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!
How to Make the Perfect Pie Crust *RR
Tuesday, November 13, 7 pm
Wilmington resident and expert pie maker, Scott Crispin, will demonstrate how to make the perfect pie crust. Scott will bring a few of his famous pies to sample as well to serve as inspiration to make your own for the holidays.
Science: The Problem, the Solution, or Neither? *RR
Wednesday, November 14, 7 pm
Is science to blame or to thank for the conditions we live in? Every day we see examples of science gone wrong”: oil spills, pollution, toxic waste…but many of the things we take for granted in life were also created by science. Is science really the problem? Join Michael Cross, chemistry professor at Northern Essex and chair of the Natural Sciences Department, who is known for his entertaining science talks.
Jazz and Bossa: Haley Peltz and Molly Flannery *RR
Thursday, November 15, 2:30 pm
Haley and Molly have performed together in numerous venues around Boston, including the Middlesex Jazz Festival in June 2018. Their show seeks new cultural connections between American jazz and Brazilian music, highlighting women composers. Haleywon 1st place in the Popular Singing Competition at the São Paulo School of Music. Molly Flannery has been part of the Boston Jazz scene since 1985. For years she let her own Quintet and put out two CDs at as a composer and band leader.
Novel Ideas Book Group
Thursday, November 15, 7 pm
Featured Book: I Let You Goby Clare Mackintosh
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.
English Conversation Group (third Thursday) *RR
Thursday, November 15, 7pm-8pm
Practice speaking English with fellow English language learners in a relaxed environment. Open to all ability levels. Led by ESL Teacher and Program Coordinator Susan MacDonald.
Poetry Circle *RR
Saturday, November 17, 9:15 am-11:30 am
Love poetry? The poetry circle is a great opportunity to meet other poets 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 in advance. Led by local writing enthusiast, Barbara Alevras.
Get Your Job Search Questions Answered *RR
Monday, November 19, 10 am
Hear dos and don’ts from an experienced career counselor. Get the answers to the questions that are your biggest obstacles to a successful job search. How to answer interview questions, dealing with “you are too experienced for this role”, and salary questions. Taught by MassHire staff.
Kids & Teen Events
Art Adventures: Create your own 3-D Water Lilies in the style of Monet *RR
Tuesday, November 13, 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
Kindergarten Book Club *RR
Wednesday, November 14, 3:45
This book club is for Kindergarteners who miss storytime or those who love to be read to. We will read and discuss a few books together, then do a fun activity. Kindergarten
First Look Book Group *RR
Thursdays November 15, 2:30 pm
Want to discover the next big thing in YA lit? First Look is for you! Hang out with other teen fiction aficionados and read books hot off the presses. Take home a book to keep after every meeting. Grades 6-12
R.E.A.D. Middle Grade Book Club: Garvey’s Choice by Nikki Grimes *RR
Friday, November 16, 3:45 pm
Read, Eat and Discuss great books. Pick up a copy at the library. Grades 4-5
Drop-In Baby Times
Saturday, November 17, 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
Saturday, November 17, 3 pm
Join other Pokémon lovers to play the game, trade cards and have fun! Grades 1+
(NOTE: These weekly listings are submitted by the Wilmington Memorial Library.)
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