August 2019

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Thursday, August 19:30—10:00 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Baby Time

This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers.Space is limited. Tickets will be

Thursday, August 110:30—11:00 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Time for Twos

This storytime for two year olds includes books, rhymes, music and movement. Parents and caregivers accompany the child and participate in the activit

Thursday, August 11:00—5:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

All You Can Read Buffet

It's time for one of the library's most favorite traditions--a reading and eating marathon! Bring something comfortable to lounge upon and read your m

Thursday, August 17:00—8:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Author Talk: Meredith Goldstein

Meredith Goldstein is an advice columnist and features reporter for The Boston Globe. Her column, Love Letters, is a daily dispatch of wisdom for the
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Saturday, August 39:15—11:45 AMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Fiction Critique Group

Fiction Critique GroupFirst Saturday of the month at 9:15Love writing fiction? Whether you are drafting a short story or a novel, joining our Critique

Saturday, August 310:00—11:00 AMAdult CollectionWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Tech Buddies Drop-In

Need technology help, but Brad isn't here? Drop in at a Tech Buddies session! Tech Buddies is a new volunteer program connecting teens and members of
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Monday, August 52:30—3:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Revere Beach Memories

Don't miss this trip down memory lane. Revere Beach, established as America's first public beach in 1896, was a place that created lasting memories fo

Monday, August 56:30—7:15 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

The Ooch: Yo-Yos, Music & Dance

Yo-Yos, Music & Dance is a 60-minute show that combines three of Ooch's favorite activities - yo-yo tricks, cool music and sweet dance moves. The
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Tuesday, August 610:00—10:45 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Preschool Storytime: Laugh Out Loud Stories!

This funny storytime  for preschoolers includes books, rhymes, music and a fun craft. Parents and caregivers accompany the child and participate

Tuesday, August 63:00—4:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Travel Club: Greece

Join us as we explore the food, language, and culture of Greece! We’ll play games, do a craft, and have a snack. Grades 1-5

Tuesday, August 66:30—8:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Art After Dark: Zodiac Cross Stitch with Nancy

Weave the stars together with this zodiac cross-stitch craft! Create your own zodiac sign in a 3" hoop. All skill levels welcome, all supplies provide
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Wednesday, August 710:00—10:15 AMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Read to Thor

Come read to Thor, a beautiful dog who loves to listen to kids read! Sign up for one 15 minute session per reader.

Wednesday, August 710:15—10:30 AMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Read to Thor

Come read to Thor, a beautiful dog who loves to listen to kids read! Sign up for one 15 minute session per reader.

Wednesday, August 710:30—10:45 AMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Read to Thor

Come read to Thor, a beautiful dog who loves to listen to kids read! Sign up for one 15 minute session per reader.

Wednesday, August 710:45—11:00 AMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Read to Thor

Come read to Thor, a beautiful dog who loves to listen to kids read! Sign up for one 15 minute session per reader.

Wednesday, August 73:00—4:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Stop Motion Animation (Part 2)

Create an animated mini-movie using clay, Legos, paper, and other materials in this two-part workshop. Kids will work in teams to create the story, fi

Wednesday, August 77:00—8:30 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Technology Class: A Palaver on Podcasts

Technology librarian, and co-host of the award-winning podcast Bridging the Digital Divide, Brad McKenna will talk about podcasts--how to get started
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Thursday, August 89:30—10:00 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Baby Time

This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers.Space is limited. Tickets will be

Thursday, August 810:30—11:00 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Time for Twos

This storytime for two year olds includes books, rhymes, music and movement. Parents and caregivers accompany the child and participate in the activit

Thursday, August 83:00—4:15 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Middle Ground Book Club: Lost in Outer Space

Read Lost in Space: The Incredible Journey of Apollo 13 by Tod Olson, and then Skype with the author! We'll also discuss the book, and snack on foods

Thursday, August 87:00—8:30 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

The Sputnik Years

When a Russian rocket lofted Sputnik 1 into orbit on October 4, 1957, the worldwide reaction was a mixture of awe and apprehension. The Space Age —
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Tuesday, August 1310:00—11:00 AMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Tech Workshop: GPS Apps

Hitting the road this summer? Join us for an overview of GPS apps like Google Maps and Waze that can help you get where you to want to go. Bring your

Tuesday, August 137:00—8:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

How to Tell Stories Through Photography

A picture is worth a thousand words – are your photos speaking volumes? Join award-winning local photographer Lennie Malvone for a photography works
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Wednesday, August 145:00—5:15 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Read to Thor

Come read to Thor, a beautiful dog who loves to listen to kids read! Sign up for one 15 minute session per reader.

Wednesday, August 145:15—5:30 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Read to Thor

Come read to Thor, a beautiful dog who loves to listen to kids read! Sign up for one 15 minute session per reader.

Wednesday, August 145:30—5:45 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Read to Thor

Come read to Thor, a beautiful dog who loves to listen to kids read! Sign up for one 15 minute session per reader.

Wednesday, August 145:45—6:00 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Read to Thor

Come read to Thor, a beautiful dog who loves to listen to kids read! Sign up for one 15 minute session per reader.

Wednesday, August 146:00—6:15 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Read to Thor

Come read to Thor, a beautiful dog who loves to listen to kids read! Sign up for one 15 minute session per reader.

Wednesday, August 146:15—6:30 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Read to Thor

Come read to Thor, a beautiful dog who loves to listen to kids read! Sign up for one 15 minute session per reader.
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Thursday, August 152:30—3:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Walk through the Delta--Blues Concert

A Walk through the Delta is both an entertaining and educational overview of early 20th century southern music, primarily from the Black music of the

Thursday, August 155:30—7:00 PMOff siteWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Summer Bash

Location: Swain Green near 4th of July Building Celebrate the end of summer with an all-ages party on the Swain Green. Bring your lawn chairs and bla
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Saturday, August 179:15—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

Saturday, August 1711:00 AM—12:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Cookin' the Books: Back-to-School Brunch

Kick off the new school year by channeling your inner Iron Chef! Make a recipe from Bobby Flay's Brunch at Bobby’s cookbook, and bring in a batch to
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Wednesday, August 2110:00—11:00 AMWilmington Memorial LibraryWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Coffee with a Cop

Drop in, grab a tea or coffee, and chat with a police officer. Learn about the rights of the public as well as the roles and responsibilities of Polic

Wednesday, August 217:00—8:30 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Current Affairs Discussion Group

This group is for all who would like to broaden their knowledge of current national and international affairs. You will have the opportunity to discus
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Saturday, August 241:30—3:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Movie Matinee: Shazam!

Shazam!, 2019. Rated PG-13. Closed captioning on. We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In 14-year-old Bill
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Tuesday, August 277:00—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, August 2810:00—11:00 AMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Well Read Wednesday Book Group

Featured Book: Inheritance: a memoir of genealogy, paternity, and love by Dani ShapiroThis is book group discusses contemporary books both fiction and

Wednesday, August 286:30—8:30 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Board Game Club

Looking to learn, play, or create fun board games? Bring your favorite game or latest prototype and we’ll play together. Students and their adults w
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Saturday, August 31Library Closed