LIBRARY LINEUP: Reading Rivals Competition Closes November 24 At Noon

Below is a press release from the Wilmington Memorial Library:

Every minute counts! Win prizes for your reading and help us beat Tewksbury!
It’s not too late to sign up!
The two libraries have been neck and neck throughout the entire competition. Every minute logged on Beanstack (our reading tracking app) gets us closer to the trophy. 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. Logging closes Wednesday, November 24 at noon so be sure all your minutes are counted before then!

Adult Programs

WCTV LIVE: Cookin’ the Books

Monday, November 22, 2:30 pm
Watch Lisa demonstrate and talk about recipes from the book on WCTV.

Featured Cookbook: Jewish: A Cookbook: Reinvented Recipes from a Modern Mensch by Jake Cohen. Live on WCTV, Comcast 9 / Verizon 37 and online at WCTV.org/live/ (Don’t forget to press the Play icon to start the live stream).

VIRTUAL Massachusetts Must Read Authors — Barry Van Dusen (Finding Sanctuary)

Monday, November 22, 7 pm
Author and artist Barry Van Dusen was recently recognized by the Massachusetts Center for the Book as one of Massachusetts’s must-read authors of the year. Van Dusen will discuss his latest book, Finding Sanctuary: An Artist Explores the Nature of Mass Audubon.

VIRTUAL Creative Writing Skills Group

Tuesday, November 23, 7 pm

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.

VIRTUAL 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group

Wednesday December 1, 9:30 am

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. This week’s topic is Marketing Plans.

Youth Programs

VIRTUAL Pajama Jam

Monday, November 22, 6:30 pm

Join the fabulous Bernadette Baird for interactive music and movement. Ages 0-4

INDOOR Mario Kart Tournament

Wednesday, November 24, 3 pm

Ready, set, go! Start your engines for a Mario Kart 8 Tournament at the library. Please bring Nintendo Switch controllers if you have them. Snacks for all & prizes for the winners!

A Note about storytimes:

Grab your jackets and your blankets to bundle up and get ready for some fun outdoor fall storytimes! Our storytimes include books, rhymes, music and movement.

In the event of inclement weather,  recent rain/snow causing the ground to be saturated, or temperatures under 55° or above 85°, storytime will move INDOORS.

OUTDOOR Drop-In Storytime
Saturday, November 27, 10:30 am
Ages 2+


Please note masks are now required inside Town buildings regardless of vaccination status. 

Book Store Next Store, 183 Middlesex Ave.

Open Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10am – 4pm
Shop discount books! Paperbacks for $1 and hardcovers for $2.
The Book Store is staffed by volunteers from the Friends of the Library and all proceeds help support library programs.

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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