All Events

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, June 24, 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

SCORE: Grow Your Business with Email and Social Media

Monday, June 26, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Tech consultant Virginia Weiskopf will teach you how to make the most of email and social media for your business using goals and objectives. You will learn how to capture your own ideas and build out the framework of your own “next great campaign.”
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

True Story: Nonfiction Book Club

Monday, June 26, 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: The Noble Hustle – Colson Whitehead
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Cross Stitch Club

Tuesday, June 27, 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.

Held in the Proctoring Room, near the 2nd floor Reference Desk.
Event Type: 
Adults

Photography as a Hobby

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Photography is one of the most exciting and rewarding hobbies you can pick up, but when you're first starting out it can all just seem so daunting. In this class, professional photographer Mariel Teune will cover the basics of operating a DSLR camera so that you can take better photos and have a better understanding of the principles of photography.
Event Type: 
Adults

Google Drive

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
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

Mini Masterpieces Drawing Workshop

Thursday, June 29, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Anyone can learn to draw, or improve their drawing skills. In this class, art teacher Christine Thornton will teach you some "tricks" artists use when they draw. You'll choose from dozens of famous art reproductions to copy and create your own small scale "Mini Masterpiece" in colored pencil.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, June 29, 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

Test ESL Program

Friday, June 30, 2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am
Checking the calendar
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy

Fridays at the Movies: Hacksaw Ridge

Friday, June 30, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:15pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up tickets at the Checkout Desk. Tickets requested, drop-ins welcome. Rated R for intense and realistic graphic sequences of war violence.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, July 1, 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

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, July 5, 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: 
ESL and Literacy

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, July 5, 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, July 6, 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, July 8, 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

SCORE Roundtable

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Topic: How to turn suspects into prospects. Finding seven ways to reach out and connect with prospective customers.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Google Docs

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
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 Assistance

Thursday, July 13, 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

A Beginner's Guide to the Golden Age of Radio

Thursday, July 13, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
This presentation looks at some of the biggest shows and stars to emerge from the early years of radio, including Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Amos and Andy, and the Shadow, with sound clips and stories about how radio became America's first mass medium, transforming the United States of America from 48 states into a national listening community.
Event Type: 
Adults

Fridays at the Movies: Allied

Friday, July 14, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up tickets at the Checkout Desk. Tickets requested, drop-ins welcome. Rated R.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, July 15, 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

Library Board Meeting

Monday, July 17, 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: Arrival

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Popcorn and sweets will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Wheaton Park District Mary Lubko Center.
Event Type: 
Movie

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, July 18, 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: Your Creative Brain: Seven Steps to Maximize Imagination, Productivity, and Innovation in Your Life by Shelley Carson
Event Type: 
Business
Book Discussion
Adults

Concert on the Park: Meet the Beetles

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
It’s Beatlemania all over again! This Beatles tribute band will play all your favorite Beatle hits from their early days all the way to the late sixties, complete with costumes, accents, and vintage equipment!
Event Type: 
Concert

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, July 19, 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: 
ESL and Literacy

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, July 19, 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

A Solar Eclipse is Coming!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
On August 21, 2017, for the first time in almost 30 years, a total solar eclipse will be visible from the continental U.S. in a 71-mile-wide path stretching from Oregon to South Carolina. From the Chicago area, about 85% of the Sun will be covered by the Moon. Learn about eclipses and how you can enjoy this exciting event from Michelle Nichols, Master Educator from the Adler Planetarium.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Google Sheets

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Balance your finances or organize your contacts with this versatile spreadsheet software. Data entry, formulas, formatting, charts, sharing and saving are included.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Classic Movie Night: The Man Who Knew Too Much

Thursday, July 20, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
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, July 20, 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, July 21, 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. Meet on the 2nd floor.

Held in the Proctoring Room, near the 2nd floor Reference Desk.
Event Type: 
Adults

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, July 22, 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

Lunch and Learn: Preparing for Long Term Care

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Bring your lunch and learn about long term care, senior and assisted care options, including signs you or your loved one may need 24 hour help, selecting a facility, and payment resources. Presented by the DuPage Convalescent Center. Water will be provided.
Event Type: 
Adults

Real Talk about Autism

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Parents and caregivers
Have questions about what Autism really looks like, how to talk about it, and how to help people on the spectrum? Find out more and engage in the discussion with representatives from Nexxus Solutions Group.
Event Type: 
Children

Cross Stitch Club

Tuesday, July 25, 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.

Held in the Proctoring Room, near the 2nd floor Reference Desk.
Event Type: 
Adults

Ask a College of DuPage Admissions Rep

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
Stop by the main floor of the library where a College of DuPage Admissions representative will answer questions.
Event Type: 
Adults

Photography for Parents

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Children grow up quickly and photography is a great way to document their progress. In this class, professional photographer Mariel Teune will cover basic photography principles using a DSLR camera and discuss strategies on how to capture authentic childhood moments that will be treasured throughout the years.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, July 27, 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: Patriot's Day

Friday, July 28, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:15pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up tickets at the Checkout Desk. Tickets requested, drop-ins welcome. Rated R for strong language and intense and realistic graphic sequences of violence.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, July 29, 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, July 31, 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: Hillbilly Elegy – J.D. Vance
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Voter Registration

Tuesday, August 1, 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

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, August 2, 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: 
ESL and Literacy

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, August 2, 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, August 3, 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 5, 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

Concert on the Park: Steel Crazy

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Take a trip to the islands with Steel Crazy! This ten-piece steel drum band will play all your tropical, feel-good favorites of the summer, like Jimmy Buffett, Harry Belafonte, the Beach Boys, and more!
Event Type: 
Concert

Google Slides

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Produce appealing, informative presentations with Google Slides. Basic layout and editing, formatting, inserting images, transitions and animations are covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, August 10, 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