Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Teen Events

On this page, you’ll find upcoming teen events scheduled in the next few weeks. For a full listing of all our upcoming events, please visit our online calendar.

  • "A Thousand Naked Strangers" Book Club Discussion
    When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Off-site

    Join us for a lively discussion of “A Thousand Naked Strangers: A Paramedic's Wild Ride to the Edge and Back” by Kevin Hazzard at the Rock House coffee shop at 1150 Central Ave.

    Description: “A former paramedic’s visceral, poignant, and mordantly funny account of a decade spent on Atlanta’s mean streets saving lives and connecting with the drama and occasional beauty that lies inside catastrophe.”
  • The Birds Are Coming! Greener Choices Program
    When: Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    Join us in an enlightening discussion about some of the migrating birds that stop by our neighborhoods and parks this time of year, on their journey north. Learn about local opportunities for bird watching and how to create bird habitat in your backyard. We’ll also view breathtaking clips of migrating birds throughout the world.
  • Bike to the Library Day
    When: Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Library Lawn

    Bike on over to the Library to decorate your bike for the season and learn more about biking in Wilmette. Wear your helmet and get a free water bottle! In case of rain, we will meet in the Youth Program Room. For all ages.
  • Maker Monday: Summer Supplies
    When: Monday, May 22, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Get ready for the warm months by screen-printing aprons for summer barbecues, making beach bags, creating outdoor seat cushions, and more. All supplies provided. All ages. To register, call 847-256-6945 or 847-256-6930, or go online to the Library events calendar.
  • Pizza Study Night
    When: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    High school students are invited to a pizza break during exams. Come to the Auditorium at 7:00 sharp for pizza and refreshments. We’ll serve until it’s gone. The Auditorium will be available in the afternoon and evening for group study.
  • Pizza Study Night
    When: Thursday, June 01, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    High school students are invited to a pizza break during exams. Come to the Auditorium at 7:00 sharp for pizza and refreshments. We’ll serve until it’s gone. The Auditorium will be available in the afternoon and evening for group study.
  • Pizza Study Night
    When: Monday, June 05, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    High school students are invited to a pizza break during exams. Come to the Auditorium at 7:00 sharp for pizza and refreshments. We’ll serve until it’s gone. The Auditorium will be available in the afternoon and evening for group study.
  • "Cook County ICU" Book Club Discussion at the Rock House
    When: Wednesday, June 07, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Off-site

    Join us for a lively discussion of “Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd Cases” by Cory Franklin, M.D. at the Rock House coffee shop at 1150 Central Ave.

    Come and discuss one of the nation's most fascinating public hospitals through the eyes of its Director of Intensive Care, Dr. Cory Franklin. Dr. Franklin recalls a litany of unusual medical cases and unforgettable patients from his 30-year career.
  • "Open Sesame: the Story of Seeds" Greener Choices Film Screening
    When: Monday, June 12, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    This provocative and emotionally gripping documentary puts the spotlight on the threat to seeds, which provide everything from the clothing we wear to the food we eat. The film examines the harmful effects of big business and genetic modification to seeds by interviewing experts in the field, including farmers, environmental and political activists.
  • "Open Sesame: the Story of Seeds" Greener Choices Film Screening
    When: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    This provocative and emotionally gripping documentary puts the spotlight on the threat to seeds, which provide everything from the clothing we wear to the food we eat. The film examines the harmful effects of big business and genetic modification to seeds by interviewing experts in the field, including farmers, environmental and political activists.
  • Maker Sunday: Tie Dye Extravaganza
    When: Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Where: Library Lawn

    Tie dye t-shirts and more! We'll supply the t-shirts and other materials, you bring the ideas. In case of bad weather, we will tie dye indoors. All ages. To register, call 847-256-6945 or 847-256-6930, or go online to the Library events calendar.
  • Historic Lakefront Walking Tour
    When: Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Off-site

    Join Kathy Hussey-Arntson, Director of the Wilmette Historical Museum, and Terry Porter, President of the Wilmette Historical Society, for a guided tour of key historic sites along Wilmette's lakefront. The tour will include stops at historic houses on Michigan Avenue, Gillson and Langdon Parks, as well as landmarks such as the Coast Guard station and Wilmette Harbor. Registration is required and meet-up location will be given at that time.
  • Mini Masterpieces: A Drawing Workshop
    When: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Anyone can learn to draw, or improve their drawing skills. In this class, art teacher Christine Thornton will teach you some "tricks" artists use when they draw. You'll choose from dozens of famous art reproductions to copy and create your own small scale "Mini Masterpiece" in colored pencil. Adults and teens welcome; registration required.

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