Upcoming Maker/STEM Events
Tue, Aug 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Programmer Nathan Glynn will teach you to customize your own virtual cat in an all-new app. Control Catbot's... more
Programmer Nathan Glynn will teach you to customize your own virtual cat in an all-new app. Control Catbot's behavior with programming concepts and game-like interactions. Sign up for one session.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Aug 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
This group meets weekly and offers peer reviews of submitted works within a supportive environment. Facilitator... more
This group meets weekly and offers peer reviews of submitted works within a supportive environment. Facilitator Julie Johnson coordinates the group. Newcomers welcome.

Wed, Aug 21, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Drop by to compete and learn with our expert volunteers. Bring a chess set, if possible. Players at all levels are... more
Drop by to compete and learn with our expert volunteers. Bring a chess set, if possible. Players at all levels are welcome, but prior knowledge of how the pieces move is helpful.

Thu, Aug 22, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Adults, kids, and families, do it yourself at our all-ages Maker programs! Everyone is invited to create arts,... more
Adults, kids, and families, do it yourself at our all-ages Maker programs! Everyone is invited to create arts, crafts, technology projects, and more.
This event is full

Sun, Aug 25, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Come build and play with our big blue blocks! Block play is great for developing STEM skills and creativity, but... more
Come build and play with our big blue blocks! Block play is great for developing STEM skills and creativity, but most of all, it’s fun!

Mon, Aug 26, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Come build and play with our big blue blocks! Block play is great for developing STEM skills and creativity, but... more
Come build and play with our big blue blocks! Block play is great for developing STEM skills and creativity, but most of all, it’s fun!

Mon, Aug 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Teen Room
This special D&D campaign starts with character creation at the first meeting and progresses through an exciting... more
This special D&D campaign starts with character creation at the first meeting and progresses through an exciting adventure during the next three. Registration will be for all four sessions. Gr. 7-12.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Aug 27, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
This group meets weekly and offers peer reviews of submitted works within a supportive environment. Facilitator... more
This group meets weekly and offers peer reviews of submitted works within a supportive environment. Facilitator Julie Johnson coordinates the group. Newcomers welcome.

Wed, Aug 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Job search stalled? Need help with your resume?

Wed, Sep 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn how to download E-books, audiobooks, magazines and more with your library card.

Wed, Sep 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Your imagination is the limit as you build alone or with a friend at this fun monthly club.
Registration opens Wednesday, August 21 2019 at 9:00am

Fri, Sep 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Do you have a great speech but can't make visuals? Learn how to create a presentation in PowerPoint 2016.

Sat, Sep 07, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Learn the basics of basket weaving from instructors from Drake Baskets and weave your very own wooden-bottom Candy... more
Learn the basics of basket weaving from instructors from Drake Baskets and weave your very own wooden-bottom Candy Basket! All skill levels invited. Materials provided. Parents/guardians are welcome.
Registration opens Saturday, August 24 2019 at 9:00am

Sat, Sep 07, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium
Discuss your thoughts on the topic over coffee in a supportive, safe space.

Sun, Sep 08, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Kids, teens, and adults, drop by to compete and learn with our expert volunteers. Bring chess sets, if possible. All... more
Kids, teens, and adults, drop by to compete and learn with our expert volunteers. Bring chess sets, if possible. All levels of players are welcome. Space is limited to the first 24 players to arrive.

Mon, Sep 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn basic computer skills and how to use a web browser to find information. Little or no computer experience at... more
Learn basic computer skills and how to use a web browser to find information. Little or no computer experience at all required.

Mon, Sep 09, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Explore some of the best D&D one-shot adventures in this small session. Space is limited to 6. Registration is... more
Explore some of the best D&D one-shot adventures in this small session. Space is limited to 6. Registration is required by calling 847-853-6505 or emailing khutley@wilmettelibrary.info. Grades 7-12.

Tue, Sep 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium
Attorney Sally Wildman shares adoption fundamentals and current legal steps with tips on preparing you to adopt.... more
Attorney Sally Wildman shares adoption fundamentals and current legal steps with tips on preparing you to adopt. Learn the various types of adoption and identify your best options.

Thu, Sep 12, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Create geometric shapes and put them together in a variety of ways. You will have plenty of colored papers to create... more
Create geometric shapes and put them together in a variety of ways. You will have plenty of colored papers to create and build with!
Registration opens Thursday, August 29 2019 at 9:00am

Sat, Sep 14, 9:30am - 1:30pm
Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium
Students are invited to take a free full-length SAT practice test administered by Princeton Review. Register

Mon, Sep 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Do you want more control over your presentations? Learn the different commands in PowerPoint 2016. Basic PowerPoint... more
Do you want more control over your presentations? Learn the different commands in PowerPoint 2016. Basic PowerPoint knowledge required.

Mon, Sep 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Teen Room
Customize your phone with a variety of easy DIY popsockets.

Tue, Sep 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Job search stalled? Need help with your resume?

Wed, Sep 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn basic functions and formulas. Little or no experience in Excel is required.

Sat, Sep 21, 9:30am - 1:30pm
Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium
Students are invited to take a free full-length ACT practice test administered by Princeton Review. Register

Sun, Sep 22, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Kids, teens, and adults, drop by to compete and learn with our expert volunteers. Bring chess sets, if possible. All... more
Kids, teens, and adults, drop by to compete and learn with our expert volunteers. Bring chess sets, if possible. All levels of players are welcome. Space is limited to the first 24 players to arrive.

Mon, Sep 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Register online for a 15-min session. Then the instructor will call you to set up a specific time slot. Please note... more
Register online for a 15-min session. Then the instructor will call you to set up a specific time slot. Please note that we don’t do repairs or fix issues.

Fri, Sep 27, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium
Welcoming experienced and new players alike, we will be playing Dungeons and Dragons 5E! Open to grades 7-12.
Registration opens Friday, September 13 2019 at 9:00am

Sat, Sep 28, 10:00am - 11:30am
Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium
Make a beaded bracelet with Carol Grove of Creations, back by popular demand from our Maker Fest!
Registration opens Saturday, September 14 2019 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn basics digital wallet like Venmo, Google Pay and Apple Pay.

Wed, Oct 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Your imagination is the limit as you build alone or with a friend at this fun monthly club.
Registration opens Wednesday, September 18 2019 at 9:00am

Sat, Oct 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium
Calling all book lovers!

Sat, Oct 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Come make something! Drop by this pop-up Maker space to use our vinyl cutter, 3D printer, and jewelry making tools.

Mon, Oct 07, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Explore some of the best D&D one-shot adventures in this small session. Space is limited to 6. Registration is... more
Explore some of the best D&D one-shot adventures in this small session. Space is limited to 6. Registration is required by calling 847-853-6505 or emailing khutley@wilmettelibrary.info. Grades 7-12.

Wed, Oct 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn how to download E-books, audiobooks, magazines and more with your library card.

Thu, Oct 10, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Create geometric shapes and put them together in a variety of ways. You will have plenty of colored papers to create... more
Create geometric shapes and put them together in a variety of ways. You will have plenty of colored papers to create and build with!
Registration opens Thursday, September 26 2019 at 9:00am

Thu, Oct 10, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Come make something! Drop by this pop-up Maker space to use our vinyl cutter, 3D printer, and jewelry making tools.

Fri, Oct 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Get an overview of other features in Word 2016. Basic Word knowledge required.

Sun, Oct 13, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Kids, teens, and adults, drop by to compete and learn with our expert volunteers. Bring chess sets, if possible. All... more
Kids, teens, and adults, drop by to compete and learn with our expert volunteers. Bring chess sets, if possible. All levels of players are welcome. Space is limited to the first 24 players to arrive.

Mon, Oct 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Teen Room
Using glow-in-the-dark dimensional paint, create your own glow clings for windows, your laptop or tablet, or... more
Using glow-in-the-dark dimensional paint, create your own glow clings for windows, your laptop or tablet, or anywhere else. Halloween patterns will be provided or you can bring your own.

Tue, Oct 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn how to launch programs and organize your files. Bring your Win 10 laptop.

Tue, Oct 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Wilmette Public Library - Small Meeting Room
Job search stalled? Need help with your resume?

Thu, Oct 17, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Wilmette Public Library - Youth Program Room
Calling all teachers, parents, and caregivers. Join us to make flannel boards, stories, and games. Flannel boards... more
Calling all teachers, parents, and caregivers. Join us to make flannel boards, stories, and games. Flannel boards make wonderful teaching aids as well as great tools for imaginative, independent play.
Registration opens Thursday, October 3 2019 at 9:00am

Sat, Oct 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium
Join us for brunch!