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Poetry Contest Winners

Poetry Contest Winners
Posted by Tina Stewart on Thu, 04/12/2012 - 10:56am

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Poetry Contest.  This year's theme was animals,inspiring over 200 poems. Winners and honorable meniton recipients are invited to Poetry Night on Tuesday, April 25 to read their poems and receive prizes and certificates. Thank you to our judges: Peggy Kane, President, Friends of the Library, Kate Burnham, Assistant Superintendent of Schools, and Barbara Raab, Children's Librarian.

 

Poetry Winners

National Library Week Message from Library Director

National Library Week Message from Library Director
Posted by Tina Stewart on Wed, 04/11/2012 - 10:03am

First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April.   As part of the celebraton, we would like you tell us why the library is important to you. Just click on the link in the banner on our home page. Whether you are a job seeker looking for resources to land a new job, a parent looking for free activities for children or a student searchin for information for a homework assignment, we want you to know you are important to use and we are here for you. 

Four Guys in Tuxes: After Hours Concert

Four Guys in Tuxes: After Hours Concert
Posted by Tina Stewart on Tue, 03/06/2012 - 11:47am

Tickets are now on sale for the library's next After Hours Concert on Friday, March 30, 7 pm.  If you enjoy Motown to Cole Porter, you’ll love “Four Guys in Tuxes”.  These versatile vocalists and musicians will wow you with a wide range of toe tapping tunes taking requests from the audience to boot.  Take advantage of an opportunity for an inexpenisve evening “out on the town” close to home.  The After Hours Concert is held on the first floor with reserved seating, Starbucks coffee, dessert, and a complimentary glass of wine included. Tickets are $10 Must be 21+.

Happy Holidays from the Library Staff

Happy Holidays from the Library Staff
Posted by Tina Stewart on Wed, 12/21/2011 - 3:52pm

Just a reminder that the library will be closed Saturday December 24 through Monday December 26.  Stop by the library to stock up with books, dvds, music, etc. before the long holiday weekend.  The library staff wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday season!

Food for Fines

Food for Fines
Posted by Tina Stewart on Tue, 11/29/2011 - 10:46am

The library is accepting non-perishable foods in lieu of money for overdue fines during the month of December. In the spirt of Food for Fines, the amount of the donation should be comparable to the amount of the fine owed. There is no limit to the amount of fines that can be waived, but food canot be used to pay for lost or damaged books. 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.

Win a Boston Bruins Gift Basket

Win a Boston Bruins Gift Basket
Posted by Tina Stewart on Fri, 11/18/2011 - 4:41pm

Bruins fans who would like a chance to win a gift basket filled with Bruins items including two tickets for a Bruins game on January 31 with Ottawa Senators can purchase tickets for a drawing at the library.  Other items in the basket include sticks and pucks autographed by your favorite players, a  Bruins back pack, winter cap, NHL scarf, throw blanket and ice scraper.  Tickets can be purchased for $2 each and 3 for $5 at the library’s main desk.

Power outages bring residents to library

Power outages bring residents to library
Posted by Tina Stewart on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 11:38am

Residents without power came to the library to use the Internet, check their email, and get warm. Many commented to staff that they appreciated having the library to come to.  We are pleased to be able to provide this service in time of need. 

Movies at the Library

Movies at the Library
Posted by Tina Stewart on Wed, 10/26/2011 - 4:09pm

The library purchases a movie license annually that provides permission to show feature length films to an audience. Thanks to the Friends of the Library funding for the new audio video system, a movie theater like atmosphere adds to your viewing enjoyment. On October 28, at 10 am, preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to enjoy Winnie the Pooh, the latest movie about the lovable bear and his friends in the Hundred Acre Wood. The adult audience can watch Water for Elephants on Tuesday November 1, with show time starting at 6:45 pm.

Welcome to WML's New Website

Welcome to WML's New Website
Posted by Tina Stewart on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 11:25am

Welcome to our new web site! I hope you like the new look and that you will find it user friendly. The website is built on Drupal, an open source content management system. This software provides features, such as, RSS feeds that patrons can subscribe to for news and event updates. Patrons can also comment on to blog posts and events.

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