Posted by Barbara Raab on Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:22pm
The Children’s Department is happy to announce the launch of their eight Early Literacy Fun Packs! These backpacks are filled with books and activities targeting the five early literacy skills, Reading, Writing, Singing, Playing and Talking. Each backpack includes books, a music CD, a Magic Board, and toys related to a theme. An Activity Guide for the parent or caregiver is also included, which consists of activities, songs, and games that help support early literacy skills at home. The eight themes include Alphabet, Bears, Bedtime, Colors, Counting, Farm, Five Senses, and Shapes.
Posted by Barbara Raab on Wed, 01/07/2015 - 5:16pm
It’s that time of year where newspapers, book review journals, and reading websites publish “Best of” lists. We compared various compilations and selected repeat winners for our own lists. Click on the links below to find these books in our catalog or to print out a copy of the list.
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.