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Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Adult Events

  • Wilmette Arts Guild Opening Gala

    When: Friday, September 19, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Through September, the Wilmette Arts Guild will be exhibiting more than 100 works by local artists. The Guild will be hosting a gala reception for the show on Friday, September 19, from 6:00 - 8:30.

  • Writers Group

    When: Sunday, September 21, 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.

  • Was Mr. Darcy Really That Rich? Jane Austen Series

    When: Monday, September 22, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Wilmette resident and Austen scholar Diane Capitani offers a lively presentation on the landed gentry from Austen's novel. Dr. Capitani lectures in the U.S. and Canada on Jane Austen's books and can be counted on to entertain you with her findings.

  • Score Counseling

    When: Tuesday, September 23, 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.

  • Fiber Arts Group

    When: Thursday, September 25, 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.

  • Armchair Travels

    When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Take a video tour of Crete.

  • Military Genealogy-Finishing the Story

    When: Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Tracing the life of a World War I or II soldier can be challenging. Many researchers are unaware of the many records and resources available outside of the usual genealogical record sources. Explore the lives, service, and deaths of three soldiers, through the usual genealogical records and learn about numerous military resources available. Through a brief reading from her new book Stories of the Lost, Jennifer Holik will demonstrate how to write the stories of your Soldier.

  • Writers Group

    When: Sunday, September 28, 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.

  • E-Books

    When: Monday, September 29, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Join in on the digital craze! Come to this session to learn how to download library eBooks and eAudiobooks to your computer, iPod, E-Reader, or mobile device. We'll take a tour of MyMediaMall, discuss some common problems, and walk through a download. No registration necessary.

  • Literacy Mtg.

    When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Nancy W.

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