Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Events

  • Score Counseling
    When: Monday, May 02, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Schedule a free, one-hour session with Mark Lieberman, a SCORE mentor and Kellogg MBA, who started four small businesses. Go to www.scorechicago.org and click on “Mentoring Appointment Sign Up Now” to sign up for Library sessions.
  • Current Events Roundtable
    When: Monday, May 02, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    Current Events Roundtable is the place to enjoy your second cup of coffee along with a roundup on the leading national, international and local news of the day. Moderated by Deerfield resident Don Levinthal, the group covers all points on the political spectrum. Newcomers are welcome.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Monday, May 02, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • WJHS Wilmette/Germany Exchange Mtg.
    When: Monday, May 02, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Wilmette/Germany exchange meeting.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Tuesday, May 03, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Tuesday, May 03, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • Boys and Books
    When: Tuesday, May 03, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Enjoy snacks, activities, and discussion about The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, by Tom Angleberger. Copies of the books will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Grades 3-4 with an adult. Sign-up starts April 12 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, April 19 for nonresidents.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • Korean/Vietnam Veteran's Roundtable
    When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Auditorium

    Korean/Vietnam War veterans hold regular meetings from 10-11:30 at the Library. Conversations are lively, the coffee plentiful and participants rarely miss a meeting. Newcomers are welcome.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • ADHD Support Group
    When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 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.
  • Babytime (0-24 Months)
    When: Thursday, May 05, 2016 - 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, May 05, 2016 - 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, May 05, 2016 - 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.
  • Everybody's Fool Book Release Party
    When: Thursday, May 05, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Off-site

    Celebrate the release of Everybody’s Fool, author Richard Russo’s latest novel, with a glass of wine and tasty snacks at the Wilmette Wine Cellar, 1100 Central Avenue, Wilmette. The Book Stall will have copies of Everybody’s Fool as well as some of Richard Russo’s other titles available for purchase. Part of the Library’s 2016 One Book, Everybody Reads program, which features Russo’s novels, Nobody’s Fool and Everybody’s Fool.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Friday, May 06, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Friday, May 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • Drop-In Chess
    When: Sunday, May 08, 2016 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Drop by for informal, fun competition with other kids who love the game. Bring chess sets and pieces, if possible. All levels of players are welcome. Space is limited to the first 24 players to arrive. All ages.
  • Writers Group
    When: Sunday, May 08, 2016 - 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.

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