All Events

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, January 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, January 19, 2018 -
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, January 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, January 19, 2018 -
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

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016

Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn the basics of this incredibly versatile spreadsheet program. Creating charts, sorting, simple formulas, and basic formatting are covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, January 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! Do not sign up, just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

The Inbetween

Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Grades 3-5
Join us for our first Tween library advisory group, The Inbetween. Try out library programs, talk about what you've been reading and get to know other tweens at your library.
Event Type: 
Children

Escape the Library

Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
1:00pm to 1:30pm
You and your team will have 30 minutes to figure out the clues to escape!
(Please only sign up for one time)
Event Type: 
Teens

Escape the Library

Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
You and your team will have 30 minutes to figure out the clues to escape!
(Please only sign up for one time)
Event Type: 
Teens

Escape the Library

Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
3:00pm to 3:30pm
You and your team will have 30 minutes to figure out the clues to escape!
(Please only sign up for one time)
Event Type: 
Teens

Escape the Library

Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
You and your team will have 30 minutes to figure out the clues to escape!
(Please only sign up for one time)
Event Type: 
Teens

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, January 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, January 22, 2018 -
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

Computers for Beginners Part II

Monday, January 22, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
This is the next step from the Absolute Beginners class. It is also a great class for people who are past the ‘beginner’ stage in their computer knowledge but still have more to learn. You will 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

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Monday, January 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, January 22, 2018 -
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

Movie: Cars 3

Monday, January 22, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
All Ages
Rated G
After a serious crash, will Lightning McQueen ever be ready to race against Jackson Storm?
Event Type: 
Children

Harry Potter Fan Club

Monday, January 22, 2018 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 4-8
Once a month we'll get together and talk books, do some DIY and more! One registration includes all 3 dates.
Event Type: 
Children
Teens

College 101

Monday, January 22, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
"Typically people hear “college” and assume it means living away from home to attend a 4-year university. This presentation covers detailed information about various post-secondary options and why it is important to start thinking about life after high school. Topics include but not limited to types of colleges, how to research colleges, determining college match, and importance of college visits." Presented by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC).
Event Type: 
Teens
College Prep

Make & Take: Beaded Jewelry

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us and make your own beaded jewelry. This program is presented by Ardent Care and is limited to seniors and adults only. Space is limited, registration required.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
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

Google Drive

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
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

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, January 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 3-5: 10am

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 -
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, January 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

Cooking Club: Meal in a Mug

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn some basic cooking skills and how to make an easy mug meal.
Event Type: 
Teens

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, January 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: 10am

Thursday, January 25, 2018 -
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, January 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

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Thursday, January 25, 2018 -
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

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, January 25, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions
Event Type: 
Genealogy

Administrative Efficiency for Child Care Providers

Thursday, January 25, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Child care providers must balance doing the work they enjoy, creating quality educational experiences for children, with the administrative tasks of running a business. Creating systems for efficient administration can help providers save time and focus more on what they love to do. Two important focus areas that impact providers’ bottom line are the child care subsidy and record keeping. This training will discuss how these areas can impact your business and brainstorm ways to manage them efficiently.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Start the New Year with Meditation

Thursday, January 25, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
The New Year is a time to create a clean slate. Join Renate Lanotte, MS LCSW long time meditator for this powerful workshop.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, January 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

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Friday, January 26, 2018 -
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, January 26, 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, January 26, 2018 -
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

Friday, January 26, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up free required tickets at the Checkout Desk.

Movie: My Cousin Rachel (2017)
Event Type: 
Movie

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2016

Saturday, January 27, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
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

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, January 27, 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! Do not sign up, just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

SAT Practice Test

Saturday, January 27, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Find out what test day will really be like by taking a proctored practice exam. Bring a calculator and a snack for the break.
Event Type: 
Teens

Sueños Latin Jazz

Sunday, January 28, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Utilizing the virtuoso talents of Chicago’s most in-demand jazz musicians, including bassist/composer Steve Hashimoto, Sueños performs a blend of styles combining masterful improvisation over jazz and pop songs, all while grounded in the musical traditions of the Latin world. This concert is presented as part of WDCB Public Radio’s monthly “WDCB Jazz – Jammin’ in the Stacks” series.
Event Type: 
Concert

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, January 29, 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, January 29, 2018 -
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, January 29, 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, January 29, 2018 -
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

CANCELLED: Job Club

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
***This program is CANCELLED. Please join us next month***

Join us if you’re looking for a job or need help with a resume or interview preparation. Meet in Study Room E on the 2nd floor. For more information, please contact Anna Marie MacDonald at the Goodwill/Workforce Connection at 630-576-4661.
Event Type: 
Adults

Art for Little Hands

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Ages 2-4 with caregiver
Your child will bring home their very own "mess-terpiece"!
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 -
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

Giving DuPage Information Table

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm
Meet Giving DuPage, the DuPage County Volunteer Center. They will share an online volunteer resource site with hundreds of local volunteer opportunities for DuPage charities and how you can become involved in the biggest service project in County history, Do GOOD DuPage.