Mark your calendar: Glenbrook-area events for Sept. 23-29

  • Daniel Craig plays a private detective investigating the death of the wealthy family patriarch in "Knives Out," the Skokie Public Library's Friday Film, showing at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 24.

    Daniel Craig plays a private detective investigating the death of the wealthy family patriarch in "Knives Out," the Skokie Public Library's Friday Film, showing at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 24. Claire Folger/Lionsgate via AP

  • Knit and Crochet with Fiber Friends from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, at the Skokie Public Library. Drop in to learn, work on your latest project, or help a beginner develop their skills.

    Knit and Crochet with Fiber Friends from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, at the Skokie Public Library. Drop in to learn, work on your latest project, or help a beginner develop their skills. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Former U.S. Rep. John Lewis in the Civil Rights Room in the Nashville Public Library. Drop in for the discussion of the 2021 Glenview Reads Together book selection, "March: Book One" by Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, at the Glenview Public Library. Teens are invited to discuss the book at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29.

    Former U.S. Rep. John Lewis in the Civil Rights Room in the Nashville Public Library. Drop in for the discussion of the 2021 Glenview Reads Together book selection, "March: Book One" by Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, at the Glenview Public Library. Teens are invited to discuss the book at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29. Associated Press File Photo, 2016

 
Updated 9/23/2021 5:11 AM

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'Anyone Can Whistle': Runs through Oct. 10, The Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave., Skokie. MadKap Productions is thrilled to produce the Tony Award-nominated musical "Anyone Can Whistle." This musical tells the story of the mayor of a small town who tries to fake a "miracle" to boost her popularity and bring tourist money to the town. Performances are on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Tickets are $38-$45; skokietheatre.org.

Food drive: Through Sept. 30, Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook. Drop off nonperishable items in cans, plastic containers, or boxes in the library's lobby during open hours. All items will be donated to the Northfield Township Food Pantry. northbrook.info.

Wilmette Local Legends: Wilmette Historical Museum, 609 Ridge Road, Wilmette. Stop outside the homes of some Wilmette notables. Listen to the tour on your phone while exploring by car, bicycle, or on foot. Get maps from the webpage or pick up at the museum during open hours. Free. Email museum@wilmette.com, call (847) 853-7666 or visit wilmettehistory.org.

Thursday, Sept. 23

Babytime on the Lawn: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. This is a bonding experience for caregivers and babies, but space is limited. Tickets for all time slots are distributed at the Reading Boy statue on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 9:15 a.m. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Storytime: Virtually at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. A storytime event for participants of the Morton Grove Public Library's 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program. Read stories, share favorite books, and more. Learn about 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten and sign up at mgpl.org/1000books. Zoom Registration and info at mgpl.org/events or (847) 965-4220.

Family Storytime: 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-served basis. Info: www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Morton Grove Public Library Book Chat: Virtually at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. Chat over the phone or via Zoom with your fellow book lovers about whatever you're reading, listening to, and otherwise enjoying. To register for this event, visit mgpl.org/events or call (847) 965-4220.

Tales for Tots: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. All ages. Join Ms. Linda for stories, songs and more outside on Wyman Green. Bring your own blanket. This outdoor event will be held with social distancing measures in effect. In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be canceled. Info: www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Vinyl Cut a Sticker: 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie. Get a glimpse of the Studio and design your own custom sticker using the library's vinyl cutter and Silhouette Studio software. Basic computer skills required. Limited to five participants. Register at skokielibrary.info.

Glencoe Farmers Market: 3:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 30, Wyman Green, 675 Village Green Court, Glencoe. The market feature farm-fresh produce and fruit, eggs, honey, flowers and much more, including organic. Info: glencoechamber.org.

Teen Library Collaborative: Virtually at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie. For grades 6-12 to give their input on library services and events for teens in this casual open discussion space. Participants earn service hours. Register at skokielibrary.info.

Custom 3D Printed Figurines: 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Learn how to finish your 3D print by cleaning it and painting it to bring it to life. Registration required; visit glenviewpl.org.

Virtual Laser Engraving Choose Your Own Adventure: Virtually at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. Learn how to use the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library's laser engraver by choosing from a set of provided surprise items. Only register once per person. Items can only be supplied to those on the registration list. Register at winnetkalibrary.org.

Cryptocurrency 101: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Learn the basics of cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and distributed ledgers. Gain a better understanding of this emerging investment trend. Registration required; visit glenviewpl.org.

Douglas Wolk on 'James Brown Live at the Apollo': Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. Douglas Wolk discusses his book that brings to life an October evening in 1962 at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem during the height of Cold War, capturing one of James Brown's defining moments. This Glenview Public Library Program will be held virtually via Zoom. Register at glenviewpl.org.

Second- and Third-Grade Book Discussion: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. Wilmette Public Library program. Chat with your friends about this month's book and make a craft together. Visit wilmettelibrary.info.

Virtual Big Books: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. Over nine weeks, Glencoe Public Library's Big Books will tackle "Vanity Fair" by William Makepeace Thackeray on Zoom. Registration required; visit glencoepubliclibrary.org.

One Book, Two Villages: Virtually at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. A virtual conversation with Kiley Reid, author of "Such a Fun Age." This Winnetka-Northfield Public Library event will feature an interview and a moderated Q&A with the audience. Visit www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Adult Book Discussion: Virtually at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. Skokie Public Library staff moderate conversation on "Little Eyes" by Samanta Schweblin. Join the discussion on Goodreads at any time. Visit skokielibrary.info.

Friday, Sept. 24

Chair Yoga: Virtually at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 24, Morton Grove Public Library. Practice seated poses in one of the gentlest forms of yoga available, led by certified yoga instructor Cher Walter in this online class. All experience levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes. To register, visit mgpl.org/events or call (847) 965-4220.

Talking Pictures with Susan Benjamin: Virtually at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24. Glencoe Public Library program. A virtual discussion of the Dutch thriller "The Guilty" (in Danish with English subtitles). View the movie beforehand. Register at glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Friday Film, 'Knives Out': 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie. A private detective investigates the death of the wealthy family patriarch in a household where everyone has a secret and motive for foul play. Visit skokielibrary.info.

Dungeons & Dragons: 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Grades 5-8 can explore dark dungeons, battle mighty dragons, and save the innocent. Registration required; visit glenviewpl.org.

KAIA String Quartet: 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Enjoy a concert with KAIA String Quartet, an ensemble devoted to promoting the rich and colorful music of Latin America. Info: www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Saturday, Sept. 25

Winnetka Farmers Market: 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 30, Winnetka Village Hall, 510 Green Bay Road, Winnetka. Rain or shine. Local vendors offer produce, knife sharpening, crafts, juices, baked goods, unique services and more. Call (847) 446-4451 or email farmersmarket@winnetkanorthfieldchamber.com. Visit wngchamber.com/farmersmarket.

Morton Grove French Market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through October, Harrer Park, 6140 Dempster St., Morton Grove. Join at Harrer Park every Saturday through October. Find farm fresh produce, eggs, meats, baked goods, gourmet foods and delicious restaurant fare. Free admission. For information, www.mortongroveil.org/morton-grove-french-market.

Wilmette French Market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Wilmette Metra, 722 Green Bay Road, Wilmette. A French styled open air market featuring fresh produce, baked goods, local retail businesses and community groups. For information, www.wilmette.com/visitors/french-market.

Document Destruction Event: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 25, Centennial Park, Southwest Parking Lot, Wilmette. The village will partner with the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County to host a one-day Document Destruction Event. Paper documents must be in paper shopping bags or cardboard boxes; limit of six file-size boxes or paper shopping bags per vehicle. Binders and metal clips must be removed; staples and paper clips are acceptable. Open to all Wilmette residents and residents of all other SWANCC communities. Materials from businesses, schools, or institutions will not be accepted. Visit www.wilmette.com.

Learn and Play Bridge: 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Learn to play or improve your duplicate bridge game with expert player Ivan Figueredo. He will provide a lesson and supervise games. Bring your own bidding box or use the library's. Info: www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Bike Winnetka: 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, Skokie Playfield, 540 Hibbard Road, Winnetka. Scenic 2- or 8-mile group bike ride. Includes participant T-shirt, police escort, raffles, and post-ride refreshments at Fallfest. $12. Register at www.winpark.org/event/bike-winnetka.

Tie-Dye Party with the Girl Scouts: 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Hear a story about the colors of summer, learn the basics of color theory, witness a demonstration on color blending, and make your own tie-dye creation with permanent markers. Info: www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Winnetka Fall Fest: 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, Duke Childs Field, 1321 Willow Road, Winnetka. Join us for our annual Fall Fest event. Celebrate our community with good food and drinks, music, children's activities, an eSports demo, pumpkin roll at 6 p.m. and fireworks. $15 for residents, $20 for nonresidents. Register online at www.winpark.org/event/fall-fest.

Sunday. Sept. 26

Skokie Farmers Market: 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 7, Skokie Village Hall parking lot, 5127 Oakton St., Skokie. Shop and meet the people who grow your food. Fruits, vegetables, eggs, bakery, honey, plants, even treats for your dog. Sharpen your knives. Prepared food vendors. Occasional local artisans. Entertainment and activities. For information, www.skokie.org/434/Skokie-Farmers-Market.

Craft and Give Back: 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Learn about local charity organizations and then create items to donate. This is a drop-in event for families. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Learn to use the Embroidery Machine: 1:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. for youth, Sunday, Sept. 26, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Learn how to use the library's sewing or embroidery machine by choosing from a set of provided surprise items. Only register for one of the programs. Info: www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Mend or Alter Your Clothes: 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie. If you have an item of clothing in need of mending or alteration, learn how to fix it yourself. Drop by and bring in your garment. Visit skokielibrary.info.

Monday, Sept. 27

Outdoor Family Storytime: 9:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Celebrate stories through songs and movement activities outdoors. Bring a blanket. Register once per household, at glenviewpl.org.

Storytime Outdoors: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27, Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. Stories, songs, and more outside on Wyman Green. Bring your own blanket. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Your Space: 5-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Drop-in to the Teen Room Monday nights for board games, Nintendo Switch games, music, crafts, snacks, and more. Info: www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Doodle Inspiration, Collages: 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, Morton Grove Public Library, 6140 Lincoln Ave., Morton Grove. Grades 3-8 can get inspired by art and design history, then create their own collage while learning about the creative process, idea journals, and more. Supplies needed: paper, glue, scissors, and scraps of paper. Registration and information at mgpl.org/events or (847) 965-4220.

Glenview Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Club: Virtually at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Join fellow fans of the science fiction/fantasy genre in a monthly discussion. September's book is "A Darker Shade of Magic" by V.E. Schwab. Register at glenviewpl.org.

Intro to 3D Printing: 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Learn how to get started in finding print-ready files, how to design your own files and how to submit files to be printed in the Innovation Center. Register online at glenviewpl.org.

Virtual Alliance Française du North Shore's Online Apéro: Virtually at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27. Meet fellow Francophones for online evening conversation. For more information and the meeting link, RSVP at Meetup.com/afnorthshore or write to info@AFnorthshore.org.

Virtual Queen Elizabeth II: 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. In this portrayal, historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., explores the life of Britain's famous monarch from her childhood, the abdication of her uncle, her marriage to a naval officer named Philip, her World War II service, and her struggle to balance her roles as queen and mother. Register at winnetkalibrary.org.

Tuesday, Sept. 28

Voter Registration Day: 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. The League of Women Voters of Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworth will be available to help people register to vote. Bring two pieces of identification, at least one of which includes a current address. For more information contact Joan Fragen, at joanfragen@gmail.com or (847) 446-0184; or Chaya Rubenstein, at chrubenstein36@gmail.com or (847) 877-6678. Visit my.lwv.org/illinois/winnetka-northfield-kenilworth.

Preschool Storytime: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. An energetic and interactive storytime, complete with stories, songs, and more for ages 3-5. Tickets will be available the morning of storytime on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Family Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28. All Ages with adult can join a weekly live storytime with Glenview Public Library Youth Services librarians. Register at bit.ly/sorytime-autumn

Family Storytime on the Lawn: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Stories, songs, and rhymes. Tickets will be distributed outside at the Reading Boy statue on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 10:15 a.m. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Big Kid Storytime: 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Stories, songs, and dramatic play for big kids. Space is limited. Tickets will be distributed at the Reading Boy statue on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 3:45 the day of the program. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Knit and Crochet with Fiber Friends: 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie. Drop in to learn, work on your latest project, or help a beginner develop their skills. For all ages and skill levels. Bring your own project and yarn or participate in a group effort. The group has donated scarves to Operation Gratitude and newborn hats to the American Heart Association's Heart Awareness campaign. Visit skokielibrary.info.

Lego Club: 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. For grades 1-5. The library will provide the Legos. Register online at glenviewpl.org.

Back to School and the Office: Virtually at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Get help navigating the return to school, work and in-person social events. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Author Event with Donald Cameron Clark Jr.: Virtually at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, Wilmette Public Library. Local author Donald Cameron Clark Jr. will discuss his new legal memoir. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Glenview Reads Together Discussion: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Drop in for the discussion of the 2021 Glenview Reads Together book selection, "March: Book One" by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Adult Book Discussion: Virtually at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28. Skokie Public Library staff discuss "Little Eyes" by Samanta Schweblin on Instagram Live. Visit skokielibrary.info.

Wednesday, Sept. 29

Book Babies Storytime: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie. Enjoy stimulating stories, songs, and rhymes for babies up to 11 months who are not yet walking and their grown-ups. Register at skokielibrary.info.

Tots Dealing with Big Feelings, Shyness: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, Morton Grove Public Library, 6140 Lincoln Ave., Morton Grove. Ages 3-5 with a parent/caregiver can learn to manage big feelings through stories, songs, and activities. This session's theme: Feeling Shy. Registration and information at mgpl.org/events or (847) 965-4220.

Nature Play: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie. Young children and their caregivers are invited to explore nature in the North Courtyard. Limited to 12 kids ages 2-6. Dress appropriately for the weather. Visit skokielibrary.info.

Organizing and Sharing Photos with your Android Phone or Tablet: Virtually at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29. This Winnetka-Northfield Public Library class will focus on organizing and sharing the photos you take on your Android device. Register at winnetkalibrary.org.

Felt Flower Headband: 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Make your own felt flower headband. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Glenview Reads Together Teen Book Discussion: 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. High school teens are invited to a discussion of the 2021 Glenview Reads Together book selection: "March: Book One" by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and illustrator Nate Powell. Free copies of the book, autographed by the illustrator, are available for pick up at the Reader Services Desk to the first 10 high school teens to register. Grades 9-12. Limit 10. Register at glenviewpl.org.

Chinese Zodiac and You: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Join Yvonne Wolf as she talks about the Chinese Zodiac and how it impacts Chinese and East Asian identity, practical math skills, and social relationships. Register online at glenviewpl.org.

Doug Tallamy on 'The Nature of Oaks': Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, Glencoe Public Library. Renowned insect ecologist Douglas Tallamy will discuss his newest book, "The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees." Register at glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Graphic Novel Book Club: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Discuss this month's selection, make your own comic book art, and more. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

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