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Congratulations to Poetry Contest Winners and Honorable Mentions

Congratulations to Poetry Contest Winners and Honorable Mentions
Posted by Tina Stewart on Fri, 04/17/2015 - 5:05pm

Winners in the following categories are:

Kindergarten-First Grade  Dylan Alexander
Second-Third Grade         Madilyn Widomski
Fourth-Fifth Grade           Katherine Trach
Middle School                    Miriam Nelson
High School                        Darren LeBlanc
Adult                                    Stacey E. Stevens

Honorable Mention in the following categories are:

Tips for Buying a New Car

Tips for Buying a New Car
Posted by Tina Stewart on Tue, 03/24/2015 - 9:50am

If you are in the market for a new car, Consumer Reports has new and used car reviews plus car buying tips.  Use your library card to read Consumer Reports online.

Scan & Share Day Saturday, April 4

Scan & Share Day Saturday, April 4
Posted by Tina Stewart on Thu, 03/19/2015 - 4:08pm

Do you have historical photographs of Wilmington? We would love to include them in our digitized local history collection. We are interested in photographs taken prior to 1980 of buildings, sporting and social events, businesses and neighborhoods. You can bring up to ten photographs or postcards on Saturday, April 4 from 9:30 am to 12 noon and we will san them. Please bring a flash drive if you would like a copy of the digitized photos.

The Wonder of PI

The Wonder of PI
Posted by Brad McKenna on Sat, 03/14/2015 - 9:16am

Title Slide for the Wonder of Pi Talk

Last Thursday, Chris Rycroft from Harvard University talked about the Pi, which is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter.

Get Creative!

Get Creative!
Posted by Tina Stewart on Wed, 03/11/2015 - 9:44am

The library is sponsoring two contests that offer great opportunities to get creative.

The first is our annual Poetry Contest. The theme is "school." Write about the good or the not so good memories!  Deadline is Saturday, April 4.

The second is our Edible Books Contest. Create something edible that is book related. Entries will be on display Saturday April 11.  Applications are due April 9. 

Applications for each are available by clicking the appropriate picture at the top of the page.

New Adult Services Librarian

New Adult Services Librarian
Posted by Tina Stewart on Thu, 02/19/2015 - 9:46am

  Kim Rowley- Adult Services Librarian

Local Artist/Photographer Exhibit

Local Artist/Photographer Exhibit
Posted by Tina Stewart on Wed, 02/11/2015 - 3:06pm

Jean Chang, local artist and photographer, has on exhibit in the library's conference room some of her water color paintings and photographs with a public showing on Saturday, February 14, Saturday, February 21 and Saturday, February 28 from 12 noon to 4 pm.

Food for Fines and PJ Drive

Food for Fines and PJ Drive
Posted by Tina Stewart on Mon, 02/02/2015 - 10:16am

 The Wilmington Memorial Library is sponsoring Food for Fines to benefit the Wilmington Food Pantry from February 2 to March 16. Patrons may have their library fines cleared by bringing a nonperishable food donation to the library. In the spirit of the program, we ask that the estimated value of the donation be close to the amount of the fine.

Library Closed Saturday January 24 Due to Snow Storm

Library Closed Saturday January 24 Due to Snow Storm
Posted by Tina Stewart on Sat, 01/24/2015 - 7:39am

Town Website Survey

Town Website Survey
Posted by Tina Stewart on Fri, 01/16/2015 - 1:41pm

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The Town of Wilmington has posted a survey asking for feedback on ways to improve its website.  Fill out the survey and help make e-govenrment work better for you.

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