Below is a press release from the Wilmington Memorial Library promoting upcoming programs:
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.
How To: Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays
Tuesday, November 10 at 7pm
Maureen Nuccitelli, better known as The Organizing Diva, uses her expertise to create customized organizing systems and to teach organizing skills that will help individuals take control of their surroundings, their time and their life. She also uses an optional specialized technique (called Tapping), coaching and humor to help clients determine the root cause of their clutter and disorganization. She will be leading this program on how to prepare yourself and your home to enter the holiday season, while managing stress and clutter.
Virginia Hall: America’s Greatest Spy of WWII
Thursday, November 12 at 7 pm
Craig Gralley, a former senior intelligence officer with the Central Intelligence Agencyand author of Hall of Mirrors, will share the fascinating true story of Virginia Hall, a disabled Baltimore socialite who became one of the most dangerous spies of WWII.
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.
Register your whole family group of up to 6 people, and start making a scarecrow at home! The theme is “What are you grateful for? Once registered, your group will receive a number that matches a 4-foot post on the library front lawn. Decorate your post and the small space around it anytime between November 1st and November 15th! Deadline to put up and decorate your scarecrow is Sunday, November 15th. First place will get a $25 gift card to AJ’s Kitchen, second place will get a $15 gift card to Josie’s Bakery, and third place will get a $5 gift card to Heavenly Donuts! Registration is limited.
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
Monday, November 9 at 3:30pm
Help create a magazine written by, for, and about kids, published at the library! Attend this Zoom meetings to chat and collaborate with other creative kids about what creations they are working on, while working on your own original artwork, writing, crafts, etc.! Kids can submit finished work now until November 9th and you do not have to attend any meetings to submit something. Grades K-5
Among Us Teen Game Night
Monday, November 9 at 7pm
Join your crewmates in a multiplayer game of teamwork and betrayal over Zoom! Download the free Among Us app, and play in a private match hosted by the WML. Grades 6-12
Tuesday, November 10 at 10am
This storytime for preschoolers includes books, rhymes, and music. Ages 3-5
Kindergarten Book Club
Tuesday, November 10 at 4pm
Join us for a virtual book club for kindergarteners who miss storytime or those who love to be read to. We will read, talk about a few books and do a virtual activity.
Tuesday, November 10 at 5:30pm
FAFSA Live will walk parents of high school seniors, enrolled college, and independent students through the application. Our presenter, Tom O’Hare from Get College Going and Pivotal College Years will offer helpful tips and answer your questions to make completing the application one less worry in the college planning process.
Thursday, November 12 at 10am
This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers.
Online LEGO Club
Thursday, November 12 at 4pm
Build LEGOs (or whatever building materials you have at your house) at the same time as other LEGO fans online. At the end, you can share what you made during the time, and show one other item that you may have already built at home. Ages 5+
Library Closed on Veterans Day
The WML will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day.
The latest on library services
You are 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. The library is 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.
WML Programs Gone Virtual!
See our entire calendar of events and register for programs at wilmlibrary.org. You will be emailed a Zoom link prior to the program.
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