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About our Events Calendar

Now it's easy to:

  • register for events online
  • set up email reminders
  • email a friend about an event
  • view your list of events 

With our new events calendar, you can view all of our upcoming events in an easy-to-read monthly calendar format. Using the "search slider" button at the top of the page, you can search for specific events by keyword or audience.

Events in blue text are children's events, and events in black text are for adults and/or teens. All events are clickable links to see the event details and descriptions.

For example, I clicked on a storytime event:

storytime details

I can e-mail the event to friends, set up a reminder, or even share the event on Facebook!

Underlined events require registration. Click on the underlined event, and you will be taken to the registration page.

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Any field marked with an asterisk (*) must be completed. Note that any information you provide will be used for library communication purposes only.

Questions? Call either children's or adult services for more information!

Wilmette Public Library Computer Classes

  • E-Books

    When: Tuesday, January 06, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Join in on the digital craze! Come to this session to learn how to download library eBooks and eAudiobooks to your computer, iPod, E-Reader, or mobile device. We'll take a tour of MyMediaMall, discuss some common problems, and walk through a download.

  • E-Books

    When: Wednesday, January 07, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Join in on the digital craze! Come to this session to learn how to download library eBooks and eAudiobooks to your computer, iPod, E-Reader, or mobile device. We'll take a tour of MyMediaMall, discuss some common problems, and walk through a download.

  • Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint

    When: Wednesday, January 07, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Learn to create great slide shows by using MS. PowerPoint. Prerequisite - some knowledge of previous version of Microsoft Office. Click here to sign up here or call 847-853-6566 to do so.

  • E-Books

    When: Monday, January 12, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Join in on the digital craze! Come to this session to learn how to download library eBooks and eAudiobooks to your computer, iPod, E-Reader, or mobile device. We'll take a tour of MyMediaMall, discuss some common problems, and walk through a download.

  • iPad Tips & Tricks

    When: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    This class is intended for Intermediate users of iPad. Let's go beyond the basics and explore some neat features you can use on your iPad! Registration required. iPads provided for class use.

  • iPad Q&A Session

    When: Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    This class is intended for Intermediate & Advanced Users of iPad. Bring your specific questions about iPad to share with the class and gain insight from your classmates & the facilitator.

  • Creating Formulas in Microsoft Excel 2010

    When: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Learn how to create formulas using Microsoft Excel. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel software. Click here to sign up or call 847.853.6566 to register.

  • iPad Basics and Q & A

    When: Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    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.

  • iPad Basics and Q & A

    When: Tuesday, February 03, 2015 - 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    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.

  • Introduction to Microsoft Word, Part One

    When: Wednesday, February 04, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Learn to create MS Word documents and use the editing ribbons. Some knowledge of MS Word is required.

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Summer Reading Clubs for All Ages
May 27—August 3

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Join a summer reading club, and enjoy good books, prizes, and a celebration in August! All clubs are open to Wilmette and Kenilworth residents and to nonresidents who attend Wilmette and Kenilworth schools.

Booked on CrimeAdult and Teen Clubs: Booked on Crime

Starting Tuesday, May 27, pick up your sign-up packet at the Recent Arrivals desk. Turn in your completed reading log by Sunday, August 3, for a Booked on Crime tote bag and to be entered into the grand prize drawing. Adults have the chance to win a DVD box set of Alfred Hitchcock's greatest films, and teens to win a "criminally fun" goodie bag.

Kids' Clubs: Paws to Read

Paws to ReadSign-ups begin in the Youth Department on Tuesday, May 27, and continue until the clubs end. You can report on your reading from Monday, June 16, through Sunday, August 3.

  • Paws to Read: Independent readers up to 9th grade, read at least 8 books for a free book. 
  • Read-to-Me Club: Prereaders, read on at least 15 days for a free book.

If you're still not convinced, get excited with this stop motion video made by the Kids' Library Council.

Reading Club Celebration

Everyone is invited to our Reading Club Celebration on Tuesday, August 5, 6:00–8:00. The celebration will feature ice cream and The Great Scott Comedy and Illusion Show at 6:15 and 7:15.

Reading clubs are funded by the Friends of the Wilmette Public Library.

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