LIBRARY LINEUP: Kids Pokemon Club on Nov. 17; Coffee With A Cop on Nov. 21

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

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.

Coffee with a Cop
Wednesday, November 21, 10 am
Drop in, grab a tea or coffee, and chat with a police officer. Learn about the rights of the public as well as the roles and responsibilities of Police and Community in a relaxed and open setting. All questions welcome.

Exploring Entrepreneurship: The SBA Advantage*RR
Monday, November 26, 10 am
This workshop will provide information on the various Small Business Administration (SBA) programs and services available for start-up and existing businesses.   Learn how the SBA can assist in starting or growing a business.  Led by Lisa Gonzalez Welch, SBA Economic Development Specialist.

Creative Writing Skill Group*RR
November 27, 7 pm
Learn and apply creative writing tips, tools, and techniques shared by published authors and other writing experts. Open to all who want to improve their creative writing skills and get their work published. Led by local writing enthusiast Barbara Alevras.

Well Read Wednesday Book Group *RR
Wednesday, November 28, 10 am

Featured Book: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisisby J.D. Vance
Join Library Director Tina Stewart to discuss this thought provoking timely memoir of growing up poor in the south. His analysis raises the question about the  causes and responsibility for ongoing poverty and social decay.

Kids & Teen Events

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 

Pokémon Club
Saturday, November 17, 3 pm
Join other Pokémon lovers to play the game, trade cards and have fun! Grades 1+

Little Movers *RR
Mondays, November 19, 10 am
Let’s move! Join us for a morning of singing, dancing, and moving around!Ages 1-2

Minecraft Mondays *RR
Monday, November 19, 3:45 pm
Come play Minecraft with other enthusiasts.  Grades 1-5.

Trivia Tuesdays *RR
Tuesdays, November 20, 6:30 pm
Show us your smarts at pub-style trivia! Play against your friends, putting your pop culture knowledge to the test. The winning team walks off with prizes (and bragging rights!). Snacks provided. Grades 6-12

Baby Laptime *RR
Monday, November 26, 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

Maker Mondays
Mondays, November 26, 3-4:30 pm
Drop in to tinker with tech! Strawbees, MaKey MaKeys, a Raspberry Pi, 3Doodlers and more will be available for you to explore at these drop-in workshops. Grades 4-8

Library News

Thanksgiving Schedule
Wednesday November 21, closes at 5 pm.
Thursday, November 22 Thanksgiving – Library Closed
Friday, November 23, Library Closed
Saturday, November 24, Library Open 9 am to 5 pm

Book Store Next Door
The Friends of the Library Book Store Next Door will be closed on Wednesday, November 21. Open on Saturday, November 24, 10 am to 4 pm.

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

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