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Introduction to Computers, Part 1: The Basics

9:30am - 11:00am
Registration Open
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Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Computer Classroom 2A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Tech Classes
Registration Required
Event Details:

Learn the parts of a computer, what the mouse and keyboard do, and how the Windows operating system works.

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.

Ukrainian Storytime with The Language Labs

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Families, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary School
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:

Ages 2-7

The Language Labs is here for Ukrainian storytime with stories, songs, games, and a craft!

Registration required.

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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 "Elementary School" group.

Ukulele Basics: Session 1

2:00pm - 2:45pm
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Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Youth, Elementary School
Program Type: Classes
Registration 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 (June 10, 12, 17, 19). 

Registration required.

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

Recycled Paper Making

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:

Create your own paper!

Learn about how recycled paper is made and have a chance to make your own to take home. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 2B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: In-Person
Event Details:

Parents of children of all ages with Autism are welcome to join an open and supportive environment to share experiences, challenges, achievements, and resources. Facilitated by and in partnership with staff of North Shore Pediatric Therapy.

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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 "Adults" group.

Using Your iPhone - Part 1

9:30am - 11:00am
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Computer Classroom 2A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes, Tech Classes
Registration Required
Event Details:

Let us introduce you to your iPhone! Covers basic navigation, making calls, and sending messages and texts.

 

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

Play with Clay: 10am

10:00am - 11:00am
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Elementary School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:

Grades K-5

Get your hands dirty as we create with clay. Your clay creations are yours to take home.

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 "Elementary School" group.

Play with Clay: 3pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Elementary School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:

Grades K-5

Get your hands dirty as we create with clay. Your clay creations are yours to take home.

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.

DIY: Book Safe

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, In-Person
Registration Required
Event Details:

Upcycle a classy hardcover to make a small “safe” to hide valuables on a bookshelf in plain sight.  All supplies are included.

Please note that this event is designed for adults only.

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 "Adults" group.

Writers Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Virtual2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Clubs, Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:

The WPL Writers Group meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday via Zoom.

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

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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 "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.
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: West Plaza
Age Group: Youth, Families, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Event Details:

Geared for birth-5 years old with caregivers

The name says it all! Let's play with bubbles and parachutes.

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.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: West Plaza
Age Group: Youth, Families, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Event Details:

Geared for birth-5 years old with caregivers

The name says it all! Let's play with bubbles and parachutes.

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

Celebrate worldwide Make Music Day! We’ll travel down the Yellow Brick Road with Dorothy and her companions, joining in on all the iconic tunes with lyrics provided.

(Musical, 1939) 1 hr 41 min

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 "Adults" group.

English Conversation Group

10:00am - 11:00am
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL, Virtual
Registration 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.
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 "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

9:30am - 10:30am
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 "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Families, Elementary School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM
Event Details:

Children and families

Put your folding skills to the test and build some paper airplanes with us. We'll have a variety of challenges for you to try out with your plane.

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 "Teens" group.

Microsoft Excel - Introduction

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Computer Classroom 2A
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Tech Classes
Registration Required
Event Details:

Learn the basics of this incredibly versatile spreadsheet program. Creating charts, sorting, simple formulas, and basic formatting are covered.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Artificial Intelligence: Perils and Promise

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: In-Person, Tech Classes
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us for an introduction to Artificial Intelligence and text generation tools like ChatGPT. Two College of DuPage English Professors will provide an overview of large language models, how they populate with data, and how gener

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 "Adults" group.

Nonfiction Book Discussion

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 2B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, In-Person
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us for this engaging in-person discussion of thought-provoking non-fiction titles. In June, we will discuss Poverty, by America by Matthew Desmond.

Pick up copies of the book

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

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Families, Elementary School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM
Event Details:

Children and families

Put your folding skills to the test and build some paper airplanes with us. We'll have a variety of challenges for you to try out with your plane.

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.

ACES: BINGO & Trivia

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 2B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games, In-Person
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us for an afternoon of fun games, companionship, friendly competition, and small prizes. Along with a few rounds of BINGO, we'll test our wits with some trivia!

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

Nailed It! - Cookie Decorating

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Food
Registration Required
Event Details:

Can you create a cookie masterpiece?

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

Recycled Crafternoon

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Families, Elementary School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Children and families

Come craft with us! We'll supply the craft materials. You bring the creativity. Your creations are yours to take home.

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.