Below is a press release from the Wilmington Memorial Library:
WML Programs Gone Virtual!
See our entire calendar of events and register for programs at wilmlibrary.org.
Author Talk with Adrienne Brodeur
Thursday, July 23 at 7 pm
At the age of fourteen, Adrienne Brodeur became her mother’s confidant in a decade-spanning secret with calamitous consequences. Her book Wild Game is a vivid and magnetic memoir and an ode to Cape Cod. Adrienne Brodeur began her career in publishing as the cofounder, with filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, of the National Magazine Award–winning Zoetrope: All-Story. She has worked as a book editor and is currently the executive director of Aspen Words. Wild Game’s film rights were bought by Chernin Entertainment with Kelly Fremon Craig, the director of Edge of Seventeen, attached to adapt and direct.
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
Library on the Lawn
Tuesdays 10 am – 12 pm and Thursdays 5 pm – 7 pm
Would you like to browse and checkout books and DVDs? Be sure to stop by the front of the library to peruse carts of adult, teen, and children’s materials. Masks are required and we ask all to respect social distancing. This event will not take place during inclement weather.
Stop Motion Animation for Beginners
Monday, July 20 at 11 am
Learn how to create stories with stop motion animation video techniques. Students may use LEGOs, action figures, or any materials they may have at home. Students also need to have either an iPad, iPhone, Android phone or tablet. A limited number of tablets are available for checkout from the library for this program. The class will be led by instructor from Outschool. More detailed instructions will be sent after registration. Grades 3-6.
Travel Club: Ghana
Tuesday, July 21 at 3 pm
Join us as we explore the stories, language, and culture of Ghana! We’ll play virtual games and do a craft. Grades 1-5
Read to Thor
Tuesday, July 21 from 5 – 6 pm
Read to Thor, a beautiful Golden Retriever who loves to listen to kids read, even over Zoom! Sign up for one 15 minute session per reader.
Read Aloud Book Club
Wednesday, July 22 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! Join us as we read The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane in this four-week series. We will meet on Zoom on July 8, July 15, July 22, and July 29. Each child will receive a complimentary copy of the book and a book mark. Kids can read along while Mrs. Victoria reads the book aloud. Grades 1-5
Mosaic Tile Suncatchers
Friday, July 24 at 3:30 pm
Create colorful glass tile mosaic suncatchers using kits with everything you’ll need from Ways of Color! Register here to reserve your kit to be picked up beginning Monday, July 20, and then join Brittany on Zoom for a real-time tutorial on Friday, July 24 at 3:30 pm. Please make sure to register all family members planning to take a kit, and pick up your supplies by 1 pm on Friday, July 24. Grades 1+
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