tweensThe Wilmette Public Library offers programs for kids in grades 5–8. The Kids’ Library Council meets regularly to do art, technology, and book-related activities and also to plan events and spaces for the Library. We also offer technology programs and occasional special interest activities.

Got an idea for a program for grades 5–8? Contact us!

Upcoming Tween Events

  • Stop-Motion Animation

    When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Make your own animated movie! Participants will create a story, photograph it, and then computer-animate it. Please bring a flash drive. Grades 6-9. Registration starts July 17 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents and July 24 for nonresidents.

  • Book Buddies

    When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Older children pair up with younger ones to share books, crafts, and fun. Older buddies should be entering grades 6 and up; younger buddies should be ages 4 to 7. Registration begins each Monday morning and continues until that week’s program is full.

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