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Wilmette Public Library Upcoming Adult Events

  • Caregivers of Children with Mental Illness Support Group

    When: Friday, December 19, 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.

  • Piano Prodigy Kimberly Han in Concert

    When: Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Kimberly Han, a piano and violin prodigy, hails from Lake Forest, Illinois. As a solo pianist and chamber musician, Kimberly has performed in Preston Bradley Hall of Chicago Culture Center, DePaul Concert Hall and Ravinia’s Bennett-Gordon Hall. This concert will feature selections on the piano. This young talent is a must-see for all music lovers.

  • Writers Group

    When: Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 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.

  • Construction Bid Opening

    When: Monday, December 22, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Bid openings for construction

  • Score Counseling

    When: Tuesday, December 23, 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 “Mentoring Appointment Sign Up Now” to sign up for Library sessions.

  • Writers Group

    When: Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 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.

  • New Years Eve Concert! Featuring Petra Von Nuis

    When: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Auditorium

    Enjoy an evening of Great American Songbook standards, both familiar and obscure. Petra van Nuis, Bobby Lewis, and Larry Harris share a love of melody and lyrics, and best express their creativity through the timeless popular music of the 1920s-50s.
    Petra is a jazz vocalist who has been described in Downbeat Magazine as having “a light, gorgeous, and fairly delicate voice...a gift for melody and plenty of rhythmic confidence.” She will be joined by trumpeter Bobby Lewis, a Wilmette local who is known the world over, and pianist Larry Harris, who has been a staple on the Chicago jazz scene since 1986.

  • Movie Poster Collection on Display

    When: Saturday, January 03, 2015 - All Day
    Where: Media Room

    View a cool array of movie posters from current and upcoming films; participate in a fun and short scavenger hunt style activity for a chance to win a $25 gift card provided by the presenter. All ages welcome to participate. Posters on display throughout the first floor Media Area.

  • Writers Group

    When: Sunday, January 04, 2015 - 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.

  • Current Events Roundtable

    When: Monday, January 05, 2015 - 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.

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