The Woman's Library Club of Glencoe, now headquartered within the Writers Theatre building, began in 1872 as a small group of friends who gathered to read and discuss classical and contemporary literature

As their collection of books grew they made them available to the public operating out of their first clubhouse on 654 Greenwood. This community service continued until 1908 when the club donated the entire collection to be the nucleus of the new Glencoe Public Library.

The club carries on its tradition of service by supporting numerous philanthropic causes and partnering with many organizations within Glencoe to form a stronger community including the North Shore Exchange, an upscale consignment store.


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Congratulations Patricia!

Patricia Mulligan is the winner of the November 1st Luncheon Trunk Show  with Dena Hershberg of Helping Hand Partners .  Congratulations Patricia Mulligan, we look forward to seeing you November 1st.

 “There really is such a thing as a free lunch.” Each month, one WLC member will be drawn at random to join us at our monthly lunch without charge.

Watch the newsletter and website for each month's winner.


Please note! 

The WLC is a 501c3 Organization. All donations are tax deductible to the extent of the law.

The WLC Board