Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Events

  • Halloween Storytime

    When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Ghosts and goblins and witches, oh my! Enjoy seasonal stories, songs, and a craft that are more silly than spooky. Costumes encouraged. For ages 3 and up. No registration required.

  • The Shakespeare Project of Chicago: King Lear

    When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    The Shakespeare Project of Chicago’s 20th season kicks off with Shakespeare’s classic drama King Lear. The story of a king who disowns his daughter and finds he loses everything in return, including his mind. Explore themes of rage, grief, and delusion in this powerful production.
    Funded by the Friends of the Wilmette Public Library

  • Babysitting Basics

    When: Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Do you want to get started as a babysitter? Come learn the ABC's of caring for and entertaining young children, as well as some tips on marketing yourself and ensuring your own safety. For grades 5-8. Registration starts October 12 for Wilmette and Kenilworth residents; October 19 for nonresidents.

  • Writers Group

    When: Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    This group meets weekly and offers peer reviews of submitted works within a supportive environment. Facilitator Julie Johnson coordinates the group. Newcomers welcome.

  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)

    When: Monday, October 27, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, movement, and a craft for children who enjoy a good story.

  • Halloween Makeup

    When: Monday, October 27, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Learn to apply Halloween makeup -- both gory and gorgeous -- with professional makeup artist Allison Halver. She'll demonstrate how to make wounds and prosthetic applications and offer tips on how to apply Halloween makeup on your own. Participants will be able to try on some of the makeup. Snacks will be provided. For grades 5 to 8. Registration starts 10/5 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, 10/12 for nonresidents. This additional date is sponsored by the Friends of the Wilmette Library.

  • Fourth Monday Readers - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

    When: Monday, October 27, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Austen gives love and marriage a run for their money in this country novel of manners set in Georgian England. Come discuss one of the most popular novels of all time.

  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)

    When: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, movement, and a craft for children who enjoy a good story.

  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)

    When: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, movement, and a craft for children who enjoy a good story.

  • Score Counseling

    When: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Schedule a free, one-hour session with Mark Lieberman, a SCORE mentor and Kellogg MBA, who started four small businesses. Go to www.scorechicago.org and click on “Mentoring Appointment Sign Up Now” to sign up for Library sessions.

  • Halloween Storytime

    When: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Ghosts and goblins and witches, oh my! Enjoy seasonal stories, songs, and a craft that are more silly than spooky. Costumes encouraged. For ages 3 and up. No registration required.

  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)

    When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.

  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)

    When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, movement, and a craft for children who enjoy a good story.

  • Babytime (0-24 Months)

    When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces. Followed by a 30-minute playtime.

  • Fiber Arts Group

    When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Calling all knitters and stitchers! Bring your project for an informal session and share your expertise and wisdom. Refreshments served.

  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)

    When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, movement, and a craft for children who enjoy a good story.

  • Armchair Travels

    When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Explore the Isles of the Pacific with Foil Miller.

  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)

    When: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.

  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)

    When: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.

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