Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Events

  • Last Day of the Summer Reading Clubs!
    When: Sunday, August 02, 2015 - All Day

    Turn in your log sheets to service desk! For adults and teens, turn in your log sheet to receive a completion prize and the chance to win the grand prize!
  • Current Events Roundtable
    When: Monday, August 03, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    Current Events Roundtable is the place to enjoy your second cup of coffee along with a roundup on the leading national, international and local news of the day. Moderated by Deerfield resident Don Levinthal, the group covers all points on the political spectrum. Newcomers are welcome.
  • Stories in Thornwood Park
    When: Monday, August 03, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Thornwood Park

    Families are invited for stories and songs with Wilmette librarians. Please gather near the tennis courts. In case of rain or extreme heat, storytime will take place in the Current Periodicals Room at the Library. If in doubt, please call 847-256-6945. Cosponsored by the Wilmette Public Library and the Wilmette Park District.
  • Score Counseling
    When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Media 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.
  • Boys and Books
    When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Enjoy snacks, activities, and discussion about Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery, by James Howe. Copies of the book will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Grades 3-5 with an adult. Sign-up starts July 14 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, and July 21 for nonresidents.
  • Korean/Vietnam War Roundtable
    When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Media Room

    Korean/Vietnam War veterans hold regular meetings from 10-11:30 at the Library. Conversations are lively, the coffee plentiful and participants rarely miss a meeting. Newcomers are welcome.
  • iPad Basics and Q & A
    When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Need some help getting started with your iPad? This class will take you on a tour of the basic features and functions of your iPad. Registration required. iPads provided for class use.
  • Writers Group
    When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    This group meets weekly and offers peer reviews of submitted works within a supportive environment. Facilitator Julie Johnson coordinates the group. Newcomers welcome.
  • Fiber Arts
    When: Thursday, August 06, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Media Room

    Calling all knitters and stitchers! Bring your project for an informal session and share your expertise and wisdom. Refreshments served.
  • Armchair Travels
    When: Thursday, August 06, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Travelers to all parts of the world--whether overseas or the next county--of the world present their photos. Library staff is available to help with computer equipment.

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