LIBRARY LINEUP: Read, Win Prizes & Lead Us To Victory Over Tewksbury In Fall ‘Reading Rivals’ Competition

Below is a press release from the Wilmington Memorial Library:

Win prizes for your reading and help us beat Tewksbury!

Beginning on October 12, log every minute you read on Beanstack (our reading tracking app) to lead WIlmington to victory. There will be a weekly drawing for a $25 gift card to any Wilmington restaurant of your choosing. Log at least 3 hours of reading and be entered into our Grand Prize drawing for a $100 gift card to any local business of your choosing. Let’s get reading!

Adult Programs

INDOOR Tech Help

Tuesday, October 19, 10 am

Make an appointment with Brad for an hour long session on any tech question you have. If you need help navigating the web, are looking for a new computer, or are confused by your new iPhone, this service will be helpful to you!

INDOOR Drop-In Tech Help

Tuesday, October 19, 1 pm –  2 pm

Wednesday, October 20, 2 pm – 3pm

Meet with Eric or Brad for help with a short, 15-minute drop-in question. Sessions are first come, first served.

VIRTUAL 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group

Wednesday, October 20, 9:30 am

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your “Encore Career”, this networking group program is perfect for you. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. This week’s topic (Oct. 20) is Interviewing Preparation & Strategy.

WCTV Live: Folksoul Duo in Concert

Thursday, October 21, 2:30pm

Join husband and wife Leslie Vogel and Fred Simmons, known as Folksoul Duo, for an afternoon of American Roots music. Fred plays trombone and guitar and Leslie plays accordion and keyboard. Their musicianship coupled with their vocal harmonies create a beautiful afternoon of song to be enjoyed by all.

INDOOR Needleworkers

Friday, October 22, 10 am

This is a social group for those who do any kind of needle craft. Bring your knitting, crocheting, quilting, etc. and enjoy a little conversation and camaraderie—drop in. Everyone welcome!

VIRTUAL Helena Byrne: Ghosts & Ghouls of Ireland

Saturday, October 23, 10am

Join acclaimed Seanchaí (Irish storyteller) and singer Helena Byrne as she shares gripping Irish tales of the supernatural. From Haunted Castles and Poltergeists to Guardian Angels and other strange phenomena, Helena delves deep into the captivating world of Irish Ghost Stories and the Irish people’s unique relationship with the Afterlife.

WCTV Live
: Cookin’ the Books

Monday, October 25, 2:30pm

Watch Lisa demonstrate and talk about recipes from the book on WCTV. Featured Cookbook: Bress n ‘Nyam: Gullah Geechee Recipes from a Sixth-Generation Farmer by Matthew Raiford

Youth Programs

VIRTUAL Teen Book Club

Friday, October 15, 4 pm

Join us for a book discussion of They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera. Copies will be available at the library to check out prior to our meeting.

INDOOR Read to Thor

Thursday, October 21, 5pm – 6:30pm

Come read to Thor, a beautiful dog who loves to listen to kids read! Sign up for one 15 minute session per reader.

WML In-Person Programming

Registration is required for most in-person programs. If a program is outdoors and inclement weather is forecast, the program may be held virtually on Zoom or inside the library.  Please check out website on the day of the program to confirm location. Masks are required required inside Town buildings regardless of vaccination status.

WML Virtual Programming

The library continues to offer a variety of virtual events. Please note that registration is required in order to receive the Zoom link. Go to wilmlibrary.org to register or call 978-658-2967.

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