Director's Blog

  • Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 10:47am

    With bone chilling temperatures outside, curling up inside with a good book and a hot cup of tea or cocoa sound inviting!  In addition you will be enjoying the "10 Benefits of Reading." Looking for a recommendation for something good to read? Stop by the library and ask us to help you find something to help you forget the cold weather.

  • Posted on Friday, December 14, 2012 - 1:50pm

    Wilmington Memorial Library offers you an opportunity to honor or memorialize beloved family members and friends by a making a gift to the library in their names. Details and a donation form are available here.

  • Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 2:17pm

    The library is sponsoring Food for Fines from October 9 until November 21. You may clear any fines on your account by bringing in nonperishable food items to help supply the Wilmington Food Pantry. In the spirit of Food for Fines, it is recommended that the value of the food items be close to the amount of fines on your card.  

  • Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 - 9:34am

    New doors and windows will be installed at the library during the month of October. On Monday, October 1, please note that patrons will not be able to use the front entrance to the library while the new doors are being installed. At the end of the week, the back entrance will be closed while the new back doors are being installed. Following installation of the doors, the installation of the new windows will begin.

  • Posted on Friday, September 28, 2012 - 10:02am

    The Friends of the Library have put together a gift basket filled with a variety of items for Patriots fans including two tickets to the Patriots versus Houston Texans game on Monday, December 10, at 8:30. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5 and can be purchased at the main desk.  All proceeds benefit the library. Winner will be drawn on November 1.

  • Posted on Monday, September 24, 2012 - 10:20am

    The library received 18 entries in the Wilmington Through Art Contest demonstrating incredible artistic talent. The three judges from the Wilmington Arts Council, Jane Crane, Marge Elia and Jean Chang, commented on the challenge of having to select the winners. The following are the winning entries:

    First place: Autumn Path-Silver Lake by Philip Mackenzie

    Second Place: The Gazebo on the Common by Angela Wang

    Third Place: Wildwood Street Barn by Maureen Thorpe

    Honorable Mention: The Jonathan Buck House by May DiPietro.

  • Posted on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 9:41am

    Stop by to see eighteen beautiful paintings depicting images of Wilmington that have been entered in the Wilmington Through Art Contest. The paintings will be on display through Saturday, September 22 when Wilmington Arts Council judges will select first, second and third place winners.

    Here's a few samples. Stop by the library or visit our Flickr page to see more!

  • Posted on Monday, September 17, 2012 - 2:25pm

    This year's Community Fair features the Town of Wilmington Information Table with representatives from various Town Departments on hand to answer questions. The Town Clerk's staff will be availabe to register voters. Town Manager Michael Caira and Assistant Manager Jeff Hull will be there from 10:30 am to 12 noon giving residents the opportunity to wish Mr. Caira well in his retirement and meet Mr. Hull, Wilmington’s newly appointed Town Manager.

  • Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 2:42pm

    We hope that many local artists will be submitting entires in the Wilmington Through Art Contest. Please click the above link for contest rules. Artists may bring their work to the library with the completed entry form by September 15.

  • Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 2:40pm

    In celebration of Wilmington’s 282nd anniversary of incorporation on September 25, 1730,  the library is sponsoring “Wilmington Through Art Contest.”  Entries must be hand produced art work and must represent Wilmington. Examples are Town Common, Silver Lake, town buildings, historical sites, etc.  Click here for application.

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