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Wheaton Reads: Sherlock Holmes
October 2014
We’re reading The Hound of the Baskervilles and celebrating Sherlock Holmes all month with special events, related contests, prize drawings, displays, and more! View the brochure of events

Sherlock Holmes Under the Magnifying Glass
Sunday, October 5 at 2:00 p.m.
Large Meeting Room, Lower Level

Mystery author Linda Mickey investigates Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's role in the annals of detective fiction and compares the Sherlock Holmes canon to the Detection Club's rules. Find out more»

Beekeeping 101
Sunday, October 12 at 2:00 p.m.
Large Meeting Room, Lower Level

One of Sherlock’s favorite pastimes was beekeeping. Local beekeepers, Charles and Karen Lorence, discuss all that goes into caring for 25 beehives and how they turned their hobby into a thriving business. Find out more»

Footloose in England
Thursday, October 16 at 7:00 p.m.
Large Meeting Room, Lower Level

John Lynn, travel enthusiast, takes us on a walking tour of England, including the infamous moors through which Sherlock would have trekked. Find out more»

Radio Players: The Speckled Band and The Scandal in Bohemia
Sunday, October 19 at 2:00 p.m.
Large Meeting Room, Lower Level

Re-live the golden age of radio with Those Were the Days Radio Players West as they perform two Sherlock Holmes mysteries based on the original scripts from the radio performances of 1945, complete with sound effects and original music. Find out more»

Biz Book Review
Tuesday, October 21 at 8:00 a.m.
Business and career coach Vickie Austin highlights business books, from the hottest bestsellers to time-honored classics. Join in a lively discussion, whether you’ve read the book or not. Co-sponsored by the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Prairie Path Books, and CHOICES Worldwide. Find out more »

Let's Go to the Movies
Tuesday, October 21 at 1:00 p.m.
Pick up free tickets at the checkout desk

Come for the free movie and we'll supply the popcorn!
Find out more »

Sherlockian Cooking with Chef Maddox
Thursday, October 23 at 7:00 p.m.
Large Meeting Room, Lower Level

Join Chef Maddox for some tasty Sherlockian cooking! Find out what Sherlock would have eaten in Victorian London and try some delicious samples after the cooking demonstration.. Find out more»

Vivaldi Strings
Sunday, October 26 at 2:00 p.m.
Main Floor

Music from Wheaton College Community School of the Arts’ performance ensemble. Find out more»

Astronomy for Everyone
Wednesday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m.
Grades 3 through adult
Large Meeting Room, Lower Level

Learn about the size and scale of the universe with astronomer Kevin Manning. Find out more»


The Library's Wish List
Help the library by donating popular titles. WPL has partnered with Prairie Path Books to display our wish list and have copies available for purchase. If you prefer to shop online, you can find our list at Amazon.com. Purchase a book at Amazon and it will be shipped directly to us. Thank you!

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