LIBRARY LINEUP: Learn How To Sew On April 10, History Of Code Breaking On April 11

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

How-to Sew *RR
Tuesday, April 10, 7 pm

Learn hand-sewing basics, including various stitches, how to sew on a button; mend a seam, and more with seamstress and Wilmington resident Christine Lemieux.  Supplies included.

10 Things to Know About Long Term Investing *RR
Monday, April 9, 10 am 

Many people get flawed investment advice. Take a ten-question quiz to test your knowledge of long-term investment facts in this fun and engaging workshop.  Scott and Brian Hawley from 3D Asset Management will review the questions and explain the answers. Expect to be surprised!

Codebreaking and Information Theory*RR
Wednesday, April 11, 7 pm
Since the time of antiquity, humans have been sending coded messages to each other in order to protect sensitive information. Join Harvard professor Chris Rycroft for an overview of the development of cryptography and information theory. The talk will cover historical methods for encoding messages, the seminal work of Claude Shannon in the 1940’s that laid the foundations for digital communication, and modern approaches that are used to protect everyday internet transactions. Geared to a general audience.

Tap Into Spring *RR
Thursday, April 19, 2:30 pm
Together, Jenny (singer and tap dancer) and Jacob (pianist and violinist) play a repertoire that spans the Great American Songbook, jazz standards, original compositions, and tap dance choreography from the Copasetics.  Not to be missed!

Novel Ideas Fiction Book Group *RR
Thursday, April 19, 7 pm
Featured Book: Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker
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.

Youth Events

Drop-In Storytime
Friday, April 6, 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

SAT Practice Test *RR
Saturday, April 7, 12:30-5 pm
Practice the new SAT for free! Organized through The Princeton Review, students take the entire 3 hour and 50 minute test allowing an extra 25 minutes for breaks, and then receive their scores via email.  Grades 9-12

Baby Laptime *RR
Monday, April 9, 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: Rainforest *RR
Monday, April 9, 10:30 am
Explore science through hands on activities. Ages 3-5

Art Adventures: Sushe Felix Desert Landscapes *RR
Tuesday, April 10, 3:45 pm
Create your own masterpiece in the style of Sushe Felix. We’ll explore different forms of media and techniques to make one of a kind desert landscapes for you to take home. Grades 1-5.

Star Mag
Wednesday, April 11, 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

Mini Monets *RR
Thursday, April 12, 10 am
Children learn to express their creativity, practice fine motor skills, and experiment through art. Join us as we discover our inner artists through creative play! Ages 18 months-2

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

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