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  • Posted on 07/07/2015 - 10:52am

    Become a fan of the Wilmington Memorial Library by liking us on Facebook! Help us get to 1,000 likes!

  • Posted on 06/16/2015 - 11:39am

    The Friends of the Library have put together a gift basket filled with items that will make for a fun day in Boston.  Many thanks to the following for donating gift certificates that are included in the basket: Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, Ricardos Ristorante, Boston Chowda and Durgin Park. The gift basket also includes Boston Guide Books, Boston Pops CD, two Children’s Freedom Trail tickets and other Boston related items. Tickets are on sale for $2 each or 3 for $5. Drawing will be held on Friday, July 10. All proceeds benefit the Wilmington Memorial Library.

  • Posted on 05/26/2015 - 1:21pm

    The Massachusetts Library Association (MLA) recently  presented the 22nd biennial public relations awards to the winning applicants at the Association’s Annual Conference at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. Wilmington Memorial Library was awarded 2nd place in the Advertisement Category for the billboard "Why Buy? Saving Money Starts Here" which was located on Route 38 during November 2013.

  • Posted on 05/20/2015 - 1:15pm

    The latest episode of Book Stew is here! You can watch it below or click the button to the left of vimeo to watch it fullscreen.

     

  • Posted on 05/18/2015 - 2:10pm

    Our Summer Author Talks will kick off this year on Thursday, June 11th.  We have an exciting line-up of authors including Nancy Thayer, Ellen Cooney, Randy Susan Meyers, Roland Merullo, Michael Blanding and Matthew Gilbert.

    Nancy Thayer, The Guest Cottage, Thursday, June 11th, 7pm

    Ellen Cooney, Mountaintop School for Dogs and Other Second Chances, Tuesday, June 30th, 7pm

    Randy Susan Meyers, Accidents of Marriage, Thursday, July 9th, 7pm

    Roland Merullo, Dinner with Buddha, Monday, July 20th, 7:30pm

    Michael Blanding, The Map Thief, Tuesday, July 28th, 7pm

    Matthew Gilbert, Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park, Thursday, August 13th, 7pm

    The author’s books are on display and available for checkout at the library.  The author talks include a book signing and sales at the end of each event.  Please register online at wilmlibrary.org or call the main desk at 978 658 2967.

  • Posted on 04/23/2015 - 10:40am

    As a member of the Massachusetts eBook Project, our library now offers Wilmington residents access to more digital content including popular fiction and non-fiction titles via Baker & Taylor Axis 360.  Check all that is available for reading, listening and viewing on our Downloads Page.

  • Posted on 04/17/2015 - 5:05pm

    See the poems here.

    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:

    Second-Third Grade        Jimmy Keck
    Fourth-Fifth Grade          Amanda Broussard
    Middle School                  Leah James
    High School                     Maxwell Hubbard
    Adult                               Sister Mildred Rothwell

     

  • Posted on 03/20/2015 - 11:05am

    The library's 3D printer is out on the floor and accepting reservations! If you have an .stl file you created in your own computer aided design (CAD) software or downloaded one from a site like thingiverse.com, you can go here and reserve your 2 hour block.

    We're happy to say that, thanks to the Friends of the Library's annual appeal, there is currently no charge for a 2 hour print job. However, jobs that take longer than two hours may be subject to a charge.

    If you attended one of the demos at the library over the past few months and were waiting for the printer to be available, your wait is over. If you missed the demos, you'll be able to catch up quickly because technology librarian, Brad McKenna, will be on hand during your reservation time to teach you how to use it.

  • Posted on 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. You can find the Early Literacy Fun Packs in the Children’s Room at the circulation desk. The backpacks can be checked out for one week at a time and can be placed on hold by Wilmington patrons.   Stop by the library today and check out a Fun Pack!

     

  • Posted on 02/25/2015 - 4:16pm

    The Friends of the Library Book Store Next Door will resume Wednesday hours on Wednesday, March 4. Shop for gently used books and media on Wednesdays and Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm.

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