Below is a press release from the Wilmington Memorial Library promoting upcoming programs:
The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
Thursday, December 3 at 7pm
Join science journalist, U.S.A. Memory Champion, and bestselling author of Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything, Joshua Foer for a wide-ranging primer on memory. He will look back to ancient mnemonic techniques, such as the memory palace, and present today’s cutting-edge cognitive research on how we remember. In between, he will profile both impressive memorizers and victims of severe amnesia, and offers an inside look at the National Memory Championships.
Fiction Critique Group
Saturday, December 5 at 9:15 am
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. If you are interested in attending this event, please email Assistant Director Charlotte Wood at firstname.lastname@example.org
Winter Cemetery Stroll
Saturday, December 5 at 10am
Join us for a Cemetery Stroll, starting in the parking lot behind the library! Learn a little local history while strolling one of Wilmington’s most interesting historic locations. Led by Town Curator Terry McDermott.
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.
Tuesdays at 10 am
This storytime for preschoolers includes books, rhymes, and music. Ages 3-5.
Time for Twos
Wednesdays at 10am
This storytime for two year olds includes books, rhymes, music and movement.
Thursdays at 10 am
This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers.
Visiting the WML
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 Virtual Programming
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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