LIBRARY LINEUP: Outdoor Halloween Event For Kids On Oct. 31; Big Change To Library Services Starting Nov. 2

Below is a press release from the Wilmington Memorial Library promoting upcoming programs:

Library Service Changes Starting November 2

You will be able to visit the WML without an appointment to browse the first floor, pick up holds, use a computer with a 60 minute limit, and make a copy or use the fax machine starting on November 2nd. The library will be open for these services Monday – Thursday 10am – 6pm and Friday 10am – 4pm. Curbside pickup is still available with new hours: Monday – Saturday 10am – 4pm. Appointments are still required to visit the Youth Services Department. All patrons must wear a mask and sanitize their hands upon arriving at the library.

Adult Programs

Intro to the Cloud

Wednesday, November 4 at 7pm

Learn about that mysterious Cloud. Technology Librarian Brad McKenna will discuss such cloud-based technologies as email, file storage, music/movie streaming, and more.

Pints + Pages Book Group

Thursday, November 5 at 7pm

A social book group geared towards readers in their 20s and 30s. The book discussion will be hosted by librarians from the Wilmington and Reading Public Libraries. This month’s featured bookis Writers & Lovers by Lily King.

Fiction Critique Group

Saturday, November 7 at 9:15am
Love writing fiction? Whether you are drafting a short story or a novel, joining our Critique Group is a great opportunity to meet other writers and get constructive feedback in a supportive environment. Open to all experience levels writing in all genres. Led by local writing enthusiast, Barbara Alevras.

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

Kids Vote! 2020 Childrens Book Election

Ongoing Until Election Day

While adults get to vote for who leads our country, you get to vote for who leads the Childrens Room! Place your vote for the best children’s books one of two ways! Visit the children’s room at the library by appointment, vote by ballot in our voting booth, and get a sticker or a pin! Kids will enjoy this great opportunity to participate in their own democracy and experience the polls! The other way to participate is to vote through our Google Form, which can be found on our website under Voter Resources.

Outdoor Halloween Event

Saturday, October 31 at 2pm, 2:30pm, and 3pm

Hey you monsters, witches, ghosts, and ghouls! Register now to join us on the library lawn. Wear your costumes or come just as you are to this socially distanced Halloween Event! Pick up a goody bag with treats, take a photo in front of our bubbling cauldron backdrop, dance with your family to the Monster Mash and other Halloween tunes, and browse for books! Sign up for one half an hour session to join us in the fun! For ages 0-12.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, November 3at 10am

This storytime for preschoolers includes books, rhymes, and music. Ages 3-5

Time for Twos

Wednesday, November 4at 10am

This storytime for two year olds includes books, rhymes, music and movement.

Dungeons & Dragons

Saturday, November 7 at 10am

Interested in finding out more about this fantasy tabletop role-playing game, or looking for a group to play with? Join DM Michaela for a virtual campaign via Zoom(or Google Hangouts) every month! Grades 6-8

Friends of the Library

Book Store Next Door Outside Sale

Saturday, November 7 from 10am – 2pm

The Friends of the Library Book Store Next Door will be open Saturday, November 7 for an outside sale from 10 am to 2 pm. Customers will have limited access inside the Book Store. One bag or one box of donations will be accepted during the sale hours. All proceeds benefit WML.

WML Programs Gone Virtual!

See our entire calendar of events and register for programs at You will be emailed a Zoom link prior to the program.

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