LIBRARY LINEUP: How To Take Care Of Family Heirlooms On Sept. 6; Historic Cemetery Walk On Sept. 8

Below is a press release from the Wilmington Memorial Library:

The library will be closed on Saturday, September 3 and Monday, September 5 for Labor Day.

Adult Programs

INDOOR Drop-In Tech Help
Tuesday, September 6, 2pm
Wednesday, September 7, 2pm
Have a tech question that’s been bugging you? Stop by Drop-in Tech Help.

INDOOR How to Take Care of Family Heirlooms
Tuesday, September 6, 7pm
Join Town Curator Cienna Lyon to discuss tips and tricks in the museum trade that YOU can use on your own family heirlooms. You are welcome to bring specific small items that you’d like to get advice on. A demonstration on preservation methods will occur.

VIRTUAL 50+ Job Seeking Network Group
Wednesday, September 7, 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 (September 7) is developing a resume.

OUTDOOR Historic Cemetery Walk
Thursday, September 8, 6pm
Now that it’s getting into the fall season it’s time for a graveyard walk! Join town curator Cienna Lyon on a historic walk of Wildwood Cemetery and the Olde Burying Ground. Meet in the back of the library.

INDOOR Needleworkers
Friday, September 9, 10am
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.

Youth Programs

INDOOR Lil Bookworms Book Club
Wednesday, September 7, 3:30pm
This book club is for students in Kindergarten, Grades 1 and 2, and features books, reading comprehension and an activity. Siblings welcome. Grades K-2

INDOOR Crafternoon: Beeswax Wraps
Thursday, September 8, 3:30pm
Make reusable beeswax wraps for your school lunch in this month’s Crafternoon. Grades 4-8

INDOOR Tiny Art Show! Canvas Pick Up
Saturday, September 10, All Day
We want you to make a tiny piece of art for our Tiny Art Show! Open to all ages and all mediums! Pick up a tiny canvas from the library (while supplies last) or create a tiny sculpture, a tiny felted creation, tiny knitting, or even tiny ceramics! Be creative! Specifications: All artwork must be either on a 3×3 inch canvas or, if 3D, must be 3x3x3 inches or smaller in all dimensions. The first 150 registrants will receive a mini canvas, should they want one, and anyone after that wanting to participate can purchase their own canvas, use a 3X3 inch piece of paper, or create with a different medium as long as their final piece is 3x3x3 inches or smaller. Important Dates: Participants will have until September 17th to pick up their canvas and until September 24th to drop their artwork off. When dropping off your artwork, please fill out this Google Form for us to label your work appropriately. We will have a Tiny Art Show Reception on Wednesday, October 5th at 6:30pm and hope you all can attend! All Ages.

VIRTUAL Practice SAT With the Princeton Review
Saturday, September 10, 10am
Join The Princeton Review virtually to take a free, full-length practice SAT. After the test, you’ll receive a comprehensive score report detailing your strengths and weaknesses. 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

Open Saturdays & Wednesdays, 10am – 4pm, 183 Middlesex Avenue
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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