Join your favorite Wilmette librarians for live, interactive storytimes in the Youth Program Room!
Space is limited. Free tickets will be given out on a first come, first served, basis at the Youth Desk starting at 9am for the morning programs and at 3:30pm for Big Kid Storytime.
Fall Schedule, September 12-December 14*
*Please Note: There will be no storytime the week of Thanksgiving.
- Babytime (Ages 0-24 months): Thursdays at 9:15am and 9:45am. A bonding experience for caregivers and babies, with songs, cuddles, and bounces. An open playtime will follow at 10:10am.
- Family Storytime (For the whole family): Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 9:30am and 10am. Stories, songs, and rhymes for the whole family.
- Big Kid Storytime (Ages 4-7): Tuesdays at 4pm. Stories and songs for big kids only. Children are encouraged to attend independently.
Drop-in Free Play
Mondays, September 15-December 18, 9:30am-12pm. Little ones can drop in to explore and play with a different selection of toys and manipulatives each week.
Fridays, September 15-December 15 (except Thanksgiving week), 9:30-10:30am. Ages 2 and up. Drop by for messy fun as we explore art, science, and our own senses.
Saturday Morning Programs
Family programs are offered on Saturday mornings at 10am on a rotating basis. Advanced registration is not necessary. Check our calendar for exact dates.
Little Play Café
Join your librarians for a short storytime, followed by free play for the little ones and coffee for the grown-ups.
Mandarin Bilingual Storytime
Stories, songs, and fun in Mandarin and English! Presented by local educator Ling Liu.
Spanish Bilingual Storytime
Stories and fun activities in Spanish and English! Presented by local speech-language pathologist Paula Acuña.