Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Events

  • Stories in Vattmann Park
    When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Vattmann Park

    Families are invited for stories and songs with Wilmette librarians in local parks. Please gather near the tennis courts at each park. In case of rain or extreme heat, storytimes will take place at the Library. If in doubt, please call 847-256-6945. Cosponsored by the Wilmette Public Library and the Wilmette Park District.
  • Preschool Storytime (Age 3+)
    When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Longer books, songs, and movement for children who enjoy a good story.
  • Writers Group
    When: Tuesday, June 28, 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.
  • Imagination Storytime: Camping
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Join us for thematic stories, songs, and pretend play. Today, we'll go indoor camping! (All the fun, none of the bugs.) Ages 2-5 with an adult. Registration starts June 1 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, June 8 for nonresidents.
  • Summer Movie
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Robotics whiz Hiro Hamada joins up with his tech-savvy friends and his robot companion Baymax to save San Fransokyo. Rated PG.
  • Walking Meditation with Full Bloomed Lotus
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Exercise your mind and body as Katie Kolbe from Full Bloomed Lotus teaches the basics of mindfulness meditation. The workshop will open with a sitting or slow walking introduction to the topic, and then the group will be led in a mindful walk. Program may take place in the auditorium in the chance of inclement weather. Open to adults and teens; registration required by calling the Library or via the online calendar. Meet in the auditorium.
  • Babytime (0-24 Months)
    When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces. Followed by a 30-minute playtime.
  • Armchair Travels
    When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Visit Brussels via a video tour.
  • Scratch Multimedia Design
    When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Learn coding basics as you create a game in Scratch. Please bring a flash drive. Grades 5–9. Registration starts June 16 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents, June 23 for nonresidents.
  • Book Buddies
    When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Older children pair up with younger ones to share books, crafts, and fun. Older buddies should be entering grades 6 and up; younger buddies should be ages 4 to 7. Registration begins each Monday morning and continues until that week’s program is full.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • Rhymetime (18 Months+)
    When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Fast-paced stories, rhymes, songs, and more.
  • Summer Hours - 5pm Closing
    When: Sunday, July 03, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    WPL open from 1-5pm

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