Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Events

  • Foreign Film Showing: The Iran Job, Iran
    When: Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    The third Thursday of the month brings foreign film showings. Films begin at 9:30am.
  • Babytime (0-24 Months)
    When: Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces. Followed by a 30-minute playtime.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • Armchair Travels -- South Africa
    When: Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Take a video tour of South Africa.
  • 2nd Grade Book Club
    When: Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Enjoy snacks, activities, and discussion about Penguin Problems, by Lauren Myracle. Copies of the books will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Grade 2 with an adult. Registration starts December 29 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, January 5 for nonresidents.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Friday, January 20, 2017 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • Origami Workshop
    When: Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Adults and kids, come together to learn about the Japanese art of folded paper from some local origami experts. Sign-up starts January 7 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, January 14 for nonresidents.
  • Winding Your Way Through the Web: Popular Sites for Genealogists
    When: Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    The internet can be an overwhelming place for beginning genealogists. Which websites are reliable? Which will help you discover when great-grandpa was born or how he came to the United States? Genealogist Ginger Frere will introduce novice genealogists to several websites that will launch their cyberspace searches in the right direction.
  • Ondas Ensemble
    When: Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Ondas is a classical chamber group playing music from throughout the Americas. Since their first concert in 2007 as part of the Chicago Latino Music Festival, the Ondas Ensemble has been delighting audiences with its inventive and unique programming of new and historic works. Ondas, which means "waves" in both Spanish and Portuguese, also means "cool" or "latest trend." Ondas works closely with contemporary composers, developing new works for the ensemble.
  • Writers Group
    When: Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 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.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Monday, January 23, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • Going Into Business: Evaluate Yourself
    When: Monday, January 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    This workshop helps you assess your prospects, giving you the initial direction needed and the inspiration to move forward to realize your dream. Presented by SCORE Chicago. Register here or call 847 256-6935.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • LWV Book Discussion
    When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Join The Wilmette League of Women Voters and the Library for a book discussion. Being Wrong by Kathryn Schulz is this month's choice.
  • Mother-Daughter Book Club
    When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Enjoy snacks, activities, and discussion about The Year of the Dog, by Grace Lin. Copies of the books will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Grades 3-4 with an adult. Registration starts January 4 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, January 11 for nonresidents.
  • FAQS from the Computer Room
    When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    This lecture class will cover basic questions that have many patrons stumped including single spacing text, taking screen shots, and general file organizing.

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