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Explore the wonders of the natural world and renew your love of reading and the planet at the library! We have Summer Reading Clubs for all ages, with popular prize books and an exciting lineup of programs planned. Join us this summer to enjoy fascinating books, learn eco-friendly skills, and much more!  


All Summer Reading Club finishers will receive a free book of their choosing. Online reporting for Summer Reading will begin on June 1. Clubs run through August 15.


Eco-friendly Sewing Project in The Studio

Stop by The Studio from June 1-August 15 to make an eco-friendly sewing project using upcycled fabric! A project for beginners will be available to adults and kids entering fourth grade and up. A project for more advanced sewists will be available to adults. All supplies will be provided.

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Teen Summer Reading

Youth Summer Reading


Gardening Reimagined

Tuesday, June 4, 2-3pm, Adults, Virtual >>


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Summer Reading Club Kick-off Concert for Adults with The Jolly Ringwalds 

Thursday, June 6, 6-7:30pm, Adults, Library Lawn


Summer Reading Club Kickoff with Little Miss Ann

Friday, June 7, 6-7:30pm, For the whole family, Library Lawn


Mending Workshop

Monday, June 10, 6:30-7:30pm, Adults, The Studio


Pokémon GO Explorers Club

Wednesday, June 12, 2-2:30pm, Grades 7-12, Vestibule


Summer Reading Club Volunteer Orientation

Thursday, June 13, 7-8pm, Entering Grades 9-12, Youth Program Room


Bike Maintenance Workshop

Saturday, June 22, 10am-12pm, All Ages, Library Lawn


Walking Book Club: The Sounds of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey 

Monday, June 24, 9:30-10:30am, Adults, Library Lawn


Crochet 101: Let's Get Hooked! 

Wednesdays, June 26, July 10, 17 & 24, 4-5pm, Grades 7-12, Teen Room 


Classics & Contemporary Book Discussion: Birnam Wood by Eleanor Catton

Tuesday, July 9, 10:30-11:30am, Adults, Auditorium


Meet Your Librarians at Gillson Beach!

Thursday, July 11, 2:30-4pm, All Ages, This event will be held offsite at Gillson Beach


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Pokémon GO Explorers Club

Monday, July 22, 2-2:30pm, Grades 7-12, Vestibule


Pokémon GO Explorers Club

Monday, August 12, 2-2:30pm, Grades 7-12, Vestibule


Summer Reading Club Celebration with Justin Roberts

Thursday, August 15, 6-7:30pm, For the whole family, Library Lawn

Friends of the Wilmette Public Library

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  Summer Reading Club prizes are funded by the Friends of the Wilmette Public Library.