Wilmington Library Offers FREE Digital Collections — Residents Can Borrow Music, Movies, TV Shows, Books, Audiobooks, Comic Books & Magazines ONLINE

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

Library’s Digital Resources

Take advantage of the following digital resources while hunkering down and staying safe during the winter months. If you do not have a library card, you can get one remotely by going to www.wilmlibrary.org.

Overdrive (aka “Libby” app on your smartphone): Find ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and movies.

Hoopla: Find ebooks, TV shows, audiobooks and comics. Simultaneous use means titles always available.

Kanopy: Stream classic movies, Indie hits, documentaries and more.

Freegal: Download and keep up to five songs per week. Stream up to three hours per day.

Tumble Book Library: Animated picture books, read-along chapter books and more for children.

Creative Bug: Find over 1000 video classes on knitting, sewing, cooking and other crafts.

Ancestry Library: Do genealogy research with this database that covers billions of records from census data to directories, and photos to family trees. Access from home is available for a limited period of time. 

Adult Programs

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.

Creative Writing Skills Group

Tuesday, December 22 at 7pm

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.  Led by local writing enthusiast, Barbara Alevras. If you are interested in attending this event, please email Assistant Director Charlotte Wood at cwood@wilmlibrary.org.

Youth Programs

Dungeons & Dragons

Sunday, December 20 at 11am

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)! You will need to register for an account on DnDBeyond to create your character before playing. Grades 6-8

Art & Stories

Monday, December 21 at 4pm
Join this Zoom program to listen to Assistant Children’s Librarian, Nicole, read a picture book and make a craft based on what we’ve read! Registered participants will receive an email when your craft bags are ready to be picked up (at least 3 days before the event). Pick them up via curbside pickup. Please register every child that will be making a craft. Ages 2-7 

Library Rolls Back to Curbside Service Only

Due to the recent surge in COVID-19, the library has rolled back to Curbside Service only Monday through Saturday 10 am to 4 pm. The building will be closed to the public until further notice. Staff is available by phone Monday-Thursday 9am to 9 pm and on Friday & Saturday 9 am to 5 pm. Please check our website for updates.

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.

Library Holiday Hours

The Library will be closed December 24 through December 27.

Book Store Next Door Sale

Saturday, December 19 from 10am – 1pm

The Book Store Next Door will be open on Saturday, December 19 from 10am – 1pm by appointment only. Please email the bookstorenextdoor@gmail.com and request which hour you prefer: 10-11, 11-noon, Noon-1 and the number of people in your group. More info can be found on the Friends of the Wilmington Memorial Library Facebook Page.

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