Read the Revive Civility Proclamation signed by the Town of Wilmington’s Board of Selectmen proclaiming September 2018 to be Revive Civility Month. 

Lectures

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Carolyn Lukensmeyer, Executive Director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse
Thursday, September 6 at 6:30 PM
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Bill Littlefield on Sportsmanship
Thursday, September 13 at 7 PM
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Defining Etiquette with Miss Conduct
Thursday, September, 27 at 7 PM
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Meditation

Empathic Mediation
Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, & 27 at 11 AM
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Meditation for Kindness and Compassion
Saturday, September 22 at 10:30 AM
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Civility in Action Discussion Sessions

This is an opportunity to practice the tenets of civility while voicing your opinion and learning from others. Background reading (article length) will be available at the main desk starting August 13.

NFL Anthem Protest & Free Speech
Tuesday, September 11 at 7 PM
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Gun Control & the Right to Bear Arms
Tuesday, September 18 at 7 PM
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Wilmington’s Future
Tuesday, September 25 at 7 PM
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Book Groups

Novel Ideas Book Group
Thursday, September 20 at 7 PM
Featured Book: Treating People Well: A Guide to Reclaiming Civility in Life and Work by Lea Berman and Jeremy Bernard, former social secretaries at the White House
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Well Read Wednesday Book Group
Wednesday, September 26 at 10 AM
Featured Book: Choosing Civility: The Twenty-Five Rules of Considerate Conduct by P.M. Forni, co-founder of the Johns Hopkins Civility Project
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See full brochure of Revive Civility program, including events for children and teens here