All Events

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, December 12, 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

Nature-telling

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
Ages 2-5 with adult
Join a naturalist from Lincoln Marsh at the Wheaton Public Library to listen to a nature-themed story and participate in a related craft and/or activity.
Event Type: 
Children

SCORE Roundtable

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Topic: Picking Your Target Market and Distribution Channels
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, December 13, 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

Let's Make Snowmen!

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by after school to make your own winter decoration to take home! Please register for one session only.
Event Type: 
Children

It’s a Wonderful Life: The Making of a Holiday Classic

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join Leslie Goddard as she explores this holiday classic movie's creation including how the script evolved, how the cast was chosen, and the technical challenges that were overcome.
Event Type: 
Adults

Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, December 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

Make & Take: Holiday Gift Packaging

Thursday, December 14, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:15pm
Learn how to make your own holiday gift tags, bags, and more! Sign up for 6 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. timeslot.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, December 14, 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

Make & Take: Holiday Gift Packaging

Thursday, December 14, 2017 -
7:30pm to 8:45pm
Learn how to make your own holiday gift tags, bags, and more! Sign up for 6 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. timeslot.
Event Type: 
Adults

Knitting Club

Friday, December 15, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Make progress on your knitting project, share techniques and skills. Intermediate to advanced knitters only.
Event Type: 
Adults
Drop-in Program

Fridays at the Movies

Friday, December 15, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up free required tickets at the Checkout Desk.

Movie: It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, December 16, 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

Hibernation Stations and Storytime

Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:45am
Grades K-2
Learn about hibernation while you do some STEM work too.
Event Type: 
Children

Christmas Cookie Decoration

Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Drop in from 1:30-3:30pm to decorate cookies at Cafe on the Park!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Library Board Meeting

Monday, December 18, 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

Ralph Covert Concert

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am
All ages
Ralph has headlined at Kidzapalooza and plays rock 'n' roll for the whole family!
Event Type: 
Children

Tuesday Movie Matinees

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Popcorn and sweets will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Wheaton Park District Mary Lubko Center. Pick up free required tickets at the Checkout Desk.

Movie: Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Event Type: 
Movie

Holiday Treats with Chef Maddox

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Grades 3-8
Join Chef Maddox for a cooking demo as she prepares recipes for holiday treats. A taste test will follow!
Event Type: 
Children
Teens

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
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: The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, December 20, 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
Adults

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, December 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

Story Stones

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-2
Imagine endless stories you can play with by painting a set of story stones.
Event Type: 
Children

NAMI DuPage Information Table

Thursday, December 21, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
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

Thursday, December 21, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:45pm
Join us in Meeting Room C (Lower Level) for popcorn, trivia, discussion, and best of all… classic movies! Registration required. Meets on the third Thursday at 6pm.

Movie: Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
Event Type: 
Movie

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, December 21, 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, December 23, 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

Family Movie: Elf

Saturday, December 23, 2017 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Grades K-6 with adult(s)
The best way to spread holiday cheer is watching Elf together with your family! One registration per family.
Event Type: 
Children

Library Closing

Sunday, December 24, 2017 (All day)
Closed
Event Type: 
Library Closings

Library Closing

Monday, December 25, 2017 (All day)
Closed
Event Type: 
Library Closings

Get Smart about Your Smart Phone

Thursday, December 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Did you receive a new phone for the holidays? Discover the ways to make it work for you. This presentation is provided in cooperation with the People’s Resource Center.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, December 28, 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

New Year's Eve Bingo

Friday, December 29, 2017 -
3:00pm to 3:45pm
All ages-children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Listen for your lucky numbers to be called!
Event Type: 
Children

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, December 30, 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

LIBRARY CLOSED

Sunday, December 31, 2017 (All day)
Closed
Event Type: 
Library Closings

LIBRARY CLOSED

Monday, January 1, 2018 (All day)
Closed
Event Type: 
Library Closings

Voter Registration

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 -
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, January 3, 2018 -
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
Adults

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 -
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

Gaming Tournament

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 -
5:00pm to 8:30pm
Test your skills at our Super Smash Bros. 4 tournament!
Event Type: 
Teens

Movie: Despicable Me 3

Thursday, January 4, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Grades K and up
Rated PG
Event Type: 
Children

NAMI DuPage Information Table

Thursday, January 4, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
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

Pizza and Books

Thursday, January 4, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Join us for pizza and to talk about books (what you've liked, what you've hated, or just what you're currently reading).
Event Type: 
Teens

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, January 4, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, January 4, 2018 -
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

Start Your Rockin' Collection!

Friday, January 5, 2018 -
11:00am to 11:45am
Grades K-2
Children create their own, personalized rock collection. Materials provided; special rocks from home are also welcome.
Event Type: 
Children

Start Your Rockin' Collection!

Friday, January 5, 2018 -
1:00pm to 1:45pm
Grades K-2
Children create their own, personalized rock collection. Materials provided; special rocks from home are also welcome.
Event Type: 
Children