Friends/Bookstore

Ice Cream Gift Basket Raffle

Ice Cream Gift Basket Raffle
Posted by Tina Stewart on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 4:52pm

 The Friends of the Library have put together an Ice Cream Gift basket with some nice treats for ice cream lovers  including a Cuisinart ice cream maker. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. The winning ticket will be drawn on August 1. All proceeds benefit the Wilmington Memorial Library.

Time to Renew Your Friends Membership

Time to Renew Your Friends Membership
Posted by Tina Stewart on Mon, 06/02/2014 - 12:16pm

The Friends of the Library Annual Membership Drive is underway. Membership dues help subsidize many programs featuring talented performers, authors, musicians and expert speakers that appeal to all ages.  In addition, the Friends contribute funidng for museum passes and for new furnishings and equipment. Please renew your membership.  It’s easy; it only takes a minute or two to renew online or via mail.

Friends of the Library Annual Meeting Reminder

Friends of the Library Annual Meeting Reminder
Posted by Tina Stewart on Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:58pm

Calling all Friends! You are invited to the Friends Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 21 at 7 pm.  All attendees will receive a free raffle ticket with a chance to win a Downton Abbey gift basket.  New members are welcome to join at the door. The event includes a book talk by Wilmington's reader extraordinaire Eileen MacDougall and a fun book game plus refreshments and a chance to socialize with other library advocates.

Book Store Next Door Resumes Wednesday Hours

Book Store Next Door Resumes Wednesday Hours
Posted by Tina Stewart on Tue, 03/04/2014 - 12:06pm

The Friends of the Library Book Store Next Door resumes Wednesday hours on Wednesday, March 5. The store is open 10 am to 4 pm on Wednesdays and on Saturdays. Shop for gently used books at bargain prices!

Friends of the Library Annual Meeting

Friends of the Library Annual Meeting
Posted by Tina Stewart on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 1:55pm

Stop by for an evening of socializing, refreshments, and a chance to win a Downton Abbey Gift Basket. Attendees receive one free entry! New members may join the Friends that night and be eligible for the free entry. There will also be some trivia and prizes and a book talk by Eileen MacDougall, who will share some great books to add to your reading list. The brief business meeting will include a annual report from the Friends President and the Treasurer and election of the new Executive Board. 

Boston Bruins Gift Basket Winner

Boston Bruins Gift Basket Winner
Posted by Tina Stewart on Fri, 12/13/2013 - 5:46pm

The winner of the Friends of the Library Boston Bruins Gift Basket is Nadine Silsbee. Congratulations Nadine!

Holiday Shopping at the Book Store Next Door

Holiday Shopping at the Book Store Next Door
Posted by Tina Stewart on Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:06pm

Beautiful mint condition holiday books are half price at the Book Store Next Door! Gift certificates to the Book Store Next Door are great stocking stuffers and gifts for teachers. The Book Store is open on Wednesday, December 18 and Saturday December 21, 10 am to 4 pm. Give the gift of reading!

Friends of the Library Annual Appeal

Friends of the Library Annual Appeal
Posted by Tina Stewart on Wed, 11/27/2013 - 11:02am

The Friends of the Library Annual Appeal is underway. This year the Friends will be raising funds to support Grow a Reader, an early literacy program, and to purchase a 3-D printer for the library. Click here for more details. Thank you for your donation!

Time to Renew your Friends of the Library Membership

Time to Renew your Friends of the Library Membership
Posted by Tina Stewart on Tue, 06/04/2013 - 8:54pm

Friends of the Library Membership renewal drive is underway! Your membership is a vital source of funding for the many wonderful well attended events. In addition, the Friends fund museum passes, equipment such as the new coffee maker in the front lobby, laptops, a new camera and camcorder and much more that make our library one of the best in the area. Please renew your membership. If you are not a member of the Friends of the Library, please click here to join!

Book Store Next Door Open Wednesdays and Saturdays

Book Store Next Door Open Wednesdays and Saturdays
Posted by Tina Stewart on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 11:03am

The Book Store Next Door has resumed its Wednesday hours. It is now open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm. Stop by and shop for a great selection of gently used books and other media at bargain prices. Donations of your gently used books are welcome during these hours. All proceeds benefit the library.

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