LIBRARY LINEUP: Family Movie Night On July 6; Story Time At Yentile Farm On July 9

Below is a press release from the Wilmington Memorial Library:

Summer Reading Program – Earn Prizes & Enter Raffles all Summer!

Read Beyond the Beaten Path, the library’s all-ages annual summer reading program is underway! Register on the library’s website at wilmlibrary.org – or in person. You can earn prizes by just reading a few minutes each day. Read 15 days this summer and receive a free book. Read 30 days and take home a handheld fan/flashlight or a coupon for a free ice cream at Dandilyons. Each day that you read, or complete one of 10 fun activities, you will earn a ticket for one of our special raffles. Prizes include: a four-person membership to the New England Aquarium, a $150 gift card to Nashoba Valley, a $100 gift card to REI or drive-in movie tickets. You can earn 60+ tickets if you read every day and complete all the activities!

Adult Programs

INDOOR How to: Decorate Outdoor Spaces
Tuesday, July 5, 7pm

Jordan Pitzen, interior designer and owner of At Home With Jordan, will take us through budget-friendly style tips that will elevate your outdoor space, no matter the size or function.

VIRTUAL 50+ Job Seeking Networking Group
Wednesday, July 6, 9:30am

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 (July 6) is Self-Assessment and Transferable Skills.

VIRTUAL Northeast Native Plant Primer: 235 Plants for an Earth-Friendly Garden

Wednesday, July 6, 7pm

Author Uli Lormier will discuss his new book, The Northeast Native Plant Primer: 235 Plants for an Earth-Friendly Garden, in this Zoom webinar. This incomparable sourcebook is everything you need to know to create a beautiful and beneficial garden.

Pints + Pages Book Group
Thursday, July 7, 7pm

A social book group geared towards readers in their 20’s and 30’s. The group meets on the first Thursday of every other month. Featured Book: Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson

Youth Programs

OUTDOOR @ Swain Green: Music with Tom Sieling
Tuesday, July 5, 6:30pm

Join musician Tom Sieling as he takes us on a tour of his biggest hits and song covers! Tom has over 30 years experience performing for families and even accompanies himself on guitar, banjo, and harmonica. Prepare for an upbeat performance with lots of participation and dancing. All Ages

INDOOR Friends & Freeze Pops
Wednesday, July 6, 3pm

This registration is for a four-week session. Kids can join in for a summer of reading fun! Registered kids will receive a copy of the book to keep and we’ll read it together every week, enjoying freeze pops and playing games along the way! Please be sure that you can attend all four sessions before registering. Grades 1-3

INDOOR Family Movie Night
Wednesday, July 6, 6:30pm

Come watch a movie with the family and enjoy freshly popped popcorn! Rated PG.
All Ages, children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

INDOOR LEGO Building
Thursday, July 7, 3pm

Build with LEGOs at the same time as other LEGO fans at the library. At the end, you can share what you made during the time. Grades K-5

INDOOR Crafternoon: Leaf Bookmarks
Thursday, July 7, 3pm

For July’s Crafternoon, we will be making leaves into transparent bookmarks that you can use for summer reading! Grades 4-8

INDOOR Exploration Station: Stargazing
Friday, July 8, 10am

Explore the science of stargazing through hands-on activities! Ages 2-5

INDOOR Neon Sign Making
Friday, July 8, 3pm

Come make a neon sign for your room or to give as a great gift! Grades K+. This event requires some sewing, parental assistance will be required for kids 10 and under

OUTDOOR @ Yentile Farm: Drop-in Storytime
Saturday, July 9, 10am

Come enjoy this fun outdoor storytime at Yentile park! This storytime includes books, rhymes, music and movement. Ages 2-6

INDOOR Teen Book Club
Saturday, July 9, 4pm

July’s Teen Book Club read is The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes! Don’t miss this NYT bestselling “impossible to put down” (Buzzfeed) novel with deadly stakes, thrilling twists, and juicy secrets. Copies will be available at the library to check out prior to our meeting. Grades 9-12

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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