All Events

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, October 23, 2017 -
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 23, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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 23, 2017 -
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 23, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

YABOB

Monday, October 23, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Battle of the Books
Interested in participating? Talk to you Middle School Librarian.
Event Type: 
Teens

HP 4Ever: Harry Potter Fan Club

Monday, October 23, 2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 4-8
It's finally here: our first ever Harry Potter Fan Club! Once a month we'll get together and talk books, do some DIY and more!
Event Type: 
Children
Teens

Pumpkin Decorating

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:45am
Ages 3-5 with caregiver
Come decorate a pumpkin to take home with you!
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

YABOB

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Battle of the Books
Interested in participating? Talk to you Middle School Librarian.
Event Type: 
Teens

Microsoft Excel 2016: Pivot Tables

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Expand your Excel knowledge by learning how pivot tables work.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

How to Pay for College Without Going Broke

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Experienced professionals share their knowledge and expertise to guide you through action steps you can take to reduce college costs and still attend the college of your choice. Discover creative, little-known financial and academic strategies to reduce college costs while finding the best-fit college for your child. Presented by My College Planning Team.
High School Students and Parents
Event Type: 
Teens
College Prep

WWI Heroes of Wheaton

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Five hundred men from the Wheaton area enlisted to serve their country in WWI, 13 of whom died in service. Join Nancy Flannery of the Wheaton Historic Commission as she presents on Wheaton’s local WWI heroes.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
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: 10am

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
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

After School @ the Library

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

YABOB

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Battle of the Books
Interested in participating? Talk to you Middle School Librarian.
Event Type: 
Teens

Wheaton Reads Book Discussion

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join us for a discussion of our Wheaton Reads book selection: A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway.

Copies of the book can be picked up at the Checkout Desk.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, October 26, 2017 -
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: 10am

Thursday, October 26, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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 26, 2017 -
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

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Thursday, October 26, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

After School @ the Library

Thursday, October 26, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

YABOB

Thursday, October 26, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Battle of the Books
Interested in participating? Talk to you Middle School Librarian.
Event Type: 
Teens

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, October 26, 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

War of the Worlds by Howard E. Koch

Thursday, October 26, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Experience how Orson Welles caused panic in the nation broadcasting “War of the Worlds” written by Howard E. Koch. This show is from the original 1938 script with live sound effects and original music. Performed by Radio Players West. Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. (www.playscripts.com).
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, October 27, 2017 -
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 27, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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 27, 2017 -
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 27, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Fridays at the Movies: War Horse

Friday, October 27, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:30pm
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

Reading with Rover: 9:30am

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
9:30am to 9:45am
Grades 2-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes once a week.
Event Type: 
Children

Reading with Rover: 9:45am

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
9:45am to 10:00am
Grades 2-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes once a week.
Event Type: 
Children

Reading with Rover: 10:00am

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:15am
Grades 2-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes once a week.
Event Type: 
Children

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, October 28, 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
Adults

Reading with Rover: 10:15am

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
10:15am to 10:30am
Grades 2-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes once a week.
Event Type: 
Children

Reading with Rover: 10:30am

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
10:30am to 10:45am
Grades 2-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes once a week.
Event Type: 
Children

Reading with Rover: 10:45am

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
10:45am to 11:00am
Grades 2-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes once a week.
Event Type: 
Children

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

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, October 30, 2017 -
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 30, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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 30, 2017 -
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 30, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Spooktacular Halloween Storytime and Parade

Monday, October 30, 2017 -
1:00pm to 1:45pm
Ages 3-5 with caregiver
Wear your costume and enjoy some (not too scary) Halloween stories and rhymes. Then we will parade through the library!
Event Type: 
Children

Day of the Dead and Halloween Crafts

Monday, October 30, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center for DIY Day of the Dead masks and Halloween crafts.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

YABOB

Monday, October 30, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Battle of the Books
Interested in participating? Talk to you Middle School Librarian.
Event Type: 
Teens

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

Propaganda Posters: A Painting Workshop for Teens

Monday, October 30, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
During WW1, governments of many countries designed and distributed posters to both inspire patriotism and foster an aversion to the enemy. In this hands-on workshop, we'll take a look at these fascinating images then either copy one of the designs or create your own using watercolor pencils under the guidance of art teacher Christine Thornton. Beginners welcome! Part of Wheaton Reads: WWI
Event Type: 
Teens

Job Club

Tuesday, October 31, 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