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Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Adult Events

  • Score Counseling

    When: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 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.

  • Writers Group

    When: Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 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.

  • New Years Eve Concert! Featuring Petra Von Nuis

    When: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Enjoy an evening of Great American Songbook standards, both familiar and obscure. Petra van Nuis, Bobby Lewis, and Larry Harris share a love of melody and lyrics, and best express their creativity through the timeless popular music of the 1920s-50s.
    Petra is a jazz vocalist who has been described in Downbeat Magazine as having “a light, gorgeous, and fairly delicate voice...a gift for melody and plenty of rhythmic confidence.” She will be joined by trumpeter Bobby Lewis, a Wilmette local who is known the world over, and pianist Larry Harris, who has been a staple on the Chicago jazz scene since 1986.

  • Movie Poster Collection on Display

    When: Saturday, January 03, 2015 - All Day
    Where: Media Room

    View a cool array of movie posters from current and upcoming films; participate in a fun and short scavenger hunt style activity for a chance to win a $25 gift card provided by the presenter. All ages welcome to participate. Posters on display throughout the first floor Media Area.

  • Writers Group

    When: Sunday, January 04, 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.

  • Current Events Roundtable

    When: Monday, January 05, 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, January 06, 2015 - 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.

  • E-Books

    When: Tuesday, January 06, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Join in on the digital craze! Come to this session to learn how to download library eBooks and eAudiobooks to your computer, iPod, E-Reader, or mobile device. We'll take a tour of MyMediaMall, discuss some common problems, and walk through a download.

  • Korean/Vietnam War Roundtable

    When: Wednesday, January 07, 2015 - 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.

  • E-Books

    When: Wednesday, January 07, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Join in on the digital craze! Come to this session to learn how to download library eBooks and eAudiobooks to your computer, iPod, E-Reader, or mobile device. We'll take a tour of MyMediaMall, discuss some common problems, and walk through a download.

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