All Events

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, April 29, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Literacy DuPage and Wheaton Public Library have partnered to give those learning English a chance to practice their conversation skills. Literacy DuPage tutors will guide conversations while students practice their language skills in a relaxed atmosphere. Intermediate and advanced speakers encouraged but all are welcome!
Event Type: 
Adults

Kids and Teens Craft Sale

Saturday, April 29, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Grades 1-8
Here is your chance to be creative and make money! All crafts must be made by students and sold for $5 or less. No food items, please. Pick up an application at the Tween Center Desk. Completed applications and a sample craft are due by April 15. WPL card required.
Event Type: 
Teens

Chicago Hot Five

Sunday, April 30, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Join us for an afternoon of Dixieland jazz with Chicago Hot Five! This local quintet, part of Chicago Hot Six Jazz Band, will highlight traditional jazz tunes all the way from New Orleans.
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

After School STEAM

Monday, May 1, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Family Storytime

Monday, May 1, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
All ages
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family!

After School STEAM

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Intro. to Microsoft Word 2016

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Learn basic navigation skills to effectively use Word 2016. Cutting and pasting, saving, printing, and creating and editing a basic document are covered. This class is perfect for those who are new to word processing. It is also recommended for those who are interested in learning the features of the 2016 version.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Book Buzz

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
A representative from Penguin Random House will fill you in on new and upcoming titles. All attendees will receive a tote bag, ARC Sampler, and an ARC.
Event Type: 
Adults

Lunch and Learn: Inheritance Basics

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Bring your lunch and Pankau Law will discuss what you need when you inherit money or an estate, including legal documents and tax implications.
Event Type: 
Adults

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Attention English language learners! Join our Literacy DuPage volunteers in Café on the Park for a fun afternoon conversation group. Enjoy coffee, tea, and great food from the café while you meet friendly people and practice your skills. If the weather is nice, the group will be held on the patio near Adams Park! No signup, so just show up.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
A representative from the Perrin-Wheaton chapter of the DAR is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions.
Event Type: 
Genealogy
Adults

After School STEAM

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

After School STEAM

Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

May the 4th be with You Star Wars Party

Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Grades K-6 with adult(s)
Celebrate all things Star Wars at our May the 4th be with You Party! Drop in for games, crafts, coloring, a photo booth, and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
If you love to talk about contemporary fiction, join our Contemporary Book Discussion group. Pick up a copy of the upcoming title at the Checkout Desk. Visit http://wheatonlibrary.org/browse/books/book-discussions for titles.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions
Event Type: 
Genealogy

After School STEAM

Friday, May 5, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Intro. to Microsoft Excel 2016

Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn the basics of this incredibly versatile spreadsheet program. Creating charts, sorting, simple formulas, and basic formatting are covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Star Wars Saturday with the 501st + Free Comic Book Day!

Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
All ages welcome!
Stop by the library to pick up a free comic book (while supplies last) and celebrate Star Wars Day (May the 4th be with you!). Hang out with members of the 501st Legion, a Star Wars costuming organization, dressed as storm troopers and other characters. Make sure to bring your cameras!
Event Type: 
Teens
Adults

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Literacy DuPage and Wheaton Public Library have partnered to give those learning English a chance to practice their conversation skills. Literacy DuPage tutors will guide conversations while students practice their language skills in a relaxed atmosphere. Intermediate and advanced speakers encouraged but all are welcome!
Event Type: 
Adults

Family STEAM Challenge

Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades K-6 with adult(s)
Work together as a family to complete a STEAM challenge. Your creation is yours to take home. One registration per family per month.

Art for Little Hands

Monday, May 8, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Ages 1-3 with caregiver
Kids can get messy while they make a colorful masterpiece.

After School STEAM

Monday, May 8, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Hidden Star Wars

Monday, May 8, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Experience Star Wars like never before with this thrilling insider’s peek at one of the most treasured film series in the galaxy. Now including The Force Awakens! We’ll hear hilarious inside jokes, secret references to other Star Wars films, and see dozens of exciting moments in this fantastic collection of film clips. Fun for the whole family.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
If you love to talk about contemporary fiction, join our Contemporary Book Discussion group. Pick up a copy of the upcoming title at the Checkout Desk. Visit http://wheatonlibrary.org/browse/books/book-discussions for titles.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Nature-telling

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
Ages 2-5 with adult
Join a naturalist from Lincoln Marsh at the Wheaton Public Library to listen to a nature-themed story and participate in a related craft and/or activity.

After School STEAM

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2016

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Add and edit pictures, tables, WordArt, columns, bullet points, and much more. This class is recommended for those who would like more than a basic understanding of Word.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
If you love to talk about contemporary fiction, join our Contemporary Book Discussion group. Pick up a copy of the upcoming title at the Checkout Desk. Visit http://wheatonlibrary.org/browse/books/book-discussions for titles.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

After School STEAM

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
The Great Books method of Shared Inquiry discussion encourages a personal approach to literature. New members are welcome to join anytime.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Computers for Absolute Beginners

Thursday, May 11, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Do computers intimidate you? Do you have one at home and only know how to do 2 or 3 things on it? Take this class and learn the parts of a computer, what the mouse and keyboard do, and how the Windows operating system works.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

After School STEAM

Thursday, May 11, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Friends Annual Meeting and Living History

Thursday, May 11, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Make some new Friends at the Friends of WPL Annual Meeting. After a brief business meeting, actress Lynn Rymarz will portray Eliza Hamilton. Light refreshments will be served.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, May 11, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions
Event Type: 
Genealogy

Fridays at the Movies: Hidden Figures

Friday, May 12, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:15pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up tickets at the Checkout Desk. Tickets requested, drop-ins welcome. Movies rated PG-13 unless otherwise noted.
Event Type: 
Movie

After School STEAM

Friday, May 12, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Expand your Excel know how! This class covers conditional formatting and filtering, layout options, working across multiple sheets, plus more about formulas, charts and tables.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Literacy DuPage and Wheaton Public Library have partnered to give those learning English a chance to practice their conversation skills. Literacy DuPage tutors will guide conversations while students practice their language skills in a relaxed atmosphere. Intermediate and advanced speakers encouraged but all are welcome!
Event Type: 
Adults

LIBRARY CLOSED

Sunday, May 14, 2017 (All day)
Closed
Event Type: 
Library Closings

After School STEAM

Monday, May 15, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Family Lego Night

Monday, May 15, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Grades K-6 with adult(s)
Work together to build some spectacular creations out of Legos! One registration per family per month.

Library Board Meeting

Monday, May 15, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The Library Board of Trustees of the Wheaton Public Library will hold the regular monthly Board meetings on the third Monday of each month at 7pm. Meetings are held in the Library Board Room on the 3rd floor. The public is welcome.

Event Type: 
Library Board

Tuesday Movie Matinee: Sully

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Popcorn and sweets will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Wheaton Park District Mary Lubko Center.
Event Type: 
Movie

After School STEAM

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Business and Career coach Vickie Austin highlights new and classic business books for busy executives, employees, and entrepreneurs. Don’t worry if you haven’t read the book!

This month's book: Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business, by Charles Duhigg
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Attention English language learners! Join our Literacy DuPage volunteers in Café on the Park for a fun afternoon conversation group. Enjoy coffee, tea, and great food from the café while you meet friendly people and practice your skills. If the weather is nice, the group will be held on the patio near Adams Park! No signup, so just show up.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
A representative from the Perrin-Wheaton chapter of the DAR is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions.
Event Type: 
Genealogy
Adults

After School STEAM

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program