LIBRARY LINEUP: Make Your Own Natural Cleaning Products On April 14; Poetry Contest Submissions Due April 23

Below is a press release from the Wilmington Memorial Library:

Poetry Contest Submissions – Two Weeks Left!

This year’s annual poetry contest theme is Adventure. Where would you like to go on your adventure? Who would you take with you on your adventure? All ages can submit a poem now through April 23rd. Contestants can submit digitally on our website or bring their poem to the library.

Adult Programs

INDOOR Drop-In Tech Help

Monday, April 11, 7pm
Tuesday, April 12, 1pm
Wednesday, April 13, 2pm

Have a tech question that’s been bugging you? Stop by Drop-in Tech Help.

OUTDOOR Walk and Talk in the Wildwood Cemetery

Wednesday, April 13, 9am

If you are looking for some exercise and camaraderie, plan on walking the Wildwood Cemetery with Library Associate Jean Diorio and others.

INDOOR Adult DIY Natural Cleaning Products and Beeswax Wrap

Thursday, April 14, 7pm

Librarian Laurie W. will lead the group in making cleaning products with all-natural ingredients and a reusable beeswax wrap to keep food fresh.  All supplies provided.

VIRTUAL Poetry Circle

Saturday, April 16, 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, April 11, 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, April 11, 6:30pm

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

VIRTUAL Near & Far Book Group

Wednesday, April 13, 6:30pm

Kids & Grandparents! If you’re missing your loved ones that live far away, join our book group and enjoy books together virtually! We’ll read one book together as a group, have some fun discussions and then families will have a chance to break off into groups and read a book or two together. Ages Preschool-5th Grade & their Grandparents

INDOOR Crafternoon: Needle Felting

Thursday, April 14, 3:45pm

Learn to needle felt with wool in this fun and creative afternoon! Grades 4-8

INDOOR Read to Thor

Thursday, April 14, 5-6:30pm

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. Please check our website on the day of the program to confirm location. Masks are no longer required for vaccinated patrons while visiting the library.

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 & Wednesdays, 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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