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New Windows and Doors Installation

New Windows and Doors Installation
Posted by Tina Stewart on Mon, 10/01/2012 - 9:34am

New doors and windows will be installed at the library during the month of October. On Monday, October 1, please note that patrons will not be able to use the front entrance to the library while the new doors are being installed. At the end of the week, the back entrance will be closed while the new back doors are being installed. Following installation of the doors, the installation of the new windows will begin.

Patriots' Gift Basket

Patriots' Gift Basket
Posted by Tina Stewart on Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:02am

The Friends of the Library have put together a gift basket filled with a variety of items for Patriots fans including two tickets to the Patriots versus Houston Texans game on Monday, December 10, at 8:30. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5 and can be purchased at the main desk.  All proceeds benefit the library. Winner will be drawn on November 1.

Art Contest Winners

Art Contest Winners
Posted by Tina Stewart on Mon, 09/24/2012 - 10:20am

The library received 18 entries in the Wilmington Through Art Contest demonstrating incredible artistic talent. The three judges from the Wilmington Arts Council, Jane Crane, Marge Elia and Jean Chang, commented on the challenge of having to select the winners. The following are the winning entries:

First place: Autumn Path-Silver Lake by Philip Mackenzie

Wilmington Through Art Entries on Display

Wilmington Through Art Entries on Display
Posted by Tina Stewart on Tue, 09/18/2012 - 9:41am

Stop by to see eighteen beautiful paintings depicting images of Wilmington that have been entered in the Wilmington Through Art Contest. The paintings will be on display through Saturday, September 22 when Wilmington Arts Council judges will select first, second and third place winners.

Here's a few samples. Stop by the library or visit our Flickr page to see more!

Town of Wilmington Information Table at Community Fair

Town of Wilmington Information Table at Community Fair
Posted by Tina Stewart on Mon, 09/17/2012 - 2:25pm

This year's Community Fair features the Town of Wilmington Information Table with representatives from various Town Departments on hand to answer questions. The Town Clerk's staff will be availabe to register voters. Town Manager Michael Caira and Assistant Manager Jeff Hull will be there from 10:30 am to 12 noon giving residents the opportunity to wish Mr. Caira well in his retirement and meet Mr. Hull, Wilmington’s newly appointed Town Manager.

Wilmington Through Art Contest

Wilmington Through Art Contest
Posted by Tina Stewart on Tue, 08/28/2012 - 2:42pm

We hope that many local artists will be submitting entires in the Wilmington Through Art Contest. Please click the above link for contest rules. Artists may bring their work to the library with the completed entry form by September 15.

Wilmington Through Art Contest

Wilmington Through Art Contest
Posted by Tina Stewart on Thu, 05/31/2012 - 2:40pm

In celebration of Wilmington’s 282nd anniversary of incorporation on September 25, 1730,  the library is sponsoring “Wilmington Through Art Contest.”  Entries must be hand produced art work and must represent Wilmington. Examples are Town Common, Silver Lake, town buildings, historical sites, etc.  Click here for application.

Poetry Contest Winners

Poetry Contest Winners
Posted by Tina Stewart on Thu, 04/12/2012 - 10:56am

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Poetry Contest.  This year's theme was animals,inspiring over 200 poems. Winners and honorable meniton recipients are invited to Poetry Night on Tuesday, April 25 to read their poems and receive prizes and certificates. Thank you to our judges: Peggy Kane, President, Friends of the Library, Kate Burnham, Assistant Superintendent of Schools, and Barbara Raab, Children's Librarian.

 

Poetry Winners

National Library Week Message from Library Director

National Library Week Message from Library Director
Posted by Tina Stewart on Wed, 04/11/2012 - 10:03am

First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April.   As part of the celebraton, we would like you tell us why the library is important to you. Just click on the link in the banner on our home page. Whether you are a job seeker looking for resources to land a new job, a parent looking for free activities for children or a student searchin for information for a homework assignment, we want you to know you are important to use and we are here for you. 

Four Guys in Tuxes: After Hours Concert

Four Guys in Tuxes: After Hours Concert
Posted by Tina Stewart on Tue, 03/06/2012 - 11:47am

Tickets are now on sale for the library's next After Hours Concert on Friday, March 30, 7 pm.  If you enjoy Motown to Cole Porter, you’ll love “Four Guys in Tuxes”.  These versatile vocalists and musicians will wow you with a wide range of toe tapping tunes taking requests from the audience to boot.  Take advantage of an opportunity for an inexpenisve evening “out on the town” close to home.  The After Hours Concert is held on the first floor with reserved seating, Starbucks coffee, dessert, and a complimentary glass of wine included. Tickets are $10 Must be 21+.

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