About the Library

Mission Statement

Wilmington Memorial Library enriches the community by promoting the joy of reading and lifelong learning and is a welcoming place for quiet reflection and community connection.

Customer Service Promise

The Wilmington Memorial Library will provide all patrons with a courteous and comfortable library experience.  Patrons will be welcomed by a professional, efficient, and knowledgeable staff to a quality facility with a current and varied collection.  It is our hope that through our services our patrons will become frequent library users.

2014 Statistics

We had another great year and here's proof:

Director's Blog

  • Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 6:06pm

    The library will host another Shredding Day on Saturday, October 24 from 9 am to 11 am in the Wildwood Street parking lot. Please note the shredding is meant for households not for businesses. The library reserves the right to limit quantity if necessary. Paper clips, rubberbands, and staples do not have to be removed. Free to the public; funded by the Friends of the Library.

  • Posted on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 1:35pm

    Please note that the first floor of the library will be closed the mornings of Tuesday, October 6 and Wednesday, October 7 from 9 am until 12 noon for the installation of a new service desk. The first floor of the library will reopen at noon both days. The Children’s Room will remain open both mornings.



  • Posted on Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 10:51am

    Apologies to all still wanting to shred. The Northeast Retention Shredding Truck filled earlier than expected this morning.  The library will try to reschedule another shredding day in the next few weeks. Please check back soon for a new date!