Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Events

  • Library Closed for Independence Holiday
    When: Saturday, July 04, 2015 - All Day

    The Library will be closed for Independence Day.
  • Summer Hours - 5pm Closing
    When: Sunday, July 05, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    WPL open from 1-5pm
  • Current Events Roundtable
    When: Monday, July 06, 2015 - 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.
  • Score Counseling
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Media 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.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Current Periodicals Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • Alice in Wonderland
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Join Three Brothers Theatre of Waukegan for this all-ages adaptation of the Lewis Carroll classic. All ages. Free ticket required. Tickets are available in the Youth Services Department the evening before the program starting at 6:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Limit 6 tickets per family.
  • Boys and Books
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Enjoy snacks, activities, and discussion about Pirate Diary: The Journal of Jake Carpenter, by Richard Platt. Copies of the book will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Grades 3-5 with an adult. Sign-up starts June 16 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, and June 23 for nonresidents.
  • Garden Designs with Water in Mind
    When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Wilmette residents and former Go Green Wilmette Alternative Yard tour participants, Laura Smith and Cathy Taylor, will discuss the beautifully practical ways their yards have been designed to provide native habitat and manage storm water. Get tips for diverting storm water from your foundation while retaining it to nurture your plants on dry days. This year’s Alternative Yard Tour takes place on Sunday, July 19.
  • Writers Group
    When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    This group meets weekly and offers peer reviews of submitted works within a supportive environment. Facilitator Julie Johnson coordinates the group. Newcomers welcome.
  • Babytime (0-24 Months)
    When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Current Periodicals Room

    Songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces. Followed by a 30-minute playtime.
  • Fiber Arts
    When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 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. Refreshments served.
  • Armchair Travels: Argentina
    When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Take a video tour of Argentina
  • Your Website & Social Media – How to Evaluate, Improve, & Remain Legal
    When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Your business website and associated social media accounts serve as the public face of your organization. How do you ensure you’re communicating the right message, engaging users in the process, and avoiding lawsuits? Daliah Saper, Principal Attorney at Saper Law, will answer these questions and more.
    Sponsored by SCORE Chicago, a free mentoring service of the Small Business Administration. Register through the Library’s online calendar or call 847-256-6930.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Friday, July 10, 2015 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Current Periodicals Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.

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