Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Events

  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)

    When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, movement, and a craft for children who enjoy a good story.

  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)

    When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, movement, and a craft for children who enjoy a good story.

  • Score Counseling

    When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 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 “Mentoring Appointment Sign Up Now” to sign up for Library sessions.

  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)

    When: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

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

  • Lyric Opera Lectures

    When: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Auditorium

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  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)

    When: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, movement, and a craft for children who enjoy a good story.

  • Mother-Daughter Book Club

    When: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Enjoy snacks, activities, and discussion about Sunny Holiday, by Coleen Paratore. Copies of the book will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Grades 3-4 with an adult. Sign-up starts 1/7 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, and 1/14 for nonresidents.

  • Babytime (0-24 Months)

    When: Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces. Followed by a 30-minute playtime.

  • Fiber Arts Group

    When: Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Calling all knitters and stitchers! Bring your project for an informal session and share your expertise and wisdom. Refreshments served.

  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)

    When: Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, movement, and a craft for children who enjoy a good story.

  • Armchair Travels: Wisconsin

    When: Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Explore Wisconsin with presenter Foil Miller.

  • iPad Basics and Q & A

    When: Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Need some help getting started with your iPad? This class will take you on a tour of the basic features and functions of your iPad. Registration required. iPads provided for class use.

  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)

    When: Friday, January 30, 2015 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

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

  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)

    When: Friday, January 30, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

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

  • The Music and Influence of Pete Seeger

    When: Friday, January 30, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Celebrate and remember the man who sang songs that millions learned, and learned from. Pete Seeger taught America how to sing together as one and spread the songs he created and those learned from others for all to enjoy. Featuring banjo and guitar, Wilmette local Steve Justman’s program will feature many Seeger favorites that have become part of the American folk song legacy. Featured favorites include This Land is Your Land, Kisses Sweeter Than Wine, and Where Have All the Flowers Gone.

  • African Explosion

    When: Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    Kick-start African-American History Month with this explosive demonstration of drumming, dance, and acrobatics. All ages.
    Free ticket required. Tickets are available in the Youth Services Department on the day of the program on a first-come, first-served, basis. Limit 8 tickets per family.

  • African Explosion: Sensory-Friendly Performance

    When: Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Kick-start African-American History Month with this explosive demonstration of drumming, dance, and acrobatics. This sensory-friendly performance is intended for children ages 3-18 with special needs and their families. Sign-up starts 1/17 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, and 1/24 for nonresidents.

  • Light Painting

    When: Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Brighten up the dark winter season! Use iPads to capture amazing designs made with lights in the dark. Grades 5-8. Sign-up starts 1/17 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, and 1/24 for nonresidents.

  • Writers Group

    When: Sunday, February 01, 2015 - 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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