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 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette, Illinois 60091  •  847-256-5025

Mon - Fri: 9 am - 9 pm

Sat:  9 am - 5 pm

Sun:  1 pm - 9 pm

Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Events

  • Caregivers of Children with Mental Illness Support Group

    When: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Meetings of a support group for caregivers of children with mental illnesses, diagnosed or undiagnosed, take place in the Small Meeting Room from 9:30-11:00. The sessions are facilitated by a volunteer from NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness. For information, call 847-716-2252 or visit the NAMI website at www.namiccns.org.

  • Rhymetime

    When: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more. All children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Rhymetime

    When: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more. All children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Lego WeDo

    When: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Experiment with Lego robotics! Program and build your own cool contraptions. Grades 3-5. Registration starts April 4 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, April 11 for nonresidents. Sponsored by the Friends of the Wilmette Public Library.

  • Weekend Rhymetime

    When: Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Bring your toddler on over for a special weekend edition of our story program geared to little movers and shakers, including songs, movement games and fast-paced books. Ages 1-3 with an adult; siblings welcome.

  • Library Closed for Easter Holiday

    When: Sunday, April 20, 2014 - All Day

    The Library will be closed for the Easter holiday.

  • Current Events Roundtable

    When: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 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

    When: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs and movement for children who enjoy a good story. Includes a craft suitable for ages 3 and up. All children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Paint Your Own Bird Feeder for Grades 1-2

    When: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Spring is for the birds! Decorate a feeder for your feathered friends. Please wear a paint shirt. Grades 1-2. Registration starts April 7 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, April 14 for nonresidents.

  • Paint Your Own Bird Feeder for Grades 3-8

    When: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Spring is for the birds! Decorate a feeder for your feathered friends. Please wear a paint shirt. Grades 3-8. Registration starts April 7 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, April 14 for nonresidents.

  • Preschool Storytime

    When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs and movement for children who enjoy a good story. Includes a craft suitable for ages 3 and up. All children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Trees That Feed: Making a Difference in Haiti and Beyond

    When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Local residents and founders Mary and Michael McLaughlin describe their global nonprofit organization, which plants breadfruit trees in Haiti and other countries to feed people, create jobs, and benefit the environment. An Earth Day program, co-sponsored by Go Green Wilmette.

  • Preschool Storytime

    When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs and movement for children who enjoy a good story. Includes a craft suitable for ages 3 and up. All children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Score Counseling

    When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 8:00 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 “Make an Appointment” to sign up for Library sessions.

  • Mother-Daughter Book Club

    When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Enjoy snacks, activities, and discussion about Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It by Gail Carson Levine. Copies of the books will be available for checkout at the Youth Services Desk. Grades 3-4. Registration starts April 1 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, April 8 for nonresidents.

  • Trees That Feed: Making a Difference in Haiti and Beyond

    When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Local residents and founders Mary and Michael McLaughlin describe their global nonprofit organization, which plants breadfruit trees in Haiti and other countries to feed people, create jobs, and benefit the environment. An Earth Day program, co-sponsored by Go Green Wilmette.

  • WPL Board Mtg.

    When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Staff Room

    Wilmette Public Library Board Meeting

  • Rhymetime

    When: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more. All children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Preschool Storytime

    When: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs and movement for children who enjoy a good story. Includes a craft suitable for ages 3 and up. All children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

  • E-Book Basics

    When: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Learn how to download library e-books and e-audiobooks to your iPad, Kindle, eReader or mobile device.

  • Fancy Nancy Party

    When: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    You are cordially invited to celebrate Jane O'Connor's Fancy Nancy books! Wear fancy clothes, listen to fancy stories, and do fancy crafts. It will be magnifique! Ages 4-9. Registration starts April 9 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, April 16 for nonresidents.