Wilmette Public Library
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Mar 2011, p. 41

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The following programs are offered at the Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave. Call (847) 256-5025:

In recognition of April as poetry month, the Illinois State Poetry Society is mounting an exhibition of members' poems that will be on exhibit on the first floor near the Reference Desk through April 30.

The library will be open from 1-9 p.m. Sundays. The library will be closed April 24 in observance of Easter.

More than 100 artists from Wilmette Arts Guild will exhibit in its annual Members' Show which will hang through April in the Auditorium.

Colum McCann, the author of Let the Great World Spin, the One Book, Everybody Reads selection for 2011, will speak at 2 p.m. May 22 at the Community Recreation Center, 3000 Glenview Road. Visit www.wilmettelibrary/onebook.

Women in Business Lunch will take place at 11:45 a.m. April 1. To order lunch, visit www.wilmettechamber.com.

Armchair Travels will begin with coffee at 12:30 p.m. and the programs at 1 p.m. featuring Ireland with Myrla Brand April 1; Korea with Dieter Klugge; Wisconsin Woods with Cynthia Holmberg April 21; and Eastern Europe with Foil Miller. To present a program, contact Bonnie Forkosh at bforkosh@wilmettelibrary.info or call (847) 256-6925.

Current Events Roundtable will meet at 10 a.m. April 4 and 18.

Korean War Roundtable will meet at 9:15 a.m. April 6.

After the Fast Lane discussion for retired and semi-retired adults will feature Karen Chan, a certified financial planner with the University of Illinois Extension at 2 p.m. April 5; "Keep it Safe: Your Rights as a Consumer" with a representative from North Shore Community Bank at 2 p.m. April 6; and Investing 101 Webinar from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 8.

First Monday Readers: Great Books will feature Billy Budd, Sailor by Herman Melville at 7:15 p.m. April 4.

Senior Book Talks will take place at 10:30 a.m. April 1 at Meskill Center, 1041 A. Ridge Road, Wilmette and April 8 Mather Place, 2801 Old Glenview Road, Wilmette.

Classics and Contemporary Book Group will meet to discuss Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift at 10:30 a.m. April 12.

Diabetes Support Group for adults with Type 1 diabetes will meet at 7 p.m. April 13.

Caregivers of Children with Mental Illness Support Group will meet at 9:30 a.m. April 15. The meeting is facilitated by a volunteer from the National Alliance for Mental Illness. Call (847) 716-2252 or visit www.namiccns.org.

Drop-in classes to learn the new BiblioCommons catalog will take place at 7 April 4, 12, 18 and 26 in the Small Meeting Room; and 2:30 April 7, 13, 20 and 27 in the Teen Room.

Gadget Guru will meet at 7 p.m. April 11 and 28 in the Small Meeting Room. Participants can drop-in for a 90-minute session and see how to get more out of their gadgets.

Teen Room Gaming will take place from 1-5 p.m. April 1. Snacks will be provided.

K-9 Reading Buddies of the North Shore will meet from 1-3 p.m. April 9. The program is open to children in kindergarten-fourth grade. Register at the Youth Service Desk or call (847) 256-6945.

Children Reading to Dogs with K-9 Reading Buddies of the North Shore will take place from 6-7 p.m. April 13. The program is open to children in first-fifth grade. To register, visit the Youth Services Desk or call (847) 256-6945.

KidsFest programing will feature an Improv Show By Kids, for Kids from 11-11:45 a.m.; Dogs, Cats, Ghosts and Bananas from 1-1:45 p.m. and Mr. Singer and Kerry Appleberry from 3-3:45 p.m. April 16.

Preschool Storytimes will feature Family Storytimes from 6:30-7 p.m. April 11; Lapsit Storytimes from 9:30-9:50, Mondays, April 11-May 9; and Special Needs Storytime from 2-2:30 p.m. April 10.

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