LIBRARY LINEUP: Learn How To Add Years To Your Life On May 7; Mount Washington Weather On May 9

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

Adding Years to Your Life *RR
Monday, May 7, 2:30 pm
Paula Koppel, a registered nurse and geriatric nurse practitioner for over 25 years, presents the latest research on the physiology of aging and longevity enhancement by exploring four areas of the world where people live the longest.  Learn how specific lifestyle changes can biologically slow down the aging process. This program is particularly important for folks ages 50-75 when investments in health and wellbeing promote significant improvements in longevity and quality of life.

Mount Washington Weather *RR
Wednesday, May 9, 7pm

Why is Mount Washington called the “Home of the World’s Worst Weather”? Join Mount Washington Observatory’s Will Broussard for an investigation into the unique life and work of weather observers. We will explore how the mountain’s weather works and what it can tell us about New England’s own weather patterns. This program will include interactive demonstrations, weather instruments, stunning photography, and video footage from the summit.

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect *RR
Monday, May 14, 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.

Current Affairs Discussion Group *RR
Wednesday, May 16, 7 pm (meets the third Wednesday of the month)

A new group is forming for all who would like to broaden their knowledge of current national and international affairs.  Come to this inaugural meeting to find out more and help decide on upcoming topics.  You will have the opportunity to discuss topical events and learn from others. Recommended background readings will be provided prior to each meeting. Led by facilitator Dan Hall.

Kids and Teen Events

Drop-In Baby Times
Saturday, May 5, 9:30 am
Babies and their caregivers will enjoy this fun storytime that includes rhymes, songs, books, scarves, shakers, bubbles and more.  Infants through 24 months 

Dads and Donuts
Saturday, May 5, 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

Pokémon Club *RR
Saturday, May 5, 3 pm
Join other Pokémon lovers to play the game, trade cards and have fun! Grades 1+

Wilmington Community Playgroup
Monday, May 7, 9:30 am
Drop in for a fun playgroup led by the CTI Family Resource Network. Ages 2-5

Art Adventures: Mixed Media Animal Portraits *RR
Tuesday, May 8, 3:45 pm
Do you love animals? Bring in a photo of your pet or choose a photo of your favorite animal from a book. We’ll explore different forms of media and techniques as we make one of a kind animal portraits for you to take home. Grades 1-5

Star Mag
Wednesday, May 9, 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

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

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