The Wilmette Public Library invites community members to visit the world’s third-largest Holocaust museum and view the permanent Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition, which weaves survivor narratives, personal belongings, photographs, and videos into a moving and responsive experience. Attendees must provide their own transportation to the museum for the tour, which runs approximately 2 hours. Admission is free, but space is limited and registration is required. Call 847-256-6930 or visit the Library’s online calendar.
This event is part of the Library’s 2017 One Book, Everybody Reads series, which is featuring Affinity Konar’s Holocaust novel Mischling. The series is funded by Friends of the Wilmette Public Library.
Community partners for the 2017 One Book program include The Book Stall, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, The Klezmer Music Foundation, League of Women Voters of Wilmette, Make It Better, NS/Modern Luxury, Rotary Club of Wilmette, Sheridan Road, Unsilence, Village of Kenilworth, Village of Wilmette, Wilmette Beacon, Wilmette/Kenilworth Chamber of Commerce, Wilmette Harbor Rotary Club, Wilmette Life, and Wilmette Public Schools District 39.