WNPLD Closed for Memorial Day

The Library will be closed Sunday, May 26 & Monday, May 27 for the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

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Library Closed for Memorial Day

All Day 5/26 - 5/27
Winnetka Library, Northfield Library, Offsite, Virtual

The Winnetka and Northfield Libraries are closed Sunday May 26th and Monday May 27th for Memorial Day.

Closing
This event is in the "Adults" group.

How to Manage your Online Privacy

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Technology
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Learn how to check and update the privacy settings for your operating system, social media sites, computers, browsers, devices, and related products. This class will explain the op...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friends and Family Virtual Trivia Night

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Gaming
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us for a fun evening of virtual all ages trivia! Grab your friends or family or participate individually and test your knowledge of topics including movies...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Teens & Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Cicadas Are Coming!

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Teens & Tweens, Adults
Event Details:

This year, we're set to experience something quite rare: the simultaneous emergence of two broods of periodical cicadas. It's not just their summer serenades or their impressive 13...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Hidden Gifts of Visual Thinkers with Temple Grandin

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Author Events
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

  Join us for a special event with Dr. Grandin, one of the world’s most accomplished and well-known adults with autism. Dr. Grandin has been at the forefront of research an...

Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Georgia O'Keeffe: An American Master with Jeff Mishur

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Program Type:
History
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Art historian Jeff Mishur will discuss a full range of Georgia O'Keeffe's art, from her daring and innovative abstractions of the 1910s and 1920s to her elegant investigations of v...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Protecting Yourself Against Ransomware

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Technology
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Ransomware is a type of malware that infects computers and encrypts computer files until a ransom is paid - you may have heard of cities, hospitals, businesses, and individuals tha...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

Friday, June 7, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
Chair Yoga:

Join instructor Isabel Raci,C-IAYT, for a session of gentle chair yoga and guided meditation. Tune in to stretch,breathe, gain flexibility, and strengthen the body in an accessible...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cut the Cord – Alternatives to Premium Cable Services

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Technology
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Are you paying hundreds of dollars a month for a thousand channels that you never watch? This class will review the many alternative ways to get broadcast and premium TV, movies, e...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

White House Brides with Valerie Gugala

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Program Type:
History
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

There have been 19 weddings held at the White House over the last 200 years. In this illustrated lecture, historian Valerie Gugala will look at their history, from the 1812 wedding...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Juneteenth: Commemorating the End of Slavery in America

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
History, Other
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

The holiday commemorates June 19th, 1865, when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people be freed. This presentati...

Required
Virtual Event

Library Closed for Juneteenth

All Day
Winnetka Library, Northfield Library, Offsite, Virtual

The Winnetka and Northfield Libraries are closed Wednesday, June 19, in observance of Juneteenth.

Closing
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Architectural Diversity on the North Shore

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
History, Home & Gardening, Other
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

For a small village, Winnetka has an impressive variety of architectural styles. Join the Winnetka Historical Society's curator to learn about local homes built in varyin...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

Friday, June 21, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
Chair Yoga:

Join instructor Isabel Raci,C-IAYT, for a session of gentle chair yoga and guided meditation. Tune in to stretch,breathe, gain flexibility, and strengthen the body in an accessible...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Lady Bird Johnson: A Living History Portrayal​ by Leslie Goddard

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Live Performance
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

It is 1969 and Lady Bird Johnson has just returned to Texas at the end of her husband’s presidency. She reminisces about her years in Washington, the life-changing experiences that...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Choosing a Cell Phone Plan

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Technology
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

There are dozens of cellular providers, each with a variety of plans. Learn how to evaluate which plan will work best for you at the right price.

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chat With an Improviser: How Improv Can Help in Everyday Life

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Learn how Improv can help in everyday life with seasoned improvisor Cat Savage!  Cat is a member of The Second City National Touring Company.  She performs regularly at T...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Summer Film Series: Johnny Guitar

All Day
Virtual
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Adults
Film Series:

Register to receive a pre-recorded introduction and critique by our resident film expert Scott Siegel, along with a link to watch the film at home through our Hoopla or Kanopy stre...

Event Details:

Joan Crawford slinging guns in a Western? Believe it, in one of the most stylish movies of the 1950s. Please note: No Country For Old Men was previously scheduled as this month'...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Glorious Arts: Chicago as a Fine Arts Mecca

Monday, July 1, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Virtual
Program Type:
History
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Though Chicago stands tall as a capitol of Architecture, Literature and Performance, it is a font of another form of expression: Fine Art. From schools to museums to towering figur...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Online Tools for Writing Family Stories

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Technology
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

There are many online tools that can facilitate the process of constructing and writing your family story. This class will look at the pros and cons of various options, both free a...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Traveling in Wonder with Autumn Carolynn

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Travel
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Seasoned travel photographer Autumn Carolynn shares travel tips and how to let ordinary days abroad teach you more about yourself.

Required
Virtual Event

Library Closed for Independence Day

All Day
Winnetka Library, Northfield Library, Offsite, Virtual

The Winnetka and Northfield Libraries are closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

Closing
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

Friday, July 5, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
Chair Yoga:

Join instructor Isabel Raci,C-IAYT, for a session of gentle chair yoga and guided meditation. Tune in to stretch,breathe, gain flexibility, and strengthen the body in an accessible...

Required
Virtual Event
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Digitizing and Archiving Family Photos

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Technology
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Do you have tubs of old family pictures sitting in your basement, or slides that mom and dad took to document your childhood? Learn how to easily digitize photos and slides and sha...

Required
Virtual Event