Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Events

  • The Shakespeare Project of Chicago: The Changeling
    When: Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    This masterpiece of Renaissance tragedy focuses on the theme of treachery that comes as a result of sinful human nature. The play tells the story of a love triangle between Beatrice-Joanna; Alonzo, the man to whom she is betrothed; and Alsemero, the man she loves.
    Funded by the Friends of the Wilmette Public Library
  • Maker Sunday: Fabulous Fibers
    When: Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Enter the fabulous world of fibers. You can make a no-sew blanket to keep or donate to Project Linus for children in need. We'll also get you started knitting, and more.
  • Howard Kanter Art Reception
    When: Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Come view the works of Howard Kanter!
  • Writers Group - CANCELLED FOR FEB. 26
    When: Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 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.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Monday, February 27, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • On Line Advertising and Search Engine Optimization
    When: Monday, February 27, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    How important is search engine optimization (SEO) for your web site? Find out how to be listed on the first page of search engines when people search for your type of business and learn about sponsored search results.
    Learn how to best set up a pay-per-click campaign (PPC) as well as realistic budget allocations for these marketing techniques. Presented by SCORE Chicago. Register here or call 847-256-6935.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • Polar Explorer Annie Aggens Discusses Climate Change & its Effect on the Arctic
    When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Join polar guide Annie Aggens for an armchair expedition to the Geographic North Pole where she will talk about the changes that are occurring at the North Pole as a result of global warming and how it effects North Pole expeditions and the rest of the planet.

    This program is part of the Library's Greener Choices Programing in concert with Go Green Wilmette.
  • Social Media Q&A Session
    When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    This class is intended for experienced users of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • Glow-in-the-Dark Storytime
    When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Light up the night with glowing stories, songs, and games. Ages 3+.
  • Polar Explorer Annie Aggens Discusses Climate Change & its Effect on the Arctic
    When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Join polar guide Annie Aggens for an armchair expedition to the Geographic North Pole where she will talk about the changes that are occurring at the North Pole as a result of global warming and how it effects North Pole expeditions and the rest of the planet.

    This program is part of the Library's Greener Choices Programing in concert with Go Green Wilmette.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • Veterans Roundtable
    When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    Meet with fellow veterans of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam to enjoy coffee and conversations. Newcomers are welcome.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • Lego Club
    When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 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. Grades K-4. Registration starts February 15 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, February 22 for nonresidents.
  • ADHD Support Group
    When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Attend an informal, non-judgmental forum to discuss ADHD. Learn and share strategies and resources, or come just to listen. The group's facilitator, Wilmette resident Dale Davison, holds a Master's degree in special education; she is a board certified ADHD coach and consultant.
  • Gulp by Mary Roach Book Club Discussion
    When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Come and discuss the hilarious and informative book, Gulp by Mary Roach! Roach investigates the digestive system in layperson’s terms by smelling and tasting what we cringe to even read about and relates it back with humor and tact. Snacks will be provided and discussed in relation to the book. Please come having read the book and ready to discuss!
  • Babytime (0-24 Months)
    When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces. Followed by a 30-minute playtime.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • Armchair Travels
    When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 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.
  • Read Across America
    When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with games, activities, and, of course, cupcakes. All ages.
  • Cognitive Behavorial Therapy: Techniques for Retraining Your Brain
    When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    This is a session in a 6-week series. To register for the series, please visit the calendar entry for the first class on Jan. 26 or call the Library at 847.256.5025.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Friday, March 03, 2017 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Friday, March 03, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.

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