Kids' Events

Weekly Storytimes

Our weekly storytime schedule can be found on our Early Childhood page. You may also view our calendar.

Registration & Tickets

Some events require advance registration, as noted in the program decription. Unless otherwise noted, Wilmette and Kenilworth residents may register starting two weeks in advance; nonresidents may register 7 days later. To sign up, please stop by the Youth Desk or call us at (847) 256-6945.

Some performances require free tickets. Ticket availability is noted in the program description.

Upcoming Events

  • Lego Club
    When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Your imagination is the limit as you build alone or with a friend at this fun monthly club. Grades K-4. Registration starts October 4 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, October 11 for nonresidents.
  • Maker Monday: No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating
    When: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Decorate pumpkins without using a knife! We’ll bedeck pumpkins with glitter, paint, and more. Pumpkins will be provided. All ages. To register, call 847-256-6945 or 847-256-6930, or go online to the Library events calendar.
  • Boys and Books (Gr. 3-4)
    When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Enjoy snacks, activities, and discussion about Dying to Meet You, by Kate Klise. Copies of the book will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Grades 3-4 with an adult. Sign-up starts October 3 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, October 10 for nonresidents.
  • Mother-Daughter Book Club (Gr. 3-4)
    When: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Enjoy snacks, activities, and discussion about Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth, by E. L. Konigsburg. Copies of the books will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Grades 3-4 with an adult. Registration starts October 4 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, October 11 for nonresidents.
  • 2nd Grade Book Club
    When: Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Enjoy snacks, activities, and discussion about The Miniature World of Marvin & James, by Elise Broach. Copies of the books will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Grade 2 with an adult. Registration starts October 5 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, October 12 for nonresidents.
  • Halloween Storytime
    When: Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Ghosts and goblins and witches, oh my! Enjoy seasonal stories and songs that are more silly than spooky. Costumes encouraged. Ages 3 and up.
  • Halloween Storytime
    When: Monday, October 30, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Ghosts and goblins and witches, oh my! Enjoy seasonal stories and songs that are more silly than spooky. Costumes encouraged. Ages 3 and up.

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