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Celebrate National Library Week April 13-19, Lives Change @ Your Library!
The Wilmington Public Library District provides access to many helpful
online resources to its patrons. You can access these at the library, or
with your library card, from the comfort of your home at any time of day
Ask any of our helpful reference staff for a quick tutorial and see how
our online resources can help lives change at your library!
Download ebooks, audiobooks, or movies to your computer or mobile
Online Media of Northern Illinois
This service, powered by OverDrive, is free with your library card. You
can browse the collection, check out with your library card, and
download to PC, MAC, and many mobile devices. Titles will
automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late
fees! New Services include Streaming Video and the Ereading Room for
Kids, a room that only displays content for kids!
Need to update your computer skills? Prepare for the ACT? Learn a
new language? Investigate a new hobby? Check out our Educational
Continue your lifelong pursuit of knowledge with Universal Class.
Universal Class offers hundreds of classes facilitated by
dedicated instructors sharing their knowledge on almost any topic.
Learning Express Library
Learning Express Library provides access to an extensive, easy to use
online collection of study aides and practice exams, covering reading,
writing, and math skills for elementary, middle school, high school, and
college levels. It offers resources for college entrance exams (ACT,
SAT, GRE, and others) as well as civil service exams, job search and
workplace skill options, and much more!
Rocket Languages is one of the world’s leading providers of online
learn-a-language software packages. Dynamic learning courses have you
speaking the language in a modern, fun, and conversational manner right
from the start. Learn Spanish, German, French, Korean, Hindi, Japanese,
Chinese, Arabic, Sign Language and English!
National Library Week Raffle!
Bring in one nonperishable food item or toiletry for a raffle ticket for
one of our baskets! No expired items accepted. Items will be donated
to Kuzma Care Cottage. Drawing will be April 21, 2014.
Notice of Sale of Real Estate located at 219 South Kankakee Street, Wilmington, Illinois
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The Wilmington Public Library District will be offering "Food for Fines"
during the month of April
. Patrons may bring in one nonperishable food
item or toiletry per $1 fine. Expired food items will not be accepted.
Donations cannot be used for lost or damaged items. Items will be
donated to Kuzma Care Cottage.
Drury Lane Dinner Theatre
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Time is running out for the Early Bird Price!
Seats are limited, Register Early!
Cost including bus fee and discounted group ticket:
Early Registration by May 1, 2014: $55. After May 1, 2014: $60.
Leave the Library at 10 AM and return at approximately 5PM
Lunch served at 11:30 AM; Performance at 1:30 PM
Join us at Drury Lane for a wonderful lunch and performance of the
musical classic "Les Misérables".
Lunch entrée choices include Roast Sirloin or Chicken Breast Marsala.
Vegetarian entrée available upon request. Payment is due at time of
registration. Registration will be taken at the Wilmington Public
Library District or through the Wilmington Island Park District website:
Crocheting with Helen Ziller
Granny Square Project
Thursday, May 1st and
Thursday, May 8th at 6 PM
We have a few spots left for this popular class!
Participants have the choice of doing a simple scarf or pillow project.
There is no fee for this program, but registration is required. To
register, please stop by the library or call 815-476-2834. Materials
list will be provided at registration.
Renewable Energy Alternatives
Tuesday, May 13 @ 6 PM
This past winter heating costs have been brutal to homeowners'
budgets-especially propane users. Some feel trapped with such
fluctuating fuel sources and may not be aware of other options such as
geothermal heating and air conditions. The Wilmington Library is
hosting information seminar on these systems. Renew Mechanical will
explain how these systems work, why they should be considered, dispel
the myths and provide buyers tips for those interested. There is no fee
for this program, but registration is requested. To register, please
stop by the library or call 815-476-2834.
Freedom From Smoking! Starts now…
The Wilmington Coalition for a Healthy Community in partnership with the Wilmington Public Library District is offering an 8-week supportive, quit smoking program.
When: Every Wednesday beginning April 16 from 6 PM-7:30 PM
Where: Wilmington Public Library District
Cost: $25 for materials and CD
To register, call the Library at 815-476-2834 or the Coalition office at 815-476-1660.
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