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!
Winter Coffee House: The Last Duo
Friday, January 18, 7 pm
Tickets on sale at the main desk $10
Nothing better than live music to chase away the winter blues! Hear the sounds of the 60s and 70s with Dan Sirois and Greg Decoteau, who together are The Last Duo. They bring a full and exciting sound to songs by the Eagles, America, Van Morrison, and the Beatles and more. Coffee, tea, and dessert served. Must be 18+.
Job Networkers: Life by Design*RR
Monday, January 14, 10 am
The New Year is a great time to consider what you want your life to look like and how you want to spend your valuable time. This interactive workshop, which includes fun exercises and guided meditation, will help you set your sights on your life by design leaving you with a clear view of how you want your future to look. Led by Jennessa Durrani, business owner and entrepreneur.
Coffee with a Cop
Wednesday, January 16, 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.
Current Affairs Discussion Group *RR
Wednesday, January 16, 7 pm
This group is for all who would like to broaden their knowledge of current national and international affairs. You will have the opportunity to discuss topical events and learn from others. Led by facilitator Dan Hall.
Great Songs from Great Movies *RR
Thursday, January 17, 2:30 pm
Join musician David Polansky as he performs great songs from great movies on the trumpet and keyboard and sings a few as well. Favorites such as Somewhere over the Rainbow, Moon River, The Shadow of Your Smile, and many more will take you down memory lane.
Novel Ideas Book Group*RR
Thursday, January 17, 7 pm
Featured Book: Gone with the Windby Margaret Mitchell
Come and discuss this classic book!
English Conversation Group*RR
Thursday, January 17, 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.
Kids & Teen Events
R.E.A.D. Middle Grade Book Club *RR
Friday, January 11, 3:45 pm
Read, Eat and Discuss Foxheartby Claire Legrand. Pick up a copy at the library. Grades 4-5
Managing Test Stress *RR
Saturday, January 12, 10 am
Standardized testing is notoriously stressful. This seminar, conducted by Open Door Education, will help families take a smart, healthy approach to testing, arming student with the skills and habits that will prepare them to rise to the challenge and achieve their goals. Grades 10-12
Fortnite Tournament: Solos *RR
Saturday, January 12, 1:30-4:30 pm
Got a couple Victory Royales under your belt and fancy yourself good at Fortnite? Show off your skills at this tournament run by One Up Games! Friendlies begin at 1 pm. Grades 4-8
Little Movers *RR
Monday, January 14, 10 am
Let’s move! Join us for a morning of singing, dancing, and moving around!Ages 1-2
Minecraft Mondays *RR
Monday, January 14, 3:45 pm
Come play Minecraft with other enthusiasts. Grades 1-5.
Trivia Tuesdays *RR
Tuesday, January 15, 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
Kindergarten Book Club *RR
Wednesday, January 16, 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
Thursday, January 17, 3:45 pm
Want to discover the next big thing in YA lit? First Look Book Group is for you! Hang out with other teen fiction aficionados, eat snacks, and read titles hot off the presses. Choose a book to keep at every meeting! Grades 6-12
(NOTE: These weekly listings are submitted by the Wilmington Memorial Library.)
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