Childrens

Storytime Registration Begins Today!

Storytime Registration Begins Today!
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

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.

Week of the Young Child Art Show

Week of the Young Child Art Show
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.

Attention Parents: April Book Buddies!

Attention Parents: April Book Buddies!
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!)

Best Children's Books of 2013

Best Children's Books of 2013
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. 

 

Best Fiction 2013

Dig Into Reading Summer Reading Program Recap and Request for Feedback

Dig Into Reading Summer Reading Program Recap and Request for Feedback
Posted by Barbara Raab on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 4:00pm

Congratulations to Arielle Viana

Congratulations to Arielle Viana
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.

Best Children's Books of 2012

Best Children's Books of 2012
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.    

Picture Books

Read the Latest Issue of Star Mag!

Read the Latest Issue of Star Mag!
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. 

Introducing Mackenzie the Listening Scottie

Introducing Mackenzie the Listening Scottie
Posted by Barbara Raab on Tue, 10/16/2012 - 11:45am

 

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