ago! We will read together from the You Choose Interactive History series and decide as a group who to be, where to go, and what to do. Will we succeed? Will we fail? Will we even survive? It’s up to us! Grades 3-5
Monday, November 27, 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
Music and More with Bernadette Baird *RR
Wednesday, November 29, 6:30 pm
Bernadette Baird presents music and movement for toddlers and young children through age three. Sing, play musical instruments and dance. Ages 1-3
Wednesday November 22- Library closed at 5 pm
Thursday November 23 Thanksgiving – Library Closed
Friday November 24 – Library Closed
Saturday November 25 Library open 9am to 5 pm.
Please note that the Book Store Next Door will be closed on Wednesday November 22.
(NOTE: These weekly listings are submitted by the Wilmington Memorial Library.)
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