Blog Archive

  • Posted on 01/29/2014 - 6:15pm

    We have a limited supply of 1040A and 1040EZ forms and instructions. We DO NOT have 1040 forms or booklets yet, and do not know how soon they will arrive. Check back for updates!

    You can also PRINT forms from the internet:

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  • Posted on 01/27/2014 - 3:14pm

    Best Children’s Books of 2013

    At the end of each year various newspapers and children’s book review journals publish lists of the best books of the year in different categories.  The Wilmington Memorial Library and/or the Merrimack Valley Consortium have lots of copies of most of these wonderful books.  Click on the below links to view the lists in our catalog and place a hold on any that are not currently available in Wilmington. 


    Best Fiction 2013

    Flora & Ulysses book cover

    These chapter books are primarily targeted at middle grade readers, grades 3-5.  The list includes the 2014 Newbery award winner Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo.

    View Best Children's Fiction 2013 in catalog


    Best Nonfiction 2013

    Locomotive book cover

    From books about animals to biographies of Albert Einstein, Willie Mays and Teddy Roosevelt to books about how toilets work, these nonfiction books appeal to kids of different ages.  2014 Caldecott Award winner Locomotive by Brian Floca is included on this list.

    View Best Children's Nonfiction 2013 in catalog


  • Posted on 01/24/2014 - 3:00pm

    Too cold to leave your house and drive to the library? Browse the movie selection on Hoopla.  There also is a great selection of children's titles. "Mighty Machines- Winter Blast" is perfect choice for the those kids who like to watch the snow plows at work.

  • Posted on 01/22/2014 - 11:03am

    As I reach my sixth month as your Teen Librarian at Wilmington Memorial Library, I'm proud to say I've made a lot of positive changes to your Teen Zone!

    What's new?

    - Comfy lime green saucer chairs for you to lounge in while enjoying a book or magazine
    - Awesome comic book wall decals, with action words like 'Kaboom' and 'Fwoooosh' that liven up the area
    - A special section for 'Series' books - like "Pretty Little Liars" and "Clique"-  makes them much easier to find
    - New tables and chairs - perfect for studying or hanging out
    - A laptop bar against the wall, which gives you more space to move around

    Coming very soon:

    - A College and Careers section just for teens!
    - Tons more crafts and DIY!
    - Boredom-busting activities for Spring Break in April - including a Project Runway competition and Video Game Tournament!
    - More Community Service opportunities!
    - New books, new board games, and new video games!

    I'm looking forward to meeting more Wilmington teens and adding more fun events to keep you coming back to the Teen Zone again and again. Come in sometime soon to say hi!

    - Alison (Your Teen Librarian)

  • Posted on 01/13/2014 - 9:43am

    Claire Dickson, winner of five downbeat Magazine Student Music Awards for Jazz and Blues vocals, will perform with Michael McLaughlin, keyboards, Greg Loughman, bass, and Eric Rosenthal drums. Claire carries on in the tradition of Ella Fitzgerald and Sara Vaughn, and will delight you with her own interpretations and improvisations on the American Songbook, bebop, Latin and modern jazz classics."
    What better way to spend Valentine’s Day!   Ticket price is $15 and includes a complimentary glass of wine and dessert; must be 21+. Doors open at 6:45 and cocnert begins at 7 pm.



  • Posted on 01/08/2014 - 5:59pm

    Did you miss our Times Gone By and Apple Pie event last year? Now you can view the full program online. Listen to long-time Wilmington residents share stories and memories about growing up in Wilmington. Thanks to WCTV for taping this event!


    Apple Pie and Times Gone By from Wilmington TV on Vimeo.

  • Posted on 01/06/2014 - 10:08am

    Patrons can begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets and computers. Hoopla digital, a new library service, is offered at no cost to patrons via browser, Android and IOS and requires only a Wilmington library card to access. Register now and enjoy!