LIBRARY LINEUP: Library Announces Winter Reading Challenge; Learn To Ice Fish On Jan. 13

Below is a press release from the Wilmington Memorial Library:

Adult Programs

INDOOR Drop-In Tech Help

Tuesday, January 11, 1pm
Wednesday, January 12, 2pm

Did you get a new device for the holidays? Need some help figuring something out? Stop by Tech Help to get your question answered.

INDOOR Craft & Chat

Wednesday, January 12, 7pm

Enjoy making a craft while socializing with others!  This month use repurposed flannel to make reusable hand warmers. Let’s keep your crafting hands toasty-warm throughout the winter. All craft supplies provided.  Led by Library Associate Kim Lambert.

VIRTUAL Learn to Ice Fish

Thursday, January 13, 7pm

Interested in giving ice fishing a try? Jim Lagacy, Angler Education Program Coordinator for the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife, will tell you what you need to know to get started.

INDOOR Needleworkers

Friday, January 14, 10am – 12pm

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 Poetry Circle

Saturday, January 15, 9:15am

Do you enjoy writing poetry? Want input on your work? If so, this group is for you. When registering, please provide your email address so you can receive an agenda and any prep materials in advance. Led by local writing enthusiast, Barbara Alevras.

Youth Programs

INDOOR Switch It Up! Video Game Club

Monday, January 10, 3:45pm

Love Mario Kart? Love Nintendo Switch? Come to this once-a-month video game tournament to play your favorite Switch games with friends! Grades 3-5

VIRTUAL Pajama Jam

Monday, January 10, 6:30pm

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


Thursday, January 13, 9:30am

Baby Time has moved to Zoom! This storytime includes books, rhymes, music and movement. Please bring something for you and baby to shake. You can use anything, such as rattles, empty water bottles filled with popcorn kernels or rice, even car keys! Ages 0-23 months

INDOOR Crafternoon: Iron On Patches

Thursday, January 13, 3:45pm

Come make your own iron on patches! You can attach them to bags, jackets and more. Grades 4-8

INDOOR Drop-In Storytime

Friday, January 14, 10am

Storytime has moved indoors for January and February! This storytime includes books, rhymes, music and movement. Due to the pandemic, seating is limited. Storytime passes will be given out to the first 20 people (adults and children). Please ask for a pass at the main desk upstairs. Ages 2+


Saturday, January 15, 3:00pm

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! Grades 6-8

Participate in our Winter Reading Challenge!

Our Winter Reading Challenge starts on January 1! The challenge is to read every day for the month of January – anything counts! Books, magazines, audiobooks, etc. Log at least 15 days to pick up a prize at the library. Start the year off strong with a commitment to read! Register on or using the Beanstack app.

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 inside the library.  Please check our 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 to register or call 978-658-2967.

Book Store Next Store, 183 Middlesex Ave.

Open Saturdays only in January & February, 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.

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