Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday Movie

    When: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Based on the true story of a college professor and an abandoned dog who form a strong and unexplainable bond. Rated G.

  • K-9 Reading Buddies

    When: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Sign up for a 15 minute slot to read your favorite stories to a trained therapy dog. 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 begins June 4 for all dates; visit the Youth Desk or call 847-256-6945. Limit 2 dates per child.

  • Joint Protection Strategies

    When: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Osteoarthritis is a chronic condition that can impact one’s ability to participate in day-to-day activities. Attend this educational presentation to learn exercises, joint protection principles, and ergonomic recommendations to help manage and prevent worsening of your arthritis symptoms. Presented by Pam Wesner, OTR/L, MLD/CDT, Cert. MDT, an occupational therapist for the Northshore Outpatient Center at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.

  • Writers Group CANCELLED

    When: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 7:30 PM - 9:00 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.

  • Babytime (0-24 Months)

    When: Thursday, July 24, 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, July 24, 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.

  • Light Painting

    When: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    Use iPads to capture amazing designs made with lights in the dark! Grades 5-9. Registration starts July 10 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents and July 17 for nonresidents.

  • Armchair Travels

    When: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Barb & Ron Sugden take you Touring Texas.

  • iPad Q & A Session

    When: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    This session is for intermediate and advanced users of iPad. Bring your questions about iPad to share with the class and gain insight from your classmates and the facilitator.

  • Book Buddies

    When: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 7:00 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 25, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

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

  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)

    When: Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

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

  • Rangers in Training: Mammals

    When: Friday, July 25, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Drop in any time between 3:30 and 5:00 to learn about Illinois mammals through their pelts, skulls, tracks--even their scat! (Hint: that's ranger talk for poop.) Make a simple craft to take home. All ages.

  • The Power of the Organic Landscape Garden

    When: Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Earth friendly natural methods and mindsets for sustaining and maintaining a healthy and productive edible and beautiful ornamental landscape are within everyone's reach. The synergistic wisdom of both Arborsmith's Gilbert and Lesley Smith and The Organic Gardener's Jeanne and Verd Nolan come together to share the basics on how to keep you and your lawns and gardens beautiful AND healthy.

  • Library Summer Hours - 5pm Closing

    When: Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    5pm Closing

  • Stuffed Animal Pet Show

    When: Monday, July 28, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Gussy up your favorite stuffed friend and drop it off at the library for our Stuffed Animal Pet Show! Then, everyone is invited to admire the plush pals and vote for their favorites. For all ages. Drop-off will take place Sunday, July 27, from 2:00-5:00, and Monday, July 28, from 9:00-2:00. One entry per person, please.

  • Book Club Discussion of "The Shining Girls" by Lauren Beukes

    When: Monday, July 28, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Fiction Room

    On July 28, we will discuss "The Shining Girls" by Lauren Beukes for our Summer Reading Club, "Booked on Crime!" Meet in the Fiction Room, behind the Teen Room

  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)

    When: Tuesday, July 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.

  • YIVO Summer Festival

    When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Join us for a heart-warming program of nostalgic Yiddish music. Bibi Marcell has performed around the world for many years and works as a cantorial soloist at Congregation Hakafa in Glencoe. Gail Mangurten is a member of the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band and regularly performs with other groups in the Chicago area.

  • Mother-Daughter Book Club

    When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Enjoy snacks, activities, and discussion about Who Was Helen Keller? by Gare Thompson. Copies of the books will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Grades 3-4. Registration starts July 8 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, July 15 for nonresidents.

E-newsletter Sign-up

 

tabs s db qa

 

Go to top