Director's Blog

  • Posted on Friday, April 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:

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

  • Posted on Tuesday, March 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.

  • Posted on Thursday, March 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. Please register.

  • Posted on Saturday, March 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.

    While it's an irrational number (meaning it goes on forever) it's most commonly represented by 3.14. As a result every March 14th (3/14) is celebrated as PI Day. If you were unable to make it, here are the presentation slides.

     

  • Posted on Wednesday, March 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.

  • Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 9:46am

      Kim Rowley- Adult Services Librarian

    Welcome Kim Rowley, our new Adult Services Librarian. Kim is looking forward to leading a fiction book discussion group the third Thursday of the month beginning in April. She will also be involved in developing interesting and fun programs for adults and helping readers find their next good read.

  • Posted on Wednesday, February 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.  Jean's paintings focus primarily on portraits, as well as florals and still lifes. Jean is also a nature photographer and her subjects include birdes of prey, small songbirds and flowers. Jean's paintings and photographs have won prizes in many local shows, as well as international online competitons. She is currently co-chair of the Wilmington Arts Council.

  • Posted on Monday, February 2, 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. For a list of items needed by the Food Pantry, you can check the Community Fund website.  We are also joining other libraries across the state during this time period in sponsoring a PJ Drive in partnership with the Boston Bruins and Cradles to Crayons. Patrons who bring in a new pair of PJs (infants to school age) can have their fines cleared. Those who do not have fines are encouraged to donate to these two worthy programs.

  • Posted on Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 7:39am
  • Posted on Friday, January 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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