LIBRARY LINEUP: Family Gingerbread House Making On Dec. 21; Celtic Christmas Concert On Dec. 22

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

Adult Programs

INDOOR Needleworkers at Night
Monday, December 19, 6:30pm
Can’t make it to Needleworkers during the day? We’ve added new evening sessions on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month. Bring your knitting, crocheting, quilting, etc. and enjoy a little conversation and camaraderie. Drop in.

INDOOR Drop-In Tech Help
Tuesday, December 20, 2pm
Wednesday, December 21, 2pm
Have a tech question that’s been bugging you? Stop by Drop-in Tech Help.

VIRTUAL 50+ Job Seekers
Wednesday, December 21, 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! Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! This week’s topic (December 21) covers Networking.

INDOOR A Celtic Christmas Concert
Thursday, December 22, 7pm
Enjoy the music of talented multi-instrumentalist Jeff Snow, who plays and shares the stories of the music of Scotland, Ireland and England. This concert features Celtic, Christmas, and holiday tunes. There will be singing, laughing, clapping and perhaps a bit of foot stomping; questions and input from the audience are encouraged and become part of the event.

Youth Programs

INDOOR STEAM Team (Grades K-2)
Monday, December 19, 3:45pm
Learn and have fun at the same time in this engaging STEAM program! Grades K-2

INDOOR STEAM Team (Grades 3-5)
Monday, December 19, 6:30pm
Learn and have fun at the same time in this engaging STEAM program! Grades 3-5

INDOOR Pop-Tart Candy Cottages
Tuesday, December 20, 6:30pm
Craft delicious candy cottages out of Pop Tarts in this wintry extravaganza! Grades 6-12

INDOOR Family Gingerbread Houses
Wednesday, December 21, 3:45pm
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for a WML tradition! Gingerbread house-making! Construct a gingerbread house out of graham crackers and sweets. Please bring two empty small milk cartons (from school or home) if you can, or try using just the frosting we provide to make it stand! All Ages

INDOOR Family Gingerbread Houses
Wednesday, December 21, 6:30pm
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for a WML tradition! Gingerbread house-making! Construct a gingerbread house out of graham crackers and sweets. Please bring two empty small milk cartons (from school or home) if you can, or try using just the frosting we provide to make it stand! All Ages

INDOOR Music with Dara – Special Holiday Edition!
Friday, December 23, 10am
With keyboard, felt board, finger puppets, and engaging visual props, Dara weaves songs (old and new favorites), fingerplays, rhythmic activities/simple instrument playing, and creative movement for a fun-filled musical 30-45 minute program. Lots of clapping, marching, singing, creative expression and FUN! Enjoy this special holiday edition! Ages 2-5

INDOOR Teen Gaming Club
Friday, December 23, 3:30pm
Hang out and play Switch games after school with other middle and high schoolers! Grades 6-12

Additional Information

The library will be closed on Saturday, December 24 in observance of Christmas.

Holiday Shopping with the Friends of the Library

If you are looking for holiday gifts for the readers on your list, stop by Friends of the Library Book Store Next Door. You will find gently used book bargains for as little as $2. Gift Certificates make great stocking stuffers and gifts for teachers. The Book Store Next Door is open Wednesday and Saturday 10 am to 4 pm. Closed on Saturday December 24 and Saturday December 31.

In addition, we ask that you designate the Friends of the Wilmington Memorial Library to receive a percentage of the sale when you shop on Amazon Smile. Please note that doing this costs you nothing!

Friends of the Library Jewelry Sale
The Friends of the library will be accepting jewelry donations beginning Tuesday, November 1st. The next jewelry sale is scheduled for March 31st and April 1st, 2023.

Museum Passes
The library has discounted passes to your favorite Massachusetts museums, attractions, and state parks. Find the full list on our website!

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.

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