LIBRARY LINEUP: The Art & Science Of Remembering Everything On Dec. 3; Winter Cemetery Stroll On Dec. 5

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

Adult 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

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.

Youth Programs

Preschool Storytime

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.

Baby Time

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 You will be emailed a Zoom link prior to the program.

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