All Events

Google Sheets

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
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

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, October 21, 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

Genealogy Class: File Organization for Genealogy

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Information gathered from a multitude of sources is most useful and easily found when organized in an orderly and logical way. This class will demonstrate various ways to organize a collection, reduce piles of paper, and put information in a format usable as a foundation for a family history book or CD/DVD. Evernote, the note-taking, organizing and archiving app will also be discussed. Presented by Carole Magnuson.
Event Type: 
Genealogy
Adults

Microsoft Excel 2016: Pivot Tables

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Expand your Excel knowledge by learning how pivot tables work.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

WWI Heroes of Wheaton

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Five hundred men from the Wheaton area enlisted to serve their country in WWI, 13 of whom died in service. Join Nancy Flannery of the Wheaton Historic Commission as she presents on Wheaton’s local WWI heroes.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Wheaton Reads Book Discussion

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join us for a discussion of our Wheaton Reads book selection: A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway.

Copies of the book can be picked up at the Checkout Desk.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, October 26, 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

War of the Worlds by Howard E. Koch

Thursday, October 26, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Experience how Orson Welles caused panic in the nation broadcasting “War of the Worlds” written by Howard E. Koch. This show is from the original 1938 script with live sound effects and original music. Performed by Radio Players West. Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. (www.playscripts.com).
Event Type: 
Adults

Fridays at the Movies: War Horse

Friday, October 27, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up tickets at the Checkout Desk. Tickets requested, drop-ins welcome. Rated PG-13 unless otherwise noted.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, October 28, 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

Genealogy Class: Internet Genealogy

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
There is a colossal amount of family information on the Internet. Learn how to evaluate websites to find the most reliable sources, use subscription databases in tandem with free genealogy websites and find out what's new in the online genealogy community. Presented by Tina Beaird.
Event Type: 
Genealogy
Adults

True Story Book Club

Monday, October 30, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join our Nonfiction book discussion True Story Book Club the last Monday of each month. We read all kinds of nonfiction so each week is a new discussion of a fascinating experience. You can join the discussion by picking up a copy of this month’s book at the Circulation Desk.

This month's book: The Trigger: Hunting the Assassin Who Brought the World the War - Tim Butcher
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Job Club

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Looking for opportunities to meet employers, network, or find help writing your resume and preparing for an interview? Receive much-needed support during what can be a stressful time. Meets in a 2nd floor Study Room.

Job Club is provided in partnership with Goodwill/Workforce Connection Center, Lombard. For more information, please contact Anna Marie MacDonald at 630-576-4661.
Event Type: 
Adults

Cross Stitch Club

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Beginners can learn to cross stitch, while more advanced stitchers can make progress on their projects. Materials provided for beginners! Held in Meeting Room H on the 2nd floor near the Business Resource Center.
Event Type: 
Adults

WWI and America Panel and Discussion

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Assistant Professor Josh Fulton of Moraine Valley Community College will lead a discussion of WWI and how Illinois was affected, as well as passages from the WWI and America Reader. Veterans and their families are invited and encouraged to share their experiences. All are welcome to this interactive discussion on WWI, the experience of war, and the importance of service.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, November 1, 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, November 1, 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

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, November 2, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, November 2, 2017 -
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

SCORE Roundtable

Thursday, November 2, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Topic: How do I get the customer to say "yes" to my offer?
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

American Doughboys in WWI

Thursday, November 2, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Military author Robert Mueller reviews America's participation in "the war to end all wars" as he takes you on a trip across the battlefields of Northern France to describe the events, people, and places of America's contribution to the defeat of the German Kaiser.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Fridays at the Movies: Testament of Youth

Friday, November 3, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:15pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up tickets at the Checkout Desk. Tickets requested, drop-ins welcome. Rated PG-13 unless otherwise noted.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, November 4, 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

Songs of World War I

Sunday, November 5, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Roger Kotecki plays guitar and sings the songs of WWI with bass and percussion accompaniment.

This program are part of World War I and America, a two-year national initiative of The Library of America presented in partnership with The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the National World War I Museum and Memorial, and other organizations, with generous support from The National Endowment for the Humanities.
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

Wheaton Reads Book Discussion

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Join us for a discussion of our Wheaton Reads book selection: A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway.

Copies of the book can be picked up at the Checkout Desk.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Mail Merge

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Take an Excel address list and turn it into labels, letters, and more.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Voter Registration

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 -
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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, November 8, 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

Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, November 8, 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

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, November 9, 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

US First Division in WWI

Thursday, November 9, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Dr. Paul Herbert, Executive Director of the First Division Museum of Cantigny, discusses the history behind the legendary First Division infantrymen of WWI.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Knitting Club

Friday, November 10, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us for the all-new Knitting Club. Experienced knitters can make progress on existing projects, while beginners can learn new skills and techniques. Some materials provided for new knitters. Held in Meeting Room H on the 2nd floor near the Business Resource Center.
Event Type: 
Adults

Google Slides

Saturday, November 11, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Produce appealing, informative presentations with Google Slides. Basic layout and editing, formatting, inserting images, transitions and animations are covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, November 11, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, November 14, 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

Intro. to Microsoft Powerpoint 2016

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Need to create a wedding or family slideshow? A speech or presentation for school or church? Powerpoint can help and we can help you learn Powerpoint! Learn to use slide layouts, transitions, animations, and photos in this amazing program.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, November 15, 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, November 15, 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

Classic Movie Night: Paths of Glory (1957)

Thursday, November 16, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Join us in Meeting Room C (Lower Level) for popcorn, trivia, discussion, and best of all, classic movies! Hosted by Lisa Siemer.
Event Type: 
Movie
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, November 16, 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

Fridays at the Movies: Going in Style

Friday, November 17, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:45pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up tickets at the Checkout Desk. Tickets requested, drop-ins welcome. Rated PG-13 unless otherwise noted.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, November 18, 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 Board Meeting

Monday, November 20, 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

Tuesday Movie Matinee: Lion

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Popcorn and sweets will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Wheaton Park District Mary Lubko Center.
Event Type: 
Movie

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
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: Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant
Event Type: 
Business
Book Discussion
Adults

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, November 25, 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

Cross Stitch Club

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Beginners can learn to cross stitch, while more advanced stitchers can make progress on their projects. Materials provided for beginners! Held in Meeting Room H on the 2nd floor near the Business Resource Center.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, November 30, 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 2, 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