LIBRARY LINEUP: Wilmington Memorial Library Starts Pop Up Library On The Lawn

Below is a press release from the Wilmington Memorial Library:

WILMINGTON, MA — Looking for your next summer read? Check out new releases and hot titles outside at the Wilmington Memorial Library’s twice-weekly pop up Library on the Lawn!

Weather permitting, library staff will be rolling out a selection of our latest Adult, Teen, and Children’s releases to browse on the library’s front lawn. The library will “pop up” on Tuesday mornings from 10 am to 12 pm and Thursday evenings from 5 to 7 pm.

Please help us practice safe social social distancing. Carts will be spaced at least six feet apart and masks are required for all patrons over two years of age.

Questions? Please contact Adult Services Librarian Erin Driscoll at edriscoll@wilmlibrary.org.

Curbside Pickup continues

The WML will continue to offer its curbside pickup service for items currently in the WML’s collection. If you know the specific items you want from our collection, please place a hold in our catalog at wilmlibrary.org. If you would like staff to select titles for you from our shelves, please visit our website to fill out the WML to Go form with your preferences.

When you arrive at the library, call the main number at 978-658-2967 and staff will bring your items to your car and place them in the trunk. Happy reading!

WML Programs Gone Virtual!

See our entire calendar of events and register for programs at wilmlibrary.org.

Adult Programs

Social Security: What You Need to Know
Wednesday, July 8 at 6:30 pm

Sheila E. Smith, CFPR, will discuss Social Security benefits, when to file, the advantages of delaying benefits, little known strategies to maximize this pension, the impact when you continue to work, spousal benefits,  and eligibility if you are divorced or widowed and how to minimize taxation of benefits.

Password Vaults and Other Browser Extensions
Thursday, July 9 at 10 am

FireFox, Chrome, and now Edge are making use of browser extension (aka Plug-ins) to give you more options and security when you’re surfing the web. Join Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna, to learn how extensions can enhance your browsing experience.

Let’s Talk Trash
Thursday, July 9 at 7 pm

What happens to your trash?  Where does it go once it leaves your home? Jack Manning, Division Manager for Casella Waste Systems, Inc. will talk about the collection, processing, and disposal of municipal solid waste and recyclables and the impact this has on our day-to-day lives, the community, and the environment as a whole.

One on One Virtual Tech Help with Brad
Tuesdays at 10 am

If you are having an issue with a piece of technology or have some questions about something before you go out and buy it, register for a one-on-one session with Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna

Youth Programs

Campfire Songs and Activities with Music Play Patrol
Monday, July 6 at 6:30 pm

Join us for a virtual campfire sing along, complete with dancing, singing, and movement activities! Using Zoom, we will lead various activities that engage families and creates the same interactive experience campers would receive sitting around a campfire with family and friends. All ages

Mug Meals with Julie: Dessert
Tuesday, July 7 at 7 pm

Make an individual serving-sized cheesecake along with Chef Julie. For this scratch cooking lesson, you’ll need a mug, a microwave, and a few commonly-used ingredients. Check wilmlibrary.org for the full list of ingredients. Grades 4+

Musical Storytelling with Music Play Patrol
Wednesday, July 8 at 10:30 am

Our musical storytelling program will feature stories about fairytales, dragons, and superheroes. Using different instruments and sound processors, students will learn how musical elements like rhythm, dynamics, and tempo can be used with instruments to represent characters in stories. Ages 4+

Read Aloud Book Club
Wednesday, July 8 at 3 pm

Do you miss reading and listening to stories with your friends at the library? Then this read-aloud book club is for you! Sit back and relax as Barbara reads you lots of different books about lots of different kids on Zoom. Join us for all 4 weeks, or just come when you can. Grades 1-5

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