Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Adult Events

On this page, you’ll find upcoming adult events scheduled in the next few weeks. For a full listing of all our upcoming events, please visit our online calendar.

  • Last Day of the Summer Reading Clubs!
    When: Sunday, August 02, 2015 - All Day

    Turn in your log sheets to service desk! For adults and teens, turn in your log sheet to receive a completion prize and the chance to win the grand prize!
  • Current Events Roundtable
    When: Monday, August 03, 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, August 04, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Media 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.
  • Korean/Vietnam War Roundtable
    When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Media Room

    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.
  • iPad Basics and Q & A
    When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    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.
  • Writers Group
    When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    This group meets weekly and offers peer reviews of submitted works within a supportive environment. Facilitator Julie Johnson coordinates the group. Newcomers welcome.
  • Fiber Arts
    When: Thursday, August 06, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Media 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, August 06, 2015 - 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.
  • Score Counseling
    When: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Media 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: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    This group meets weekly and offers peer reviews of submitted works within a supportive environment. Facilitator Julie Johnson coordinates the group. Newcomers welcome.
  • Fiber Arts
    When: Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Media 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, August 13, 2015 - 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.
  • Legislative Breakfast
    When: Friday, August 14, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    Legislative breakfast
  • Current Events Roundtable
    When: Monday, August 17, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Media Room

    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.
  • WPL Board Mtg.
    When: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Staff Room

    Wilmette Public Library Board Meeting
  • World War II Veterans' Roundtable
    When: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Teen Room

    World War II veterans gather for regular meetings from 10:00-11:30 at the Library. Conversations are lively, the coffee plentiful and participants rarely miss a meeting. Newcomers are welcome.
  • Writers Group
    When: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    This group meets weekly and offers peer reviews of submitted works within a supportive environment. Facilitator Julie Johnson coordinates the group. Newcomers welcome.
  • Fiber Arts
    When: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Media 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, August 20, 2015 - 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.
  • Writers Group
    When: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    This group meets weekly and offers peer reviews of submitted works within a supportive environment. Facilitator Julie Johnson coordinates the group. Newcomers welcome.
  • Fiber Arts
    When: Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Media 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, August 27, 2015 - 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.
  • Classics and Contemporary Book Discussion
    When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    Join us for a discussion of Pnin by Vladimir Nabokov. Pnin is a professor of Russian at an American college and his failure to grasp the subtleties of English causes him to become a running joke among his colleagues. A beautifully crafted portrait that will have readers questioning their assumptions.

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