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Wilmington history videos now available online

Wilmington history videos now available online
Posted by Curtis Wyant on Thu, 09/19/2013 - 3:20pm

We've digitized about a dozen VHS tapes of historical Wilmington programs and events, including the town's 250th and 275th birthday celebrations. Check out our Youtube page for all the videos or view a sample below!

 

Teen Zone Happenings - Today AND Tomorrow!

Teen Zone Happenings - Today AND Tomorrow!
Posted by Alison Schwartz on Tue, 08/20/2013 - 2:01pm

 

Just For TEENS!

Today: Drop-In Craft: Monster Bookmarks, anytime between 2-4pm

Tomorrow: Book + Movie Trivia 3-4pm (winner gets a prize!)

These are the last days of summer. Do something fun!

Tomorrow's Crafty Teens - Monster Bookmarks

Tomorrow's Crafty Teens - Monster Bookmarks
Posted by Alison Schwartz on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 1:18pm

Tomorrow (Tuesday, August 20th), teens are invited to stop into the Teen Zone between 2-4pm to make the weekly drop-in craft - monster bookmarks! These cute little guys are made by using simple origami techniques and a lot of imagination! They really brighten up any book you happen to be reading at the moment.

Last Adult Summer Reading Raffle Winner!

Last Adult Summer Reading Raffle Winner!
Posted by Marissa Szumowski on Fri, 08/16/2013 - 9:50am

Congrats to the last Adult Summer Reading raffle winner, Sundie Noah! Thanks to everyone who participated!

Local newspaper site back online!

Local newspaper site back online!
Posted by Curtis Wyant on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 11:52am

Our local newspaper site (featuring past issues of the Town Crier and Crusader) is back online at http://localhistory.wilmlibrary.org. Past issues of the Town Crier are available back to the mid-1950s and to the previous year (2012). Browse by date or search for keywords!

Teen Drop-In Craft: Fancy Feather Pens!

Teen Drop-In Craft: Fancy Feather Pens!
Posted by Alison Schwartz on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 2:05pm

Tomorrow - Tuesday August 13th - drop into the Teen Zone between 2-4pm. The weekly drop-in craft is Fancy Feather Pens! Use a variety of materials such as lace, ribbon, duct tape, and glitter yarn to transform a boring, ordinary pen into a visual masterpiece!

The craft requires no registration and is open to teens in grades 6-12.

Teen Summer Reading Raffle

Teen Summer Reading Raffle
Posted by Alison Schwartz on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 10:31am

Congratulations to Zachary Dancewicz, the winner of this week's Teen Summer Reading Raffle! Zachary will receive a $10 Starbucks gift card! The winner of the grand prize of $100 to Wilmington pizza shops will be announced this Friday at our Ice Cream Social. Anyone who logs books will be eligible for this prize, so keep reading and logging them all week and YOU could be a lucky winner! 

Adult Summer Reading Raffle Winner

Adult Summer Reading Raffle Winner
Posted by Marissa Szumowski on Fri, 08/09/2013 - 12:10pm

Congrats to this week's Adult Summer Reading raffle winner, Terri Sirignano! There's only ONE more week left of the summer reading program, so log your entries online or at the library for a chance to win!

 

TODAY - Teen Drop-In Craft: Duct Tape Flowers!

TODAY - Teen Drop-In Craft: Duct Tape Flowers!
Posted by Alison Schwartz on Tue, 08/06/2013 - 1:38pm

Looking to beat that late-summer boredom? Drop into the Teen Zone today, anytime between 2-4pm to learn how to make your own colorful, bright bouquet of duct tape flowers! No registration required and the craft is open to any teens in grades 6-12.

 

Winner of Teen Summer Reading Raffle - week of 8/5

Winner of Teen Summer Reading Raffle - week of 8/5
Posted by Alison Schwartz on Mon, 08/05/2013 - 9:23am

Congratulations to Nupur Neogi, the winner of this week's Teen Summer Reading Raffle. Nuper will receive a $10 Starbucks gift card and will also be eligible for the grand prize of $100 in gift certificates to Wilmington pizza shops. There's still time to enter, so keep reading and logging your books!

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