Upcoming Maker/STEM Events
Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium
Mon, Aug 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Discover creative, little-known financial and academic strategies to reduce college costs while finding the best-fit... more
Discover creative, little-known financial and academic strategies to reduce college costs while finding the best-fit college for your child. Both parents are encouraged to attend.
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Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Tue, Aug 21, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Decorate dazzling crystallized beach rocks with liquid watercolors.
This event is full

Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium
Tue, Aug 21, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Beginners and experts alike are welcome for this modern twist on a classic silhouette portrait.
This event is full

Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Mon, Aug 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kids, show your grown-ups what you can do with our robots! You’ll tinker with Bee-Bots, Ozobots, and Lego WeDo.

Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium
Sat, Sep 01, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
"100 Easy Vegan Recipes for the Southern Flavors of Smoke, Sugar, Spice, and Soul"
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium
Tue, Sep 04, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
"100 Easy Vegan Recipes for the Southern Flavors of Smoke, Sugar, Spice, and Soul"
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Wed, Sep 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn how to create and edit documents online. You should have a Google/Gmail account already.

Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Wed, Sep 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Your imagination is the limit as you build alone or with a friend at this fun monthly club.
Registration opens Wednesday, August 22 2018 at 9:00am

Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium
Sat, Sep 08, 11:00am - 1:00pm
This interactive presentation from Quest College Consulting will help high school juniors and seniors draft a well... more
This interactive presentation from Quest College Consulting will help high school juniors and seniors draft a well organized essay for competitive college applications. All are welcome.

Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Tue, Sep 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Do you have a great speech but can't make visuals? Learn how to create a simple and crisp presentation in PowerPoint... more
Do you have a great speech but can't make visuals? Learn how to create a simple and crisp presentation in PowerPoint 2016!

Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Thu, Sep 13, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore ways to create different shapes using recycled newspapers.
Registration opens Thursday, August 30 2018 at 9:00am

Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Fri, Sep 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
With shrinky dinks, sharpies and acrylic paint, you can make your own faux-namel lapel pin that look like the real... more
With shrinky dinks, sharpies and acrylic paint, you can make your own faux-namel lapel pin that look like the real thing. We will have patterns you can use, or you can design your own.
Registration opens Friday, August 31 2018 at 9:00am

Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium
Mon, Sep 17, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Say goodbye to summer by repurposing pool noodles into arts and crafts. If you like, donate your used pool noodles... more
Say goodbye to summer by repurposing pool noodles into arts and crafts. If you like, donate your used pool noodles at the Youth Desk ahead of the program.
Registration opens Tuesday, September 4 2018 at 9:00am

Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Wed, Sep 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn about adding captions, footnotes, and page numbers to your documents. Also learn how to save your documents... more
Learn about adding captions, footnotes, and page numbers to your documents. Also learn how to save your documents using google drive. Beginner word skills are required.

Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Thu, Sep 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet with your fellow players and discuss all things Pokémon while making a habitat for your favorite character.
Registration opens Thursday, September 6 2018 at 9:00am

Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Fri, Sep 21, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn the basics of D&D, create your first character, and play a short beginner adventure. Open to grades 7-12.

Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Tue, Sep 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Want to learn more about PowerPoint? Come and learn about animating slides, embedding pictures and videos, and... more
Want to learn more about PowerPoint? Come and learn about animating slides, embedding pictures and videos, and practicing your presentation.

Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium
Sat, Sep 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Discuss the topic over coffee in a supportive, safe space. Open to all.

Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Mon, Oct 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Having trouble keeping up with classes, tests, after-school clubs, volunteering, and more? You might need to get... more
Having trouble keeping up with classes, tests, after-school clubs, volunteering, and more? You might need to get organized! Come learn the basics of the bullet journal and get it together.

Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Wed, Oct 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Your imagination is the limit as you build alone or with a friend at this fun monthly club.
Registration opens Wednesday, September 19 2018 at 9:00am

Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Tue, Oct 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The power of word processing can be at your fingertips! Learn how to make a basic text document in Word.

Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Tue, Oct 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Programmer Maggie Storino will introduce you to the magic of programming with Code Combat, a Python-based game.... more
Programmer Maggie Storino will introduce you to the magic of programming with Code Combat, a Python-based game. You’ll play, create, and imagine as you write actual code.
Registration opens Tuesday, September 25 2018 at 9:00am

Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Thu, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore ways to create different shapes using recycled newspapers.
Registration opens Thursday, September 27 2018 at 9:00am

Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Fri, Oct 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Are you a chef? A writer? A parent? An activist? Whoever you are, you’ll use magazine images, imported paper, and... more
Are you a chef? A writer? A parent? An activist? Whoever you are, you’ll use magazine images, imported paper, and more to create a collage that expresses your vision of yourself.
Registration opens Friday, September 28 2018 at 9:00am

Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium
Mon, Oct 15, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Plastic shopping bags get a bad rap, but they make great craft materials! See how you can upcycle them into other... more
Plastic shopping bags get a bad rap, but they make great craft materials! See how you can upcycle them into other useful objects.
Registration opens Monday, October 1 2018 at 9:00am

Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Wed, Oct 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn about adding captions, footnotes, and page numbers to your documents. Also learn how to save your documents... more
Learn about adding captions, footnotes, and page numbers to your documents. Also learn how to save your documents using google drive. Beginner word skills are required.