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, March 11, 2015 - 9:44am

    The library is sponsoring two contests that offer great opportunities to get creative.

    The first is our annual Poetry Contest. The theme is "school." Write about the good or the not so good memories!  Deadline is Saturday, April 4.

    The second is our Edible Books Contest. Create something edible that is book related. Entries will be on display Saturday April 11.  Applications are due April 9. 

    Applications for each are available by clicking the appropriate picture at the top of the page.

  • Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 9:46am

      Kim Rowley- Adult Services Librarian

    Welcome Kim Rowley, our new Adult Services Librarian. Kim is looking forward to leading a fiction book discussion group the third Thursday of the month beginning in April. She will also be involved in developing interesting and fun programs for adults and helping readers find their next good read.

  • Posted on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 3:06pm

    Jean Chang, local artist and photographer, has on exhibit in the library's conference room some of her water color paintings and photographs with a public showing on Saturday, February 14, Saturday, February 21 and Saturday, February 28 from 12 noon to 4 pm.  Jean's paintings focus primarily on portraits, as well as florals and still lifes. Jean is also a nature photographer and her subjects include birdes of prey, small songbirds and flowers. Jean's paintings and photographs have won prizes in many local shows, as well as international online competitons. She is currently co-chair of the Wilmington Arts Council.