All Events

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, November 13, 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

Make & Take: Holiday Cards

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Laura Barto from Stampin’ UP provides all the materials for you to easily create beautiful holiday cards for your loved ones.

Sign up for one time slot, limited space available.
Event Type: 
Adults

Make & Take: Holiday Cards

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Laura Barto from Stampin’ UP provides all the materials for you to easily create beautiful holiday cards for your loved ones.

Sign up for one time slot, limited space available.
Event Type: 
Adults

Make & Take: Holiday Cards

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Laura Barto from Stampin’ UP provides all the materials for you to easily create beautiful holiday cards for your loved ones.

Sign up for one time slot, limited space available.
Event Type: 
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, November 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

SCORE Roundtable: How Do You Find a Winning Value Proposition?

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Are you providing a product or service that your customer cares about? Can you “win” with what you offer? Join your fellow entrepreneurs to discuss what makes a good value proposition that positions you for success.

Tom Drouin, Certified Small Business Mentor with SCORE Fox Valley facilitates

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business

NaNoWriMo Write-in

Thursday, November 15, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Drop-in, bring your laptop (or check one out at the Tech Center) and get ready to write. Coffee will be provided.

NaNoWriMo = National Novel Writing Month

Visit nanowrimo.org or naperwrimo.org for more information.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Classic Movie Night: High Society (1956)

Thursday, November 15, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us in Meeting Room A (large room on lower level) to learn about and discuss the featured movie of the month.

High Society (1956): A spoiled heiress must choose between three suitors: her jazz musician ex-husband, a stuffy businessman, and an undercover tabloid reporter. 1hr 51min.
Event Type: 
Movie
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, November 15, 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: Adrift

Friday, November 16, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:45pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history. 1h 36min.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, November 17, 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!
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Sunday Concert: WWII Radio Hour

Sunday, November 18, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Nostalgia Entertainment presents a costumed and piano-accompanied trio reenacting a 1940s radio hour paying tribute to heroes of WWII.
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

Library Board Meeting

Monday, November 19, 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

Tuesday Movie Matinee: Book Club

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:45pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club. 1h 44min
Event Type: 
Movie

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, November 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: Unleash the Power of Storytelling: Win Hearts, Change Minds, Get Results by Rob Biesenbach
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, November 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!
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, November 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

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, November 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

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, November 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!
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

New Moms Book Club

Tuesday, November 27, 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!

Pick up book copies at Circulation Desk. For book titles, visit wheatonlibrary.org/browse/books/book-discussions
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Needles in the Bookstacks

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Bring your needlecraft project (knit, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery, etc.), 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, November 29, 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

SCORE Workshop: Reach Customers Online with Google

Thursday, November 29, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:45pm
Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your online presence using search engine optimization (SEO) and online advertising. We’ll also introduce tools that will help you run your business online, including Google Analytics and Trends. Presented by Erin Bemis, Trainer for Get Your Business Online.

Meeting Room A, Lower Level.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, December 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!
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Sunday Concert: Random Ringers

Sunday, December 2, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us for a holiday concert featuring the Random Ringers! This hand bell ensemble will perform holiday classics to “ring” in the holiday season!
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

Voter Registration

Tuesday, December 4, 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

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, December 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

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, December 6, 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, December 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

Movie Matinee: Breathe

Friday, December 7, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. 1h 58min.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, December 8, 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!
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, December 11, 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

Parent Meeting: American Sign Language and the Importance of Child Development

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Presenter: Michelle Simmons
Michelle is a state certified Teacher of the Deaf and is now working with the Birth-3 population as a Developmental Therapist focusing on children with hearing loss. The presentation will give activities to include sign language into your child's daily life. It will also give samples of signs to bring home and use with your family.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, December 12, 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

Mindfulness Meditation for Holiday Stress

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Chopra Center certified instructor Stephanie Frantz will teach you a simple mindfulness meditation technique and a stress-buster breathing exercise to relax and increase your overall sense of well-being.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, December 13, 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

Make & Take: Upcycled Holiday Ornaments

Thursday, December 13, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Shari Pontillo of Twisted Fiber will show you how to create ornaments out of wine corks, scraps of wood, wooden block toys, and more.

Space is limited, registration required. Adults only, please.
Event Type: 
Adults

Knitting Club

Friday, December 14, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
BYOP (Bring Your Own Project) and join us for stitching, music, and conversation. Open to all with basic to advanced knitting knowledge.

Some pattern ideas and needles available.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

No registration required.
Event Type: 
Adults

Movie Matinee: Zoo

Friday, December 14, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:45pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

Young Tom and his misfit friends fight to save 'Buster' the baby elephant during the German air raid bombings of Belfast in 1941. 1h 37min.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, December 15, 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!
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Christmas at Marshall Field’s

Monday, December 17, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
For many Chicagoans, no Christmas season was complete without a visit to Marshall Field’s. This presentation traces the store’s beloved holiday traditions, including the Walnut Room Christmas tree, the holiday window displays, the toy department, Cozy Cloud cottage, and the Christmas catalog.
Event Type: 
Adults

Library Board Meeting

Monday, December 17, 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

Movie Matinee: The Man Who Invented Christmas

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:45pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of "A Christmas Carol," a timeless tale that would redefine Christmas. 1h 44min.
Event Type: 
Movie

Wheaton Science Theater at Dry City

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Dry City Brew Works and WPL have teamed up to bring you a classic cinematic experience! Come by the taproom on Tuesday, December 18 to watch the cult classic "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians" on the projector screen stage.

The movie starts at 7pm, but the doors will open at 6pm so come early to grab a few pints and some good seats before the movie!

This program is held at Dry City Brew Works at 120 N. Main St, Wheaton, IL.
Event Type: 
Adults

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, December 18, 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 title: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, by Stephen R. Covey
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, December 19, 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

Classic Movie Night: Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

Thursday, December 20, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us in Meeting Room A (large room on lower level) to learn about and discuss the featured movie of the month.

In the year leading up to the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York. 1h 53min.
Event Type: 
Movie
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, December 20, 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

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, December 22, 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!
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, December 27, 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