April 2018

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Monday, April 22:30—3:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Afternoon Lecture: History of Patriots' Day

Robert Allison, Professor of History at Suffolk University, will talk about the origins of Patriots' Day. Today it memorializes the start of the Revol
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Tuesday, April 312:00—1:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Cookin' the Books

If you love to cook and enjoy talking about food and sharing recipes, then this group is for you.  Pick up a copy of the cookbook (or find a reci

Tuesday, April 36:30—7:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Teen Trivia

Show off your smarts at pub-style trivia! Play against your friends, putting your pop culture knowledge to the test. The winning team  walks off
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Wednesday, April 42:00—3:00 PMAdult CollectionWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Tech Help Drop-In

Have a tech question that's been bugging you? Drop in the library to see if Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna, can help.

Wednesday, April 43:45—4:45 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Kindergarten Book Club

This book club is for Kindergarteners who miss storytime or those who love being read to. We will read and discuss a few books together, then do a fun

Wednesday, April 46:30—7:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Circus Minimus

Join us for an enthralling, whimsical celebration of the imagination! From Kevin O’Keefe’s suitcase an entire circus emerges: tent, band, lights,

Wednesday, April 47:00—8:30 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Tech Workshop: Alternatives to Cable

Are you tired of having 100s of channels but not finding anything good to watch? Come join technology librarian, Brad McKenna, as he presents alternat
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Thursday, April 57:00—8:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Hiking the Bay Circuit Trail: A Video Journey

Videographers Dan and Marilyn Brielmann will be your guides, sharing the history of the Bay Circuit Trail and taking you along its route in a beautifu
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Friday, April 610:00AM—12:00 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Needleworkers

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you. Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie. D

Friday, April 610:00—10:45 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Drop-In Storytime

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft!  Space is limited. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.  Age

Friday, April 63:45—4:45 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Book Buddies

Book Buddies will take place on March 2, March 9, March 16, March 23, April 6 & April 13. By registering, you are committing to attend all six dat
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Saturday, April 79:15—11:30 AMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Fiction Critique Group

Love writing fiction? Whether you are drafting a short story or a novel, joining our Critique Group is a great opportunity to meet other writers and g

Saturday, April 712:30—5:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

SAT Practice Test

Practice the new SAT for free! Organized through The Princeton Review, students take the entire 3 hour and 50 minute test allowing an extra 25 minutes
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Monday, April 99:30—10:00 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Baby Laptime

Join us for a morning of songs, tickles, bounces, and rhymes perfect for little pre-walking babies and their caregivers.  Infants-15 months

Monday, April 910:00—11:30 AMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Networkers: 10 Things to Know About Long-Term Investing

Many people get flawed investment advice. Take a ten question quiz to test your knowledge of long term investment facts in this fun and engaging works

Monday, April 92:30—3:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Cultures & Communities: Poetry Month

Celebrate Poetry Month and earn Communities credit! Translate song lyrics in Spanish, French, and Italian with help from community members fluent in t

Monday, April 97:00—8:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

English Conversation Group

Practice your English in a comfortable place and meet other adults learning the language.  Led by Wilmington Public Schools ESL teacher Sue MacDo
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Tuesday, April 103:45—4:45 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Art Adventures: Sushe Felix Desert Landscapes

 Create your own masterpiece in the style of Sushe Felix. We’ll explore different forms of media and techniques to make one of a kind desert la

Tuesday, April 107:00—8:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

How to Tuesdays: How to Sew

Learn hand-sewing basics, including various stitches, how to sew on a button, mend a seam, and more with seamstress and Wilmington resident Christine
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Wednesday, April 112:00—3:00 PMAdult CollectionWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Tech Help Drop-In

Have a tech question that's been bugging you? Drop in the library to see if Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna, can help.

Wednesday, April 113:45—4:45 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Star Mag

Drop in to help create this magazine written by, for, and about kids and published by the library.  Bring in finished, original artwork, puzzles,

Wednesday, April 117:00—8:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Adult STEM Lecture: Codebreaking and Information Theory

Since the time of antiquity, humans have been sending coded messages to each other in order to protect sensitive information. Join Harvard professor C
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Thursday, April 1210:00—11:00 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Mini Monets

Children learn to express their creativity, practice fine motor skills, and experiment through art. Join us as we discover our inner artists through c

Thursday, April 126:00—8:45 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Bandar Room Reserved

Bandar Room ReservedThis will be the first meeting of the Wilmington MA Taxpayers Association, a non-partisan organization to represent taxpayers in Wilmington MA. This m
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Friday, April 1310:00AM—12:00 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Needleworkers

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you. Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie. D

Friday, April 133:45—4:45 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

R.E.A.D. Middle Grade Book Club

Read, Eat and Discuss great classic books written for kids in grades 4-5. April 13: My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

Friday, April 133:45—4:45 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Book Buddies

Book Buddies will take place on March 2, March 9, March 16, March 23, April 6 & April 13. By registering, you are committing to attend all six dat
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Saturday, April 149:30—10:00 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Drop-In Baby Times

Babies and their caregivers will enjoy this fun storytime that includes rhymes, songs, books, scarves, shakers, bubbles and more.  Infants throug

Saturday, April 1410:30—11:15 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Dads and Donuts

Dads and their kids ages two and up are invited to drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and more.  Moms, grandparents and other caregivers are welc

Saturday, April 141:00—2:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Mindful Parenting

This class is designed to explain to parents how to use mindfulness in their own lives as well as with children.  We will also learn how to help
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Monday, April 16Library Closed

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Tuesday, April 1710:00—11:00 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

NEW DATE 4/17: Ed Morgan Toddler Singalong

Come sing and dance with “The Music Man!” For over 10 years, Ed Morgan has delighted kids and grown-ups alike with his interactive blend of origin
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Wednesday, April 182:00—3:00 PMAdult CollectionWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Tech Help Drop-In

Have a tech question that's been bugging you? Drop in the library to see if Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna, can help.

Wednesday, April 183:00—4:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Beyond the Fairy Tale: Interactive Theatre Workshop for Kids!

Become a Drama Maker and Star player as we bring to life an interactive group improv performance!  Join the fun as we bring the fractured Fairy T
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Thursday, April 1910:00AM—12:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Candy Land

Have you ever wanted to travel through the Peppermint Forest and the Lollipop Woods? Join us as we transform the meeting room into a life-sized Candy

Thursday, April 192:30—3:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Afternoon Concert: Tap Into Spring

Together, Jenny (singer and tap dancer) and Jacob (pianist and violinist) play a repertoire that spans the Great American Songbook, jazz standards, or

Thursday, April 197:00—8:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Novel Ideas Fiction Book Group

Enjoy reading fiction? Join the library’s fiction book group led by Adult Services Librarian Kim Rowley.  Please stop by the library to pick up
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Friday, April 2010:00AM—12:00 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Needleworkers

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you. Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie. D
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Saturday, April 219:15—11:30 AMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Poetry Circle

Do you enjoy writing poetry? Want input on your work? If so, this group is for you. When registering, please provide your email address so you can rec
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Monday, April 2310:00—11:30 AMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Networkers: The Hero's Journey and Your Job Search

Whether you are currently employed searching for a better position or unemployed looking for a new opportunity, a job search can be a long taxing proc

Monday, April 236:30—7:00 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

PJ Storytime

Wear your snuggly pajamas, bring your favorite teddy bear or blanket, and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and more! Ages 2-5 and one or more adults

Monday, April 237:00—8:00 PMTeen ZoneWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

English Conversation Group

Practice your English in a comfortable place and meet other adults learning the language.  Led by Wilmington Public Schools ESL teacher Sue MacDo
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Tuesday, April 249:30—10:15 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Storytime for Threes

This six-week, theme-based storytime for three year olds includes books, rhymes, music and a fun craft.  It is designed to be a "kids-only" progr

Tuesday, April 2410:30—11:15 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Storytime for Fours & Fives

This six-week, theme-based storytime for four and five year olds includes books, rhymes, music and a fun craft.  It is designed to be a "kids-onl

Tuesday, April 246:30—8:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

French Foreign Film Night

French Foreign Film NightLes Vacances du Petit Nicolas (Nicolas on Holiday), 2014. Rated G. French with English subtitles. A young boy experiences a holiday to remember after

Tuesday, April 247:00—8:30 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Creative Writing Skills Group

Learn and apply creative writing tips, tools, and techniques shared by published authors and other writing experts. Open to all who want to improve th
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Wednesday, April 259:30—10:00 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Wednesday Baby Times

This six-week program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers.  Siblings are welc

Wednesday, April 2510:00—11:00 AMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Well Read Wednesday Book Group

Featured Book: The Soul of an Octopus by Sy MontgomeryThis is a new book group that will discuss contemporary books both fiction and non-fiction led b

Wednesday, April 2510:30—11:15 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Preschool Storytime

This six-week, mixed-age storytime for preschoolers includes books, rhymes, music and a fun craft. Parents and caregivers accompany the child and part

Wednesday, April 252:00—3:00 PMAdult CollectionWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Tech Help Drop-In

Have a tech question that's been bugging you? Drop in the library to see if Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna, can help.

Wednesday, April 253:00—4:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

First Look Book Group

Want to discover the next big thing in YA lit? First Look Book Group is for you! Hang out with other teen fiction aficionados and read books hot off t

Wednesday, April 256:30—7:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Music and More

Bernadette Baird presents music and movement for toddlers and young children through age three. Sing, play musical instruments and dance. Ages 1-3
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Thursday, April 269:30—10:00 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Thursday Baby Times

This six-week program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers.  Siblings are welc

Thursday, April 2610:30—11:00 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Time for Twos

This fun, six-week program is for two year olds and features books, songs, rhymes, music and movement. Parents and caregivers accompany the child into

Thursday, April 267:00—8:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Camping Essentials

Ever wonder what you need to go camping and why you need it? Come learn about all of the camping essentials, how to use it along with a few fun hiking
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Friday, April 2710:00AM—12:00 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Needleworkers

If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you. Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie. D

Friday, April 2710:00—10:45 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Drop-In Storytime

Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft!  Space is limited. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.  Age
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Saturday, April 2810:00AM—1:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Recipe Journal Workshop

Registration begins at the Main Desk Monday, April 2, cost $10, age 16+Master paper crafter Elaine Sousa will lead the class in creating an elegant re
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