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  • Posted on 04/17/2015 - 5:05pm

    Winners in the following categories are:

    Kindergarten-First Grade  Dylan Alexander
    Second-Third Grade         Madilyn Widomski
    Fourth-Fifth Grade           Katherine Trach
    Middle School                    Miriam Nelson
    High School                        Darren LeBlanc
    Adult                                    Stacey E. Stevens

    Honorable Mention in the following categories are:

    Second-Third Grade        Jimmy Keck
    Fourth-Fifth Grade         Amanda Broussard
    Middle School                    Leah James
    High School                        Maxwell Hubbard
    Adult                                    Sister Mildred Rothwell

  • Posted on 04/03/2015 - 12:16pm

      Attention Wilmington teens age 14-17:

    The Wilmington Memorial Library is excited to announce our first annual Teen Job Fair on Wednesday, April 22nd, from 4-6pm! Meet local employers, find out about volunteer opportunities, and fill out applications. This is your chance to make a lasting impression just in time for summer employment!

    Participating Businesses + Organizations:

    Interested in attending? Register here

    * Registration is encouraged but not required

     

     

  • Posted on 04/01/2015 - 3:06pm

    On Saturday, June 13 from 9 am- 3 pm the library is sponsoring a town wide yard sale. This is an opportunity for residents to join the fun by being either a seller or a buyer. For those wishing to hold a yard sale at their home, the $15 application fee buys:

    • Lots of free advertising
    • Two signs for your lawn
    • Participation in a community event

    For those wishing to buy, the library will provide a map of yard sale locations.

    Start cleaning out your closets now and plan to host a yard sale on June 13th.

     

  • Posted on 03/30/2015 - 8:23pm

    The library is hosting an After Hours Talent Showcase on Friday, April 24 at 7 pm featuring the talented kids of Wilmington in grades K-12.  We are looking for kids and teens who can:

    • Sing
    • Dance
    • Play an Instrument
    • Juggle
    • Do Magic Tricks
    • Hula Hoop

    Any other talent is welcome, also.  Please fill out an application either online or by printing out the application, filling it and bringing it in to the library by Wednesday, April 15 at 9pm.  Please plan to attend the rehearsal on April 22 at 1pm.

    Any questions, please contact Victoria Waitt at vwaitt@mvlc.org or 978-694-2098.

  • Posted on 03/24/2015 - 9:50am

    If you are in the market for a new car, Consumer Reports has new and used car reviews plus car buying tips.  Use your library card to read Consumer Reports online.

  • Posted on 03/20/2015 - 11:05am

    The library's 3D printer is out on the floor and accepting reservations! If you have an .stl file you created in your own computer aided design (CAD) software or downloaded one from a site like thingiverse.com, you can go here and reserve your 2 hour block.

    We're happy to say that, thanks to the Friends of the Library's annual appeal, there is currently no charge for a 2 hour print job. However, jobs that take longer than two hours may be subject to a charge.

    If you attended one of the demos at the library over the past few months and were waiting for the printer to be available, your wait is over. If you missed the demos, you'll be able to catch up quickly because technology librarian, Brad McKenna, will be on hand during your reservation time to teach you how to use it.

  • Posted on 03/19/2015 - 4:08pm

    Do you have historical photographs of Wilmington? We would love to include them in our digitized local history collection. We are interested in photographs taken prior to 1980 of buildings, sporting and social events, businesses and neighborhoods. You can bring up to ten photographs or postcards on Saturday, April 4 from 9:30 am to 12 noon and we will san them. Please bring a flash drive if you would like a copy of the digitized photos. Please register.

  • Posted on 03/14/2015 - 9:16am

    Title Slide for the Wonder of Pi Talk

    Last Thursday, Chris Rycroft from Harvard University talked about the Pi, which is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter.

    While it's an irrational number (meaning it goes on forever) it's most commonly represented by 3.14. As a result every March 14th (3/14) is celebrated as PI Day. If you were unable to make it, here are the presentation slides.

     

  • Posted on 03/11/2015 - 9:44am

    The library is sponsoring two contests that offer great opportunities to get creative.

    The first is our annual Poetry Contest. The theme is "school." Write about the good or the not so good memories!  Deadline is Saturday, April 4.

    The second is our Edible Books Contest. Create something edible that is book related. Entries will be on display Saturday April 11.  Applications are due April 9. 

    Applications for each are available by clicking the appropriate picture at the top of the page.

  • Posted on 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. You can find the Early Literacy Fun Packs in the Children’s Room at the circulation desk. The backpacks can be checked out for one week at a time and can be placed on hold by Wilmington patrons.   Stop by the library today and check out a Fun Pack!

     

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