All Events

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 -
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!
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

YABOB

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Competition
Event Type: 
Battle of the Books

Computers for Absolute Beginners

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Do you have a computer at home and only know how to do 2 or 3 things on it? Learn the parts of a computer, what the mouse and keyboard do, and basics about the Windows 10 operating system.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

The Elements of Fiction: Developing Characterization

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
In this two-part, hands-on workshop, published author Karen Schreck will discuss what makes a great story, then the group will work together to generate ideas for your work through a variety of exercises sure to inspire. In Part II, Karen will help you explore diverse methods for crafting complex characters for your short stories, novels, and creative nonfiction. Please come with your favorite writing materials (laptop, notebook, etc.).
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Thursday, October 18, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, October 18, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Thursday, October 18, 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Thursday, October 18, 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

NAMI DuPage Information Table

Thursday, October 18, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Representatives from NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) DuPage will be at an information table on the main floor to answer questions about their services.
Event Type: 
Adults

YABOB

Thursday, October 18, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Competition
Event Type: 
Battle of the Books

Let's Make Buttons

Thursday, October 18, 2018 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by after school and use our button maker! Create your own designs and turn them into wearable art!
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

DuPage Housing Information Table

Thursday, October 18, 2018 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Members of the DuPage County Continuum of Care will staff an information table on the library's main floor to help those in need of securing affordable housing.

Classic Movie Night: Nosferatu (1922) with Live Organ

Thursday, October 18, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join us for this special Classic Movie Night at a later time of 7:00 p.m. as Lisa takes the night off and we welcome organist Jay Warren as he plays along to the silent horror film, Nosferatu.

Film synopsis: Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife. 1hr 21min.
Event Type: 
Movie
Adults

Free Vision Screening

Friday, October 19, 2018 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Ages 6 months and up
Provided in partnership with Wheaton Lions Club. Easy vision screening to quickly and accurately detect vision issues. Vision screening does not replace a complete eye exam by a doctor or optometrist. No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, October 19, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Friday, October 19, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Friday, October 19, 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Friday, October 19, 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, October 20, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
WPL and Literacy DuPage host an English conversation group every Saturday morning. Practice your English, learn new phrases, and learn in a friendly environment! Everyone is welcome!
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

All Ages Maker Day!

Saturday, October 20, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us for our first all-ages Maker Day! We'll have Maker and STEM stations set up throughout the library. We'll have Make It/Take It, Hands On and Watch and Learn activities for everyone! Attendees get their name entered into prize drawings!
Visit www.wheatonlibrary.org/makerday for more information!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, October 22, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Monday, October 22, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Monday, October 22, 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Monday, October 22, 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

YABOB

Monday, October 22, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Competition
Event Type: 
Battle of the Books

Spanish Storytime

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Ages birth to 5 years old with adult
Pick up nametags at the Tween Center Desk beginning 30 minutes prior to storytime. Limit 15 children.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

YABOB

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Competition
Event Type: 
Battle of the Books

Minecraft

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Grades 3-6
Join us for an hour of Minecraft adventure.
Event Type: 
Children

SCORE Workshop: How to Have a Successful Job Hunt

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:45pm
Candidates, let’s clear up some myths, set our focus and know where to turn for help. As much as hiring practices have changed, they remain the same. Hiring managers want to know who you are and how you can help their company.

Companies, come join the conversation and let’s find you the right talent and the ability to deploy their expertise. BUT it’s about finding JobFit, your companies cannot afford a miss-hire.

Presented by Jim Owens, President of JobFormance, this Workshop will teach you how to use technology to find the job or the candidate for you.
Event Type: 
Business

New Moms Book Club

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:45pm
Are you a new mom looking for a casual and relaxed book club? Join us at Emmett's downtown Wheaton on the 4th Tuesday of the month and meet some new mom friends!

Pick up book copies at Circulation Desk. For book titles, visit wheatonlibrary.org/browse/books/book-discussions
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

YABOB

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Competition
Event Type: 
Battle of the Books

After School Makers

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades 3-6
Join us in the Tween Center for the chance to invent and create something new.
No registration required
Event Type: 
Children

Computers for Beginners Part II

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
This is the next step from the Absolute Beginners class. Review the basics and learn more about how Windows works, how to save files to a USB memory stick, and how the computer file system is organized.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

SCORE Roundtable: Five Questions to Ask as You Consider a Business Startup

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Focus, problem solving and prioritization, building your value proposition and defining success are the cornerstones for business health. Getting and staying on track will help you conserve critical hours. Join your fellow entrepreneurs to discuss how to ask and answer questions that will guide you on a path to success.


Tom Drouin, Certified Small Business Mentor with SCORE Fox Valley facilitates

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Thursday, October 25, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, October 25, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Thursday, October 25, 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Thursday, October 25, 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Snow City Arts Student Showcase and Exhibition

Thursday, October 25, 2018 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Join Snow City Arts in WPL's Arts & Culture Center on the main floor for a showcase of student artwork from Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. View the ongoing exhibition (Oct. 11-30) of student drawings, paintings, photographs, and poems, watch student films, and listen to student music performed live by teaching artists.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

DuPage Housing Information Table

Thursday, October 25, 2018 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Members of the DuPage County Continuum of Care will staff an information table on the library's main floor to help those in need of securing affordable housing.

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2016

Thursday, October 25, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
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

Graphic Novel Book Club: Mighty Jack

Thursday, October 25, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:15pm
Grades 4-6
We're tallking all things graphic novels! After you sign up, pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services desk.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, October 26, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime