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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween
Posted by Tina Stewart on Thu, 10/31/2013 - 9:16am

Trick or Treat at the Library today. Come dressed in costume and get a sweet treat and a BOGO coupon to the Book Store Next Door!

 

Photography Contest Winners

Photography Contest Winners
Posted by Tina Stewart on Thu, 09/26/2013 - 9:38am

Congratulations to the winners of the Discover Wilmington Photography Contest!

Food for Fines

Food for Fines
Posted by Tina Stewart on Thu, 09/19/2013 - 11:18am

The library is accepting non-perishable foods in lieu of money for overdue fines during the month of September. In the spirt of Food for Fines, the amount of the donation should be comparable to the amount of the fine owed. Donated food items should be in good condition and not have expired dates. Collected food will be donated to the Wilmington Food Pantry. Suggested items are listed on the Community Fund website.

Summer Reading Grand Prize Winners

Summer Reading Grand Prize Winners
Posted by Tina Stewart on Fri, 08/16/2013 - 3:53pm

The Grand Prize winners of the Summer Reading Program were announced at the end of the Summer Ice Cream Social on Friday, August 16. The winners are Cindy Maynard (Adult), Jessica Moore (Teen) and Cody Southern (Children's). 

Einstein's Workshop Pass Now Available

Einstein's Workshop Pass Now Available
Posted by Tina Stewart on Wed, 08/14/2013 - 9:33am

The library now has a pass to Einstein's Workshop in Burlington Massachusetts. Eisntein's Workshop is a space for kids and adults to explore the creative side of science, technology, engineering and math. Ckick here to reserve the pass. Thank you to Einstein's Workshop for donating the pass

Book Discussion at Senior Center

Book Discussion at Senior Center
Posted by Tina Stewart on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 12:14pm

Join Library Director Tina Stewat for a  book discussion of Maine by Courtney Sullivan at the Buzzell Senior Center at 1 pm on Tuesday July 16. All welcome. No registration needed.

Meet Author Margot Livsey at Library, Monday, June 3, 7 pm

Meet Author Margot Livsey at Library, Monday, June 3, 7 pm
Posted by Tina Stewart on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 4:19pm

Margot Livsey is the next featured author scheduled in the library's author series. Margot Livesey’s latest book, The Flight of Gemma Hardy, was published in 2012 to wide acclaim. This inventive reimagining of the Jane Eyre story was named a best book of 2012 by the New England Independent Booksellers Association.  Livesey’s other novels include: The House on Fortune Street, Homework, Criminals, The Missing World, Eva Moves the Furniture, and Banishing Verona.

Library Awards

Library Awards
Posted by Tina Stewart on Tue, 04/30/2013 - 3:52pm

Wilmington Memorial Library garnered three Public Relations awards at the Massachusetts Library Association Conference on April 25. The library won first place in the newsletter category, second place in the web site category and third place in the bookmark category. The Massachusetts Library Association also presented  five scholarships for first time attendees to the annual conference. Joanna Breen, WML Marketing Librarian, won a scholarship to attend the three day conference April 24 to April 26 at the Hyatt in Cambridge. 

National Library Week Winner

National Library Week Winner
Posted by Tina Stewart on Tue, 04/23/2013 - 11:45am

Congratulations to Nam Tran, the winner of the free drawing for the Kindle e-reader! Everyone who showed their library card during National Library Week was entered in the drawing.

Poetry Contest Winners

Poetry Contest Winners
Posted by Tina Stewart on Thu, 04/18/2013 - 12:21pm

Congratulations to the winners of the library's Annual Poetry Contest!

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