October 2019

Monday, October 21

Writers League (Grades 6-12)

Teens
Kids
4:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Enjoy some snacks, meet with other writers, and hone your skills through different creativity exercises and writing prompts.

The Electoral College: Does Your Vote Count?

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

The Electoral College is a puzzling system that often has people scratching their heads about how it works and why we use it. Join us for a brief history of the Electoral College, a discussion of its impact on our democracy, and a plan for change.

Presented by Karen Glennemeier of the League of Women Voters of Wilmette

Tuesday, October 22

Cricut Earrings (Age 13-Adult)

Adults
Teens
10:30 am
Collaboratory

Make faux leather earrings with gold iron-on using the Cricut. Supplies provided.

To accommodate demand, we may limit the number of times a patron may repeat a popular program.

Registration starts September 3.

String Theory: Crochet (Grades 4-12)

Kids
Teens
4:00 pm
Collaboratory

Interested in learning how to crochet? Participants must attend both dates. Signing up for the first day will automatically register you for the second date. All tools and materials will be provided by the library.

Tuesday, October 15 & 22, 4-5 pm, Collaboratory

To accommodate demand, we may limit the number of times a patron may repeat a popular program.

Registration starts September 3.

LED Halloween Ornament (Age 13-Adult)

Adults
Teens
6:00 pm
Collaboratory

Learn how to connect a powered LED light to a spooky acrylic cutout to create your own festive decoration!

To accommodate demand, we may limit the number of times a patron may repeat a popular program.

Registration starts September 3.

Wednesday, October 23

Glass Fusion Workshop: Night Lights (Age 13-Adult)

Adults
Teens
6:00 pm
Collaboratory

Create 2 nightlights with glass fusion artist Jayne Herring. Supplies provided.

To accommodate demand, we may limit the number of times a patron may repeat a popular program.

Registration starts September 3.

Chess Club

Adults
Teens
Kids
7:00 pm
Pollak Room B

Join our weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. For all skill levels. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

Thursday, October 24

Merch for Your Brand, Band, or Bash (Age 13-Adult)

Adults
Teens
6:00 pm
Collaboratory

Learn how to design simple small items like coasters and stickers that can be used as merchandise for your band, swag for your party, giveaways for your company, and much more. Beginner computer skills required.

To accommodate demand, we may limit the number of times a patron may repeat a popular program.

Registration starts September 3.

Saturday, October 26

Sunday, October 27

Writers Support Circle

Adults
Teens
1:30 pm
Civic Room

Are you struggling to get started on your first draft or you can't seem to stay focused to finish that last page? In this informal session, connect with fellow writers, discover ways to stay motivated, and share tips you've learned along your journey as a writer

Fine Arts Fall: Zafa Collective

Kids
Teens
Adults
3:00 pm
Auditorium

The Zafa Collective, a new music group that focuses on pieces by underrepresented composers, will perform a concert of music for flute and marimba.

Tuesday, October 29

Make Movie Sound Effects (Grades 4-8)

Kids
Teens
6:00 pm
Interactive Classroom

Learn and practice the film industry technique of Foley. Use props to recreate the sounds on screen.

To accommodate demand, we may limit the number of times a patron may repeat a popular program.

Registration starts September 3.

Wednesday, October 30

Chess Club

Adults
Teens
Kids
7:00 pm
Pollak Room B

Join our weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. For all skill levels. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

Thursday, October 31

Digitize Your 8mm/Super8 Film (Age 13-Adult)

Adults
Teens
6:00 pm
Collaboratory

No registration required. Come stop by for a brief demonstration on how to digitize your 8mm or Super8 film in the Peltz Digitization Room.

Demonstration only. Please do not bring any film with you.

Joe will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

October 2019