All Events

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016

Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn the basics of this incredibly versatile spreadsheet program. Creating charts, sorting, simple formulas, and basic formatting are covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, January 20, 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

Computers for Beginners Part II

Monday, January 22, 2018 -
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

Make & Take: Beaded Jewelry

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us and make your own beaded jewelry. This program is presented by Ardent Care and is limited to seniors and adults only. Space is limited, registration required.
Event Type: 
Adults

Google Drive

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
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

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, January 25, 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

Administrative Efficiency for Child Care Providers

Thursday, January 25, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Child care providers must balance doing the work they enjoy, creating quality educational experiences for children, with the administrative tasks of running a business. Creating systems for efficient administration can help providers save time and focus more on what they love to do. Two important focus areas that impact providers’ bottom line are the child care subsidy and record keeping. This training will discuss how these areas can impact your business and brainstorm ways to manage them efficiently.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Start the New Year with Meditation

Thursday, January 25, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
The New Year is a time to create a clean slate. Join Renate Lanotte, MS LCSW long time meditator for this powerful workshop.
Event Type: 
Adults

Fridays at the Movies

Friday, January 26, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up free required tickets at the Checkout Desk.

Movie: My Cousin Rachel (2017)
Event Type: 
Movie

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2016

Saturday, January 27, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Add and edit pictures, tables, WordArt, columns, bullet points, and much more. This class is recommended for those who would like more than a basic understanding of Word.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, January 27, 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

CANCELED: Job Club

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
***This program is CANCELED. Please join us next month***

Join us if you’re looking for a job or need help with a resume or interview preparation. Meet in Study Room E on the 2nd floor. For more information, please contact Anna Marie MacDonald at the Goodwill/Workforce Connection at 630-576-4661.
Event Type: 
Adults

Google Docs

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
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

Lunch and Learn: ReferenceUSA

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
More than just a great way to look up phone numbers, ReferenceUSA is a powerful database used for generating customer lists and demographic data. There are two opportunities to learn with My Ha Crowfoot, a trainer from ReferenceUSA.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Needles in the Bookstacks

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
All New! Bring your needlecraft project (knit, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery), make progress on your project, share techniques and skills. Limited instruction provided. Some materials available.
Event Type: 
Adults
Drop-in Program

CANCELLED - Master ReferenceUSA

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO A SCHEDULING CONFLICT.
More than just a great way to look up phone numbers, ReferenceUSA is a powerful database used for generating customer lists and demographic data. There are two opportunities to learn with John Carter, a trainer from ReferenceUSA.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Introduction to Facebook

Thursday, February 1, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
This class is for those with little or no experience using Facebook. It covers basic Facebook features such as setting up a profile, adding friends, creating a status update, uploading photos, and privacy settings.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Making the Most of Social Security

Thursday, February 1, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Financial Advisor Mike Heatwole will explain how to use the flexibility of Social Security to optimize retirement income needs. He will also discuss the different filing options available.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, February 1, 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, February 1, 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, February 3, 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

Google Sheets

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
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

Voter Registration

Tuesday, February 6, 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, February 7, 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, February 7, 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

Living History: Harriet Tubman

Thursday, February 8, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join actress Pam Welcome as she portrays the legendary abolitionist Harriet Tubman.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, February 8, 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

Friday, February 9, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up free required tickets at the Checkout Desk.

Movie: The Wedding Plan (2016)
Event Type: 
Movie

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016

Saturday, February 10, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
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

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, February 10, 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, February 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

Google Slides

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Produce appealing, informative presentations with Google Slides. Basic layout and editing, formatting, inserting images, transitions and animations are covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

SCORE Roundtable

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Topic: Analog and Digital Marketing – Old Fashioned and New Approaches to Reaching Your Target Market
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, February 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

Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, February 14, 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

Classic Movie Night

Thursday, February 15, 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: White Heat (1949)
Event Type: 
Movie

Saving Lives in Auschwitz

Thursday, February 15, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Wheaton resident and Lewis University professor Dr. Ewa K. Bacon discusses her book, Saving Lives in Auschwitz: the Prisoners' Hospital in Buna-Monowitz.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, February 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

Knitting Club

Friday, February 16, 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

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, February 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! Do not sign up, just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Mail Merge

Saturday, February 17, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Take an Excel address list and turn it into labels, letters, and more.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Investigating Your Family History with the History Cop, Raymond Johnson

Saturday, February 17, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Join professional genealogist, author, and local historian Ray Johnson for a look at starting an investigation into your family history. Topics include where to begin, census records, naturalization and immigration records, vital records, newspapers and cemetery research.
Event Type: 
Adults
Genealogy

Library Board Meeting

Monday, February 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 Matinees

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:45pm
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: Churchill (2017)
Event Type: 
Movie

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, February 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: Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive by Dorie Clark
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, February 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! No signup, so just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, February 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

Macroeconomics: Why the Big Picture Matters So Much to Your Retirement

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Every asset class is affected differently by changes in the Macro picture. Learn a macro framework to illustrate the drivers of the economy and the investment implications of changes to government policy.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Google Apps

Thursday, February 22, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Experience a hands-on demonstration of all the different apps, from Maps to Calendars, that Google has to offer. Students should have a Gmail account prior to class.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults