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Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Kids Events

  • Mother-Daughter Book Club

    When: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Enjoy snacks, activities, and discussion about Sunny Holiday, by Coleen Paratore. Copies of the book will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Grades 3-4 with an adult. Sign-up starts 1/7 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, and 1/14 for nonresidents.

  • African Explosion

    When: Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    Kick-start African-American History Month with this explosive demonstration of drumming, dance, and acrobatics. 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.

  • African Explosion: Sensory-Friendly Performance

    When: Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Kick-start African-American History Month with this explosive demonstration of drumming, dance, and acrobatics. This sensory-friendly performance is intended for children ages 3-18 with special needs and their families. Sign-up starts 1/17 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, and 1/24 for nonresidents.

  • Light Painting

    When: Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Brighten up the dark winter season! Use iPads to capture amazing designs made with lights in the dark. Grades 5-8. Sign-up starts 1/17 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, and 1/24 for nonresidents.

  • Lego Club

    When: Wednesday, February 04, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Your imagination is the limit as you build alone or with a friend at this fun monthly club. For grades K-4. Sign-up starts 1/21 for Wilmette and Kenilworth residents, and 1/28 for nonresidents. Sponsored by the Friends of the Wilmette Library.

  • Pajama Storytime

    When: Wednesday, February 04, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Come in your PJs and bring your favorite blankie or lovie for bedtime stories, songs, and a craft. Ages 3 and up.

  • Youth Chess Drop-In

    When: Sunday, February 08, 2015 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Want to play chess with other kids who love the game? Drop by for informal, fun competition supervised by parent volunteers. Bring chess sets and pieces, if possible. All levels of players are welcome, but prior knowledge of the pieces and how they move is helpful. Space is limited to the first 24 players to arrive.

  • Mardi Gras Masks (Gr. 2-4)

    When: Monday, February 09, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Winter's halfway over, and it's time to party! Get ready for Mardi Gras by decorating a carnival mask with feathers, sequins, and more. Grades 2-4. Sign-up starts 1/26 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, and 2/2 for nonresidents.

  • Mardi Gras Masks (Gr. K-1)

    When: Monday, February 09, 2015 - 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Winter's halfway over, and it's time to party! Get ready for Mardi Gras by decorating a carnival mask with feathers, sequins, and more. Grades K-1. Sign-up starts 1/26 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, and 2/2 for nonresidents.

  • Kids' Library Council

    When: Monday, February 09, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Make and celebrate chocolate treats, plus help plan library spaces and programs for kids in grades 5-8. Dress for mess! Snacks will be served. Grades 5-8. Sign-up starts 1/26 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, and 2/2 for nonresidents.

  • Boys and Books

    When: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Enjoy snacks, activities, and discussion about I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79, by Lauren Tarshis. Copies of the book will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Grades 3-4 with an adult. Sign-up starts 1/20 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, and 1/27 for nonresidents.

  • Youth Improv

    When: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Applaud the youth members of the Wilmette Park District Improv Troupe as they perform original sketch comedy, including audience participation.

  • K-9 Reading Buddies of the North Shore

    When: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Youth Department

    Read some of your favorite stories to a trained therapy dog. Wilmette and Kenilworth residents only, sign up for one 15-minute slot for January OR February beginning December 30. Grades 1-5. K-9 Reading Buddies of the North Shore is a Therapy Dogs International Children Reading to Dogs Program.

  • Hands-On Science: Forensic Science (Gr. K-2)

    When: Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Hone your detective skills through fun, hands-on activities. Grades K-2. Funded by the Friends of the Wilmette Library. Sign-up starts 1/29 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, and 2/5 for nonresidents.

  • Year of the Goat Storytime

    When: Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Celebrate the Lunar New Year with this bilingual Korean-English storytime! Ages 3 and up.

  • Chinese New Year Celebration

    When: Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Join the Highcrest Mandarin students in celebrating the Chinese New Year through skits, crafts, and activities. Ages 4 and up.

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