LIBRARY LINEUP: Stephen Puleo To Discuss History Of Italians In Boston on October 4

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 Programs

Articulating Your Accomplishments *RR
Monday, October 1, 10 am
If the job search is your recipe, this workshop is the secret ingredient! We will identify and write out transferable skills that can be used for resumes, cover letters, networking and job interviews. We will then discuss body language and how verbiage changes from the resume to the interview. Finally, attendees will deliver their C-A-R and S-T-A-R Statements during class, taking advantage of in-class feedback. Through mastery of these components, participants will learn how to apply their accomplishments to a smart job search. Taught by MassHire staff.

Identity Theft Awareness Seminar *RR
Monday, October 1, 2:30 pm
How do you protect yourself from the growing problem of identity theft? Julie Gershon, President of Unique Benefits Group and an employee benefits and identity theft specialist with LegalShield, will discuss how identity theft happens, the signs that you may be a victim, and steps you can take to protect yourself, plus much more.

Cookin’ the Books *RR
Tuesday, October 2, 12 pm
Featured Cookbook: Essentials of Classic Italian Cookingby Marcella Hazan
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). Bring your dish to the meeting and enjoy sampling everyone’s dishes! Please register

Browser Extensions *RR
Wednesday, October 3, 7 pm

FireFox, Chrome, and now Edge are making use of browser extension (aka Plug-ins) to give you more options and security when you’re surfing the web. Join Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna, to learn how extensions can enhance your browsing experience.

The Boston Italians: Author Steve Puleo *RR
Thursday, October 4, 7 pm
Stephen Puleois an author, historian, teacher, public speaker, and communications professional.  He has written six narrative nonfiction books and has a seventh on the way. He will be speaking about his book The Boston Italians: A Story of Pride, Perseverance, and Paesani, from the Years of the Great Immigration to the Present Day.

Kids & Teen Events

Better Together Book Club *RR
Wednesday, October 3, 6:30 pm
Kids and the special adult in their lives are invited to join us for a discussion of Princess Cora and the Crocodileby Laura Amy Schlitz. Pick up a copy of the book at the Children’s Desk. We’ll discuss the book and make a fun craft. Dads are welcome too! Grades 1-5

LEGO Building
Thursday, October 4, 3:45 pm
Build a unique LEGO creation.  Kindergarten+

Drop-In Baby Times
Saturday, October 6, 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.

Pokémon Club
Saturday, October 6, 3 pm
Join other Pokémon lovers to play the game, trade cards and have fun! Grades 1+

Art Adventures: Create your own prints in the style of Andy Warhol*RR
Tuesday, October 9, 3:45
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

Star Mag
Wednesday, October 10, 3:45 pm     
Calling all kid writers and artists! Drop in to help create this magazine written by, for and about kids, and published by the library. Grades K-5

R.E.A.D. Middle Grade Book Club: Hoodoo by Ronald L. Smith *RR
Friday, October 12, 3:45 pm
Read, Eat and Discuss great books. Pick up a copy at the library. Grades 4-5

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

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