Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Events

  • Movin' and Groovin' in the Morning: The Storybook Mom
    When: Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    It's "Sit Down Stand Up" fun! Ages 0-6 with an adult. Space is limited. Free day-of tickets will be available at the Youth Services Desk on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Maker Monday: Summer Supplies
    When: Monday, May 22, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Get ready for the warm months by screen-printing aprons for summer barbecues, making beach bags, creating outdoor seat cushions, and more. All supplies provided. All ages. To register, call 847-256-6945 or 847-256-6930, or go online to the Library events calendar.
  • Movin' and Groovin' in the Morning: The Storybook Mom
    When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    It's "Sit Down Stand Up" fun! Ages 0-6 with an adult. Space is limited. Free day-of tickets will be available at the Youth Services Desk on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • E-Books
    When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Learn how to download e-books and e-audiobooks to your device for free from the Library.
  • The Role of the Media in Post-Fact Politics
    When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    The news media has historically measured its importance, and its relevance to our democracy, on its ability to inform a fact-based national debate. We will discuss the role of the media in the 2016 election and how journalists will move forward, with particular attention to partisan and social media and their implications. Presented by Rachel Davis Mersey, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Northwestern University.
  • Friends' Annual Meeting
    When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Annual Meeting
  • Movin' and Groovin' in the Morning: The Storybook Mom
    When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    It's "Sit Down Stand Up" fun! Ages 0-6 with an adult. Space is limited. Free day-of tickets will be available at the Youth Services Desk on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • LWV Book Discussion
    When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Join The Wilmette League of Women Voters and the Library for a book discussion of Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition by Daniel Okrent.
  • Mighty Casey, Shoeless Joe and the Cubs: Baseball Literature and American Identi
    When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    As America’s oldest amateur and professional game, baseball has long provided writers with a lens for viewing American culture. From “Casey at the Bat” to The Natural to Shoeless Joe (the novel basis for Field of Dreams) to the 2016 Cubs, this lecture will examine how different baseball narratives (the stories built into and spun out of the game itself) engage with larger conversations about American identity. Presented by Bill Savage, PhD., Northwestern University.
  • Fiber Arts
    When: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 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.
  • Movin' and Groovin' in the Morning: The Storybook Mom
    When: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    It's "Sit Down Stand Up" fun! Ages 0-6 with an adult. Space is limited. Free day-of tickets will be available at the Youth Services Desk on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Armchair Travels -- Tanzania
    When: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    World Traveler Bill Helmuth will give an exciting presentation exploring Tanzania.
  • Digital Magazines
    When: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Read magazines on the go. Download to your digital device from a selection of over 80 popular titles like Golf Digest, The Economist, and Vanity Fair using Zinio for Libraries.
  • Introduction to Jewish Genealogy
    When: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Discover what is unique about Jewish genealogy, what information to look for, and how to get started.
    Presented by Mike Karsen, member of the Association of Professional Genealogists the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the author of the JewishGen website "Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Chicagoland".
  • Movin' and Groovin' in the Morning: The Storybook Mom
    When: Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    It's "Sit Down Stand Up" fun! Ages 0-6 with an adult. Space is limited. Free day-of tickets will be available at the Youth Services Desk on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Library Closed for Memorial Day Holiday
    When: Sunday, May 28, 2017 - All Day

    The Library will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday.

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