All Events

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, December 12, 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

SCORE Roundtable

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Topic: Picking Your Target Market and Distribution Channels
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, December 13, 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, December 13, 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

Make & Take: Holiday Gift Packaging

Thursday, December 14, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:15pm
Learn how to make your own holiday gift tags, bags, and more! Sign up for 6 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. timeslot.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, December 14, 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

Make & Take: Holiday Gift Packaging

Thursday, December 14, 2017 -
7:30pm to 8:45pm
Learn how to make your own holiday gift tags, bags, and more! Sign up for 6 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. timeslot.
Event Type: 
Adults

Knitting Club

Friday, December 15, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Make progress on your knitting project, share techniques and skills. Intermediate to advanced knitters only.
Event Type: 
Adults
Drop-in Program

Fridays at the Movies

Friday, December 15, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up free required tickets at the Checkout Desk.

Movie: It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, December 16, 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, December 18, 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 Matinees

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Popcorn and sweets will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Wheaton Park District Mary Lubko Center. Pick up free required tickets at the Checkout Desk.

Movie: Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Event Type: 
Movie

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
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 book: The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, December 20, 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, December 20, 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

Thursday, December 21, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:45pm
Join us in Meeting Room C (Lower Level) for popcorn, trivia, discussion, and best of all… classic movies! Registration required. Meets on the third Thursday at 6pm.

Movie: Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
Event Type: 
Movie

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, December 21, 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 23, 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

Get Smart about Your Smart Phone

Thursday, December 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Did you receive a new phone for the holidays? Discover the ways to make it work for you. This presentation is provided in cooperation with the People’s Resource Center.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, December 28, 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 30, 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

Voter Registration

Tuesday, January 2, 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

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, January 3, 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, January 3, 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, January 4, 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, January 4, 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

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, January 6, 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, January 9, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, January 10, 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

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Topic: Five Questions to Ask to Keep Your Business on the Right Path for Success
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 -
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

Retirement Planning for the Gig Economy

Thursday, January 11, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Learn the tools available for entrepreneurs to create an asset within their business to achieve retirement goals and have financial freedom.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, January 11, 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

Mediterranean Diet

Thursday, January 11, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Laura Barr, Nutrition & Wellness Educator, will discuss how this ancient way of eating can improve your health.
Event Type: 
Adults

Knitting Club

Friday, January 12, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Make progress on your knitting project, share techniques and skills. Intermediate to advanced knitters only.
Event Type: 
Adults
Drop-in Program

Fridays at the Movies

Friday, January 12, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up free required tickets at the Checkout Desk.

Movie: The Sense of An Ending (2017)
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, January 13, 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

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016

Saturday, January 13, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn basic navigation skills to effectively use Word 2016. Cutting and pasting, saving, printing, and creating and editing a basic document are covered. This class is perfect for those who are new to word processing. It is also recommended for those who are interested in learning the features of the 2016 version.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Computers for Absolute Beginners

Monday, January 15, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Do computers intimidate you? Do you have one at home and only know how to do 2 or 3 things on it? Take this class and learn the parts of a computer, what the mouse and keyboard do, and how the Windows operating system works.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Library Board Meeting

Monday, January 15, 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 Matinees

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Popcorn and sweets will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Wheaton Park District Mary Lubko Center. Pick up free required tickets at the Checkout Desk.

Movie: Gifted (2017)
Event Type: 
Movie

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, January 16, 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 book: The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How. by Daniel Coyle
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

SCORE Workshop: Marketing Your Non-Profit on a Shoestring Budget

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Do you want to grow your non-profit without wasting time and money? Join Michelle Smith of Z&B Consulting, Inc. as she shares strategies, tools and resources to help you overcome the obstacles you face when marketing your organization.

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

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, January 17, 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, January 17, 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

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 -
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

Classic Movie Night

Thursday, January 18, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:45pm
Join us in Meeting Room C (Lower Level) for popcorn, trivia, discussion, and best of all… classic movies! Registration required. Meets on the third Thursday at 6pm.

Movie: To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Event Type: 
Movie

Our Lady of the Angels School Fire

Thursday, January 18, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Our Lady of the Angels School fire in Chicago. Join Jim Gibbons as he gives an in-depth presentation based on his research of the 1958 tragedy.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, January 18, 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