All Events

Library Board Meeting

Monday, August 21, 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

SCORE Roundtable

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Topic: Defining success. Setting lifestyle and financial goals for your business.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, August 24, 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

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, August 26, 2017 -
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! Do not sign up, just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy

True Story: Nonfiction Book Club

Monday, August 28, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join our Nonfiction book discussion True Story Book Club the last Monday of each month. We read all kinds of nonfiction so each week is a new discussion of a fascinating experience. You can join the discussion by picking up a copy of this month’s book at the Circulation Desk.

This month's book: Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehesi Coates
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Job Club

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Looking for opportunities to meet employers, network, or find help writing your resume and preparing for an interview? Receive much-needed support during what can be a stressful time. Meets in a 2nd floor Study Room.

Job Club is provided in partnership with Goodwill/Workforce Connection Center, Lombard. For more information, please contact Anna Marie MacDonald at 630-576-4661.
Event Type: 
Adults

Cross Stitch Club

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Beginners can learn to cross stitch, while more advanced stitchers can make progress on their projects. Materials provided for beginners! Meet in Meeting Room H on 2nd floor near Business Resource Center.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, August 31, 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

Voter Registration

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Stop by the table on the main floor to register to vote. Provided by the League of Women Voters. Registrations are not done less than 28 days before an election.
Event Type: 
Voter Registration
Adults

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, September 6, 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

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, September 7, 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

Petra van Nuis Jazz Quartet

Sunday, September 10, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Jazz singer Petra van Nuis and an accompanying quartet will deliver lush vocal and instrumental harmonies creating a musical chemistry not to be missed.
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

Intro. to Microsoft Word 2016

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
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

So, You Want to Be an Entrepreneur

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Thinking about starting a business? Join Bill Schrack in learning what it takes to strike out on your own. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will have a much better understanding of the perils of owning a business and their preparedness to launch into an entrepreneurial venture.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, September 13, 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

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, September 14, 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

SCORE Roundtable

Thursday, September 14, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Topic: Is my value proposition better than the competitions – and does my customer care?
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Fridays at the Movies: A United Kingdom

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

Google Drive

Saturday, September 16, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Take advantage of Google’s cloud storage service. Learn to upload and download files, create new files using Google’s software, and then share and edit your files with other users simultaneously.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Library Board Meeting

Monday, September 18, 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: Hidden Figures

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:15pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Popcorn and sweets will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Wheaton Park District Mary Lubko Center.
Event Type: 
Movie

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2016

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 -
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

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, September 19, 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: You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth by Jen Sincero
Event Type: 
Business
Book Discussion
Adults

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, September 20, 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

Make & Take: Woven Paper Stars

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Lisa Siemer will teach you how to make elegant Woven Paper Stars to be used as window decorations, holiday ornaments, or to hang in a baby's nursery. Bring reading glasses if needed. Adults 16 and over, please. Limited space available, register now!
Event Type: 
Adults

SCORE Workshop: Managing a Non-Profit Organization

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
At this seminar you will receive up-to-date information from top legal and tax experts in the non-profit sector on vital issues affecting exempt organizations.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Classic Movie Night: Pride and Prejudice (1940)

Thursday, September 21, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us in Meeting Room C (Lower Level) for popcorn, trivia, discussion, and best of all, classic movies! Hosted by Lisa Siemer.
Event Type: 
Movie
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, September 21, 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

Knitting Club

Friday, September 22, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us for the all-new Knitting Club. Experienced knitters can make progress on existing projects, while beginners can learn new skills and techniques. Some materials provided for new knitters. Held in Meeting Room H on the 2nd floor near the Business Resource Center.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Class: FamilySearch.org

Saturday, September 23, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
It's all about family. FamilySearch.org is the largest, free genealogy resource on the internet. Learn why to have an account, how to search the records, use FamilySearch's Family Tree, add photos, stories and documents, access FamilySearch's digitized books, get help, search the catalog and order film. Presented by Maureen Brady.
Event Type: 
Genealogy
Adults

True Story Book Club

Monday, September 25, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join our Nonfiction book discussion True Story Book Club the last Monday of each month. We read all kinds of nonfiction so each week is a new discussion of a fascinating experience. You can join the discussion by picking up a copy of this month’s book at the Circulation Desk.

This month's book: When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanthi
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Cross Stitch Club

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Beginners can learn to cross stitch, while more advanced stitchers can make progress on their projects. Materials provided for beginners! Held in Meeting Room H on the 2nd floor near the Business Resource Center.
Event Type: 
Adults

Autumn French Desserts

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join Chef Susan Maddox for a cooking demo as she teaches recipes for fall French desserts using wonderful ingredients at their peak of flavor. Recipes and tasting samples included!
Event Type: 
Adults

Play with Purpose

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 -
7:00pm to 7:45pm
See what the Western DuPage Special Education Recreation Association offers and learn about "Lekotek": a program that helps children get the most out of playtime.
Event Type: 
Children

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, September 28, 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: The Zookeeper's Wife

Friday, September 29, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:15pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up tickets at the Checkout Desk. Tickets requested, drop-ins welcome. Rated PG-13 unless otherwise noted.
Event Type: 
Movie

Google Docs

Saturday, September 30, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Create documents, resumes, business cards and more with Google’s word processing software. Basic editing, formatting, layout, inserting objects, printing, sharing and saving are covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Genealogy Class: Investigating Your Family History

Saturday, September 30, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Join professional genealogist, author, local historian, and "History Cop" Ray Johnson for a fun look at beginning the investigation into your family history. Topics include where to start, census records, naturalization and immigration records, vital records, newspapers and cemetery research.
Event Type: 
Genealogy
Adults

Intro. to Microsoft Excel 2016

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn the basics of this incredibly versatile spreadsheet program. Creating charts, sorting, simple formulas, and basic formatting are covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Medicare 101

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
David Wylly of the Medicare Solutions Network returns to explain what Medicare covers, what it doesn't, and your potential out-of-pocket exposure. He will also discuss Supplements, Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Coverage, and cost-saving strategies for the future.
Event Type: 
Adults

Voter Registration

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Stop by the table on the main floor to register to vote. Provided by the League of Women Voters. Registrations are not done less than 28 days before an election.
Event Type: 
Voter Registration
Adults

Preschool and Community Resource Fair

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Parents and caregivers
Representatives from local preschools will answer questions and provide handouts. Sponsored with Wheaton/Warrenville Early Childhood Collaborative.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, October 4, 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

Preschool and Community Resource Fair

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Parents and caregivers
Representatives from local preschools will answer questions and provide handouts. Sponsored with Wheaton/Warrenville Early Childhood Collaborative.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

Wheaton Garden Club Flower Show

Thursday, October 5, 2017 -
12:30pm to 9:00pm
The Wheaton Garden Club once again presents their Flower Show featuring the theme, "See America." Stop by the Arts & Cultural Center to see floral arrangements and table designs, including horticulture exhibits.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, October 5, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, October 5, 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

Wheaton Garden Club Flower Show

Friday, October 6, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
The Wheaton Garden Club once again presents their Flower Show featuring the theme, "See America." Stop by the Arts & Cultural Center to see floral arrangements and table designs, including horticulture exhibits.
Event Type: 
Adults

Beyond Glee: Americana

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Wheaton Park District’s chorale group returns! Take a musical journey with an exhilarating repertoire that celebrates the great eras and composers in American music.
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, October 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