LIBRARY LINEUP: Holiday Story Time On Dec. 19; Holiday Piano Concert On Dec. 21

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a list of FREE upcoming programs for adults, teens and kids at the Wilmington Memorial Library.

Adult Events

Poetry Circle *RR
Saturday, December 16, 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.

Financial Elder Abuse *RR
Tuesday, December 19, 2:30 pm
Financial elder abuse is a growing crime in this country.  A representative from the Reading Cooperative Bank will provide information on common scams and what you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones.

Holiday Concert: Music Past and Present *RR
Thursday, December 21, 7 pm
Highly acclaimed pianist/composer Deborrah Wyndham shares her own arrangements of various holiday pieces both traditional and popular. With styles ranging from contemporary, classical and jazz to ragtime, she plays holiday songs from both the far past and present, such as “Sleigh Ride,” “Greensleeves” and more, while sharing interesting facts about the songs’ beginnings and composers.

Writing Skill Group *RR
Tuesday, December 26, 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.

Cookin’ the Books *RR
Tuesday, January 2, 12 pm

Featured Cookbook: Real Food Heals: Eat to Feel Younger & Stronger Every Day by Seamus Mullen
If you love to cook and enjoy talking about food and sharing recipes then this group is for you.  Pick up a copy of the cookbook (or find a recipe from the book online); register and record your recipe selection on the events calendar at Bring your dish to the meeting and enjoy sampling everyone’s dishes!

Kids & Teen Events

R.E.A.D. Middle Grade Book Club: Redwall by Brian Jacques
Friday, December 15, 3:45 pm

Read, Eat and Discuss great classic books written for kids in grades 4-5.

Little Movers *RR
Monday, December 18, 10 am

Let’s move! Join us for a morning of singing, dancing, and moving around! Ages 1-2

Special Holiday Storytime *RR
Tuesday, December 19, 10 am

Enjoy a special holiday themed storytime. We will sing holiday songs and make a fun craft! Ages 3-5

Family Movie Night- Despicable Me 3 *RR
Tuesday, December 19, 6:30 pm

Come watch the adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters—Margo, Edith and Agnes—and the Minions. Rated PG. Popcorn and water will be served. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Library News

Closed Friday Morning December 15
The library will be closed Friday, December 15 from 9 am to 1 pm for staff training. The library will be open 1 pm to 5 pm on Friday.

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

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