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New Book and Media Return

New Book and Media Return
Posted by Tina Stewart on Fri, 05/30/2014 - 3:41pm

Thank you to Shawsheen Tec teachers and students for an awesome job on the library's new book and media return bin!

Veterans's Collection

Veterans's Collection
Posted by Tina Stewart on Mon, 05/19/2014 - 12:23pm

The library has a special collection of books by and for U.S. Veterans. These include books about transitioning back to civilian life, veterans' benefits and personal stories by those who served in combat. Check them out and spread the word as we honor and support the men and women who have served in the armed services on Memorial Day.

Mass State Parks Pass

Mass State Parks Pass
Posted by Tina Stewart on Fri, 05/09/2014 - 1:51pm

Spring is here and it is a perfect time to visit one of the Massachusetts State Parks. The library's pass (available only on weekends) provides free parking. Reserve the pass and enjoy the long awaited warm weather.

Poetry Contest Winners

Poetry Contest Winners
Posted by Tina Stewart on Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:09pm

Congratulations to the winners of the Annual Poetry Contest 2014! The theme this year was "reading." Over 200 entries were submitted. Thank you to our judges: Kendra Amaral, Assistant Town Manager, Jean Chang, Chairman of the Wilmington Arts Council and Alison Schwartz, Teen Services Librarian. Winners and those who received an Honorable Mention are invited to Poetry Night on April 29 at 7 pm to read their poems and receive awards and certificates.  For names of winners and poems click here.

We Need Your Input

We Need Your Input
Posted by Tina Stewart on Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:36am

The library is in the middle of a strategic planning process to map our course for the next 5 years. In order to create a plan that best serves Wilmington, it is important to hear from residents.  Please complete the library's survey. It should only take 5 to 10 minutes You are also invited to attend the next Community Forum on Tuesday, April 29, 1 pm.  A facilitator will lead the forum. Light refreshments will be served.

Welcome New Technology Librarian

Welcome New Technology Librarian
Posted by Tina Stewart on Tue, 03/25/2014 - 3:57pm

Welcome to our new Technology Librarian Brad McKenna.  Brad brings his technology experience from the private sector and will receive his Masters Degree in Library Science from Simmons College in May 2014.

Needleworks Group Starting March 7

Needleworks Group Starting March 7
Posted by Tina Stewart on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 3:40pm

Do you knit, crochet, quilt, or do other needlework? The library is forming a new group, Needleworks that will meet Friday mornings at 10am starting March 7.  Bring your project to the first meeting and work away while enjoying an hour or two of conversation and camaraderie. 

Keep warm and check out a movie from home!

Keep warm and check out a movie from home!
Posted by Tina Stewart on Fri, 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.

Tickets on Sale for After Hours Concert February 14

Tickets on Sale for After Hours Concert February 14
Posted by Tina Stewart on Mon, 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."

Streaming Movies and More

Streaming Movies and More
Posted by Tina Stewart on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 10:08am

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