LIBRARY LINEUP: All Residents Invited To Welcome To Wilmington Reception On Oct. 17; Afternoon Concert On Oct. 20

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a list of FREE upcoming programs for adults, teens and kids at the Wilmington Memorial Library.

Registration begins 30 days prior to the event. Please register online using our Calendar of Events at or by calling (978) 694-2099 (for Adult) or (978) 694-2098 (for Children/Teen). Please note we request registration for programs that are marked *RR. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for funding support for library programs!

The library will be closed on Monday, October 10 in observance of Columbus Day.

Adult Programs

INDOOR Welcome to Wilmington Reception
Monday, October 17, 6pm
Hello, neighbor! Please drop in on Monday, October 17, 2022 from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Wilmington Memorial Library for our annual reception for new residents. Registration encouraged. Meet representatives from town government, schools, churches, and community organizations. Learn about services, programs, volunteer opportunities, etc. Pick up your Chamber Welcome Bag. Meet other new residents. Take a chance on our prize wheel. Bring ID to get your WML card! Hosted by Wilmington Memorial Library and the Wilmington-Tewksbury Chamber of Commerce.

INDOOR Drop-In Tech Help
Tuesday, October 18, 2pm
Wednesday, October 19, 2pm
Saturday, October 22, 2pm
Have a tech question that’s been bugging you? Stop by Drop-in Tech Help.

VIRTUAL 50+ Job Seekers
Wednesday, October 19, 9:30am
If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your “Encore Career”, this networking group program is perfect for you! This week’s topic (October 19) covers LinkedIn and Personal Branding.

INDOOR Afternoon Concert: Kat & Brad
Thursday, October 20, 2:30pm
Drawing from 50s and 60s pop, American Songbook standards, and much more, this vibrant duo channels and fuses these influences through two voices, a guitar, and violin to bring you a mixture of original songs and dusted off covers from the past. The two consist of Brad Bensko on Vocals and Guitar, and Kathleen Parks (of Twisted Pine) on Vocals, and Five-Stringed Fiddle.

INDOOR Novel Ideas Book Group
Thursday, October 20, 7pm
Enjoy reading fiction? Join the library’s fiction book group led by Adult Services Librarian Erin Driscoll. Please stop by the library to pick up a copy of the featured book. Featured Book: The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See.

INDOOR Needleworkers
Friday, October 21, 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.

Youth Programs

INDOOR Wilmington Community Playgroup
Monday, October 17, 10am
Join us for our community playgroup where we will work on Early Literacy skills and much, much more! Ask us about any resources we can help provide for you and your family! Ages 0-5

INDOOR Just Desserts for Teens
Tuesday, October 18, 6:30pm
Make your own ice cream for our final dessert event! Grades 6-12

INDOOR Family Craft Night: Clay Ghost Tealights
Wednesday, October 19, 6:30pm
Create some spooooOo00ooky ghosts with clay and light them up to put out for a Halloween display! Grades K+

INDOOR Read to Brandie
Thursday, October 20, 6pm
Come read to Brandie, a wonderful dog who loves to listen to kids read! Sign up for one 15 minute session per family. All Ages

OUTDOOR Drop-in Storytime
Saturday, October 22, 10am
Paint a starry pumpkin for Halloween in this month’s Crafternoon! Grades 4-8

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.

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