All Events

True Story Book Club

Monday, September 25, 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: When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanthi
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Cross Stitch Club

Tuesday, September 26, 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

Autumn French Desserts

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join Chef Susan Maddox for a cooking demo as she teaches recipes for fall French desserts using wonderful ingredients at their peak of flavor. Recipes and tasting samples included!
Event Type: 
Adults

Play with Purpose

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 -
7:00pm to 7:45pm
See what the Western DuPage Special Education Recreation Association offers and learn about "Lekotek": a program that helps children get the most out of playtime.
Event Type: 
Children

Computers for Beginners Part II

Thursday, September 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
This is the next step from the Absolute Beginners class. It is also a great class for people who are past the ‘beginner’ stage in their computer knowledge but still have more to learn. You will learn more about how Windows works, how to save files to a USB memory stick, and how the computer file system is organized.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, September 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

Fridays at the Movies: The Zookeeper's Wife

Friday, September 29, 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

Google Docs

Saturday, September 30, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Create documents, resumes, business cards and more with Google’s word processing software. Basic editing, formatting, layout, inserting objects, printing, sharing and saving are covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, September 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

Genealogy Class: Investigating Your Family History

Saturday, September 30, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Join professional genealogist, author, local historian, and "History Cop" Ray Johnson for a fun look at beginning the investigation into your family history. Topics include where to start, census records, naturalization and immigration records, vital records, newspapers and cemetery research.
Event Type: 
Genealogy
Adults

Intro. to Microsoft Excel 2016

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn the basics of this incredibly versatile spreadsheet program. Creating charts, sorting, simple formulas, and basic formatting are covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Medicare 101

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
David Wylly of the Medicare Solutions Network returns to explain what Medicare covers, what it doesn't, and your potential out-of-pocket exposure. He will also discuss Supplements, Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Coverage, and cost-saving strategies for the future.
Event Type: 
Adults

Voter Registration

Tuesday, October 3, 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

Preschool and Community Resource Fair

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Parents and caregivers
Representatives from local preschools will answer questions and provide handouts. Sponsored with Wheaton/Warrenville Early Childhood Collaborative.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, October 4, 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, October 4, 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

Preschool and Community Resource Fair

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Parents and caregivers
Representatives from local preschools will answer questions and provide handouts. Sponsored with Wheaton/Warrenville Early Childhood Collaborative.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

Wheaton Garden Club Flower Show

Thursday, October 5, 2017 -
12:30pm to 9:00pm
The Wheaton Garden Club once again presents their Flower Show featuring the theme, "See America." Stop by the Arts & Cultural Center to see floral arrangements and table designs, including horticulture exhibits.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, October 5, 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, October 5, 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

Wheaton Garden Club Flower Show

Friday, October 6, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
The Wheaton Garden Club once again presents their Flower Show featuring the theme, "See America." Stop by the Arts & Cultural Center to see floral arrangements and table designs, including horticulture exhibits.
Event Type: 
Adults

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, October 7, 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

Beyond Glee: Americana

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Wheaton Park District’s chorale group returns! Take a musical journey with an exhilarating repertoire that celebrates the great eras and composers in American music.
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, October 10, 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

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Expand your Excel know how! This class covers conditional formatting and filtering, layout options, working across multiple sheets, plus more about formulas, charts and tables.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, October 11, 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

Death in DuPage: Traveling While Dead

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Funeral Director Mark Hayes of Hayes Funeral and Cremation Service will educate you regarding how the dead were transported during colonial times through the Civil War to present day. The program will be of interest, not only to history buffs, but those interested in genealogy as well.
Event Type: 
Adults
Genealogy

Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, October 11, 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, October 12, 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

Running a Business 101

Thursday, October 12, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
If you are interested in starting a business or already do and have financial and/or legal questions, join us. A panel of experts including a banker, an insurance person, an accountant, and a lawyer will answer all of your legal and financial questions about starting and/or operating your business.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

SCORE Roundtable

Thursday, October 12, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Topic: What's the right price for my product or service?
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Fridays at the Movies: The Promise

Friday, October 13, 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, October 14, 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, October 16, 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: La La Land

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:15pm
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, October 17, 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: A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Dan Pink
Event Type: 
Business
Book Discussion
Adults

Ernest Hemingway in WWI

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Bob Glass, Historian of Society and Docent of Oak Park Ernest Hemingway Society, presents on Hemingway’s time during WWI.
Event Type: 
Adults

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, October 18, 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, October 18, 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

SCORE Workshop: The Art & Science of Pricing

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
We will explore the key components of a pricing strategy, including profitability and perception in the customer’s mind.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Classic Movie Night: White Cliffs of Dover (1944)

Thursday, October 19, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:15pm
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, October 19, 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

Living History: General Charles Dawes

Thursday, October 19, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Actor RJ Lindsey portrays General Charles Dawes of WWI and narrates a slide program with animated battle maps, military strategies, and period photos.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Knitting Club

Friday, October 20, 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 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