All Events

LIBRARY CLOSED

Sunday, June 24, 2018 (All day)
Closed on Sundays until Sept. 9
Event Type: 
Library Closings

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, June 25, 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, June 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: Great Beginnings:11am

Monday, June 25, 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, June 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

Video Creation

Monday, June 25, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Over this 9 session workshop teens will work on creating and editing their own videos that can then be published on the library's YouTube channel.
Event Type: 
Teens

True Story Book Club

Monday, June 25, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
True Story Book Club is Wheaton Library's Non-Fiction book discussion which meets the last monday of the month (unless there's a holiday). Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk to join the group.

This month's book: Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History By: Kurt Andersen
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Tuesday, June 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: Ages 6-8

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 6, 7, and 8 year olds. Child must be at least 6 and not yet 8 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Matter of Balance

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
A Matter of Balance is a program to help seniors reduce their fear of falling. The class encourages seniors to be active by teaching exercises and techniques to increase strength and balance. With these skills, seniors who have fallen before or are afraid of falling can gain the confidence to be active again.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, June 26, 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

Storytime: Ages 6-8

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 6, 7, and 8 year olds. Child must be at least 6 and not yet 8 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Coding Club

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
For teens who like working with computers and computer programming. Join to learn from each other and take self-guided lessons in programming languages such as Python, JavaScript, HTML, and more.
Event Type: 
Teens

Sewing: Sewing Machine Basics

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 -
6:00pm to 6:45pm
Grades 3-5
Get to know the library's new sewing machines and practice some basic stitches. Please register for only one basics class.
Event Type: 
Children

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 -
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

Sewing: Sewing Machine Basics

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 -
7:00pm to 7:45pm
Grades 3-5
Get to know the library's new sewing machines and practice some basic stitches. Please register for only one basics class.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, June 27, 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, June 27, 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, June 27, 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

Cartooning: Dinosaurs vs. Robots

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Grades 1-3
Join cartoonist Mark Anderson for Dinosaurs vs. Robots! Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Cartooning: Cartoon Monsters

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Grades 4-6
Join cartoonist Mark Anderson for Cartoon Monsters! Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

College of DuPage Summer Theater presents Goldie's Next Big Adventure!

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
All ages
Goldie falls into another family home where she continues to indulge her habit of finicky eating and careless behavior around furniture. Actors invite the audience to choose story points for Goldie along the way. Bring your imagination and participate in a "no-shushing" hour of fun. No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Computers for Beginners Part II

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
This is the next step from the Absolute Beginners class. Review the basics and 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

Needles in the Bookstacks

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
All New! Bring your needlecraft project (knit, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery), make progress on your project, share techniques and skills. Limited instruction provided. Some materials available.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

No registration required
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, June 28, 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, June 28, 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, June 28, 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, June 28, 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

Matter of Balance

Thursday, June 28, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
A Matter of Balance is a program to help seniors reduce their fear of falling. The class encourages seniors to be active by teaching exercises and techniques to increase strength and balance. With these skills, seniors who have fallen before or are afraid of falling can gain the confidence to be active again.
Event Type: 
Adults

Video Creation

Thursday, June 28, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Over this 9 session workshop teens will work on creating and editing their own videos that can then be published on the library's YouTube channel.
Event Type: 
Teens

Beginner's Cubing Workshop

Thursday, June 28, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades 4-6
Learn how to solve a standard Rubik's Cube in this two hour session. Have your own cube? Feel free to bring it along. The instructor will have cubes that can be used during the class and for purchase. Please sign up for one session only. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

US Golf Association Information Table

Thursday, June 28, 2018 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
July 12th-15th Chicago Golf Club is hosting the U.S. Senior Women's Tournament. The USGA (United States Golf Association) will have information tables at the library to answer questions about the tournament, recruit volunteers, and show off the trophy! If you're a golfer, don't miss out!

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, June 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

Friday, June 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

Friday, June 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

Friday, June 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

Fridays at the Movies: All the Money in the World

Friday, June 29, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning.

**Rated R**

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom. 2h 12min.
Event Type: 
Movie

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, June 30, 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

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016

Saturday, June 30, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
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

Wheaton Golf History Trolley Tour Information Table

Saturday, June 30, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
The Wheaton Historic Commission is hosting a trolley tour that goes around notable golf history locations around Wheaton! Get your tickets along with a Wheaton golf history map. Tour dates are July 1st and July 8th at 1pm and 2:15pm. For any questions about the tours, email the Historic Commission at: wheatonhistoriccommission@gmail.com

TAG (Teen Advisory Group)

Saturday, June 30, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Create your space and earn volunteer hours. The Teen Advisory Group will be part of creating teen programs/activities and give input on books and materials purchased for teens. For more info check out our TAG page, www.wheatonlibrary.org/teens/TAG.
Grades 6-12
Event Type: 
Teens

LIBRARY CLOSED

Sunday, July 1, 2018 (All day)
Closed on Sundays until Sept. 9
Event Type: 
Library Closings

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, July 2, 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 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

Family Storytime

Monday, July 2, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
All ages
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family!
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Tuesday, July 3, 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 6-8

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 6, 7, and 8 year olds. Child must be at least 6 and not yet 8 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, July 3, 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