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!
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 wilmlibrary.org. Bring your dish to the meeting and enjoy sampling everyone’s dishes!
New Year Computer Cleanup *RR
Wednesday, January 3, 7 pm
New Year, new computer…sort of. Instead of buying a new one, get tips on how to clean up your computer, smartphone, and online presence. Topics will include defragmenting, backups, and passwords. Presented by Technology Librarian Brad McKenna.
Pints + Pages Book Group *RR
Thursday, January 4, 7 pm
Featured book: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Location: Golden Ginger, Wilmington
A social book group geared towards readers in their 20’s and 30’s. The group meets on the first Thursday of every other month. Librarians from the Wilmington and Reading Public Libraries will host the book discussion. Meeting location rotates between Wilmington and Reading.
Fiction Critique Group *RR
Saturday, January 6, 9:15 am
Love writing fiction? Whether you are drafting a short story or a novel, joining our Critique Group is a great opportunity to meet other writers 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 before the meeting. Open to all experience levels writing in all genres. Led by local writing enthusiast, Barbara Alevras.
Meditation for Total Wellness *RR
Saturday, January 6, 10:30 am
Meditation is a means of creating a more positive, healthy lifestyle. It is an invaluable tool helping people reduce stress and gain a deeper sense of fulfillment in life as well as foster greater physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Join Dr. Allan Hughes, long time meditator for this powerful workshop that can positively affect your life.
Kids & Teen Events
Trivia Tuesday *RR
Tuesday, January 2, 6:30 pm
Show us your smarts at pub-style trivia! Play against your parents and friends, putting your pop culture knowledge to the test. The winning team walks off with prizes (and bragging rights!). Snacks provided. Grades 6 to 12.
Kindergarten Book Club *RR
Wednesday, January 3, 3:45 pm
This book club is for Kindergarteners who miss storytime or those who love being read to. We will read and discuss a few books together, then do a fun activity. Kindergarten
Books and Cookies *RR
Wednesdays, 6:30 pm
January 3, 10, 17, 24
Join us as we read four Mercy Watson books by Kate DiCamillo in this four-week series. We’ll enjoy hot chocolate and cookies as we read a different book together each week. Afterwards, we’ll do a fun craft or activity. Grades 1-3
Thursday, January 4, 3:45 pm
Build a unique LEGO creation. Kindergarten+
Friday, January 5, 10:00 am
Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Space is limited. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Ages 2-5 and one or more adults
(NOTE: These weekly listings are submitted by the Wilmington Memorial Library.)
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