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Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Adult Events

  • Armchair Travels

    When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Take a tour of the Castles of Ireland with Bill Bishoff.

  • iPad Q & A Session

    When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    This session is for intermediate and advanced users of iPad. Bring your questions about iPad to share with the class and gain insight from your classmates and the facilitator.

  • Kids, Flooded Basements, Native Plants: Discover Their Surprising Connection

    When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Trying to attract birds, butterflies and bees? Want information on helping your children appreciate nature? What can I plant this fall for a beautiful spring and summer garden? Author Charlotte Adelman and landscaper Monica Buckley are great resources for information on native flowers, grasses, trees and shrubs for those hard to plant spaces. Get solutions to make your home garden a place to enjoy while you help save monarchs and other butterflies. Bring your questions, because this program has the answers.

  • Caregivers of Children with Mental Illness Support Group

    When: Friday, September 19, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Meetings of a support group for caregivers of children with mental illnesses, diagnosed or undiagnosed, take place in the Small Meeting Room from 9:30-11:00. The sessions are facilitated by a volunteer from NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness. For information, call 847-716-2252 or visit the NAMI website at www.namiccns.org.

  • Wilmette Arts Guild Opening Gala

    When: Friday, September 19, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Through September, the Wilmette Arts Guild will be exhibiting more than 100 works by local artists. The Guild will be hosting a gala reception for the show on Friday, September 19, from 6:00 - 8:30.

  • Writers Group

    When: Sunday, September 21, 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.

  • Was Mr. Darcy Really That Rich? Jane Austen Series

    When: Monday, September 22, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Wilmette resident and Austen scholar Diane Capitani offers a lively presentation on the landed gentry from Austen's novel. Dr. Capitani lectures in the U.S. and Canada on Jane Austen's books and can be counted on to entertain you with her findings.

  • Score Counseling

    When: Tuesday, September 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.

  • Fiber Arts Group

    When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 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.

  • Armchair Travels

    When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Take a video tour of Crete.

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