LIBRARY LINEUP: Kids Valentines Magnet Making On Feb. 9; Library Offers 1-on-1 Tech Help Sessions

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

Adult Programs

INDOOR Conversation Heart Floral Demonstration with Kathy Leva
Monday, February 6, 2:30pm
Master Flower Show Judge and Wilmington resident Kathy Leva will demonstrate how to make conversation heart floral arrangements for Valentine’s Day. These make wonderful gifts. Each participant will receive a take & make kit to create their own at home.

INDOOR Needleworkers at Night
Monday, February 6, 6:30pm
Can’t make it in 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, February 7, 2pm
Wednesday, February 8, 2pm
Saturday, February 11, 2pm
Have a tech question that’s been bugging you? Stop by Drop-in Tech Help.

INDOOR Craft and Chat
Wednesday, February 8, 7pm
Enjoy making a craft while socializing with others! This new craft group will meets the second Wednesday of the month at 7 pm. All craft supplies provided. Featured Craft: Wool Felt Snowmen.

VIRTUAL American Sirens: The Incredible Story of the Black Men who Became America’s First Paramedics
Thursday, February 9, 7pm
Join author Kevin Hazzard for a discussion of his new book American Sirens: The Incredible Story of the Black Men Who Became America’s First Paramedics. Up until 1968, if you suffered a medical crisis, your chances of survival were minimal. That all changed with the Freedom House EMS in Pittsburgh, a group of Black men who became America’s first paramedics and set the gold standard for emergency medicine around the world, only to have their legacy erased-until now.

INDOOR Needleworkers
Friday, February 10, 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 Wilmington Community Playgroup
Monday, February 6, 10am
The Community Teamwork Family Resource Network is here for weekly playgroup sessions! 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. Registration is for this day only. For more Community Playgroups, register for each date you’re available to attend. Ages 0-6

INDOOR Community Hours with CFCE
Tuesday, February 7, 10:45am
Drop-in to chat with Chris at the CFCE Resource Table set up in the Children’s Room! Chris will be here to help you with whatever resources you need. With expertise in Early Child Development, CFCE is here to help you learn how you can help your kids learn as effectively as they can. Don’t forget to ask Chris about other community resources regarding kindergarten registrations, housing, utilities, child care, and much more! For caregivers and their families! The Family Resource Network is funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant (CFCE) from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. All Ages

INDOOR Board Game Design
Tuesday, February 7, 6:30pm
Would you like to understand how to design your own board game? Over the course of several sessions we’ll learn a process together while you work on your projects at home. Bring your game to life! Grades 7-12

INDOOR Kids’ Book Cafe
Wednesday, February 8, 3:45pm
A book tasting for students in Grades 3-5. Sample a variety of books, both fiction and nonfiction, revolving around the same genre or theme. Each session will include either a themed snack or activity! February Genres: Fantasy & Science Fiction. Grades 3-5

INDOOR Crafternoon: Valentine’s Magnet Making
Thursday, February 9, 3:30pm
We’ll be making cute magnets for Valentine’s Day in this Crafternoon. Grades 4-8

INDOOR Music with Dara
Friday, February 10, 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! This program is designed for the 2-5 year old child, but older and younger children will enjoy it too! Ages 2-5

INDOOR Drop-In Storytime
Friday, February 10, 10am
Come enjoy this fun indoor storytime that includes books, rhymes, music and movement! Ages 2-6

Additional Information

Book Store Next Door Winter Hours

The Book Store Next Door will be closed on Wednesdays in January and February.

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 to register or call 978-658-2967.

Tech Help

Did you know we offer tech help sessions on Saturdays? Stop by at 2pm to ask our Librarians tech-related questions.

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