July 2019

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Tuesday, July 210:00—10:45 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Preschool Storytime: Stars

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

Tuesday, July 26:00—7:00 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Banda Room Reserved

Banda Room ReservedGirls entering kindergarten and 1st grade in Wilmington are invite to try a sample Girl Scout troop meeting where will learn the Girl Scout promise an
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Wednesday, July 32:00—3:00 PMAdult CollectionWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Device Drop-In

Have a tech question that's been bugging you? Drop in the library to see if Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna, can help.
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Thursday, July 4Library Closed

Thursday, July 49:00 AM—12:00 PMOff siteWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Fun on the 4th Family Day

Stop by the library tent during the Fun on the Fourth Family Day events. Snap a photo with an astronaut cutout and grab a MoonPieand a glass of Tang!
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Saturday, July 69:15—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, July 610:00—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, July 86:30—7:15 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Aliens: Escape from Earth!

During a midnight meteor shower, something mysterious falls from the sky toward Earth — but it’s not a shooting star. Two kids venture out to inve
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Tuesday, July 99:00 AM—1:00 PMOff siteWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

The 60s, Moon Memories, and More

The 60s shout beehive hairdos, bell bottom pants, granny glasses, and more. It was the era of JFK and the race to the moon, Vietnam, and civil rights.

Tuesday, July 910:00—11:00 AMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Tech Workshop: Streaming Music

Searching for the song of the summer? Bring your smartphone or device for hands-on experience navigating popular streaming music services such as, Spo

Tuesday, July 910:00—10:45 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Preschool Storytime: Summer Fun

This storytime on summer fun for preschoolers includes books, rhymes, music and a fun craft. Parents and caregivers accompany the child and participat

Tuesday, July 93:00—4:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Travel Club: England

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

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

Explore Cosmology with Mike D'Eon

The universe is full of interesting things, and the universe itself is also of interest to study. Unlock the universe’s evolutionary secrets, starti
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Wednesday, July 1010:00—10:45 AMOff siteWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Storytimes in the Sun: Silver Lake

Join us for a fun outdoor storytime at Silver Lake!    Free admission for Wilmington residents with ID.  In accordance with Recrea

Wednesday, July 102:00—3:00 PMAdult CollectionWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Device 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, July 103:00—4:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Pals and Popsicles

Want to cool off in the library air conditioning while eating frozen treats and listening to stories? Then this read-aloud book club is for you! Join
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Thursday, July 119:30—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, July 1110:30—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, July 117:00—9:00 PMOff siteWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Pints + Pages Book Group

A social book group geared towards readers in their 20’s and 30’s.  The group meets on the first Thursday of every other month.  The boo

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

Wonderland

Thirty years before the Wonderland Race Track was built, the site was given its name by the Wonderland Amusement Park. Conceived by a man in the Bakin
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Saturday, July 1310:00—11:00 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Sirius Star Mag: Special Summer Issue

This is your chance to work on the first-ever special summer issue of Star Mag, the library’s zine written for and by tweens and teens! Come in and

Saturday, July 131:30—3:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Movie Matinee: First Man

First Man, 2018. Rated PG-13. Closed captioning on.The riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the
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Monday, July 152:00—4:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Zodiac Cross Stitch Craft

Weave the stars together with this zodiac cross-stitch craft! Create your own zodiac sign in a 3” hoop. Whether you’re new to cross-stitching, or

Monday, July 156:30—7:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

PJ Storytime

Wear your snuggly pajamas and bring your favorite teddy bear or blanket and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and more! Ages 2-5 and one or more adults
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Tuesday, July 1610:00—10:45 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Preschool Storytime: Moon

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

Tuesday, July 1611:30 AM—2:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Star Wars Party

Join us for a morning of Star Wars fun! We'll play games, make a fun craft, and watch The Empire Strikes Back while we enjoy pizza for lunch! Grades 1

Tuesday, July 167:00—8:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

How to Apply Makeup

Presenter Amy Hahn, who is a professional makeup artist,  takes the mystery out of makeup! She will review the basics principles of applying make
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Wednesday, July 1710:00—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, July 1710:00—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, July 1710:15—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, July 1710:30—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, July 1710:45—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, July 172:00—3:00 PMAdult CollectionWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Device Drop-In

Have a quick tech question? Drop in the library to see if Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna, can help.  Unfortunately tech help does not extend

Wednesday, July 173:00—4:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Pals and Popsicles

Want to cool off in the library air conditioning while eating frozen treats and listening to stories? Then this read-aloud book club is for you! Join

Wednesday, July 176:30—7:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Sally Ride

Let’s blast off into outer space with Sally Ride, the first American woman to travel into space! In this educational program, Sheryl Faye presents S

Wednesday, July 177:00—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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Thursday, July 189:30—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, July 1810:30—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, July 182:30—3:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Kat & Brad: Sun, Moon, and Stars!

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, Brad Bensko on vocals and guitar and Kathleen Parks on vocals, violin, and mandolin bring

Thursday, July 187:00—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 Blakely.  Please stop by the library to pick u
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Saturday, July 209:15—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, July 2010:00—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

Saturday, July 202:30—4:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Apollo 11 (movie screening)

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing by watching the documentary, Apollo 11, crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and
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Monday, July 223:00—4:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887
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Tie Dye

Bring your own t-shirt, towel, or pair of white cotton socks to tie dye outside. Please wear sunscreen and clothes you don't mind getting stained. All

Monday, July 226:30—7:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Wingmasters

This presentation, which incorporates five live birds, gives an overview of eagles, hawks, falcons, and owls. The program is designed to explain preda
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Tuesday, July 2310:00—10:45 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Preschool Storytime: Bugs

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

Tuesday, July 233:00—4:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Travel Club: Japan

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

Tuesday, July 237:00—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

Tuesday, July 237:00—8:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

50th Anniversary--Moon Landing

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing with NASA Ambassador, Caity Sullivan. She will discuss the history and science related to the Apoll
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Wednesday, July 2410:00—11:00 AMWilmington Memorial LibraryWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Well Read Wednesday Book Group

Featured Book: Gone So Long by Andre Dubus IIIThis is book group discusses contemporary books both fiction and non-fiction led by Library Director Tin

Wednesday, July 243:00—4:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Pals and Popsicles

Want to cool off in the library air conditioning while eating frozen treats and listening to stories? Then this read-aloud book club is for you! Join

Wednesday, July 244:30—4:45 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, July 244:45—5:00 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, July 245:00—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, July 245:15—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, July 245:30—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, July 245:45—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.
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Thursday, July 259:30—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, July 2510:30—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, July 257:00—8:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Author Talk: Andre Dubus III

Andre Dubus III is the author of seven books including three New York Times bestsellers. His most recent is Gone So Long (2018). House of Sand and Fog
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Saturday, July 279:30 AM—12:00 PMBanda RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

College Essay Bootcamp

Don’t miss this opportunity to get a head start on your college application process! Developing a powerful personal essay is a crucial part of the c

Saturday, July 2710:00—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

Saturday, July 271:30—3:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Movie Matinee: Ready, Player, One

Ready Player One, 2018. Rated PG-13. Closed captions on.When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in whic

Saturday, July 274:00—4:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Book-to-Film Book Club: Ready Player One

Watch Spielberg’s movie adaptation at the library on Saturday, July 27 at 1:30 pm, and then we’ll discuss whether it did Ernest Cline’s bestsell
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Monday, July 2910:00—11:00 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Buzz Lightyear Party

Travel to infinity and beyond with Buzz Lightyear! We'll read stories, play games, and make a fun craft! Ages 3-6

Monday, July 296:30—8:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Read Grace Lin's enchanting book Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, then come to this celebration of Minli's journey to the Never-Ending mountain. We
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Tuesday, July 3010:00—10:45 AMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Preschool Storytime: Good Night

This storytime on good night for preschoolers includes books, rhymes, music and a fun craft. Parents and caregivers accompany the child and participat

Tuesday, July 303:00—4:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Angry Birds

Join us for an afternoon of building and destructing! Teams will take turns building structures and knocking them down using giant angry birds and cat

Tuesday, July 307:00—8:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Teen Trivia

Show us your smarts at pub-style trivia! Play against your friends, putting your pop culture knowledge to the test. The winning team walks off with pr
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Wednesday, July 313:00—4:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Stop Motion Animation (Part 1)

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, July 316:30—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

Wednesday, July 316:30—7:00 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887

PJ Storytime

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