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  • Posted on 08/25/2014 - 4:07pm

    New to the Teen Zone: DVDs of movies based on teen books. You've read the book, now see the movie. From Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist to I Am Number Four, the adventure doesn't need to end when you reach the last page - now you can watch the book come to life.

    Find these DVDs and more shelved above the video games in the Teen Zone. More titles will be added soon, including the much anticipated DVD of The Fault in Our Stars!

  • Posted on 08/22/2014 - 3:32pm

    This was a great summer in the Children’s Department.  We had a record number of kids sign up for the Fizz Boom Read Summer Reading Program.  837 kids read a combined total of 4,735 hours!    The Children’s  Department was a busy place all summer long.   Lots of kids and families came to the library to attend programs, do crafts, get stamps, earn stickers, play with the trains and new toys in the preschool area and just hang out.  Thank you to the Friends of the Library for supporting the summer reading program.  Thank you also to the Topsfield Fair, Merrimack Valley Pavillion and UNO for providing reading incentive prizes. 

     

  • Posted on 08/20/2014 - 9:20am

    Meet the Wilmington Memorial Library Board of Trustees: Jeff Nussbaum, Eileen MacDougall, Charlotte Stewart, Jim Lemay, Don Pearson, and Joan Grady. The Boad meets the third Tuesday of the month from Sepetember through June at 7 pm.

  • Posted on 08/18/2014 - 4:56pm

    Victoria Waitt is our new Assistant Children's Librarian. Victoria is looking forward to helping children discover the library and find great books to read. 

  • Posted on 08/12/2014 - 2:45pm

    Last week we held a Stop-Motion Animation Workshop for those entering grades 5-8. Two groups of tweens had lots of fun working together to create their own stop-motion short films using clay, a tripod, a camera, Windows Movie Maker, and their wonderful imaginations. A special thank you goes out to Maria for her expertise.

    Here are the two films:

  • Posted on 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

  • Posted on 08/01/2014 - 4:12pm

    Congratulations to Bonnie Martin, the winner of the Friends of the Library Ice Cream Gift Basket!

  • Posted on 07/28/2014 - 2:01pm

    Anna Call has joined the library staff as our new Adult Services Librarian.  Anna is enthusiastic about technology and helping patrons find good books to read. Check out Anna's reading blog.

  • Posted on 07/24/2014 - 3:30pm

    Last night, we held a Microsoft Word 2010 introductory class. We went over "The Ribbon" and all the fun stuff you can do with a Word Document. So much stuff can you do, that it can be overwhelming.

    So as a way to focus on a few features, and get some hands-on exercise, we walked through create a recipe. It helped to familiarize everyone with such features as:

    • Bold/Italics
    • Font style/size
    • Font alignment
    • Bulleted/numbered lists

    More importantly, it got folks navigating from The Ribbon to different parts of the document. For those of you that wish you were there, or those of you that wish you had a way to brush up on your Word skills, I've uploaded the exercise. You can find it here. Print it out and then open up Word. Then you can go through the steps to create the recipe for yourself!

  • Posted on 07/14/2014 - 11:13am

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    Send a Selfie and Win! 

    When:  September 1 to September 30

    Who: Think you know Wilmington? Show us! Take a photo of yourself or your group at one or more of the Wilmington historic sites listed below. The more sites you visit, the greater your chance of winning.  Please enter only one photo per site.

    What:  Email photos to tech@wilmlibrary.org. Please include the site location and names of the people in the photo.  At the end of the month, five names will be drawn at random and each will win a restaurant gift certificate.  Winners will be notified by email unless other contact information is included.  Photos become the property of the library and may be posted on the library’s website or social media sites.  

    Where:  The Wilmington historic sites include the following locations:

    • Art Council Building (former Town Hall)
    • Baldwin Apple Monument,  Butters House
    • Fourth of July Building (former library)
    • Harnden Tavern
    • Old Burial Ground (near Congregational Church)
    • Roman House
    • Silver Lake
    • Town Pond/Scaleskeeper House
    • West Schoolhouse
    • Town Common Gazebo

    Click on a pushpin below to see what's at that location. You can also zoom in to find exact locations. The white box in the upper right corner will open the map in a full page if you need a larger view.

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