All Events

Virtual Pet Chat

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
BYOP (Bring Your Own Pet) for this fun gathering in Zoom with special guest, Andy Salis from DuPage Animal Services, as she discusses common behavioral problems in dogs.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual TED Talks: Averting the Pandemic Panic

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Sorting through the profusion of opinions and sound bites, these experts understand global epidemics and explain how to deal with them. TED Talks will be viewed via Zoom, followed by discussion.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Book Discussion: Educated

Thursday, April 9, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Book discussion of Educated by Tara Westover via Zoom.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Virtual Classic Film Discussion & Trivia

Friday, April 10, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Watch "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" (available on Netflix) and then join us via Zoom to talk about this groundbreaking film that explored racial tensions in the 1960s.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Cook Share

Saturday, April 11, 2020 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Have you spent your time at home experimenting with recipes, flavors or techniques? Join our virtual discussion via Zoom to share what you’ve tried and learned.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Film Discussion

Monday, April 13, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Watch "American Factory" (available on Netflix) and then join us via Zoom to talk about this award-winning documentary exploring culture clashes in the global workforce.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Book Share

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join other readers via Zoom to share a bit about the books that have been sustaining you during this Shelter-in-Place season and gather a few new titles at the same time!
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual TED Talks: Effectively Working From Home

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Are you new to, or struggling with working from home? These experts extoll the benefits and provide suggestions for improving productivity. TED Talks will be viewed via Zoom, followed by discussion.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Writers’ Group

Thursday, April 16, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The WPL Writers’ Group will be meeting via Zoom! Please make sure to enter an email address for further connection instructions.

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

Virtual Classic Film Discussion & Trivia

Friday, April 17, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Watch "Driving Miss Daisy" (available on Netflix) and then join us via Zoom to talk about this award-winning film about the relationship between two strong-willed seniors.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Craft Share

Saturday, April 18, 2020 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Attention artists, makers, designers and creatives of all levels and types! Join our virtual meeting via Zoom to share the projects you’re working on.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Film Discussion

Monday, April 20, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Watch "Suffragette" (available on Netflix) and then join us via Zoom to talk about the struggle for the right to vote, honoring the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.
Event Type: 
Adults

Library Board Meeting

Monday, April 20, 2020 -
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

Virtual Poetry Exchange

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Happy National Poetry Month! In celebration, we'll be gathering via Zoom to share favorite poems. Pick one or two that you treasure and meet virtually to read your choices and listen to those of other poetry lovers.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual TED Talks: All the Lonely People

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
These experts explain the effects of isolation and how we can successfully build social networks for greater happiness and well-being. TED Talks will be viewed via Zoom, followed by discussion.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Classic Film Discussion & Trivia

Friday, April 24, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Watch "The Dirty Dozen" (available on Netflix) and then join us via Zoom to talk about this star-studded film in which convicts are assigned an incredible WWII mission.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Cook Share

Saturday, April 25, 2020 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Have you spent your time at home experimenting with recipes, flavors or techniques? Join our virtual discussion via Zoom to share what you’ve tried and learned.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Non-Fiction Book Share

Monday, April 27, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Read any book with some form of "happy" or "joy" in the title and then join us via Zoom to share your recommendations and insights.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Classic Film Discussion & Trivia

Friday, May 1, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Missing baseball? Watch "The Natural" (available on Netflix) and then join us via Zoom to talk about what many claim is the best baseball movie ever made.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Craft Share

Saturday, May 2, 2020 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Attention artists, makers, designers and creatives of all levels and types! Join our virtual meeting via Zoom to share the projects you’re working on.
Event Type: 
Adults

Library Board Meeting

Monday, May 18, 2020 -
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

Voter Registration

Tuesday, June 2, 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

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 -
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, June 4, 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, June 4, 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, June 6, 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

Monday Mystery Movies

Monday, June 8, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Watch classic mystery movies on Monday nights this summer.
Event Type: 
Movie
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, June 9, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, June 10, 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

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, June 11, 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, June 13, 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

Library Board Meeting

Monday, June 15, 2020 -
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

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 -
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, June 18, 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, June 20, 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

Monday Mystery Movies

Monday, June 22, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Watch classic mystery movies on Monday nights this summer.
Event Type: 
Movie
Adults

New Moms Book Club

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 -
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

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, June 25, 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, June 27, 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

True Story Book Club

Monday, June 29, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
True Story Book Club is Wheaton Library's nonfiction book discussion which meets the last Monday of the month (with the exception of holidays). Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk to join the group.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 -
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, July 2, 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, July 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

Monday Mystery Movies

Monday, July 6, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Watch classic mystery movies on Monday nights this summer.
Event Type: 
Movie
Adults

Voter Registration

Tuesday, July 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, July 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

TED Talks: Journaling

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
After the videos, there will be a time to share ideas and discuss the topic as a group.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, July 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

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, July 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