Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Events

  • Reading a Work of Art: African Art
    When: Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Join art historian Lindy Rubin in an exploration of some world-famous works of art. Adults are invited to attend the last five minutes to see what the kids have learned. Ages 4-7. Registration starts June 28 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, July 5 for nonresidents.
  • Summer Hours - 5pm Closing
    When: Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    WPL open from 1-5pm
  • Score Counseling
    When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 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 “Mentoring Appointment Sign Up Now” to sign up for Library sessions.
  • Current Events Roundtable
    When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    Current Events Roundtable is the place to enjoy your second cup of coffee along with a roundup on the leading national, international and local news of the day. Moderated by Deerfield resident Don Levinthal, the group covers all points on the political spectrum. Newcomers are welcome.
  • Write - For the Win!
    When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Stretch your imaginative muscles as you create stories, poems, comics, and more for this year's Youth Literary Magazine. Kids must attend at least two meetings. Grades 4-9. Registration starts June 27 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, July 3 for nonresidents.
  • Interactive Movie
    When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday by cheering, booing, and casting spells along with the first movie of the series. Costumes encouraged! Wizarding-themed snacks will be served. Grades 5–9. Rated PG.
  • Reading a Work of Art: Impressionism
    When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Join art historian Lindy Rubin in an exploration of some world-famous works of art. Adults are invited to attend the last five minutes to see what the kids have learned. Ages 4-7. Registration starts June 28 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, July 5 for nonresidents.
  • Writers Group - CANCELLED - resumes meeting Aug. 16
    When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 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.
  • Korean/Vietnam Veteran's Roundtable
    When: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    Korean/Vietnam War veterans hold regular meetings from 10-11:30 at the Library. Conversations are lively, the coffee plentiful and participants rarely miss a meeting. Newcomers are welcome.
  • Rock On!
    When: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Create one-of-a-kind art using rocks and other natural materials. Grades 1-4. Registration starts July 20 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, July 27 for nonresidents.
  • ADHD Support Group - CANCELLED resumes meeting Sept. 7
    When: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Attend an informal, non-judgmental forum to discuss ADHD. Learn and share strategies and resources, or come just to listen. The group's facilitator, Wilmette resident Dale Davison, holds a Master's degree in special education; she is a board certified ADHD coach and consultant.
  • Armchair Travels -- Olympic Cities
    When: Thursday, August 04, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Explore Olympic Cities around the world with intrepid traveler Bill Helmuth
  • End of Summer Celebration
    When: Thursday, August 04, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Library Lawn

    Celebrate the end of Summer Reading as you sing and dance with award-winning musician Laura Doherty. If you wish, come at 6:30 and bring a picnic dinner. Performances begin at 7:00. In case of rain or extreme heat, the show will take place in the Library Auditorium.

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