At Home Film Discussion: 1985

Virtual (Zoom)

Join us for a virtual discussion of 1985 starring former Wilmette resident Virginia Madsen. Click here to register!

Virtual Tour of the Bahá’í Temple

Virtual (Zoom)

Celebrate Wilmette's Sesquicentennial by learning about the history of The Bahá’í Temple in Wilmette with a behind-the-scenes tour of the building, gardens, Bahá’í faith and history. Click here to register!

Recording Oral Histories: Documenting Stories from Our Community

Virtual (Zoom)

Introducing "Voices of Wilmette: an Oral History Project," a collaborative project to collect stories from the Wilmette community during the village's sesquicentennial. As partners, the Wilmette Public Library and Wilmette Historical Museum will record, collect, and archive these stories. Click here to register!

Bizarre History of Illinois

Virtual (Zoom)

Join researcher, author, and lecturer Chad Lewis in a presentation that showcases over 100 bizarre newspaper stories from Illinois that have not been seen in over 100 years. Register here: https://wilmette.libnet.info/event/5844472

Novels at Night Book Discussion: Smile by Sarah Ruhl

Virtual (Zoom)

In celebration of Wilmette's 150th anniversary, we will be discussing Smile: The Story of a Face by Wilmette-native Sarah Ruhl. Copies of the book are available at the library or via the Overdrive/Libby app. Register here: https://wilmette.libnet.info/event/5845612