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.
Creative Writing Skills Group
Tuesday, July 28 at 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. 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.
Author Talk with Wayne Miller
Thursday, July 30 at 7 pm
Wayne Miller was a Special Agent, Criminal Investigator and Certified Fire Investigator for the U. S. Treasury, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms for 25 years. He has been involved in numerous high profile criminal cases, including the largest arson case in the history of the country. In the early 1980s, Boston was set ablaze. Two hundred sixty-four buildings were burned intentionally set on fire, resulting in millions of dollars in damages and hundreds of injuries. Burn Boston Burn tells the true story of the deep conspiracy of nine men, determined to wreak havoc on the city and the relentless investigators who uncovered them.
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.
Trivia Brothers: Family Trivia Event
Monday, July 27 at 6:30 pm
The Trivia Brothers will host a live trivia event via Zoom, complete with zany, light-hearted trivia that fits into our summer theme, Imagine Your Story. Recommended team sizes 3-6 players. All ages.
Tuesday, July 28 at 4 pm
Join other nature lovers via Zoom to learn about different animals each month. Watch videos, do activities and make a craft (materials will be sent in advance). Grades 1-3
Read Aloud Book Club Books for a Better World
Wednesday, July 29 at 4 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
Board Game Club
Wednesday, July 29 at 6:30 pm
Looking to learn, play, or create fun board games? Share your favorite game or latest prototype and we’ll play together on Discord and Tabletop Simulator on Steam until we can meet again in person. Students and their adults welcome, registration encouraged! (Library Steam and Tabletop Simulator accounts are available to use for Board Game Club.) Grades 6-12
Crafternoons: Pygmy Puff Pets
Thursday, July 30 at 3:30 pm
Register to reserve your take-home kit to pick up via curbside the week of the session, and join Brittany for a Zoom tutorial on day of the program! (Call or text the number on the sign outside of the library’s parking lot entrance when you arrive to pick up your Crafternoon kit. Curbside service is available to pick up your kit beginning the Saturday before the Crafternoon will take place until the Thursday afternoon of the Zoom tutorial. Curbside is available: Monday-Thursday, 10 am-7 pm and Friday & Saturday, 10 am-4 pm)
Using faux fur, safety eyes and nose, felt, and polyester fiber fill, create a pygmy puff pet inspired by the Wizarding World! All supplies are provided, but you will need a marker, scissors, a hot glue gun and hot glue, or a needle and thread to complete creating your pet at home. Grades 4-8
Friday, July 31 at 10 AM
Use chalk to create a masterpiece in the staff parking lot. Families will be assigned a designated area, socially distanced from others, to use their imaginations with chalk. Masks required. All ages.
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