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. Tickets for the author visit will be available April 30. Beginning at 9 a.m. Wilmette and Kenilworth residents may pick up a maximum of two free tickets at the Recent Arrivals Desk. Remaining tickets will be available to non-residents starting May 14. Ticketed seats will be held until 10 minutes before the event. There will be no phone reservations. A discussion of the book will be held at 7 p.m. April 25.
"Man on Wire" will be screened at 7 p.m. April 28.
Drop-in classes to learn the new BiblioCommons catalog will take place at 7 April 26 in the Small Meeting Room; and 2:30 April 27 in the Teen Room.
Gadget Guru will meet at 7 p.m. April 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.
Lapsit Storytimes from 9:30-9:50, Mondays, through May 9.
The 50th anniversary of Robert McClosky's picture book Make Way for Ducklings for children ages 4-7 will take place from 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 27.
New York Street Food will be discussed with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and the program at 7 p.m. May 3. The program is limited to 30 participants.
An Alzheimer's Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. April 25.