WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Thursday, July 8, 2021:
#1) LIBRARY EVENT: Outdoor Baby Time
This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers. The program will be held behind the library next to the Peggy Kane Reading Garden at 9:30am. Please bring a blanket or low chairs and something for you and baby to shake (rattles, car keys, bottles full of rice or beans). Register HERE.
#2) LIBRARY EVENT: Outdoor Time For Twos
This storytime for two year olds includes books, rhymes, music and movement. The program will be held behind the library next to the Peggy Kane Reading Garden at 10:30am. Please bring something to sit on (blanket or low chairs) and something to shake (rattles, car keys, bottles full of rice or beans). Register HERE.
#3) LIBRARY EVENT: Virtual Anime & Manga Meetup For Teens
Love anime and manga? AMM is for you! Meet over Zoom at 4pm to watch some animal-themed anime, eat Japanese snacks, and make Soot Sprite pom pom keychains together over Zoom! Register to reserve your take-home kit to pick up the week of the program. All supplies provided except for scissors. Grades 6+. This is an online event via Zoom. An invite will be sent two hours prior to the start of the program to the email given at registration. Please be sure to check your clutter/junk/spam boxes if the invite does not appear in your inbox, and do not use a school email address (@wpsk12.com) to register. Register HERE.
#4) LIBRARY EVENT: Read To Thor (Outdoors)
Come read to Thor, a beautiful dog who loves to listen to kids read! Sign up for one 15 minute session per reader, from 6pm to 7pm. Register HERE.
#5) LIBRARY EVENT: Pints + Pages Book Group Outdoor Meeting
Enjoy a social book group geared towards readers in their 20’s and 30’s. The group meets on the first Thursday of every other month. The book discussion will be hosted by librarians from the Wilmington and Reading Public Libraries. This month’s meeting will take place at 7pm on the patio of the Reading Public Library. The featured book is The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery. Register HERE.