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Teen Writing Club

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room 2B at Wheaton Public Library
Age Group:
Teens, Middle School, High School
Event Details:

Meet up with other writers to write and discuss an array of writing styles and practices!

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 2B
Age Group: Teens, Middle School, High School
Required
Event Details:

Meet up with other writers to write and discuss an array of writing styles and practices!

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Nature Walk

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
West Plaza at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Gardening & Nature
Age Group:
Youth, Families, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary School
Event Details:

Children and families Enjoy some nature with us this summer. Join us on the library's West Plaza for a walk around Adams Park paired with an activity for all ages. While our out...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: West Plaza
Age Group: Youth, Families, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary School
Program Type: Gardening & Nature
Event Details:

Children and families

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Children & Caregivers

This program is intended for children and caregivers to participate together; drop offs are not allowed.

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Ignite University: Staying Fit is Smart Business

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room 2B at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Business, In-Person, Jobs & Careers
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Alex Diserio of Parks Plus Fitness will speak on staying fit for your business. This is a lunch-and-learn, so please bring your lunch and the Wheaton Chamber will provide the ...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 2B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business, In-Person, Jobs & Careers
Required
Event Details:

Alex Diserio of Parks Plus Fitness will speak on staying fit for your business. This is a lunch-and-learn, so please bring your lunch and the Wheaton Chamber will provide the chips and drinks. In partnership with the Wheaton Chamber

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Ukulele Basics: Session 3

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Early Childhood Program Room at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Classes
Age Group:
Youth, Elementary School
Event Details:

Grades 3-5 Learn ukulele basics on the library's instruments. This series of 4 classes build on one another. Please register if you're available to attend all four dates (July 2...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Elementary School
Program Type: Classes
Required
Event Details:

Grades 3-5

Learn ukulele basics on the library's instruments. This series of 4 classes build on one another. Please register if you're available to attend all four dates (July 29, 31, August 5, 7). 

Registration required.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends Member Preview Sale

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
In-Person
Age Group:
Adults, All Ages
Event Details:

Get a sneak preview of the Friends Book Sale! Please note, this event is only for members of the Friends of Wheaton Public Library. Learn more about the Friends here! This ...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: In-Person
Event Details:

Get a sneak preview of the Friends Book Sale!

Disclaimer(s)

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

3D Print Club

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Computer Classroom 2A at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Clubs, In-Person, STEM
Age Group:
Teens, Middle School, High School
Event Details:

Learn to use Tinkercad, a 3D design program, and create 3D printed art. 

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Computer Classroom 2A
Age Group: Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Clubs, In-Person, STEM
Required
Event Details:

Learn to use Tinkercad, a 3D design program, and create 3D printed art. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cooking: Focaccia Art

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual2 at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Food, Virtual
Age Group:
Adults
Zoom Webinars and Meetings:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email and reminders containing information about joining the Zoom program. If you need assistance, please email us. Informatio...

Event Details:

Transform simple focaccia into edible masterpieces with Kristyn Slick of Mealtime Memories From vegetable bouquets to herb-infused designs, discover how to turn your dough into del...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Virtual2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Food, Virtual
Required
Event Details:

Transform simple focaccia into edible masterpieces with Kristyn Slick of Mealtime Memories From vegetable bouquets to herb-infused designs, discover how to turn your dough into delicious works of bread art.

Zoom Webinars and Meetings

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email and reminders containing information about joining the Zoom program. If you need assistance, please email us.

Information about joining the Zoom webinar or meeting

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual Program Conduct Policy

The library's patron conduct policy applies to virtual library programs. Library staff has the right to remove participants from virtual programs who are in violation of the patron conduct policy.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Beach Boys: Summer's Soundtrack

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
History, Virtual
Age Group:
Adults
Zoom Webinars and Meetings:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email and reminders containing information about joining the Zoom program. If you need assistance, please email us. Informatio...

Event Details:

Enjoy The Beach Boys' “sunniest years” (1962-1967) through performance and interview clips with music history expert Gary Wenstrup. He will trace the arc of their early career from...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History, Virtual
Required
Event Details:

Enjoy The Beach Boys' “sunniest years” (1962-1967) through performance and interview clips with music history expert Gary Wenstrup.

Zoom Webinars and Meetings

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email and reminders containing information about joining the Zoom program. If you need assistance, please email us.

Information about joining the Zoom webinar or meeting

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual Program Conduct Policy

The library's patron conduct policy applies to virtual library programs. Library staff has the right to remove participants from virtual programs who are in violation of the patron conduct policy.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends Book & Media Sale

All Day 8/8 - 8/11
Meeting Room A at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
In-Person
Age Group:
Adults, All Ages
Event Details:

This sale features thousands books for all ages, including all genres of fiction and any nonfiction topic you can think of! And be sure to stop by Room C just down the hall to...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: In-Person
Event Details:

This sale features thousands books for all ages, including all genres of fiction and any nonfiction topic you can think of! And be sure to stop by Room C just down the hall to shop for CDs, LP records, DVDs, Blu-rays, audiobooks, and video ga

Disclaimer(s)

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Little Builders

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 9:00am - 12:00pm
Early Childhood Program Room at Wheaton Public Library
Age Group:
Youth, Families, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Event Details:

Geared for ages 5 and under with caregivers Join us for a morning of building. Use the library's special blocks to build with friends while working on our fine motor skills! ...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Families, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Event Details:

Geared for ages 5 and under with caregivers

Join us for a morning of building. Use the library's special blocks to build with friends while working on our fine motor skills!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Children & Caregivers

This program is intended for children and caregivers to participate together; drop offs are not allowed.

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Resume Review Drop-In

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 9:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room 2B at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Jobs & Careers
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Looking for opportunities to network, get help completing job applications, writing your resume and cover letter, or preparing for an interview? Drop in to the Resume Review! We wi...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 2B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Jobs & Careers
Event Details:

Looking for opportunities to network, get help completing job applications, writing your resume and cover letter, or preparing for an interview? Drop in to the Resume Review! We will provide support during what can be a stressful time.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Smartphone Skills Drop-In

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Computer Classroom 2A at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Classes, Tech Classes
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Drop-in anytime between 10 and 12 for help with your cell phone. Androids and iPhones welcome! Registration is recommended, but not required.   

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Computer Classroom 2A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes, Tech Classes
Required
Event Details:

Drop-in anytime between 10 and 12 for help with your cell phone. Androids and iPhones welcome! Registration is recommended, but not required. 

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

SNAP Benefits Info Table

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Arts & Culture Center at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
In-Person
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

A representative from Northern Illinois Food Bank will be available in the Arts & Culture Center on the main floor of the library from 10 am - 12 pm to answer questions and sha...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Arts & Culture Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: In-Person
Event Details:

A representative from Northern Illinois Food Bank will be available in the Arts & Culture Center on the main floor of the library from 10 am - 12 pm to answer questions and share resources on SNAP an

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Lego Free Build

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Early Childhood Program Room at Wheaton Public Library
Age Group:
Youth, Preschool, Elementary School
Event Details:

Children with caregivers Let's do Lego! Use the library's Lego collection to build whatever you'd like! We'll have some building prompts and activities but let your imagination ...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Preschool, Elementary School
Event Details:

Children with caregivers

Let's do Lego! Use the library's Lego collection to build whatever you'd like! We'll have some building prompts and activities but let your imagination be your guide.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Children & Caregivers

This program is intended for children and caregivers to participate together; drop offs are not allowed.

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.

Toddler Playdate

Friday, August 9, 2024 at 9:30am - 11:30am
Early Childhood Program Room at Wheaton Public Library
Age Group:
Youth, Families, Babies
Event Details:

2-3 years old with caregivers Here's a chance for toddlers and their grown-ups to hang out and get to know each other. We'll have some toys and books available to use while you ...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Families, Babies
Event Details:

2-3 years old with caregivers

Here's a chance for toddlers and their grown-ups to hang out and get to know each other. We'll have some toys and books available to use while you meet other families in the area.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Children & Caregivers

This program is intended for children and caregivers to participate together; drop offs are not allowed.

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Group

Saturday, August 10, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
ESL, Virtual
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Wheaton Library and Literacy DuPage host an English Conversation Group every Saturday morning. Practice your English and learn new phrases in a friendly environment! Everyone is al...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL, Virtual
Required
Event Details:

Wheaton Library and Literacy DuPage host an English Conversation Group every Saturday morning. Practice your English and learn new phrases in a friendly environment! Everyone is always welcome.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Needles in the Bookstacks

Saturday, August 10, 2024 at 10:00am - 1:00pm
Arts & Culture Center at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Clubs, In-Person
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Drop-in the Arts & Culture Center on the Main Floor of the library every Saturday with your knitting, cross stitch, or crochet project and join our group! Make progress on your...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Arts & Culture Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, In-Person
Event Details:

Drop-in the Arts & Culture Center on the Main Floor of the library every Saturday with your knitting, cross stitch, or crochet project and join our group! Make progress on your project and share techniques.

Disclaimer(s)

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Bilingual ASL Storytime with The Language Labs

Monday, August 12, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Early Childhood Program Room at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Youth, Families, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary School
Event Details:

Ages 2-7 The Language Labs is here for an ASL storytime with stories, ASL basics, and a craft! Registration required.

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Families, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary School
Program Type: Storytime
Required
Event Details:

Ages 2-7

The Language Labs is here for an ASL storytime with stories, ASL basics, and a craft!

Registration required.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Children & Caregivers

This program is intended for children and caregivers to participate together; drop offs are not allowed.

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Chess Club: Instruction and Open Play

Monday, August 12, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Youth Services at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Classes, Games
Age Group:
Teens, Middle School, Youth, Elementary School
Event Details:

Grades 1-8 Let's play chess! Join instructors from Elite Chess to learn more about the game and then have a chance to play with some other students. No registration required....

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Teens, Middle School, Youth, Elementary School
Program Type: Classes, Games
Event Details:

Grades 1-8

Let's play chess! Join instructors from Elite Chess to learn more about the game and then have a chance to play with some other students.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Back to School Bubbles

Monday, August 12, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
West Plaza at Wheaton Public Library
Age Group:
Youth, Families, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary School
Event Details:

Children and their families It's almost time to go back to school! Join Jason Kollum for Interactive Bubble Making Stations on the library's West Plaza! No registration requi...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: West Plaza
Age Group: Youth, Families, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary School
Event Details:

Children and their families

It's almost time to go back to school! Join Jason Kollum for Interactive Bubble Making Stations on the library's West Plaza!

No registration required.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Children & Caregivers

This program is intended for children and caregivers to participate together; drop offs are not allowed.

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fiction Book Discussion

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room 2B at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Book Discussion, In-Person
Age Group:
Adults
Pick up copies of the book:

Copies of the book are available at the library.  Please ask at the Welcome Desk or Curbside Pickup.

Event Details:

Join us for an in-person discussion of Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghy in Meeting Room 2B.

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 2B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, In-Person
Required
Event Details:

Join us for an in-person discussion of Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghy in Meeting Room 2B.

Pick up copies of the book

Copies of the book are available at the library.  Please ask at the Welcome Desk or Curbside Pickup.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Kindergarten Readiness

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Early Childhood Program Room at Wheaton Public Library
Age Group:
Youth, Preschool
Event Details:

4-5 year olds to attend independently Are you getting ready to go to kindergarten this year? In Kindergarten Readiness, we'll work on skills that will get us ready to go to elem...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Preschool
Required
Event Details:

4-5 year olds to attend independently

Are you getting ready to go to kindergarten this year? In Kindergarten Readiness, we'll work on skills that will get us ready to go to elementary school. 

Registration required.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friendship Fun

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Early Childhood Program Room at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Youth, Families, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary School, All Ages
Event Details:

Children and families School's almost here. Get ready to see old friends and meet new ones with friendship crafts and activities.  This is a drop-in event. Feel free to ...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Families, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary School, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Children and families

School's almost here. Get ready to see old friends and meet new ones with friendship crafts and activities. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.