Blog Archive

  • Posted on 09/28/2012 - 10:02am

    The Friends of the Library have put together a gift basket filled with a variety of items for Patriots fans including two tickets to the Patriots versus Houston Texans game on Monday, December 10, at 8:30. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5 and can be purchased at the main desk.  All proceeds benefit the library. Winner will be drawn on November 1.

  • Posted on 09/24/2012 - 10:20am

    The library received 18 entries in the Wilmington Through Art Contest demonstrating incredible artistic talent. The three judges from the Wilmington Arts Council, Jane Crane, Marge Elia and Jean Chang, commented on the challenge of having to select the winners. The following are the winning entries:

    First place: Autumn Path-Silver Lake by Philip Mackenzie

    Second Place: The Gazebo on the Common by Angela Wang

    Third Place: Wildwood Street Barn by Maureen Thorpe

    Honorable Mention: The Jonathan Buck House by May DiPietro.

  • Posted on 09/19/2012 - 5:14pm

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    In David Levithan's New York Times bestselling novel, A is a teenager that wakes up in a different body every day, and it has been this way for as long as he can remember.  A has long since learned not to try and alter the person’s life he’s inhabiting for the day, but everything changes when he wakes up in the body of a boy named Justin, boyfriend to a girl named Rhiannon.  Every Day is about the relationship between A and Rhiannon and what they are both willing to do to be with one another.  The book asks the question, Can you love someone only for their soul, without keeping in mind their gender or appearance?

  • Posted on 09/18/2012 - 9:41am

    Stop by to see eighteen beautiful paintings depicting images of Wilmington that have been entered in the Wilmington Through Art Contest. The paintings will be on display through Saturday, September 22 when Wilmington Arts Council judges will select first, second and third place winners.

    Here's a few samples. Stop by the library or visit our Flickr page to see more!

  • Posted on 09/17/2012 - 3:17pm

    TitleArtistRelease Date
    Boy's Don't CryRumer9/4/2012
    NorthMatchbox Twenty9/4/2012
    Away From The WorldMatthews, Dave Band9/11/2012
    CoexistThe xx9/11/2012
    Love This GiantByrne, David9/11/2012
    TempestDylan, Bob9/11/2012
    The CarpenterAvett Brothers9/11/2012
    KissJepsen, Carly Rae9/18/2012
    O.N.I.F.C.Wiz Khalifa9/18/2012
    The Truth About LoveP!nk9/18/2012
    BabelMumford & Sons9/25/2012
    Push and ShoveNo Doubt9/25/2012
    UNO!Green Day9/25/2012

  • Posted on 09/17/2012 - 2:25pm

    This year's Community Fair features the Town of Wilmington Information Table with representatives from various Town Departments on hand to answer questions. The Town Clerk's staff will be availabe to register voters. Town Manager Michael Caira and Assistant Manager Jeff Hull will be there from 10:30 am to 12 noon giving residents the opportunity to wish Mr. Caira well in his retirement and meet Mr. Hull, Wilmington’s newly appointed Town Manager.

  • Posted on 09/14/2012 - 11:48am

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    In this futuristic take on the Cinderella story, Cinder is a talented mechanic who also happens to be part robot.  Cinder lives in New Beijing with her stepmother and two stepsisters after her late stepfather rescued her from a hovercraft accident.  A horrible plague that threatens one of Cinder’s sisters, a developing friendship with the handsome Prince Kai, and an evil queen from the planet Lunar are all issues that Cinder must deal with.  Cinder, the first novel in the Lunar Chronicles series, will appeal to both young adult readers and fans of dystopian fiction.

  • Posted on 09/14/2012 - 11:37am

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    What would you do if you woke up one day and learned that the earth’s rotation had started slowing, creating longer periods of sunlight and darkness?  The Age of Miracles tells the story of 11-year-old Julia and her experience with “the slowing.”  At first, the changes are barely noticeable, especially to Julia, who spends her days watching confused scientists on the television.  Soon, the government decides to stick to the 24-hour schedule despite the change in daylight, and those who want to live by the light instead of the clock, the “real-timers,” are shunned by the community.  Julia is worried about what’s happening to the world around her and how it’s affecting her family, but she’s often more concerned about being popular and hanging out with her crush.  This thought-provoking novel will appeal to fans of science-fiction and coming-of-age stories. 

  • Posted on 09/11/2012 - 11:29am

    TitleRelease Date
    30 Rock: Season 69/11/2012
    Snow White & The Huntsman9/11/2012
    Castle: Fourth Season9/18/2012
    Chico and Rita9/18/2012
    Modern Family: Third Season9/18/2012
    The Babymakers9/18/2012
    The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel9/18/2012
    The Cabin In The Woods9/18/2012
    The Salt of Life9/18/2012
    Damsels in Distress9/25/2012
    Desperate Housewives: Eighth Season9/25/2012
    Marvel's The Avengers9/25/2012
    Pink Ribbons, Inc.9/25/2012
    Portlandia: Seasons One and Two9/25/2012
    Sleepless Night9/25/2012

  • Posted on 09/10/2012 - 2:30pm

    Starting September 8th, we are now open on Saturdays from 9am-5pm. Remember to stop by the Book Store Next Door (run by the Friends of the Library) on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10am-4pm.