Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Events

  • Strategic Planning
    When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Strategic planning meeting.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • LWV Voter Drive
    When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Vestibule

    Voter Registration and information table hosted by LWV.
  • Intro to Lynda.com Tutorials
    When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    This session will provide an introduction to Lynda.com, a site with step-by-step online video tutorials on software, apps, media, marketing, business, and technology. Registration required.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • Boys and Books (Gr. 3-4)
    When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Enjoy snacks, activities, and discussion about CatStronauts: Mission Moon, by Drew Brockington. Copies of the book will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Grades 3-4 with an adult. Sign-up starts September 5 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, September 12 for nonresidents.
  • Create your own Gmail Account
    When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Learn how to create and use your very own Gmail account. Requirements: Bring your cell phone & current e-mail account information.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • LWV Book Discussion
    When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Join The Wilmette League of Women Voters and the Library for a book discussion of Born A Crime by Trevor Noah.
  • SCORE Counseling
    When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 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 “Make an Appointment” to sign up for Library sessions.
  • This Means War! Domestic Politics and Life During World War II
    When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    World War II changed the United States in fundamental ways politically, economically, and socially. However, from the first German tanks rolling across Europe to the last U.S. bombings over Japan, Americans debated the nature and extent of US involvement as well as its consequences for the home front. Exploring major issues from the Lend-Lease Act and Japanese internment to price controls and the G.I. Bill, this lecture will highlight some of the ways those debates shaped the world we continue to live in today. Presented by Matthew June, Phd.
  • Mother-Daughter Book Club (Gr. 3-4)
    When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Enjoy snacks, activities, and discussion about The Year of the Book, by Andrea Cheng. Copies of the books will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Grades 3-4 with an adult. Registration starts September 6 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, September 13 for nonresidents.
  • Babytime (0-24 Months)
    When: Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces. Followed by a 30-minute playtime.
  • Fiber Arts
    When: Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Media Room

    Calling all knitters and stitchers! Bring your project for an informal session and share your expertise and wisdom.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • Armchair Travels -- Northern California
    When: Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Explore northern California with experienced traveler Ralph Danielson.
  • Medical Cannabis
    When: Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Medical Cannabis, aka Medical Marijuana, is now available in Illinois. It is a safe, natural, non-toxic anti-inflammatory that can treat chronic pain and many other conditions. What does it mean for you? How does a patient get it? Kirsten Velasco, Patient Advocate for Illinois Women in Cannabis (NFP), will explain the science, biology, laws, application process, and patient experience, followed by an open Q & A. All are welcome.
  • 2nd Grade Book Club
    When: Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Enjoy snacks, activities, and discussion about Mrs. Noodlekugel, by Daniel Pinkwater. Copies of the books will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Grade 2 with an adult. Registration starts September 7 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, September 14 for nonresidents.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Friday, September 29, 2017 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Friday, September 29, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • Writers Group
    When: Sunday, October 01, 2017 - 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.

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    Storytimes and other programs for children ages birth through six.

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    Sensory-friendly events especially for kids with special needs and their families.

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    Science, technology, engineering, and math programs for kids.

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    Leadership, social, and STEAM opportunities for kids in 5th through 8th grades.

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