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!
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 many of the following programs.
Everyone Communicates, Few Connect *RR
Monday, February 12, 10 am
If you want to succeed, you must learn how to connect with people, and while it may seem like some people are just born with it, the fact is anyone can learn how to make every communication an opportunity for a powerful connection. Certified professional speaker, trainer, and coach Srdjan Perisic from The John Maxwell Team, will tell you how.
How to Buy and Sell a Home *RR
Tuesday, February 13, 2017, 7 pm
Get ready for the spring buying season! Realtors Linda Thomson and Mona Bottoni-DeRosby from Keller-Williams Realty in Reading, MA will walk you through all stages of the buying and selling process. They will also touch on the current market conditions and provide tips on how to prepare a home to sell and how to determine what a house is worth (for both buyers and sellers). Mortgage lender Andrew Marquis from Guaranteed Rate will talk about financing options; and real estate attorney Sean O’Brien will discuss the closing process and associated costs.
The Science of Chocolate *RR
Wednesday, February 14, 7 pm
Learn which chemicals elicit biochemical reactions in the human brain, making chocolate the perfect indulgence. During the presentation, you will also learn how to taste chocolate for quality and how to eat it, too. Presented by Michael Cross, Associate Professor of Chemistry at Northern Essex Community College.
“Love Notes” with the Swing Fever Trio *RR
Thursday, February 15, 2:30 pm
The Swing Fever Trio applies its distinctive jazz style to some of the great love songs of such composers as George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers and more. The Trio features keyboardist/vocalist Steve Rudolph who has performed for over 45 years both in the U.S. and Europe, accompanied by Ralph Pepe on bass and Alan Trebat on drums, both fixtures in the New England music scene for many years.
Novel Ideas Fiction Book Group *RR
Thursday, February 15, pm
Featured Book: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
Enjoy reading fiction? Join the library’s fiction book group led by Adult Services Librarian Kim Rowley. Please stop by the library to pick up a copy of the featured book.
Dads and Donuts
Saturday, February 10, 10:30 am
Dads and their kids ages two and up are invited to drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and more. Moms, grandparents and other caregivers are welcome, too! Ages 2-5 and one or more adults
Baby Laptime *RR
Monday, February 12, 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: Magnets *RR
Monday, February 12, 10:30 am
Explore science through hands on activities. Ages 3-5
Art Adventures: Alexander Calder Wire Sculptures *RR
Tuesday, February 13, 3:45 pm
Create your own masterpiece in the style of three celebrated artists and illustrators. We’ll explore different forms of media and techniques to make one of a kind artwork for you to take home. Grades 1-5
Story Theater Valentine Adventure: Making Our Hearts Happy! *RR
Wednesday, February 14, 10 am
Children will listen to a theme-related story celebrating Valentine’s Day and the art of kindness and friendship. With the help of drama instructor Cindi Haggerty, and using costumes, props, and our imagination, we will bring that tale to life through guided drama and creative play. Ages 3-5
Wednesday, February 14, 3:45 pm
Drop in to help create this magazine written by, for, and about kids and published by the library. Bring in finished, original artwork, puzzles, poems, comics, and jokes or create it while you are here. Grades 3-6
Crafternoon: Taco Earbud Holders*RR
Thursday, February 15, 3:45 pm
Tired of untangling (and breaking) your earbud cords? You need a taco earbud holder! Make an extra for yourself or a friend. Grades 4-8
(NOTE: These weekly listings are submitted by the Wilmington Memorial Library.)
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