Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Group holds sales throughout the month of April leading up to milestone.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Editor's Note: The following information was provided by The Book Store Next Door. The Book Store Next Door turns five on April 28. We’re celebrating this landmark birthday all month long with a new Buy One Get One Free Sale each week. Our first sale starts April 4 in the Non-Fiction room. Make sure you allow extra time to browse all the fabulous sections in this room. We have hundreds of books in perfect or near perfect condition. Starting April 11 in addition to the sale of Non-Fiction, the Children’s room will go on sale. Now is your chance to stock up on books for infants to teenagers. We have books for all reading levels and favorite genres. On April 18 the Fiction room joins the ongoing sale. Now you can buy your favorite authors or…
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
According to Boston Globe article, Wilmington shop is one of several thriving bookstores in difficult economic times.
Bookstores around the country are struggling due to difficult economic times and the emergence of electronic readers. But in Wilmington and other towns, a different kind of business is thriving. The Book Store Next Door provides an inexpensive way to purchase books and other items, all while benefitting Wilmington Memorial Library. In other towns around Massachusetts, similar stores have developed, a trend featured in a recent Boston Globe article. According to The Globe, The Book Store Next Door is among the most successful in the state with an estimated $1,000 to $1,500 raised per month. Those funds go to pay for makeovers in the library and other programs. “We could not have done the makeover of the library, bought new furniture and …
Friday, February 10, 2012
Store is open on Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Editor's Note: The following information was provided by The Book Store Next Door. The Book Store Next Door has dozens of series books for kids from pre-school to high school. When you visit this Saturday be sure to plan extra time to browse through the series on display in the Children’s room. This week we have books in the Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, 39 Clues, House of Night series by P. C. Cast, and much more. Remember to check out the Series section and the Teen section for more series, like Goosebumps, Captain Underpants, and Ally Carter’s Gallagher Girls. In the Non-Fiction room the Cookbook Sale continues with Buy One Get One Free. The variety of cookbooks to choose from is amazing. Pick a country …
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Cookbooks are two for the price of one.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Editor's Note: The following information was provided by The Book Store Next Door. The Book Store Next Door's “Buy One, Get One Free” Christmas Book Sale was a huge crowd pleaser. We love pleasing our customers, so this month it’s BOGO on all our cookbooks. Whether you’re a beginner learning to make pasta al dente or an advanced cook experimenting with a new cuisine, there’s a cookbook for you. If you’re too busy to cook, check out the quick and easy cookbooks. If you love sweets and chocolate, check out the dessert books with pictures guaranteed to make you drool. If you partied too much over the holidays, and are determined to fit into your favorite jeans, check out the diet and healthy meals cookbooks. Best of all you get two cookbooks…
Friday, December 16, 2011
Saturday is final day shop is open in 2011.
Editor's Note: The following information was provided by The Book Store Next Door. Take advantage this Saturday of the last shopping day at the Book Store Next Door for the year. We will be closed Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. The store will re-open on Saturday January 7, 2012 10am-4pm. We have three rooms filled with fiction, children’s and non-fiction books at rock bottom prices. There is also a media room with VHS and DVDs, Videos, CDs and Audio books. We have gift certificates in any denomination, which are great for stocking stuffers, teacher gifts, and anyone who loves to read. This is also the last Saturday of the year to donate your new or gently used books and media. We cannot accept moldy, damaged, or worn books, as well as…
Monday, November 7, 2011
Buy one, get one free in November and December.
Editor's Note: The following information was provided by The Book Store Next Door. The Book Store Next Door is holding a “Buy One Get One Free” sale on all its Christmas books during November and December. Thanks to generous donations from the community we have a large stock of Christmas themed books by popular authors such as Debbie Macomber, John Grisham and Mary Higgins Clark. In our Non-fiction room we have cookbooks and craft books filled with delicious holiday treats and fun projects you can make yourself or with your family. There are a few books from the Queen of Entertaining, Martha Stewart. Our Children’s room has a great selection of Christmas books. You’ll find something to please the kids on your list, from toddler-proof board…
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Warm weather returns for a second straight day.
"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the new feature in the comments section. 1. For a second straight day, temperatures are expected to catch up with the time of year. According to Weather.com, Wilmington will see temperatures climb to 71° before the day is over, with just a 20 percent chance of precipitation. Skies are expected to be partly cloudy. 2. Two Wilmington High School teams are in action on Wednesday as the season nears an end. The boys lacrosse team hosts recently postseason eligible Woburn at 4 p.m. at the high school while the softball team continues its run towards the playoffs …
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
A lot happened during the near-two-hour meeting on December 13 at Town Hall.
A lot of ground was covered at the Board of Selectmen meeting last night. Awards were received, noted and discussed, updates to the I-93 Interchange Project were brought up, and plans for future town projects were also noted. Ipods for Wounded Veterans Paul Cardello, co-host and producer for WCTV's Sports Forum, and Wilmington VFW quartermaster Edwin Williams came to the meeting yesterday to present Chairman Selectman Louis Cimaglia with a gift and a citation for his work with veterans. "We want to publically thank for your work with veterans of our town," said Williams. "We present a gift and a citation for having the vision and foresight and providing leadership for a very successful program." The program Williams spoke about is the …
Wilmington one of only three towns to win award from Massachusetts Municipal Association.
Wilmington was one of just three municipalities to win the Kenneth E. Pickard Municipal Innovation Award from the Massachusetts Municipal Association this year, Town Manager Michael Caira announced at the Board of Selectmen meeting last night. The town won the award because of the "unique and creative" Book Store Next Door program. The town-run Book Store Next Door is a volunteer-run, non-profit, used-book store. All the proceeds are donated to the library to enhance library services. "This is something we're all pretty proud of," said Caira."Everyone who volunteers should be commended and it's just another feather in the cap for those who live and work here in Wilmington." Caira had submitted the program for the award in September and …