WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a list of FREE upcoming programs for adults, teens and kids at the Wilmington Memorial Library.
Cook Seasonally with Lisa: Spring Produce
Monday, April 3, 2:30pm
Drawing from the cookbook Six Seasons: A New Way of Cooking with Vegetables by Joshua McFadden and Martha Holmberg, Circulation Librarian Lisa Crispin will demonstrate recipes centered around fresh spring produce.
Needleworkers at Night
Monday, April 3, 6:30pm
Can’t make it in to Needleworkers during the day? We’ve added 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.
Drop-in Tech Help
Tuesday, April 4, 2pm
Wednesday, April 5, 2pm
Saturday, April 8, 2pm
Have a tech question that’s been bugging you? Stop by Drop-in Tech Help.
VIRTUAL 50+ Job Seekers
Wednesday, April 5, 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!
Aftermath: Fast Fashion and Textile Waste
Thursday, April 6, 7pm
Did you know that Americans throw out more than 34 billion pounds of used textiles per year? Join researchers from Boston University’s Aftermath Learning Lab for an eye-opening presentation on the global environmental and public health impacts of textile waste.
Friday, April 7, 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.
Wilmington Community Playgroup
Monday, April 3, 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
Monday, April 3, 2pm
On Monday afternoons in March and April, the Baldwin Room (the small room in Youth with the comfy chairs) will be reserved for teens in grades 6-12 to use the Nintendo Switch with our projector! Try out the latest games, play with friends, and make new ones. No registration required, just come by if you’re around! Grades 6-12
Getting In and Paying for College
Tuesday, April 4, 6pm
A leading expert in college admissions, financial aid, and funding, Tom O’Hare, Instructor at Pivotal College Years, will review the college planning experience for high school parents. Tom will discuss what’s new and what has remained the same in the highly competitive and complex admissions and financial aid world. The discussion will focus on the keys to building a broad college list, coaching students to stand out, conducting successful campus visits, and the realities of paying for college. The workshop is offered for parents of high school sophomores, juniors, and all considering how to reach their educational goals. The more you know, the better prepared you’ll be. Grades 6-12 and adults
Get Work Done with Enabled Play
Wednesday, April 5, 6:30pm
This month, Alex from Enabled Play, wants to help you make work and school more accessible! Try the incredible platform and device that helps anyone access and control their technology in ways that work for them. Use voice commands, facial expressions, body gestures and more to control programs, games, and devices. You’ll be able to try out this accessibility device with computers and even some fun gaming devices. All ages
Middle School Book Group
Thursday, April 6, 3:30pm
We will be reading The Witch’s Hand by Nathan Page and Drew Shannon for our February meeting. Join us for snacks & lively book discussion! Copies will be available at the Youth Desk for checkout prior to the meeting; come by to grab one! Grades 6-8
Thursday, April 6, 3:45pm
Build with LEGOs at the same time as other LEGO fans and display what you make in the library! Grades K-5
Music with Dara
Friday, April 7, 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! Ages 2-5
Continue to log your reading as we fight for a spot in the Championship! Books, audiobooks, graphic novels, magazines and newspapers all count towards our total. The competition ends on April 5. See website for details.
Book Store Next Door
The Book Store Next Door is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm. 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.
Friends of the Library Jewelry Sale
The Friends of the Library are accepting jewelry donations for this year’s Donated Jewelry Sale. All proceeds go to supporting the library. The jewelry sale is scheduled for Friday, March 31st from 5pm to 8pm and Saturday, April 1st from 9am to 2pm. Stop by and freshen up your bling!
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.
Starting April 8th, stop by the library to pick up gloves and trash bags to participate in our Town Clean Up! On April 22nd, bring your bag(s) of trash to the Wildwood Street Parking lot from 10am – 12pm to spin our prize wheel and pick up a tree seedling!
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