Experience Virtual Reality – June 28th

Posted on 17th May 2017 in Childrens Page, Teen Zone, What's Happening

Come and try out a virtual reality system.   The Delaware Division of vr-300-foLibraries will be here with a HTC Vive, virtual reality equipment.

Wednesday, June 28th
10:00-11:00 – Children

12:00-1:00 – Adults

Location: The Commons – 1st Floor
Free

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Spanish 101 – Fall Session

Posted on 17th May 2017 in What's Happening

Learn to speak Spanish with Madeline.  She will be providing basic Spanish lessons for 8 weeks.Hola means Hello!

Wednesday: Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27 and Oct. 4th, 11, 18, 25th
P.S. duPont Meeting Room – 2nd Floor

Free
Register online with the Library’s Events Calendar.
http://tinyurl.com/SpanishFall17

For more information: Renee O’Donnell 571-7400 ext. 2401

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Cribbage Club

Posted on 17th May 2017 in What's Happening

cribbage350Can you get 121 points first?   Come play cribbage at the Library and find out.  Beginners welcome.

Third Tuesday of the Month:
June 20th, July 18th, Aug. 15th, Sept. 19th.

1:00-2:00
Bancroft Meeting Room – 2nd Floor
Free – Adults

walk-ins welcome

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All About Sea Glass – June 3rd

Posted on 12th May 2017 in Uncategorized, What's Happening

This summer become a beach combing expert for sea glass!  Know when and where to find the best shards.sea-glasshand350

Saturday, June 3rd
1:00-2:00
Location: P.S. DuPont Meeting Rm, 2nd Floor

Free – for all Ages
Please register: http://tinyurl.com/WPLSeaGlass

Presented by Dr. Anthony Di Giacomo

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3D Print Challenge – Build It Better!

Posted on 12th April 2017 in Uncategorized, What's Happening

Calling all tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers and inventors.  Do you think you can design it better?  
Remix an existing design, or design something entirely new.   Submit your completed print for judging. On Saturday, August 12th all submitted 3D prints will be judged for best, most creative design.  Winner will receive a package including a “Maker Select Mini” 3D printer, 3D printing class, and supplies– valued at $350!3d-object

  • Come up with a great idea!
  • Design your idea using 3D software.
  • Fill out a 3D print request form for your object for printing at the Wilmington Library for printing.  (We will accept objects printed at any location.)
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  • Submit your object for judging between June 1, 2017 and August 9th, 2017. Official “Build it Better” 3D Print Challenge Rules and Entry Form: build-it-better-3d-print-challenge-rules-and-entry-form1
  • Saturday, August 12th, 2017 3D print entries will be judged with a winner being announced. Stop back for more details.

This program is part of the Summer Reading Program “Build it Better.”  Anyone who works or lives in Delaware is welcome to enter.

Sponsored by:
PrintedSolid.com and the Wilmington Public Library
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Gamer Free Play

Posted on 28th March 2017 in Childrens Page, Teen Zone, What's Happening

Test your video gaming skills on our Wii or Playstation 3 consoles for some video game fun.wii image

Thursdays
2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Youth Services Department

For ages 12 and up

 

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Rosier Revere, Engineer – May 24th

Posted on 28th March 2017 in Childrens Page, What's Happening

rosie-revere-engineerThe Delaware Art Museum will read Rosie Revere, Engineer then children will learn about some of the museum’s sculptural pieces.  Afterwards, each student will get to build and decorate their own parachuting figurine.

Wednesday, May 24th
10:00-10:45
Location: Youth Services Dept. – Lower Level
Ages 4 to 7

Sign up required at the Youth Services Department.

For More Information: 571-7400 ext. 2412

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Family Admission Pass – Hagley Museum

CHECK IT OUT

Wilmington & North Wilmington Libraries have Hagley Family Admission Passes for check-out … for free!  Passes can be checked out in the Youth hagley-pass-sample-2017-250Services Department.

Each Admissions pass is good for a family of four and expires on Dec. 31, 2017

One Pass may be checked out for one usage by an adult with a valid library card.
Pass is valid for the entire 235-acre museum site.  Not valid for group tours or specially-ticketed events.

Questions? Call (302) 658-2400 or visit www.hagley.org

Please see circulation desk staff for passes.

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Free Diabetes Education

Posted on 30th December 2016 in What's Happening

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More knowledge about how to manage your diabetes can help you prevent and/or delay health complications.

Saturdays: May 6th – June 17th
10:00-12:30 am
Free

  • Improve your hemagloben A1C (Average blood sugar reading)
  • Help you make better food choices and lose weight
  • Help you better control your glucose levels through exercise and stress management.
  • Help you communicate better with your health care providers.

More knowledge about diabetes can improve your life!  Call today and sign up for this free workshop!

To register online: http://tinyurl.com/WPLdiabetes or call 571-7400 ext, 2401

Sponsored by the Delaware Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP)
(*Note: No class on Saturday, May 27th Memorial Day Weekend)

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Spanish 101 -Summer Session

Posted on 30th December 2016 in What's Happening

Learn to speak Spanish with Madeline.  She will be providing basic Spanish lessons for 8 weeks.Hola means Hello!

Wednesday: June 7th, 14th, 21, 28 and July 12, 19, 26, Aug. 2
P.S. duPont Meeting Room – 2nd Floor
**No Class on July 5th

Free
Register online with the Library’s Events Calendar.
http://tinyurl.com/SpanishSummer17

For more information: Renee O’Donnell 571-7400 ext. 2401

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