Childrens

Announcing Early Literacy Fun Packs!

Announcing Early Literacy Fun Packs!
Posted by Barbara Raab on Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:22pm

The Children’s Department is happy to announce the launch of their eight Early Literacy Fun Packs! These backpacks are filled with books and activities targeting the five early literacy skills, Reading, Writing, Singing, Playing and Talking. Each backpack includes books, a music CD, a Magic Board, and toys related to a theme. An Activity Guide for the parent or caregiver is also included, which consists of activities, songs, and games that help support early literacy skills at home. The eight themes include Alphabet, Bears, Bedtime, Colors, Counting, Farm, Five Senses, and Shapes.

Little Pig Joins the Band Program Rescheduled

Little Pig Joins the Band Program Rescheduled
Posted by Barbara Raab on Mon, 01/26/2015 - 3:37pm

The program with author/illustrator David Hyde Costello has been rescheduled for Monday, February 23 at 6:30 pm.

Best Children’s Books of 2014

Best Children’s Books of 2014
Posted by Barbara Raab on Wed, 01/07/2015 - 5:16pm

It’s that time of year where newspapers, book review journals, and reading websites publish “Best of” lists.  We compared various compilations and selected repeat winners for our own lists.  Click on the links below to find these books in our catalog or to print out a copy of the list. 

Meet Up at the Library

Meet Up at the Library
Posted by Tina Stewart on Fri, 11/28/2014 - 4:41pm

 

Storytime Registration Begins Today!

Storytime Registration Begins Today!
Posted by Brad McKenna on Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:07am

The library offers storytimes for various ages. Storytimes help build a foundation for a lifelong love of books and reading. Click the following link to see age groups, days the meetings are held, and to register for the appropriate meeting: http://wilmlibrary.org/kids/storytime

Marvelous Marvin Kick Off Kids Summer Reading June 21

Marvelous Marvin Kick Off Kids Summer Reading June 21
Posted by Tina Stewart on Fri, 06/13/2014 - 12:26pm

Marvelous Marvin will present his Magic of Science show at the Wilmington Memorial Library on Saturday, June 21, at 11 am. Please register for this fun educational event that  kicks off the library’s aunnaul summer reading program.

Week of the Young Child Art Show

Week of the Young Child Art Show
Posted by Barbara Raab on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:44am

To celebrate the Week of the Young Child, the library is hosting an art show displaying the work of babies, toddlers, and preschoolers who attend day care and preschools in Wilmington.  Stop by the library to view their wonderful creations.  The display will continue through Saturday, April 19.

Attention Parents: April Book Buddies!

Attention Parents: April Book Buddies!
Posted by Alison Schwartz on Wed, 03/12/2014 - 9:27am

  In April, the Children's and Teen Departments will be partnering again to bring you Book Buddies! Children who are ages 4+ will be paired with a teen volunteer. With his or her teen Book Buddy, your child can practice reading or be read to, do a fun craft, and share a snack!

When: Every Saturday morning in April (April 5, 12, 19, 26) at 10am

How to sign up: come in, call Youth Services, or register online at wilmlibrary.org/events (register once for all four dates!)

Best Children's Books of 2013

Best Children's Books of 2013
Posted by Barbara Raab on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:14pm

Best Children’s Books of 2013

At the end of each year various newspapers and children’s book review journals publish lists of the best books of the year in different categories.  The Wilmington Memorial Library and/or the Merrimack Valley Consortium have lots of copies of most of these wonderful books.  Click on the below links to view the lists in our catalog and place a hold on any that are not currently available in Wilmington. 

 

Best Fiction 2013

Dig Into Reading Summer Reading Program Recap and Request for Feedback

Dig Into Reading Summer Reading Program Recap and Request for Feedback
Posted by Barbara Raab on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 4:00pm

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