All Events

NAMI DuPage Information Table

Thursday, August 17, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Representatives from NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) DuPage will be at an information table on the first floor near the Circulation Desk to answer questions about their services.
Event Type: 
Adults

Classic Movie Night: Casablanca

Thursday, August 17, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Join us in Meeting Room H (2nd floor) for popcorn, trivia, discussion, and best of all, classic movies! Hosted by Lisa Siemer.
Event Type: 
Movie
Adults

Knitting Club

Friday, August 18, 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

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

DuPage PADS Information Table

Thursday, August 24, 2017 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
DuPage PADS will be on the first floor near the Circulation Desk. Come learn about their work with the homeless as well as their new outreach hotline and how to volunteer!
Event Type: 
Adults

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

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

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

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

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

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

Literacy DuPage Stories

Thursday, September 21, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Literacy DuPage volunteer journalists share stories and from their interviews with tutors and learners in the unique Literacy DuPage program -- which trains volunteers to work one-on-one with people who long to learn English. Hear the empowering stories of DuPage County residents whose lives have been changed through literacy.
Event Type: 
Adults
ESL and Literacy

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

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

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

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

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

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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, October 11, 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

Death in DuPage: Traveling While Dead

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Funeral Director Mark Hayes of Hayes Funeral and Cremation Service will educate you regarding how the dead were transported during colonial times through the Civil War to present day. The program will be of interest, not only to history buffs, but those interested in genealogy as well.
Event Type: 
Adults
Genealogy

Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, October 11, 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

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, October 17, 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: A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Dan Pink
Event Type: 
Business
Book Discussion
Adults

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, October 18, 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

Classic Movie Night: White Cliffs of Dover (1944)

Thursday, October 19, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:15pm
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

Knitting Club

Friday, October 20, 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: File Organization for Genealogy

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Information gathered from a multitude of sources is most useful and easily found when organized in an orderly and logical way. This class will demonstrate various ways to organize a collection, reduce piles of paper, and put information in a format usable as a foundation for a family history book or CD/DVD. Evernote, the note-taking, organizing and archiving app will also be discussed. Presented by Carole Magnuson.
Event Type: 
Genealogy
Adults

Genealogy Class: Internet Genealogy

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
There is a colossal amount of family information on the Internet. Learn how to evaluate websites to find the most reliable sources, use subscription databases in tandem with free genealogy websites and find out what's new in the online genealogy community. Presented by Tina Beaird.
Event Type: 
Genealogy
Adults

True Story Book Club

Monday, October 30, 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: The Trigger: Hunting the Assassin Who Brought the World the War - Tim Butcher
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Cross Stitch Club

Tuesday, October 31, 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

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, November 1, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, November 2, 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

Songs of World War I

Sunday, November 5, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Roger Kotecki plays guitar and sings the songs of WWI with bass and percussion accompaniment.

This program are part of World War I and America, a two-year national initiative of The Library of America presented in partnership with The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the National World War I Museum and Memorial, and other organizations, with generous support from The National Endowment for the Humanities.
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

Voter Registration

Tuesday, November 7, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, November 8, 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

Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, November 8, 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

NaNoWriMo Write In

Thursday, November 9, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:45pm
November is NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)! Bring your own laptop and drop in any time after 6pm in Meeting Room H on the 2nd floor to work on your novel. For more information, please visit www.naperwrimo.org for more local write-ins and www.nanowrimo.org to register for NaNoWRiMo.
Event Type: 
Teens
Adults

Knitting Club

Friday, November 10, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, November 14, 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

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, November 15, 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