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!
Haunted Lighthouses of New England *RR
Monday, October 29, 7 pm
Learn about some of New England’s haunted lighthouses and fascinating ghost stories. Jeremy D’Entremont, writer, photographer, and maritime historian provides an exciting presentation on haunted lighthouses and New England. Jeremy’s presentation combines historic and new photos, film clips, and audio clips.
Pints + Pages Book Group *RR
Thursday, November 1, 7 pm
Featured podcast: Dirty John
Location: Bertucci’s (Reading)
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—check library website for location.
Jerry Thornton: Five Rings *RR
Thursday, November 1, 7 pm
Bestselling author and sports personality Jerry Thornton will talk about his new book Five Rings: The Super Bowl History of the New England Patriots (So Far). Since 2001 the Patriots have played in eight Super Bowl championships and won five, a run of excellence unparalleled in all of professional sports. Jerry will provides an insider’s view of the Patriots’ years of unparalleled greatness from the unique perspective of an utterly dedicated fan. Jerry writes daily for Barstool Sports and co-hosts their NFL podcast Laces Outs. He is also a standup comic.
Fiction Critique Group *RR
Saturday, November 3, 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.
Kids & Teens
Drop-In Baby Times
Saturday, October 27, 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
Monday, October 29, 10 am
Come dressed in your Halloween Costume! Read stories, play games and make a spooky craft! Ages 3-5
Drop-In Thanksgiving Craft
Stop by the library to make a fun turkey craft!
Thursdays, November 1, 3:45 pm
Build a unique LEGO creation. Kindergarten+
Humans vs. Zombies *RR
Friday, November 2, 6:30-8 pm
The super popular, internationally epic game of tag returns to Wilmington as a library-friendly version played after hours. BYO foam dart blasters. Socks and bandanas provided. Grades 4-8
Great Graphic Novels *RR
Tuesday, November 6, 2-3:30 pm
Have you read Smilea million times? Can’t wait another second for the newest Dog Man? Then Great Graphic Novels was made for you! Share your favorite graphic novels with other kids, and get suggestions for your new favorite book all while munching on fun snacks. Bring books to swap at the end of the meeting. Grades 3-5
(NOTE: These weekly listings are submitted by the Wilmington Memorial Library.)
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