Registration begins 30 days prior to the event. Register online using the calendar of events at; by calling 978-694-2099 for adults; 978-694-2098 for children and teens. The library requests registration for programs that are marked (RR).

Poetry Circle (RR): 9:15-11:30 a.m. Sept. 16. Love poetry? The poetry circle is a great opportunity to meet other poets and get constructive feedback in a supportive environment. When registering, provide your email address to receive an agenda and any prep materials in advance. Led by local writing enthusiast, Barbara Alevras.

Book Purse Craft (RR): 1-4 p.m. Sept. 16. Crafter Elaine Sousa will lead participants in creating a purse made out of a book cover. Bring your fashion sense to add your personal touch to your purse. All materials provided. Participants should bring scissors appropriate for cutting material. Cost is $5. Limit 12. Register at main desk.

Senior Tones (RR): 2:30 p.m. Sept. 21. The Senior Tones is a band of retirees who love to play the oldies. Howie Conley began the group in 2008 with musical senior ice hockey players. They perform songs from the ‘50s and ‘60s, and are always a big hit.

Novel Ideas Fiction Book Group (RR): 7 p.m. Sept. 21. Featured Book: “The Stars Are Fire” by Anita Shreve. Enjoy reading fiction? Join the library’s fiction book group led by Adult Services Librarian Kim Rowley. Stop by the library to pick up a copy of the featured book.

Shredding Day: 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 23, Town Common Parking Lot. The library, in partnership with the Wilmington Community Fund, is providing two on-site shredding trucks to handle household shredding (not businesses). Organizers reserve the right to limit the amount of shredding due to wait time or truck space. Paper clips, rubber bands, and staples do not have to be removed. The shredding is free to the public — donations to the food pantry are encouraged and welcomed.

Interview Prep (RR): 10 a.m. Sept. 25. Nervous about interviewing? In this 90-minute workshop, learn effective strategies to be prepared to make a great first impression, answer the hard-hitting questions effectively, and always stay in the running through the application and interview process. There will also be a short discussion on resume writing. Presented by Tom Falzareno, a business development director for Cytel, a Drug Development CRO.

Great Decisions Series (RR): 7 p.m. Sept. 25, Oct. 2, 23 and 30, and Nov. 6 and 13. This six-session Great Decisions program focuses on some of the most thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans: The Future of Europe, Trade and Politics, Conflict in the South China Sea, U.S. Foreign Policy and Petroleum, Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan, and Nuclear Security. Participants will use a briefing book published by the Foreign Policy Association and will be led in discussion by facilitator Keith West. Cost is $25 for briefing book. Register at the main desk.

Mass Memories Road Show: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 30, Wilmington High School cafeteria, 159 Church St. Have you selected three photos that tell your Wilmington story to bring to the Mass Memories Road Show? It does not matter if you have just moved to Wilmington or have lived here for generations. Help create a snapshot of the community for future generations.

Kids and teens

International Dot Day: Sept. 15. Celebrate International Dot Day. From Aug. 15 through Sept. 14, stop by the library to decorate a dot. The finished dots will be incorporated into mobiles to be displayed in the library. All ages.

International Dot Day: Sept. 15. Celebrate International Dot Day. From Aug. 15 to Sept. 14, stop by the library to decorate a dot. The finished dots will be incorporated into mobiles to be displayed in the library. All ages.

R.E.A.D. (Read, Eat and Discuss) Middle Grade Book Club (RR): 3:45 p.m. Sept. 15. Read “The War That Saved My Life” by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley and enjoy a snack while the group discusses it.

College Planning Workshops: Everything You Wanted to Know About College Planning... But Were Afraid to Ask (RR): 9-11 a.m. Sept. 16. Preparing for college has never been more complex and changes in admissions, financial aid, and financing only serve to further muddy the waters. This workshop provides families with an overview of the college planning process. Grades 9-12.

SuperFight!: 3:30 p.m. Sept. 16. Play the game of absurd arguments, along with six expansion packs, in a Battle Royale, Villain Battle, or as Pacifists. Stay for a sneak peek of the Teen Zone’s newest board game additions and snacks. Grades 6-12.

Baby Laptime (RR): 9:30 a.m. Sept. 18. Join in for a morning of songs, tickles, bounces, and rhymes perfect for little pre-walking babies and their caregivers. Infants to 15 months.

Exploration Station: States of Matter (RR): 10:30 a.m. Sept. 18. Explore science through hands on activities. Ages 3-5.

Movie Night: Captain Underpants(RR): 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19. Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants. A parent or guardian must accompany children under the age of 10.

Star Mag: 3:45 p.m. Sept. 20. Drop in to help create this magazine written by, for and about kids, and published by the library. Bring in finished, original artwork, puzzles, poems, comics, jokes, or create it while you are here. Grades 3-6.

Mad Science Presents: Space Frontiers (RR): 6:30 p.m. Sept. 20. Preschoolers turn into Astronauts in Training for this out-of-this-world workshop. Children learn why we can’t see stars during the day like we can at night. Then they learn about the largest star of the solar system — the sun. Explore what order the planets are in and how they are always spinning, all while orbiting the sun. Children finish up their Astronaut Training with a mock take-off and get to use robot-like arms to collect “moon rocks” as though they were really astronauts. Ages 3-6.

Crafternoons: Pom Pom Keychains (RR): 3:45 p.m. Sept. 21. Learn to make patterned pom pom keychains for your new book bag. Grades 4-8.

Drop-In Storytime: 10 a.m. Sept. 22. Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft. Ages 2-5 and one or more adults.

Drop-In Baby Times: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 23. Babies and their caregivers will enjoy this storytime that includes rhymes, songs, books, scarves, shakers, bubbles and more. Infants through 24 months.

Dads and Donuts: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 23. Dads and their kids ages 2 and up are invited to drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and more. Moms, grandparents and other caregivers are welcome, too. Ages 2-5 and one or more adults.

Pokemon Dodgeball (RR): 2 p.m. Sept. 23. Join Mastermind Adventures for a dodgeball game inspired by “Pokemon Go” on the Swain Green. Wear sneakers and sunscreen. Grades 1-5.

Quidditch (RR): 3 p.m. Sept. 23. Even Muggles can play the Wizarding World’s most famous game. Mastermind Adventures presents an introductory course on the Swain Green. Wear sneakers and sunscreen. Grades 6-12.