Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Events

  • Babytime (0-24 Months)

    When: Thursday, October 02, 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 02, 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 02, 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 02, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Take a Train Ride Around the US with travel expert Bill Helmuth.

  • CJE Senior Life

    When: Thursday, October 02, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Senior Health Insurance Counseling
    Drop-in counseling for seniors having problems dealing with Medicare, Social Security or Medicaid. First Thursday of every month. Appointments not necessary. No fee.

  • HMS Spain Abroad Mtg.

    When: Thursday, October 02, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Highcrest Spain abroad meeting

  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)

    When: Friday, October 03, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

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

  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)

    When: Friday, October 03, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

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

  • Teen Advisory Board

    When: Sunday, October 05, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Teen Room

    The Teen Advisory Board meets once a month in the Teen Room. Programs sponsored by TAB include pizza exam nights, reading clubs, gaming events, writing workshops and more. New members welcome.

    For more information contact Jill McKeown, 847-256-5025.

  • Writers Group

    When: Sunday, October 05, 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.

  • Current Events Roundtable

    When: Monday, October 06, 2014 - 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.

  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)

    When: Monday, October 06, 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.

  • Kids' Library Council

    When: Monday, October 06, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Do you love the Library? Do you have lots of ideas to make it even better? Join us for a meeting of our Kids’ Library Council to do fun activities and plan library spaces and programs for kids in 5th to 8th grades. Plus, get ready for winter by turning ordinary gloves into gloves that work with smart phones and iPods. For grades 5-8. Registration starts September 22 for Wilmette and Kenilworth residents; September 29 for nonresidents.

  • Score Counseling

    When: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 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.

  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)

    When: Tuesday, October 07, 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 07, 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.

  • Highcrest/WJHS Germany Abroad Program

    When: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Germany abroad meeting

  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)

    When: Wednesday, October 08, 2014 - 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

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

  • Lyric Opera Lecture: Don Giovanni

    When: Wednesday, October 08, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    A member of the Lyric Opera's Lecture Corps will speak about Mozart's Don Giovanni.

  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)

    When: Wednesday, October 08, 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.

  • K-9 Reading Buddies of the North Shore

    When: Wednesday, October 08, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Youth Department

    Sign up for a 15-minute slot to read some of your favorite stories to a trained therapy dog. For grades 1-5, Wilmette and Kenilworth residents only. K-9 Reading Buddies of the North Shore is a Therapy Dogs International Children Reading to Dogs Program. Registration starts September 24.

  • Type I Diabetes Support Group

    When: Wednesday, October 08, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Type 1 Diabetes Support Group

  • Catastrophe 1914 : Europe Goes to War - Book Discussion

    When: Wednesday, October 08, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Catastrophe 1914 : Europe Goes to War by Max Hastings is a history of the war’s outbreak from the breakdown of diplomacy to the dramatic battles that occurred before the war bogged down in the trenches.
    Discussion led by Paul Grasmehr, Reference Coordinator at the Pritzker Military Museum & Library.

    Register here or call 847 256-6935.

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