All Events

Tuesday Movie Matinees

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:45pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Co-sponsored by the Wheaton Park District Mary Lubko Center. Pick up free required tickets at the Checkout Desk.

Movie: Churchill (2017)
Event Type: 
Movie

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 -
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 review: Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive by Dorie Clark
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

Viewing Party by Google livestream: Get Your Business Online

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 -
11:00am to 1:15pm
The U.S. Small Business Administration Tech Coalition teams up with Facebook, Constant Contact, and Square to host a livestream workshop on February 21st from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm to teach businesses how to create a seamless online shopping experience for their customers.

Join us in Meeting Room H on the library's 2nd Floor.

Co-sponsored by the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, February 21, 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, February 21, 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

Macroeconomics: Why the Big Picture Matters So Much to Your Retirement

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Every asset class is affected differently by changes in the Macro picture. Learn a macro framework to illustrate the drivers of the economy and the investment implications of changes to government policy.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Google Apps

Thursday, February 22, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Experience a hands-on demonstration of all the different apps, from Maps to Calendars, that Google has to offer. Students should have a Gmail account prior to class.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

The Beatles and Sgt. Pepper

Thursday, February 22, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Join Beatles expert Robert Rodriguez he discusses the year of Sgt. Pepper and shows his documentary on how the Fab Four explored rock's boundaries while capturing the vibe of the Summer of Love.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, February 22, 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

Fridays at the Movies

Friday, February 23, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up free required tickets at the Checkout Desk.

Movie: The Big Sick (2017)
Event Type: 
Movie

Microsoft Excel 2016: Pivot Tables

Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Expand your Excel knowledge by learning how pivot tables work.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, February 24, 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

FamilySearch.org: The Ultimate Free, Online Genealogy Resource

Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
It’s all about family. FamilySearch.org is the largest, free genealogy resource on the Internet. Learn why and how to create an account, search the records, add photos, stories and documents, access FamilySearch’s digitized books, get help and search the catalog.
Event Type: 
Adults
Genealogy

Ebru Marbling

Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
The Turkish American Society of Wheaton will be demonstrating Ebru Marbling, a beautiful art technique. The artist will be in the Arts and Culture Center on the main floor. Stop by and see the incredible work she makes throughout the day!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Preschool Free Play

Monday, February 26, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Birth-4 years old with caregiver
Enjoy free play with sensory toys, tummy time and more.
Event Type: 
Children

True Story Book Club

Monday, February 26, 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: The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough
Event Type: 
Book Discussion

Job Club

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
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

Early Literacy Workshop-Play!

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Ages 3-5 with caregiver
Explore some early literacy activities and navigate stations where imagination and creativity are used to discover new ways to play.
Event Type: 
Children

Make & Take: Beaded Jewelry

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Rescheduled from Jan. 23 - 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

SCORE Workshop: Finding Your Corporate Voice for Social and Digital Marketing

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Your business is communicating, but what is it saying? Join Karen Dix, Big Ideas Writing & Tyler Morris, M2 Digital Media Group to discover how to uncover and maximize the power of your corporate voice to electrify your marketing communication, social media and online efforts.

Meet in Large Meeting Room, Lower Level.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Needles in the Bookstacks

Wednesday, February 28, 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.
Event Type: 
Adults
Drop-in Program

NAMI DuPage Information Table

Thursday, March 1, 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

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, March 1, 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, March 1, 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

Giving DuPage Information Table

Friday, March 2, 2018 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
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.

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, March 3, 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

Smartphone Café

Saturday, March 3, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Grab a hot beverage and see what your smartphone can do!
March 3: Email
April 21: Messaging
May 26: Music
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

ACT Practice Test

Saturday, March 3, 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

TAG (Teen Advisory Group)

Saturday, March 3, 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

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, March 5, 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, March 5, 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, March 5, 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, March 5, 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

Maker Monday

Monday, March 5, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Stop by to make and create.
March 5: Robots
Event Type: 
Teens

Family Storytime

Monday, March 5, 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

An Apple for Harriet Tubman

Monday, March 5, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
In honor of Harriet Tubman Day on March 10, Author Glennette Turner discusses and shows a DVD of her interview with Harriet Tubman's relatives which served as inspiration to her picture book, "An Apple for Harriet Tubman." Glennette will also lead a simulated Underground Railroad game.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens
Children

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, March 6, 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

Family Lego Night

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Grades K-6 with adult(s)
Work together to create some spectacular creations out of Legos. One registration per family.
Event Type: 
Children

Voter Registration

Tuesday, March 6, 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

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Wednesday, March 7, 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: 10am

Wednesday, March 7, 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 2 & 3: 11am

Wednesday, March 7, 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

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, March 7, 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

Light it Up

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Create art that lights up, using LED lights.
Event Type: 
Teens

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Thursday, March 8, 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: 10am

Thursday, March 8, 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: 11am

Thursday, March 8, 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

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Thursday, March 8, 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

Art Club

Thursday, March 8, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Come create art at the library. Artwork will be displayed in the Youth Services Department. One registration is for all 3 dates.
March 8 (Chalk Art), April 5 (Mixed Media), May 3 (3D Art)
Event Type: 
Children