LIBRARY LINEUP WGBH Beat The Presss Dan Kennedy On April 29 Family

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Below is a list of FREE upcoming programs for adults, teens and kids at the Wilmington Memorial Library.Registration begins 30 days prior to the event. Please register online using our Calendar of Events at or by calling (978) 694-2099 (for Adult) or (978) 694-2098 (for Children/Teen). Please note we request registration for programs that are marked *RR. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for funding support for library programs!Adult EventsNetworkers–Improv for Job SeekersMonday, April 29, 10 amA successful job interview requires confidence, thinking on your feet and quickly finding the right words to impress your audience—the same qualities that improv comedy performers need to demonstrate on stage. In this interactive workshop, you will practice skills needed for successful interviewing and communicating. Led by drama teacher and owner of Drama Out of the Box, Meredith Charles. Get out of your comfort zone and come!The Importance of a Free PressMonday, April 29, 7 pmDan Kennedy, Associate Professor of Journalism at Northeastern University, regular panelist on WGBH-TV’s Beat the Press, and writer of the blog Media Nation, will talk about the importance of the free press in a civilized society and threats that the free press is facing in the U.S and abroad.  Mr. Kennedy will also touch upon his recently authored book The Return of the Moguls: How Jeff Bezos and John Henry Are Reinventing Newspapers for the Twenty-First Century.Copies will be available for sale.Microsoft PowerPointWednesday, May 1, 7 pmJoin technology librarian, Brad McKenna, for a hands-on exercise with Microsoft PowerPoint. In this class, you will learn how to insert text, apply animations and transitions, insert charts from an Excel workbook, and more. A handout for additional practice will be provided.Pints + Pages Book GroupThursday, May 2, 7 pmFeatured Book: The Lying Gameby Ruth WareLocation: Wilmington, TBAA social book group geared towards readers in their 20’s and 30’s.  The group meets on the first Thursday of every other month.  Librarians from the Wilmington and Reading Public Libraries will host the book discussion. Meeting location rotates between Wilmington and Reading—check library website for location.  Fiction Critique GroupSaturday, May 4, 9:15 am Love writing fiction? Whether you are drafting a short story or a novel, joining our Critique Group is a great opportunity to meet other writers and get constructive feedback in a supportive environment. When registering, please provide your email address so you can receive an agenda and any prep materials before the meeting. Open to all experience levels writing in all genres. Led by local writing enthusiast, Barbara Alevras.Kids & Teen EventsDrop-In Storytime Friday, April 26, 10 amDrop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first come, first-served basis. Ages 2-5 and one or more adults.Escape the Room: Library Stranger Things *RRSaturday, April 27, 10 am-4 pmDon’t keep the curiosity door locked! Competing with a team of up to eight people, teens and adults must stretch their problem solvingskills and escape the room together before the buzzer sounds, or risk disappearing into the Upside Down. Grades 9-12 & Adults. Little Movers *RRMonday, April 29, 10 amLet’s move! Join us for a morning of singing, dancing, and moving around! Ages 1-2.Family Birdhouses *RRWednesday, May 1, 6:30 pmKids and the special grown-up in their lives are invited to an evening of painting birdhouses! Each pair will decorate a birdhouse to take home! Grades K-5.LEGO Building Thursday, May 2, 3:45 pmBuild a unique LEGO creation.  Kindergarten+ Drop-In Storytime Friday, May 3, 10 amDrop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft! Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first come, first-served basis. Ages 2-5 and one or more adults.Drop-In Baby TimesSaturday, May 4, 9:30 amBabies and their caregivers will enjoy this fun storytime that includes rhymes, songs, books, scarves, shakers, bubbles and more. Infants through 24 months. Stories and SweetsSaturday,May 4, 10:30Start your Saturday morning with great stories (and songs and rhymes) and a few sweet treats at this special family storytime. Ages 2-5 and one or more adults.Library NewsSummer Saturday HoursWe are pleased to announce that beginning this summer the library will be open on Saturdays 9am-5pm year round.(NOTE: The above listings are from the Wilmington Memorial Library.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. 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