Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Events

  • Babytime (0-24 Months)
    When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces. Followed by a 30-minute playtime.
  • Armchair Travels
    When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Visit Brussels via a video tour.
  • Scratch Multimedia Design
    When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Learn coding basics as you create a game in Scratch. Please bring a flash drive. Grades 5–9. Registration starts June 16 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, June 23 for nonresidents.
  • Book Buddies
    When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Older children pair up with younger ones to share books, crafts, and fun. Older buddies should be entering grades 6 and up; younger buddies should be ages 4 to 7. Registration begins each Monday morning and continues until that week’s program is full.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • Summer Hours - 5pm Closing
    When: Sunday, July 03, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    WPL open from 1-5pm
  • Library Closed for Independence Day Holiday
    When: Monday, July 04, 2016 - All Day

    The library will be closed for the Independence Day holiday.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • Writers Group
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 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.
  • Korean/Vietnam Veteran's Roundtable
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    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.
  • Imagination Storytime: Baby Care Center
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Join us for thematic stories, songs, and pretend play. Today, bring your favorite doll and help take care of it in our Baby Care Center. Ages 2-5 with an adult. Registration starts June 1 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, June 8 for nonresidents.
  • Summer Movie
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    A military dog from Afghanistan is adopted by his late handler's family in the U.S., where he forms a close bond with the soldier's brother. Rated PG.

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