LIBRARY LINEUP: Afternoon Concert With Rodney Mashia On Feb. 16; Easier To Pay For Photocopies Now

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

Adult Programs

INDOOR Intro to Excel
Monday, February 13, 7pm
Join technology librarian, Brad McKenna, for a hands-on exercise with Microsoft Excel. In this class you’ll learn how to modify cells, sort and filter data, use formulas, and more.

INDOOR Cookin’ the Books
Tuesday, February 14, 12pm
If you love to cook and enjoy talking about food and sharing recipes then this group is for you. Pick up a copy of the cookbook (or find a recipe from the book online), register on the library events calendar and record your recipe. Bring your dish to the meeting and enjoy sampling everyone’s dishes! Featured Cookbook: The World in a Skillet by Christopher Kimball. Recipes already chosen: Winter Squash with Raisins, Almonds and Caramelized Onions, Zucchini with Garlic and Olive Oil, Spiced Chicken with Basmati Rice, Baked Eggplant with Tomatoes and Mozzarella, and Turkish Cauliflower Musakka.

INDOOR Drop-in Tech Help
Tuesday, February 14, 2pm
Wednesday, February 15, 2pm
Saturday, February 18, 2pm
Have a tech question that’s been bugging you? Stop by Drop-in Tech Help.

VIRTUAL 50+ Job Seekers
Wednesday, February 15, 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!

INDOOR Afternoon Concert: Rodney Mashia – A Tribute to African American Musicians
Thursday, February 16, 2:30pm
Enjoy a concert with singer and guitarist Rodney Mashia, featuring songs of jazz, gospel, soul, folk and pop made famous by African American singers, songwriters and composers. Born in New Orleans and raised in rural Louisiana, Mashia has spent decades using his inspirational music to touch hearts and make folks smile. His soulful interpretations of classic songs have entertained crowds of all kinds. With his music — made by and from the heart — he explores both the black and white American political system and musical cultures of the past five decades.

INDOOR Novel Ideas Book Group
Thursday, February 16, 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 Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead.

INDOOR Needleworkers
Friday, February 17, 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.

VIRTUAL Poetry Circle
Saturday, February 18, 9:15am
Do you enjoy writing poetry? Want input on your work? If so, this group is for you. When registering, please provide your email address so you can receive an agenda and any prep materials in advance. Led by local writing enthusiast, Barbara Alevras. If you are interested in attending this event, please email the Adult Services Librarian at Please include the title of the program in the subject heading. This event will be held over Zoom. You will receive an invite from the presenter prior to the program date.

Youth Programs

INDOOR STEAM Team: Grades K-5
Monday, February 13, 6:30pm
Learn and have fun at the same time in this engaging STEAM program! Grades K-5

INDOOR Drop-in Craft: Love Bugs
Tuesday, February 14, All Day
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your own, one-of-a-kind love bug creation! All Ages

INDOOR Family Craft Night: Valentine Gnomes
Wednesday, February 15, 6:30pm
Use yarn to learn how to make an adorable gnome friend! Once you have the skills, you could even make more gnomes at home to make a gnome garland! Grades 1+

INDOOR Read to Brandie
Thursday, February 16, 6pm
Come read to Brandie, a loveable dog that loves to listen to kids read! Sign up for one 15 minute session per family. Siblings and caregivers are welcome. Grades K-5

INDOOR Teen Gaming Club
Friday, February 17, 3:30pm
Hang out and play Switch games after school with other middle and high schoolers! Grades 6-12

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.

New Coin Box

Need to print or make copies? The library now has a new coinbox that is compatible with credit/debit cards, Apple Pay, and cash/coins.

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