All Events

Wednesday English Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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

SCORE Roundtable: Is What I Offer Better than the Competition?

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Businesses fall in love with the features of their products and services, touting advantages that the customer should love too. Customers don’t by products or services – they buy the benefits the get from the purchase. How do you sell the benefits – and are they important to the customer and better than the competition? Share, listen and learn in a lively discussion with your peers about how to define and project your value proposition.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business

Classic Movie Night: Fail Safe

Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
**New location in the large meeting room! Join us in the Large Meeting Room for trivia, discussion, and best of all, classic movies! Meets on the third Thursday at 6pm.

Fail Safe (1964): American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted? 1h 52min.

**Please note, there will be no movie in August.
Event Type: 
Movie

Google Tools

Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn about the wide variety of tools that Google has to offer, including Maps, Calendar, and many more.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, July 19, 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

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, July 21, 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

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016-CANCELLED

Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Expand your Excel know how! This class covers conditional formatting and filtering, layout options, working across multiple sheets, plus more about formulas, charts and tables.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Expand your Excel know how! This class covers conditional formatting and filtering, layout options, working across multiple sheets, plus more about formulas, charts and tables.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Needles in the Bookstacks

Wednesday, July 25, 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

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, July 26, 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: I Can Only Imagine

Friday, July 27, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning.

The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe's beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness. 1h 50min.
Event Type: 
Movie

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2016

Saturday, July 28, 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

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, July 28, 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

True Story Book Club

Monday, July 30, 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: Stranger in the Woods By: Michael Finkel
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Google Drive

Tuesday, July 31, 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

Wednesday English Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, August 1, 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, August 1, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, August 2, 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

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, August 2, 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

Microsoft Excel 2016: Pivot Tables

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Expand your Excel knowledge by learning how pivot tables work.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, August 4, 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

Concert on the Park: Zydeco Voodoo

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
It’s Mardi Gras in August! Zydeco Voodoo plays a unique blend of traditional New Orleans music and popular rock and blues songs adapted to the Zydeco style.
Event Type: 
Concert

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 -
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

Knitting Club

Thursday, August 9, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Make progress on your knitting project, share techniques and skills. Intermediate to advanced knitters only.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

No registration required.
Event Type: 
Adults

What Should I Read Next?

Thursday, August 9, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn how to use Goodreads and NoveList to discover new books and authors, track what you’ve read (or want to read), share recommendations with your friends, and more.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, August 9, 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

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, August 11, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 -
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

Google Docs

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Create documents, resumes, business cards and more with Google’s word processing software. Basic editing, formatting, layout, inserting objects, printing, sharing and saving are covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Wednesday English Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, August 15, 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, August 15, 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

SCORE Roundtable: How Do I Get My Customer to Say Yes?

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Turning suspects into prospects and moving them through your sales pipeline to the point where they say “yes” to your offering is a challenging and time consuming process. 90% of your prospects at the start of your sales pipeline drop out along the way. Join a group of your peers in a facilitated discussion on how to shepherd prospect clients through your sales process and convert more leads into sales.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business

Buying and Selling on eBay

Thursday, August 16, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn how to set up an eBay account, find and purchase items, and get started selling, including tips for creating ads, shipping items, and providing good customer service.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, August 16, 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

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, August 18, 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

Library Board Meeting

Monday, August 20, 2018 -
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

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, August 21, 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: Big Potential: How Transforming the Pursuit of Success Raises Our Achievement, Happiness, and Well-Being by Shawn Achor
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, August 23, 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

Microsoft Office 2016: Mail Merge

Saturday, August 25, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Learn how to generate form letters, envelopes, or mailing labels in Microsoft Word using data from an Excel spreadsheet.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, August 25, 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

True Story Book Club

Monday, August 27, 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: Underground in Berlin By: Marie Jalowicz Simon
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Google Sheets

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Balance your finances or organize your contacts with this versatile spreadsheet software. Data entry, formulas, formatting, charts, sharing and saving are included.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

New Moms Book Club

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:45pm
Are you a new mom looking for a casual and relaxed book club? Join us at Emmett's downtown Wheaton on the 4th Tuesday of the month and meet some new mom friends!

Our first book is The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty and can be picked up at the Circulation Desk beginning July 30.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Needles in the Bookstacks

Wednesday, August 29, 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

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, August 30, 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

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, September 1, 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

Wednesday English Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, September 5, 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, September 5, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, September 6, 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