Posted by Brad McKenna on Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:07am
The library offers storytimes for various ages. Storytimes help build a foundation for a lifelong love of books and reading. Click the following link to see age groups, days the meetings are held, and to register for the appropriate meeting: http://wilmlibrary.org/kids/storytime
Marvelous Marvin Kick Off Kids Summer Reading June 21
Posted by Tina Stewart on Fri, 06/13/2014 - 12:26pm
Marvelous Marvin will present his Magic of Science show at the Wilmington Memorial Library on Saturday, June 21, at 11 am. Please register for this fun educational event that kicks off the library’s aunnaul summer reading program.
Posted by Barbara Raab on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:44am
To celebrate the Week of the Young Child, the library is hosting an art show displaying the work of babies, toddlers, and preschoolers who attend day care and preschools in Wilmington. Stop by the library to view their wonderful creations. The display will continue through Saturday, April 19.
Posted by Alison Schwartz on Wed, 03/12/2014 - 9:27am
In April, the Children's and Teen Departments will be partnering again to bring you Book Buddies! Children who are ages 4+ will be paired with a teen volunteer. With his or her teen Book Buddy, your child can practice reading or be read to, do a fun craft, and share a snack!
When: Every Saturday morning in April (April 5, 12, 19, 26) at 10am
How to sign up: come in, call Youth Services, or register online at wilmlibrary.org/events (register once for all four dates!)
Posted by Barbara Raab on Mon, 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.
Posted by Barbara Raab on Sat, 06/01/2013 - 2:09pm
The winner of the Kindergarten Backpack is Arielle Viana. The drawing was open to all kids who will be starting kindergarten in the fall and used their own library card to check out a book. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for funding the cool Wilmington Wildcats backpack and the books, school supplies and goodies inside.
Posted by Barbara Raab on Thu, 12/27/2012 - 1:52pm
It’s that time of year again when newspapers and children’s book review journals name the best books of the year. School Library Journal, Horn Book, Publisher’s Weekly, The New York Times and Kirkus Reviews have all published their lists of the notable books of 2012. In comparing the lists, there are just a few books that emerge consistently across lists.
Posted by Barbara Raab on Mon, 12/03/2012 - 4:05pm
The fall issue of Star Mag is ready! It contains artwork, puzzles, and stories all created by kids, ages 8 and up. Click here to read the Fall 2012 issue of Star Mag. Printed copies are available in the Children's Room.