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Posted on 02/08/2014 - 1:09pm
Posted on 02/06/2014 - 1:21pm
In partnership with the Childrens' Department, we will be offering a Teen Volunteer Program called Book Buddies. The Book Buddies program is an opportunity for teens in grades 9-12 to earn community service hours by interacting with a young child. During the course of four weeks, you will be paired with a child for a one-hour session once a week. Together you will read, share a snack, and do a fun craft!
Interested in applying? Fill out the Teen Book Buddies Volunteer Program application.
Applications are also available at the Youth Services desk. The deadline for the March program is March 3rd.
Posted on 01/29/2014 - 6:15pm
We have a limited supply of 1040A and 1040EZ forms and instructions. We DO NOT have 1040 forms or booklets yet, and do not know how soon they will arrive. Check back for updates!
You can also PRINT forms from the internet:
Posted on 01/27/2014 - 3:14pm
Best Children’s Books of 2013
At the end of each year various newspapers and children’s book review journals publish lists of the best books of the year in different categories. The Wilmington Memorial Library and/or the Merrimack Valley Consortium have lots of copies of most of these wonderful books. Click on the below links to view the lists in our catalog and place a hold on any that are not currently available in Wilmington.
Best Fiction 2013
These chapter books are primarily targeted at middle grade readers, grades 3-5. The list includes the 2014 Newbery award winner Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo.
Best Nonfiction 2013
From books about animals to biographies of Albert Einstein, Willie Mays and Teddy Roosevelt to books about how toilets work, these nonfiction books appeal to kids of different ages. 2014 Caldecott Award winner Locomotive by Brian Floca is included on this list.
Posted on 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.
Posted on 01/22/2014 - 11:03am
As I reach my sixth month as your Teen Librarian at Wilmington Memorial Library, I'm proud to say I've made a lot of positive changes to your Teen Zone!
- Comfy lime green saucer chairs for you to lounge in while enjoying a book or magazine
- Awesome comic book wall decals, with action words like 'Kaboom' and 'Fwoooosh' that liven up the area
- A special section for 'Series' books - like "Pretty Little Liars" and "Clique"- makes them much easier to find
- New tables and chairs - perfect for studying or hanging out
- A laptop bar against the wall, which gives you more space to move around
Coming very soon:
- A College and Careers section just for teens!
- Tons more crafts and DIY!
- Boredom-busting activities for Spring Break in April - including a Project Runway competition and Video Game Tournament!
- More Community Service opportunities!
- New books, new board games, and new video games!
I'm looking forward to meeting more Wilmington teens and adding more fun events to keep you coming back to the Teen Zone again and again. Come in sometime soon to say hi!
- Alison (Your Teen Librarian)
Posted on 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."
What better way to spend Valentine’s Day! Ticket price is $15 and includes a complimentary glass of wine and dessert; must be 21+. Doors open at 6:45 and cocnert begins at 7 pm.
Posted on 01/08/2014 - 5:59pm
Posted on 01/06/2014 - 10:08am
Patrons can begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets and computers. Hoopla digital, a new library service, is offered at no cost to patrons via browser, Android and IOS and requires only a Wilmington library card to access. Register now and enjoy!
Posted on 12/30/2013 - 10:47am
If you got a new tech device for Christmas and would like some free one-on-one help in how to use it, you can book a one hour tech session. Library staff can help with e-readers, iPads and more.
Wilmington Memorial Library
175 Middlesex Ave.
Wilmington, MA 01887
Main Phone: (978) 658-2967
Youth Services: (978) 694-2098
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Sat 9am-5pm (closed Saturdays during summer)