LIBRARY LINEUP Thomas Jefferson — The Foodie on February 4


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 EventsTwitter and Advanced Job Search with Twitter (limit 12) *RRMonday, February 4, 10 amIn this hands on class, we will examine Twitter as a networking tool, one with the powerful potential to enhance your job search. Create an account, learn the whys and hows of tweeting, when to retweet, follow and share all in the name of finding your next position. Taught by MassHire staff.Thomas Jefferson the Foodie*RRMonday, February 4, 2:30 pmThomas Jefferson is considered the most complex of America’s Founding Fathers.  His influence on the American system of government is well known, but what is not known is Jefferson’s influence on American Cuisine. Jefferson wrote that “all men are created equal…”but did not believe all wines were!” Learn how the man who gave America its ‘credo’ influenced its cuisine. A former faculty member of Salem State University’s History Department, Anthony Guerriero paints a unique picture of Thomas Jefferson.Cookin’ the Books *RRTuesday, February 5, 12 pmFeatured Cookbook: Myer + Chang at Home by Joanne ChangIf you love to cook and enjoy talking about food and sharing recipes then this group is for you. Pick up a copy of the cookbook (or find a recipe from the book online); register and record your recipe selection on the events calendar at Bring your dish to the meeting and enjoy sampling everyone’s dishes!Password Vaults and Other Browser Extensions *RRWednesday, February 6, 7 pmFireFox, Chrome, and now Edge are making use of browser extension (aka Plug-ins) to give you more options and security when you’re surfing the web. Join Technology Librarian, Brad McKenna, to learn how extensions can enhance your browsing experience.Feasting with your Instant Pot *RRThursday, February 7, 7 pmThe instant pot craze is here, are you onboard? For many of us, the instant pot is patiently waiting to be used. Whether yours is tucked away in a cupboard or still in the box, it’s time to take it out your electric pressure cooker and put it to use. Join chef Liz Barbour for a cooking class that will help take the mystery out of this amazing, time saving kitchen tool. Liz will demonstrate two recipes that you can recreate at home. Following her demonstration Liz will offer tasty samples for everyone to enjoy.LinkedIn Basics*RRMonday, February 11, 10 amLearn why LinkedIn is pivotal to your job search. Gain the attributes of a stronger LinkedIn profile. Master the skills of navigation needed for networking, interview prep, and researching your target industries and organizations. We’ll also talk about how the core competencies of your resume can be pulled directly from your LinkedIn account. Come with your questions, leave with confidence. This hands on class is taught by MassHire staff.Kids & Teen EventsWilmington Community PlaygroupMondays, February 4, 9:30 amAt this drop-in playgroup we will begin with a story and then play together!Led by the CTI Family Resource Network. Ages 1-5Introduction to Karate *RRWednesday, February 6, 3:45 pmInstructors from the Academy of Traditional Karate will teach an introductory class. Children will learn basic karate techniques, while developing character skills such as focus and respect. Grades K-5.Hands on Nature: Winter Hibernation *RRWednesday, February 6, 6:30 pmHow do your favorite animals spend the winter? Come find out, as we learn about hibernation and the amazing adaptations of animals in New England. Bring a stuffed animal and create a cozy little hibernation den to take home. Ages 4+LEGO BuildingThursday, February 7, 3:45 pmBuild a unique LEGO creation. Kindergarten+Drop-In StorytimeFriday, February 8, 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 adultsR.E.A.D. Middle Grade Book Club *RRFriday, February 8, 3:45 pmRead, Eat and Discuss The Apprentice Witch by James Nicol. Pick up a copy at the library. Grades 4-5Drop-In Baby TimesSaturday, February 9, 9:30 amBabies and their caregivers will enjoy this fun storytime that includes rhymes, songs, books, scarves, shakers, bubbles and more. Infants through 24 monthsStories and Sweets*RRSaturday, February 9, 10:30 amStart 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.Kids Kraft: Beaded Heart Window Hanger *RRSaturday, February 9, 2 pmMake this super cute heart window hanger sure to warm the hearts of those around you.   This craft is led by 3 Wilmington High School students.  Grades 1-5Pokémon Club *RRSaturday, February 9, 3 pmJoin other Pokémon lovers to play the game, trade cards and have fun! Grades 1+(NOTE: These weekly listings are submitted by the Wilmington Memorial Library.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. 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