LIBRARY LINEUP: Library Giving Out 200 FREE Canaan Fir Seedlings Beginning April 25

Below is a press release from the Wilmington Memorial Library:

Tree Seedling Giveaway on Monday, April 25 (ALL DAY)

The library is giving away 200 Canaan Fir seedlings, which are native to New England. Stop by the library to pick up your seedling while supplies last.  The tree seedling giveaway helps designate Wilmington as a Tree City.  One per person or two per family. Thank you to the Friends of the Wilmington Memorial Library for funding this giveaway.

Adult Programs

INDOOR Cookin’ the Books

Monday, April 25, 12pm

If you love to cook and enjoy talking about food and sharing recipes then this group is for you.  Pick up a copy of the cookbook (or find a recipe from the book online), register on the library events calendar, and record your recipe. Bring your dish to the meeting and enjoy sampling everyone’s dishes! Featured book: Lemon, Love & Olive Oil by Mina Stone

INDOOR Drop-In Tech Help
Tuesday, April 26, 1pm
Wednesday, April 27, 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 27, 9am

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

VIRTUAL Creative Writing Skills Group

Tuesday, April 26, 7pm

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.

INDOOR Game On!

Tuesday, April 26, 7pm

Come join our adult and teen board gaming event. We play board and card games, new and old. Bring your own favorites or play something new.  Guidance and games provided by gaming enthusiast Scot Crispin. Ages 12+ & Adults

VIRTUAL Sweet & Savory Beignets

Tuesday, April 26, 7pm

Chef Cheryl Grigg from Chara’s Kitchen will bring us a taste of New Orleans with her classic and savory beignet recipes.

INDOOR Well Read Wednesday Book Group

Wednesday, April 27, 10am

This book group discusses contemporary books, both fiction and non-fiction, led by Library Director Tina Stewart. Featured book: Dancing in the Mosque by Hommeira Qaderi

HYBRID DEI Book Group

Wednesday, April 27, 7pm

This group continues the work started with the library’s antiracism series. Instead of discussing the entire book, the group will read a select number of chapters per month to allow for more in depth conversation. Featured Book: The Making of Asian America: A History by Erika Lee Chapters for this meeting: Chapter 3 – Chapter 5 (78 pages)

OUTDOOR Middlesex Canal Walk

Thursday, April 28, 6pm

Neil Devins of the Middlesex Canal Association will lead us on an educational walk along the Middlesex Canal. Meet at the Middlesex Canal Association kiosk at Town Park next to the dog park.

Youth Programs

INDOOR STEAM Team

Monday, April 25

3:45pm, Grades K-2

6:30pm, Grades 3-5

Learn and have fun at the same time in this engaging STEAM program!

VIRTUAL Pajama Jam

Monday, April 25, 6:30pm

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

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 wilmlibrary.org 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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