LIBRARY LINEUP: Kids Valentine’s Day Craft on Feb. 8; Pride & Prejudice Discussion on Feb. 12

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a lineup of upcoming events at the Wilmington Memorial Library:

Please register online using our Calendar of Events at or by calling (978) 694-2099 (for Adult) or (978) 694-2098 (for Youth). Please note we request registration for programs that are marked *RR. Adult programs are recommended for those 16 years of age and older. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for program funding support!

Adult Events

Morning Tech Program: Fitness Apps *RR
Tuesday, February 11, 10 am
Whether you are tracking steps, calories, or hours of sleep, join us for an overview of fitness apps that will help you keep up with your New Year’s Resolutions!

“Valentine” Book Discussion*RR
Wednesday, February 12, 7 pm
Featured Book :
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
February says romance!  What better way to celebrate than to read a book that speaks the language of love.  Plan to join staff member and romance reader enthusiast Laurie Wierzbicki to share discuss this classic book by Jane Austen.

Civil Rights Movement: “Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn me ‘Round” *RR
Thursday, February 13, 7 pm
Musical storyteller, labor historian and political satirist Charlie King and his wife Candace Cassin offer a history of the Civil Rights Movement for African Americans from 1955 to 1967. Highlighting activists such as Rosa Parks, Fannie Lou Hamer and Ella Baker, using narrative, original music, and over 230 PowerPoint images.

Poetry Circle *RR
Saturday, February 15, 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.

Kids & Teen Events

Kids Crafts: Valentine’s Day Stickers *RR
Saturday, February 8, 2 pm
This craft is led by three Wilmington High School students. Grades 1-5

Baby Laptime *RR 
Monday, February 10, 9:30 am
Join us for a morning of songs, tickles, bounces, and rhymes perfect for little pre-walking babies and their caregivers.  Infants- 18 months

Exploration Station: Dinosaurs *RR
Monday, February 10, 10 am
Explore science through hands on activities. Ages 3-5

Read to Thor *RR
Tuesday, February 11, 5-6:30
Come read to Thor, a beautiful dog who loves to listen to kids read! Sign up for one 15 minute session per reader.

Star Mag
Wednesday, February 12, 3:45 pm   
Calling all kid writers and artists! Drop in to help create this magazine written by, for and about kids, and published by the library. Grades 3-6.

Kindergarten Book Club *RR
Thursday, February 13, 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

Drop-In Storytime
Friday, February 14, 10 am
Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Ages 2-5 and one or more adults.

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