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  1. Calendar Overlay Board and Commission Meetings (11)
  2. Calendar Overlay Event Calendar (7)
  3. Calendar Overlay Winnetka Park District Calendar (7)
  4. Calendar Overlay Winnetka-Northfield Public Library Calendar (93)

Board and Commission Meetings

  1. Landmark Preservation Commission Regular Meeting

    February 6, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  2. Board of Fire and Police Commissioners Special Meeting

    February 7, 2023, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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  3. Village Council Special Meeting

    February 7, 2023, 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM

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  4. Village Council Regular Meeting

    February 7, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  5. Firefighters Pension Board Regular Meeting

    February 8, 2023, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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  6. Environmental & Forestry Commission Regular Meeting

    February 8, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  7. Zoning Board of Appeals Regular Meeting

    February 13, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  8. Village Council Study Session - Notice of Meeting Cancellation

    February 14, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  9. Design Review Board/Sign Board of Appeals Regular Meeting

    February 16, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  10. Village Council Regular Meeting

    February 21, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  11. Plan Commission Regular Meeting

    February 22, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Event Calendar

  1. Trunk Show Series at Selleria Veneta: Saor Perfume

    January 26, 2023, 10:00 AM - February 14, 2023, 5:00 PM

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  2. North Shore Restaurant Month

    February 1, 2023, 12:00 PM - February 28, 2023, 9:00 PM

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  3. Taste of West Elm

    February 1, 2023, 12:00 PM - February 28, 2023, 8:00 PM

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  4. Author Blair Kamin Book Signing at The Book Stall

    February 7, 2023, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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  5. Trunk Show Series at Selleria Veneta: Fumee Claire Candles

    February 10, 2023, 10:00 AM - February 11, 2023, 5:00 PM

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  6. Galentine's Day Shopping Event at Randoons

    February 11, 2023, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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  7. Green Bay Trail Open House

    February 20, 2023, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Winnetka Park District Calendar

  1. Motorized Boat Storage Ticket Sale

    January 17, 2023, 8:30 AM - February 13, 2023, 5:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Park District Admin – Community Room, 540 Hibbard Road, Winnetka, 60093, United States

    One motorized boat storage space is available by lottery. Lottery tickets are $100 for residents and $250 for non-residents. A maximum of ten lottery tickets allowed per boat owner (as listed on the boat title or boat registration). Winners will be required to submit a check for the first year’s storage fee by March 1. Each person purchasing a lottery ticket(s) must read, review, and sign the Lottery Instruction Packet. January 17 at 8:30am: Ticket sales begin February 13 at 5pm: Ticket sales end February 15 at 11am: Lottery ticket drawing event takes place at the Winnetka Park District office (540 Hibbard Road). This event will also be streamed live via Zoom (Zoom meeting details will be posted here prior to the drawing date). Lottery Instruction Packet

  2. Board Committee Meeting

    February 9, 2023, 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Park District Admin – Community Room, 540 Hibbard Road, Winnetka, 60093, United States

    The agenda will be posted 48 hours in advance of the meeting. Meeting will be held in the Community Room at 540 Hibbard Road. View Board Meeting Information

  3. Let's Play! Winter Woods Exploration

    February 11, 2023, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    @
    Crow Island Woods Park, 1140 Willow Road, Winnetka, IL, 60093, United States

    Bundle-up and head outside to join The Alliance for Early Childhood, the Winnetka Park District, and the BackYard Nature Center to engage in imaginative, and child-directed, outdoor free-play in the woods. Registration is preferred but drop-in attendees are welcome. Please visit theallianceforec.org a month prior to the event to register. Register Now

  4. Motorized Boat Storage Lottery Ticket Drawing

    February 15, 2023, 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Park District Admin – Community Room, 540 Hibbard Road, Winnetka, 60093, United States

    This drawing is for patrons who purchased lottery tickets to secure one motorized boat storage space. Storage includes a secure space and in-and out-of-water service for one motorized boat or two personal watercraft. Lottery ticket sales end February 13. Winners will be required to submit a check for the first year’s storage fee by March 1. This event will also be streamed live via Zoom (Zoom meeting details will be posted here prior to the drawing date). Lottery Ticket Selection Process Winning lottery tickets and lottery tickets for alternates will be drawn at 11:00 a.m. (Central), Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at the Winnetka Park District Administrative Office (540 Hibbard Road, Winnetka, Illinois) and via Zoom. All lottery tickets will be placed in a large, locked box with a small slot from which the winning lottery tickets and alternate tickets will be drawn. The Winnetka Park District representative will first draw a lottery ticket for the one (1) available space. The Winnetka Park District representative will then draw lottery tickets for the first and second alternates for the storage space. After winning one (1) storage space, if the same individual is selected as an alternate, the Winnetka Park District representative will reselect a lottery ticket until a different individual is selected.

  5. Parent + Child Date Night

    February 16, 2023, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    @
    Michigan Shores Club, 911 Michigan Ave, Wilmette, IL, 60091, United States

    Dance the night away with your favorite kid(s)! Come join us at the Michigan Shores Club for our annual parent + child date night. This year we are taking our date night to the Michigan Shores Club where we will enjoy music, food, and entertainment. Be sure to register early as there are limited spots! Registration for this event will open Monday, November 21. Dress code: There is no required dress code for this event, but parents and children generally dress in formal attire. Fee: $130 per couple, $65 per additional child Register Now

  6. Middle School Ski Trip

    February 20, 2023, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    @
    Alpine Valley Resort, W2501 Country Road D, Elkhorn, WI, 53121, United States

    Have your teenager hit the slopes at Alpine Valley Resort with the Winnetka Park District! If your child needs a beginner’s course, ski instructors will be available for a brief period at the beginning of the day. The fee includes a lift ticket, transportation to and from the resort, a ski lesson, and rental equipment (if needed). All children should bring a lunch or money to purchase food at the mountain. Pick-up/Drop-Off: Community Room – 540 Hibbard Rd, Winnetka IL 60093 Trip Location: Alpine Valley Resort, W2501 Country Rd D, Elkhorn WI 53121 Register Now

  7. Regular Board Meeting

    February 23, 2023, 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Park District Admin – Community Room, 540 Hibbard Road, Winnetka, 60093, United States

    The agenda will be posted 48 hours in advance of the meeting. Meeting will be held in the Community Room at 540 Hibbard Road. View Board Meeting Information

Winnetka-Northfield Public Library Calendar

  1. Valentine Cookie Decorating (In-Person)

    February 5, 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Pastry chef and culinary instructor Kelly Dull will show you tips and techniques for decorating a set of 4 cookies, perfect for Valentine's Day!

  2. Poetry Contest - Write a Limerick! (Virtual)

    February 6, 2023 - February 7, 2023, 12:00 AM
    @
    Virtual

    Don’t be bashful! Enter a limerick in the Winnetka-Northfield Library District’s “Write a Limerick” contest. You may be a winner! Eligibility: Age 16 and up. Submission Rules: One limerick per entrant. The poem must be your own original work, unpublished in print/online, and shouldn't have won a prior contest. Please: "Keep your limericks funny and clean, not rude, offensive, crude or obscene." Entries may be submitted to poetry@wnpld.org from February 1 through February 10 by 4:00 p.m. In the body of your email, include: Your name State the first line of your limerick. They are identified by their first line. Your contact information (email address or phone number) Please attach your poem as a Word document or similar, containing only the poem– NO identifying information. Alternatively, poems may be mailed to the Winnetka Library, c/o Nick Mall, 768 Oak St., Winnetka, 60093. Typed please, with two pages–one page with your name, first line of the poem only, and phone number. On the second page, just the poem. Winning entries: Winners will be notified by February 17. Prizes will be awarded for First, Second, and Third Places. One Honorable Mention will be selected. Winnetka Author and Poet Charlotte Digregorio will judge the contest. The authors of the winning poems will be listed in our weekly online newsletter following the contest.

  3. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 6, 2023, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning on a first-come, first-served basis.

  4. Great Decisions Discussion Series - Energy Geopolitics (In-Person)

    February 6, 2023, 12:30 PM - 2:45 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Broaden your perspective on important international issues, from the economy to climate change, by participating in all or any of the 8 weekly Great Decisions discussions. A briefing book published by the non-partisan Foreign Policy Association provides a short informative article on each topic followed by suggested discussion questions. It is available for loan at the Winnetka or Northfield Library, or for purchase (to write in the margins and save) for $30 from the LWV-WNK Great Decisions chair, Joan Fragen - joanfragen@gmail.com or 847-446-0184; call for more information. This series is led by participants who volunteer to lead one session. Everyone reads the weekly topic in the briefing book as well as any other sources they may find and a stimulating and informative discussion always results! The Great Decisions series is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworth in cooperation with the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District. Weekly topic: Energy Geopolitics Access to oil and gas has long influenced the politics of individual nations and their relations with others. But as more countries move toward sustainable energy, and supply chain shortages affect the availability of oil and gas, will this affect the way in which the United States interacts with the outside world? By Carolyn Kissane.

  5. Organizing Your Life with School Age Children and Teaching Them to Organize Theirs (Virtual)

    February 6, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    @
    Virtual, Virtual

    This presentation will provide tips and tools for parents to help their children stay organized and responsible at school and at home.

  6. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 7, 2023, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  7. Kidzcraft (in-person)

    February 7, 2023, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Northfield Children's Area, Northfield Library

    Join us for a fun craft.

  8. Move and Play (In-Person)

    February 7, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Join us for 30 minutes of music, movement, and a story for kids 5 and under with their caregivers. Optional stay and play until 11 after we get our wiggles out!

  9. Dungeons and Dragons 5e (In-Person)

    February 7, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Community Room, Winnetka Library

    A darkness spreads through Ravenloft causing its people to suffer. Join other brave adventurers to fight back evil and complete quests. Rise through the Guild ranks to obtain great power and treasure. Age 13 .

  10. Jacqueline Kennedy: A Living History Portrayal by Leslie Goddard (Virtual)

    February 7, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    @
    Virtual

    Meet former First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy in this fascinating first-person performance by Leslie Goddard. Mrs. Kennedy reviews her life, sharing stories about her marriage, her fight for privacy, her work to restore the White House, and her attempts to showcase the arts. As she gradually opens up, you will meet the private woman behind the public myth. Register. #firstladies

  11. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 8, 2023, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Singing, dancing, and stories! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  12. Baby Storytime (In-Person)

    February 8, 2023, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Join us for a storytime focused on early literacy, complete with stories, songs, baby bouncing and movement exercises for you and your new baby. Ages 0-18 months with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  13. Music & Movement (in-person)

    February 8, 2023, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Listen, dance, sing & share in the music! Teacher Dan from Top Note Music Academy will share music through a variety of popular songs, fingerplays, bodywork & movement activities. Each class will introduce live music and a variety of instruments. Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver.

  14. iPhone/iPad Series: Editing Videos on your iPhone or iPad (Virtual)

    February 8, 2023, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    @
    Virtual

    Your iPhone/iPad is a powerful video camera. This class will teach how to use your device to edit your videos. Cut out parts you don’t want, add transitions, combine videos into a single segment, and more. This is an online course hosted on Zoom. A link to the discussion will be sent out the day of the program. #technologyforadults

  15. Lego Mania! (In-Person)

    February 8, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Love to build with LEGOs? Join us for LEGO Mania! We’ll build cool contraptions with friends. Ages 5-8.

  16. Emancipation to Inauguration (Virtual)

    February 8, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    @
    Virtual

    Chicago historian and radio personality Clarence Goodman will tell stories of the Black musicians, publishers, politicians, and other Chicago heroes who helped to shape American culture.

  17. Saying Yes to Your Story: A Conversation with Kwame Alexander (Virtual)

    February 8, 2023, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    @
    Virtual

    Join us for an evening of inspiration and conversation with best-selling and award-winning children’s and young adult author and poet, Kwame Alexander, author of the Newbery Award winning book, The Crossover, Newbery Honor/Caldecott Medal winning book, The Undefeated, and most recently, An American Story, for an Illinois Libraries Present event for young people and their families. Kwame will share ways to say yes to your story and persist in the face of rejection as he shares his own publishing journey. As a creator of more than 36 books, Kwame will energize our community to harness the power of words and storytelling for change! Please note that this program will be presented live without a recording. Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, publisher, and New York Times Bestselling author of 36 books, including Swing, Becoming Muhammad Ali, co-authored with James Patterson, Rebound, The Undefeated, The Crossover, and The Door of No Return. A regular contributor to NPR's Morning Edition, Kwame is the recipient of numerous awards, including The Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, The Coretta Scott King Author Honor, Three NAACP Image Award Nominations, and the 2017 Inaugural Pat Conroy Legacy Award. In 2018, he opened the Barbara E. Alexander Memorial Library and Health Clinic in Ghana, as a part of LEAP for Ghana, an international literacy program he co-founded. He is the writer and executive producer of The Crossover show on Disney . Please register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cafUTTapQhyl1tRE60qMNw This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events. ILP is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). ILP is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com.

  18. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 9, 2023, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  19. Toddler Storytime (In-Person)

    February 9, 2023, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Join us for singing, dancing, and stories for your toddler! Ages 18 months-3-years-old with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  20. **CANCELLED** Exercise with Be40Strong (In-Person)

    February 9, 2023, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Learn to exercise safely and get stronger with this small group personal training designed for students 60 and older. We will adapt the program to fit the needs of each individual, from beginners to consistent exercisers.

  21. **Rescheduled** Sewing Project (In-Person)

    February 9, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Community Room

    Learn how to sew a plush project. Basic sewing skills required. We will be using real sewing needles. Ages 9 .

  22. Art Explorers (In-Person)

    February 9, 2023, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Come make a beautiful painting! We have a variety of art supplies to let your creative side shine! Ages 5

  23. Cinematic Chicago and its Architecture in Film (Virtual)

    February 9, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    @
    Virtual, Virtual

    Chicago has been captured in films through the lens of some of the most famous movie cinematographers. These movies have become masterpieces partially because of the cinematic backdrop our city provided. We’ll explore historic scenes as we journey through movies such as North by Northwest, The Road to Perdition, The Dark Knight, Thief, Backdraft, Stir of Echoes, Flatliners, Risky Business, Call Northside 777, and others.

  24. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 10, 2023, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning on a first-come, first-served basis.

  25. Sensory Shenanigans (In-Person)

    February 10, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Join us for an hour of interactive free play. Activities in this program will foster fine and gross motor skills, and concepts through play! This program is sure to be a little messy (and fun!) so wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty! Ages 0-4 with a caregiver.

  26. Valentine's Felt Fortune Cookies

    February 10, 2023, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    @
    Winnetka Studio, Winnetka Library

    Fashion felt fortune cookies with your own personalized fortunes for your valentine sweeties.

  27. Crafternoon! (In-Person)

    February 10, 2023, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    No school today? Join us for an afternoon crafting fun. Stay the whole time or drop in when you’d like!

  28. 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Party (In-Person)

    February 11, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Whether you are about to start our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program, are already reading, or have finished 1000 books, join us to celebrate our reading journeys with stories and activities! For new readers, we will provide information about the program and can help you register.

  29. Mandarin Bilingual Storytime 中英雙語故事會 (In-Person)

    February 11, 2023, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    歡迎小朋友們和家人一起參加中英雙語故事會. Introduce your family to Mandarin through simple stories, music, and hands-on activities with local educator Emma Forquer. For ages 3-8. Siblings are welcome.

  30. Virtual Youth Author Visit: Shannon Hale & LeUyen Pham (Virtual)

    February 11, 2023, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    @
    Virtual

    Love the graphic novel series Real Friends? Join us for a virtual author visit with writer Shannon Hale and illustrator LeUyen Pham! They will talk about their books, answer your questions, and share an engaging activity! Participate via Zoom! Registration for event can be found at this link.

  31. Spanish Bilingual Storytime (In-Person)

    February 12, 2023, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Introduce your family to Spanish through simple stories, music, and hands-on activities with dual language educator Cecilia Hagist. For ages 3-8. Siblings are welcome.

  32. Brad Schneider Office Hours

    February 13, 2023, 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Library, Winnetka Library

    Neighborhood Office Hours is a program intended to help 10th district constituents access local resources and services. The staff of Congressman Brad Schneider will be available at the Winnetka Public Library every other Monday from 9:30am – 1:00pm to help with topics including: Medicare Social Security Immigration Veterans Affairs Passports IRS Other Federal Services No advance appointment is required. Please ask at the front desk for directions when you arrive.

  33. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 13, 2023, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning on a first-come, first-served basis.

  34. Great Decisions Discussion Series - War Crimes (In-Person)

    February 13, 2023, 12:30 PM - 2:45 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Broaden your perspective on important international issues, from the economy to climate change, by participating in all or any of the 8 weekly Great Decisions discussions. A briefing book published by the non-partisan Foreign Policy Association provides a short informative article on each topic followed by suggested discussion questions. It is available for loan at the Winnetka or Northfield Library, or for purchase (to write in the margins and save) for $30 from the LWV-WNK Great Decisions chair, Joan Fragen - joanfragen@gmail.com or 847-446-0184; call for more information. This series is led by participants who volunteer to lead one session. Everyone reads the weekly topic in the briefing book as well as any other sources they may find and a stimulating and informative discussion always results! The Great Decisions series is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworth in cooperation with the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District. Weekly topic: War Crimes Russia's invasion of Ukraine has resulted in widespread charges of war crimes and calls for justice. But what exactly are war crimes? Opinions of what constitutes a war crime have evolved, as have ways to identify and punish the perpetrators. How will the war crimes committed in Ukraine be dealt with? By Francine Hirsch.

  35. Food For Thought Cookbook Book Club: “Laissez les bon temps rouler” (In-Person)

    February 13, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Check out one of the spotlighted cookbooks, try some recipes and bring a dish to share. The books are available for checkout at the library and through Hoopla, when available. The New Orleans Kitchen: Classic Recipes and Modern Techniques for an Unrivaled Cuisine, by Justin Devillier and Jamie Feldmar Turkey and the Wolf: Flavor Trippin' in New Orleans, by Mason Hereford and JJ Goode

  36. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 14, 2023, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Library

    Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  37. Financial Planning Appointment (In-Person)

    February 14, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Community Room, Winnetka Library

    Do you have questions about how to invest, budget, or safeguard your finances? Schedule a free, one-hour in-person consultation with a Certified Financial Planner®. Preference given to Winnetka-Northfield Library Card holders. Register

  38. Sweets for Sweet Toddlers: Valentine's Day Treat Decorating Event

    February 14, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Make yummy treats to celebrate Valentine's Day. The Library will provide the foodie materials, let your little one make the treat! Ages 0-4 with adult.

  39. Sweets for Sweet Toddlers: Valentine's Day Treat Decorating Event (In-person)

    February 14, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Make yummy treats to celebrate Valentine's Day. The Library will provide the foodie materials, let your little one make the treat! Ages 0-4 with adult.

  40. Financial Planning Appointment (In Person)

    February 14, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Community Room, Winnetka Library

    Do you have questions about how to invest, budget, or safeguard your finances? Schedule a free, one-hour in-person consultation with a Certified Financial Planner®. Preference given to Winnetka-Northfield Library Card holders. Register

  41. Valentine's Day Cookie Decorating

    February 14, 2023, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Frost and sprinkle cookies to celebrate Valentine's Day. The Library will provide the cookie, frosting and add-ons and you bring the creativity and excitement for the holiday. 5 with adult

  42. Valentine's Day Cookie Decorating (In-person)

    February 14, 2023, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Frost and sprinkle cookies to celebrate Valentine's Day. The Library will provide the cookie, frosting and add-ons and you bring the creativity and excitement for the holiday. 5 with adult.

  43. Family Movie Night: DC League of Super-Pets

    February 14, 2023, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    DC League of Super Pets rated PG. All ages with parent/caregiver. Join us for an evening at the movies.

  44. Clue: A Mystery Book Club (Hybrid)

    February 14, 2023, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    @
    Northfield Library, Northfield Library

    Join us in person at 1785 Orchard Lane, Northfield, IL, 60093 or with Zoom. Please register to receive the Zoom link on the date of the discussion. This month's book is Descent by Tim Johnston.

  45. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 15, 2023, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Singing, dancing, and stories! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  46. Baby Storytime (In-Person)

    February 15, 2023, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Join us for a storytime focused on early literacy, complete with stories, songs, baby bouncing and movement exercises for you and your new baby. Ages 0-18 months with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  47. Sensory Shenanigans (In-Person)

    February 15, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Join us for an hour of interactive free play. Activities in this program will foster fine and gross motor skills, and concepts through play! This program is sure to be a little messy (and fun!) so wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty! Ages 0-4 with a caregiver.

  48. Fabric Canvas Wall Art (In-person)

    February 15, 2023, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Learn the technique to use fabric and pre-stretched canvases for a quick and lightweight piece of art. Feel free to bring a favorite piece of fabric or use ours.

  49. iPhone/iPad Series: Organizing Photos with your iPhone or iPad (Virtual)

    February 15, 2023, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    @
    Virtual

    Learn how to organize photos on your iPhone or iPad so that you will find what you are looking for, without having to go through hundreds (or thousands) of photos every time. This is an online course hosted on Zoom. A link to the discussion will be sent out the day of the program. #technologyforadults

  50. Sensory Playtime (In-Person)

    February 15, 2023, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Children with disabilities and their caregivers are invited to the library for sensory activities and play. Activities include STEM actvities, crafts and more. Ages 4 with parent/caregiver.

  51. Family Science (In-Person)

    February 15, 2023, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    @
    Northfield Children's Area, Northfield Library

    Enjoy fun STEAM and engineering-based activities. For families.

  52. An Exploration of Severe Weather (Virtual)

    February 15, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

    Licensed storm chaser Nick Bartholomew from Illinois Storm Chasers will discuss the science of severe weather, local climatology, and past tornadic events, while providing photos and videos of his own storm chasing escapades.

  53. Small Business Mentoring with SCORE (In Person)

    February 15, 2023, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    SCORE North Cook & Lake counties provides mentoring to local small-business owners and entrepreneurs. Current and potential entrepreneurs can benefit from the experience of retired volunteer executives to develop business plans and grow businesses. Register for a one-hour appointment at the Winnetka Library by contacting our SCORE volunteer Rick Rubenstein at rick.rubenstein@scorevolunteer.org.

  54. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 16, 2023, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  55. Toddler Storytime (In-Person)

    February 16, 2023, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Join us for singing, dancing, and stories for your toddler! Ages 18 months-3-years-old with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  56. The Next Chapter Book Club (In-Person)

    February 16, 2023, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Come join us as we explore all that popular fiction has to offer. We'll bring books to life through colorful conversation. This month's title: Last Summer on State Street by Toya Wolfe.

  57. **CANCELLED** Exercise with Be40Strong (In-Person)

    February 16, 2023, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Learn to exercise safely and get stronger with this small group personal training designed for students 60 and older. We will adapt the program to fit the needs of each individual, from beginners to consistent exercisers.

  58. Sensational STEAM (In-Person)

    February 16, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Ages 7 . Join us for an exciting hour of hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Art, Math) activities.

  59. Studio for kids! Spotify Playlist Keychain

    February 16, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Studio, Winnetka Library

    Do you have spotify? Have you created a playlist for yourself or someone you love? We will download the code, and learn how to engrave it onto an acrylic keychain! Ages 9 and up.

  60. Chair Yoga (Virtual)

    February 17, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Virtual, Virtual

    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 way​ with seated poses. ​Perfect for beginners, students will leave class feeling relaxed and grounded.

  61. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 17, 2023, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning on a first-come, first-served basis.

  62. Seed Starting for Beginners (In-Person)

    February 18, 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Learn how to plant seeds inside to get a head start on a beautiful garden. Library Gardener Stephanie Girardi will show you the techniques, tips and tricks for success.

  63. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 20, 2023, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning on a first-come, first-served basis.

  64. Great Decisions Discussion Series - China and the U.S. (In-Person)

    February 20, 2023, 12:30 PM - 2:45 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Broaden your perspective on important international issues, from the economy to climate change, by participating in all or any of the 8 weekly Great Decisions discussions. A briefing book published by the non-partisan Foreign Policy Association provides a short informative article on each topic followed by suggested discussion questions. It is available for loan at the Winnetka or Northfield Library, or for purchase (to write in the margins and save) for $30 from the LWV-WNK Great Decisions chair, Joan Fragen - joanfragen@gmail.com or 847-446-0184; call for more information. This series is led by participants who volunteer to lead one session. Everyone reads the weekly topic in the briefing book as well as any other sources they may find and a stimulating and informative discussion always results! The Great Decisions series is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworth in cooperation with the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District. Weekly topic: China and the U.S. For the past ten years, the United States and China have been locked in a competition concerning who has the greatest global influence. One major point of contention is the status of Taiwanese sovereignty, which has become even more relevant recently with the possibility that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine may prompt China to take similar action regarding Taiwan. How will the United States engage a China which is increasingly seeking to expand its sphere of influence? By David Lampton.

  65. Library Board Meeting

    February 20, 2023, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

  66. KidzCraft (in-person)

    February 21, 2023, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Northfield Children's Craft Tables, Northfield Library

    Join us at the Northfield library for a fun craft!

  67. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 21, 2023, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  68. Move and Play (In-Person)

    February 21, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Join us for 30 minutes of music, movement, and a story for kids 5 and under with their caregivers. Optional stay and play until 11 after we get our wiggles out!

  69. Think Spring "Snow Globes"

    February 21, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Studio

    Sick of winter? Create a sunny, festive glittery globe with a spring-like theme to use as a reminder of what the upcoming season will hold.

  70. Dungeons and Dragons 5e (In-Person)

    February 21, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Community Room, Winnetka Library

    A darkness spreads through Ravenloft causing its people to suffer. Join other brave adventurers to fight back evil and complete quests. Rise through the Guild ranks to obtain great power and treasure. Age 13 .

  71. First Lady Style Icons (Virtual)

    February 21, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    @
    Virtual

    This illustrated lecture looks at America's First Lady style icons: Mary Lincoln, Jacqueline Kennedy, Frances Cleveland, and Nancy Reagan. Register. #firstladies

  72. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 22, 2023, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Singing, dancing, and stories! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  73. Baby Storytime (In-Person)

    February 22, 2023, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Join us for a storytime focused on early literacy, complete with stories, songs, baby bouncing and movement exercises for you and your new baby. Ages 0-18 months with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  74. iPhone/iPad Series: Sharing Photos with your iPhone or iPad (Virtual)

    February 22, 2023, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    @
    Virtual

    There are a variety of ways to share photos with your friends and family – the best one depends on your specific needs. This class will cover how to use cloud services, email sharing, and other useful (and easy) ways for you to share your photos. This is an online course hosted on Zoom. A link to the discussion will be sent out the day of the program. #technologyforadults

  75. Beach Party (In-Person)

    February 22, 2023, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    @
    Winnetka Community Room, Winnetka Library

    Shake the winter blues away with dancing, games, and summer-themed fun! All ages with caregivers.

  76. Graceland Cemetery: A History (Virtual)

    February 22, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Chicago tour guide and author of Graceland Cemetery: Chicago Stories, Symbols, and Secrets, Adam Selzer, will showcase one of Chicago's landmark historic attractions. Join us for an exploration of Graceland Cemetery, which chronicles the city's sprawling history through the stories of its people.

  77. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 23, 2023, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  78. Toddler Storytime (In-Person)

    February 23, 2023, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Join us for singing, dancing, and stories for your toddler! Ages 18 months-3-years-old with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  79. **CANCELLED** Exercise with Be40Strong (In-Person)

    February 23, 2023, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Learn to exercise safely and get stronger with this small group personal training designed for students 60 and older. We will adapt the program to fit the needs of each individual, from beginners to consistent exercisers.

  80. Winter Film Series: Kicking and Screaming (Virtual)

    February 24, 2023 - February 25, 2023, 12:00 AM
    @
    Virtual

    Register to receive a pre-recorded introduction and criticism by our resident film expert Scott Siegel, along with a link to watch the film at home through our Hoopla or Kanopy streaming services. Extremely accurate look at college life & love in the 1990's.

  81. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 24, 2023, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning on a first-come, first-served basis.

  82. Sensory Shenanigans (In-Person)

    February 24, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Join us for an hour of interactive free play. Activities in this program will foster fine and gross motor skills, and concepts through play! This program is sure to be a little messy (and fun!) so wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty! Ages 0-4 with a caregiver.

  83. DIY Hot Chocolate in a Jar (In-person)

    February 24, 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Layer cocoa and your favorite add-ins in a jar for a fun and warming treat.

  84. Game Day @ the Library

    February 25, 2023, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Community Room, Winnetka Library

    Stop by for some card, dice and board game fun! We'll provide a some games or feel free to bring your own. For families and adults.

  85. Mrs. Lincoln's Salon with Debra Ann Miller (In-Person)

    February 25, 2023, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Step inside the White House with actress Debra Ann Miller in 1865 as she portrays Mary Todd Lincoln. Drawing inspiration from the letters of Mrs. Lincoln, she will reminisce about her childhood, her days in Springfield, and her thoughts on the Civil War. Register. #firstladies

  86. Brad Schneider Office Hours

    February 27, 2023, 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Library, Winnetka Library

    Neighborhood Office Hours is a program intended to help 10th district constituents access local resources and services. The staff of Congressman Brad Schneider will be available at the Winnetka Public Library every other Monday from 9:30am – 1:00pm to help with topics including: Medicare Social Security Immigration Veterans Affairs Passports IRS Other Federal Services No advance appointment is required. Please ask at the front desk for directions when you arrive.

  87. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 27, 2023, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning on a first-come, first-served basis.

  88. Great Decisions Discussion Series - Economic Warfare (In-Person)

    February 27, 2023, 12:30 PM - 2:45 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Broaden your perspective on important international issues, from the economy to climate change, by participating in all or any of the 8 weekly Great Decisions discussions. A briefing book published by the non-partisan Foreign Policy Association provides a short informative article on each topic followed by suggested discussion questions. It is available for loan at the Winnetka or Northfield Library, or for purchase (to write in the margins and save) for $30 from the LWV-WNK Great Decisions chair, Joan Fragen - joanfragen@gmail.com or 847-446-0184; call for more information. This series is led by participants who volunteer to lead one session. Everyone reads the weekly topic in the briefing book as well as any other sources they may find and a stimulating and informative discussion always results! The Great Decisions series is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworth in cooperation with the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District. Weekly topic: Economic Warfare Waging economic warfare consists of a variety of measures from implementing sanctions to fomenting labor strikes. Such tools are utilized by states to hinder their enemies, and in the case of the United States have been used as far back as the early 19th century. Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, economic warfare has been the main means for the west to challenge Russia. How effective will these sanctions be at convincing Russia to cease its war? By Jonathan Chanis.

  89. Messy Mondays (In-Person)

    February 27, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Drop-in for a messier craft and leave the clean-up to us! For families.

  90. The Palace Papers: Inside the House of Windsor (Virtual)

    February 27, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    @
    Virtual

    Join Jenny Riddle, as she portrays that nemesis of Princess Di—Camilla Parker Bowles—AKA Queen Consort and wife of the NOW King of England—Charles III. You’ll hear plenty of Buckingham Palace insights, sometimes downright gossip, about Elizabeth, Philip, Charles, William, Kate, Harry, and Meghan. Register

  91. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    February 28, 2023, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  92. Move and Play (In-Person)

    February 28, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Join us for 30 minutes of music, movement, and a story for kids 5 and under with their caregivers. Optional stay and play until 11 after we get our wiggles out!

  93. Hair Clip Painting (In-Person)

    February 28, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Paint and decorate a hair clip! Ages 7 .

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