WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a list of FREE upcoming programs for adults, teens and kids at the Wilmington Memorial Library.
Google Docs or Microsoft Office
Monday, April 10, 7pm
Microsoft’s Office products, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, aren’t free. However, if you have a GMail account, you have access to Google’s Docs, Sheets, and Slides for free. Come join technology librarian, Brad McKenna, to see if moving over is right for you.
Cookin’ the Books
Tuesday, April 11, 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! The featured cookbook for April is 5 Ingredients by Jamie Oliver.
Drop-in Tech Help
Tuesday, April 11, 2pm
Wednesday, April 12, 2pm
Saturday, April 15, 2pm
Have a tech question that’s been bugging you? Stop by Drop-in Tech Help.
Craft and Chat
Wednesday, April 12, 7pm
Enjoy making a craft while socializing with others! This craft group meets the second Wednesday of the month at 7pm. All craft supplies provided. April’s featured craft is Cake Shaped Gift Boxes.
VIRTUAL Landscaping and Gardening for Wildlife
Thursday, April 13, 7pm
Do you have a true green thumb? Meaning, are you taking into account the complete ecosystem around the land you care for? Learn how you can support local species by utilizing wildlife-friendly gardening practices in your home, business, and community settings. Simple, easy actions like keeping fall leaves on the ground could have huge effects, and bring in more butterflies, come spring! Learn about what to do, and not do, in your yard, garden, or even container, to support nearby birds, frogs, pollinators, and more in a sustainable fashion.
Friday, April 14, 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, April 15, 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 email@example.com. 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.
Wilmington Community Playgroup
Monday, April 10, 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
Switch it Up! Video Game Club
Monday, April 10, 3:45pm
Love video games? Love Nintendo Switch? Come to this once-a-month video game club to play your favorite Switch games with friends! Grades 1-5
Lil Bookworms Book Club
Monday, April 10, 6:30pm
This book club is for students in Kindergarten, Grades 1 and 2, and features books, reading comprehension and an activity. Grades K-2
Kids’ Book Cafe
Wednesday, April 12, 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! April’s themes are Humor and Drama. Grades 3-5
Crafternoon: Recycled Bottle Planters
Thursday, April 13, 3:30pm
In honor of Earth Day, we’re making recycled planters from plastic bottles. Grades 4-8
Spring Storywalk Opening & Pop-Up Library
Saturday, April 15, 10am
Come read our new Storywalk® book, Tad by Benji Davies, together while walking around Rotary Park! Follow it up by checking out books at our mini pop-up library! All Ages
Be brave, be bold! Pluck up the courage and submit a poem for the 2023 Poetry Contest! All ages can submit a poem, written with the theme Courage in mind, now through April 29th. Please read through our contest rules and information before submitting. Contestants can submit online or print a submission form and bring their poem to the library. If you’re having any trouble, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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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