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  • Posted on 02/08/2012 - 2:59pm

    The latest issue of Star Mag is ready!  It contains artwork, puzzles, movie and book reviews, and stories all created by kids, ages 8 and up.    Click here  to read the winter issue of Star Mag.  Printed copies are available in the Children's Room. 

     We will be working on the spring issue at our next meeting on March 7 at 3:30 pm.   All kids ages 8 and up are invited to come help.  There will be laptops, markers, crayons, and other materials to inspire creativity.  Kids unable to attend the meetings can drop off original artwork, stories, poems, book recommendations or other contributions  in the Children’s Room, or email to

  • Posted on 02/07/2012 - 11:24am

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    Vaclav and Lena meet when they are five years old. Though they both emigrated from Russia to Brooklyn, their family lives could not be more different. Yet they are best friends, magician and magician’s assistant, until they are nine; then, Lena disappears. Vaclav misses her terribly, and always wonders about her – and then one day, when they are seventeen, they meet again. Vaclav and Lena is about growing up, discovering the truth, and protecting those you love; but most of all, it is a beautiful and deeply felt story about love and friendship, written with wonderful empathy and voice.

  • Posted on 02/07/2012 - 9:40am

     Title ArtistRelease Date
    A Different Kind Of TruthVan Halen2/7/2012
    Kisses On The BottomMcCartney, Paul2/7/2012
    Le Voyage Dans La LuneAir2/7/2012
    Now That's What I Call Music! 41Various2/7/2012
    Scars & StoriesFray (The)2/7/2012
    TEN$IONDie Antwoord2/7/2012
    All of MeEstelle2/28/2012

  • Posted on 02/06/2012 - 2:43pm

    TitleRelease Date
    Elephant In The Living Room2/7/2012
    Downton Abbey: Season 22/7/2012
    The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 12/11/2012
    How To Die In Oregon2/14/2012
    Paranormal Activity 32/14/2012
    Take Shelter2/14/2012
    The Debt2/14/2012
    The Rum Diary2/14/2012
    Tiny Furniture2/14/2012
    Anatomy Of A Murder2/21/2012
    J Edgar2/21/2012
    Martha Marcy May Marlene2/21/2012
    Nurse Jackie: Season Three2/21/2012
    The Story Of Ireland2/21/2012
    The Way2/21/2012
    Tower Heist2/21/2012

  • Posted on 02/04/2012 - 2:53pm

    Massachusetts Resident Tax Forms have arrived!

    We have the following forms:

    • 1040 Instructions and Forms
    • 1040A Instructions and Forms
    • 1040EZ Instructions and Forms
    • Schedules A, B, EIC
    • Massachusetts Resident & Non-Resident Forms

    Don't see what you need?  The library can help you print a variety of federal and state forms.  Stop by the Information Desk on the first floor for assistance.

  • Posted on 02/03/2012 - 11:17am

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    “At every possible turn, she saw, they'd chosen the path that would keep her weak and dependent. And the fact that they wouldn't see it that way, that they sincerely believed they'd acted in her best interest, didn't make it any less true, or them any less culpable....” Hannah Payne has been marked as an outcast from society: through a process called melachroming, her skin has been turned bright red, so everyone who sees her knows that she is a criminal – a murderer. Set in a future Texas where the right wing prevails, Roe v. Wade has been overturned, and melachroming is part of the justice system, When She Woke is the gripping story of one woman’s survival as she learns to question all she has been taught, and to think for herself.

  • Posted on 01/31/2012 - 3:48pm

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  • Posted on 01/27/2012 - 12:00pm

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    The subtitle of former pastry chef Kim Boyce's book is “baking with whole-grain flours,” and Good to the Grain is organized around different types of these flours, from the familiar (whole wheat) to the unfamiliar (amaranth, kamut, quinoa, and spelt flour, among others). You can browse through the recipes in each section to get an idea of where to start – that way you don’t have to buy several new types of flour at once. The photographs are luscious, the directions clear, and the results are indescribably delicious. I highly recommend the whole wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies (p. 41) and the oat flour Ginger Peach Muffins (p. 124).

  • Posted on 01/25/2012 - 10:44am

    Here are a few tips for using Overdrive Media Console and e-audiobooks from the library:

    • After checking out an e-audiobook, click Download and Save the file (do not click “open”). Then, open Overdrive Media Console, click “File” then “Open”, and find and open the file you just downloaded. You will then be prompted to download the full audiobook.
    • If you see an error message stating “Windows Media Player requires a security upgrade”, open Overdrive Media Console and click “Tools” then “Windows Media Player Security Upgrade”. If this link does not work, go to and click “Upgrade”.

    Check out our full e-book guide for more info.

  • Posted on 01/23/2012 - 8:57pm

    The library has the following tax forms:

    • 1040 Instructions and Forms
    • 1040A Instructions and Forms
    • 1040EZ Instructions and Forms
    • Schedules A, B, EIC
    • Massachusetts Resident & Non-Resident Forms

    Don't see what you need?  
    Click here to search for and print federal forms.  
    Click here to search for and print state forms. 

    Have questions regarding your federal return?  Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or call 1-800-829-1040, Monday-Friday between the hours of 7am and 7pm.

    Have questions regarding your state return?  Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or call 1-800-392-6089, Monday-Friday between the hours of 9am and 5pm.

    Need tax preparation assistance?
    The Wilmington Department of Elderly Services will once again provide free income tax assistance through the IRS sponsored Volunteer Tax Assistance program.  Wilmington residents ages 60 and older may schedule an appointment by calling the Buzzell Senior Center at 978-657-7595.  The program beings Wednesday, February 1, 2012 and continues every Wednesday through April 11, 2012 from 9am to 1pm at the Wilmington Town Hall.  All tax returns are prepared with computer accuracy and are electronically filed for rapid refunds.