All Events

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 -
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: Understanding the Customers’ Point of View

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Facilitated by Tom Drouin, a SCORE Certified Small Business Mentor, participants will have the opportunity to discuss and learn how to determine your customers’ needs – and how to get them to say “yes” to your product or service.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor

Registration required
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Cooking Demo: Holiday Canapés

Thursday, November 21, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Chef Maddox will demonstrate how to wow your family and friends at your next Holiday gathering with delicious canapés! Recipes and samples provided.
Event Type: 
Adults

WPL Writers’ Group

Thursday, November 21, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
The WPL Writers’ Group meets the third Thursday of every month from 7:00 to 8:30 PM in Room H on the library’s second floor. Facilitated by local author and library staff member, Karen Schreck, we provide a supportive and consistent environment for writers of all genres, ages eighteen years of age and up.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, November 21, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions
Event Type: 
Genealogy

Movie Matinee: Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Friday, November 22, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:45pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. 1h 43min.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, November 23, 2019 -
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

Needles in the Bookstacks

Monday, November 25, 2019 -
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

Job Club

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 -
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 4 on the 2nd floor. For more information, please contact Anna Marie MacDonald at the Goodwill/Workforce Connection at 630-576-4661.
Event Type: 
Adults

New Moms Book Club

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Are you a new mom looking for a casual and relaxed book club? Join us at Emmett's Brewing Company at 121 W. Front St. in 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

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, November 30, 2019 -
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

Voter Registration

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 -
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 4, 2019 -
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, December 5, 2019 -
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, December 5, 2019 -
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 7, 2019 -
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: Beyond Glee

Sunday, December 8, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Celebrate the holidays with the Wheaton Park District chorale group Beyond Glee! This performance based, mixed adult community chorus sings a wide repertoire of songs and will have you singing along to your favorite holiday songs!
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

It’s Christmastime in the City

Monday, December 9, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Did you know that one of Chicago’s earliest industries was Christmas trees and wreaths? Or that Chicagoans have contributed some of the most beloved holiday songs? Join Chicago historian Clarence Goodman as he discusses all things Yule in Chicago!
Event Type: 
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 -
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

Wheaton Science Theater: Holiday Double Feature

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
WPL & Dry City have teamed up once again to bring you another Wheaton Science Theater, this time as a double feature! Join us at Dry City for Santa Claus Conquers the Martians at 6 pm, followed by Santa Claus at 7:30 pm.

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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 -
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

DIY: Holiday Centerpiece

Thursday, December 12, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Make a variety of paper trees to use as a centerpiece or to decorate a table.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, December 12, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions
Event Type: 
Genealogy

Knitting Club

Friday, December 13, 2019 -
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: White Christmas (1954)

Friday, December 13, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general. 2h.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, December 14, 2019 -
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

Library Board Meeting

Monday, December 16, 2019 -
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

BRC Meet Up

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 -
8:30am to 9:30am
Join your fellow business owners as they discuss and share ideas to help your business grow and succeed.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Limited to 25 participants. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
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: Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 -
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 19, 2019 -
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 21, 2019 -
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 26, 2019 -
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 28, 2019 -
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

Needles in the Bookstacks

Monday, December 30, 2019 -
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, January 2, 2020 -
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, January 4, 2020 -
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

Encore Network: Recipe Swap

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
A NEW series of engaging activities to connect and contribute designed for those 55+. Come with a favorite recipe and preparation tips to share. We will provide copies for all participants. Bring a cup of cut fruit to add to a fruit salad for the group to enjoy.
Event Type: 
Adults

Introduction to Google Drive

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 -
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

Voter Registration

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 -
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, January 8, 2020 -
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 Workshop: Starting a Home Based Business

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
This workshop will tackle the challenges faced by home business owners including time management, isolation, networking, building credibility, and conflicts between home and family vs. your business. Presented by SCORE certified business mentor Su Hartung.

Meeting Room A, Lower Level.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2019

Thursday, January 9, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn how to navigate Word and use it to create, edit, save, and print basic documents.

This class is designed for those who have little to no experience with Word.

All three levels of Word classes will briefly cover the new features of the 2019 version.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, January 9, 2020 -
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, January 9, 2020 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions
Event Type: 
Genealogy

Knitting Club

Friday, January 10, 2020 -
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: Aladdin

Friday, January 10, 2020 -
1:00pm to 3:15pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true. 2h 8min.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, January 11, 2020 -
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

Film Screening: The Girl Who Wore Freedom

Sunday, January 12, 2020 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm
This documentary tells the unconventional love story between the people of Normandy, France, and the American veterans who liberated them. Afterwards, there will be a Q&A discussion with the film’s Producer and Director, Christian Taylor.
Event Type: 
Adults
Movie

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 -
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