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!
Used Puzzle Palooza
Saturday, March 30, 10 am – 12 pm
Need a new puzzle? Join us for our first-ever Used Puzzle Palooza and pick up some new-to-you puzzles. Great for experienced puzzlers or just thinking of giving puzzling a try. Limit of five puzzles, however number may change day of event based on donations. Puzzles are free although donations to the Friends of Wilmington Memorial Library will be happily accepted.
Monday, March 25, 10 am
It’s time to get a professional headshot! Your online image is the first impression you will make and it speaks volumes about your brand. Photographer Lennie Malvone will take your photo and email you the results. Look online for tips as to what to wear. (limit 20)
Creative Writing Skill Group *RR
Tuesday, March 26, 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, March 27, 10 am
Featured Book: Breathing Lessonsby Anne Tyler
This book group will discuss contemporary books, both fiction and non-fiction, led by Library Director Tina Stewart. Please stop by the library to pick up a copy of the featured book.
Unplug!—Paint + Sip *RR
Thursday, March 28, 7 pm (16+, limit 20, $15)
Join us for a fun, engaging, and interactive Paint Night! Artist Raquel Palermo Kaplan will guide you through the steps of creating a floral-themed work of art. All materials will be provided and all skill levels are welcome. Sip a mocktail and chat with friends while you paint!
Kids & Teen Events
Drop-In Baby Times
Saturday, March 23, 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
Stories and Sweets Drop In
Saturday, March 23, 10:30 am
Start your Saturday morning with great stories (and songs and rhymes) and a few sweet treats at this special family storytime. Ages 2-5 and one or more adults.
Kids Kraft: Skittles Rainbow Pot of Gold *RR
Saturday, March 23, 2 pm
Find the edge of the rainbow as you make your own pot of gold! This craft is led by 3 Wilmington High School students. Grades 1-5
Monday,March 25,6:30 pm
Wear your snuggly pajamas and bring your favorite teddy bear or blanket and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and more! Ages 2-5 and one or more adults
Crafternoons: Unplug! DIY Sock Pugsheens *RR
Wednesday, March 27, 3:45pm
Using socks and felt sew yourself the cutest, quietest, and squishiest plush pet ever! Grades 4-8
Read to Prince
Wednesday, March 27, 5-6:30 pm
Come meet and read to Prince, a beautiful Golden Retriever who loves to listen to kids read! Sign up for one 15 minute session per reader.
Music and More with Bernadette Baird *RR
Wednesday, March 27, 6:30 pm
Bernadette Baird presents music and movement for toddlers and young children through age three. Sing, play musical instruments and dance. Ages 1-3
Kindergarten Book Club *RR
Thursday, March 28, 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
Friday, March 29, 10 am
Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Space is limited. Tickets will be distributed on a first come, first-served basis. Ages 2-5 and one or more adults
Book Buddies *RR
Session 2: Fridays, March 29, April 5 &12, 3:45
This fun literacy program pairs kids with teen volunteers for one-on-one reading fun. In this three-week program, kids can practice reading or be read to, receive one-on-one attention from a trained teen, share a snack, and do a fun activity. Teens in grades 9-12 can register at the library or online for one or both sessions to earn up to 10 community service hours. Ages 4+
(NOTE: These weekly listings are submitted by the Wilmington Memorial Library.)
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