Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Events

  • Writers Group
    When: Sunday, March 26, 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.
  • Italian Storytime
    When: Monday, March 27, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Join Insieme a Chicago for an Italian-language storytime and craft. Ages 3-5 with an adult. Siblings welcome. Registration starts March 13 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, March 20 for nonresidents.
  • Introduction to Quick Books
    When: Monday, March 27, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    An introduction to Quick Books for the first time user. Presented by Joel Shabsin, retired CPA and owner of a firm that specialized in small business financial issues. Register on the Library's calendar or call 847 256-6935.
  • What Do I Read Next?
    When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Learn how Goodreads and Novelist can help you browse reading interests, discover new authors, rate and review your reads, and choose your next literary adventure.
  • DIY Phone Stickers
    When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Decorate your phone or other gadget with stickers you make yourself using our vinyl cutter and design software. Grades 5-8. Registration starts March 14 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, March 21 for nonresidents.
  • School's Out Movie (Sensory-Friendly)
    When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Meet Pete and his dragon Elliot in this sensory-friendly screening of the classic 1977 animated version (rated G). All ages.
  • School's Out Movie
    When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Meet Pete and his dragon Elliot in this screening of the 2016 live-action version of the classic story (rated PG). All ages.
  • Armchair Travels
    When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Travelers to all parts of the world--whether overseas or the next county--of the world present their photos. Library staff is available to help with computer equipment.
  • Shopkins Fun Fair
    When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Drop in for for crafts and more. Bring your Shopkins to show or trade! Grades 1-5.
  • Bead to the Beat
    When: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Don't get the Spring Break Blues! Design your own beaded key chains and jewelry to our feel-good playlist. Grades 1-4. Registration starts March 17 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, March 24 for nonresidents.
  • Hansel and Gretel (Sensory-Friendly)
    When: Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    Improv Playhouse presents this interactive retelling of the classic tale. This performance is intended for children with special needs and their families. Registration starts March 18 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, March 25 for nonresidents.
  • Hansel and Gretel
    When: Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    Improv Playhouse presents this interactive retelling of the classic tale. 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.

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