All Events

Legalized Cannabis

Thursday, February 27, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the truth behind this ancient plant. Many find relief from pain and inflammation, but what about "recreational" use? Get answers to you questions and concerns. Kirsten Velasco, Board Member of Illinois Women in Cannabis will cover the history, medical options, safe use, and the new law in Illinois.
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Adults

Disney Sing-along

Friday, February 28, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
All ages with caregivers
Sing along to your favorite Disney songs! Come as you are or dress up as your favorite Disney character!
No registration required.
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Children

Movie Matinee: Blinded by the Light

Friday, February 28, 2020 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

In England in 1987, a teenager from an Asian family learns to live his life, understand his family and find his own voice through the music of American rock star Bruce Springsteen. 2h.
Event Type: 
Movie

Kindness Kids Yoga

Friday, February 28, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades K-6
Join us for a Kindness Kids Yoga session to chase the winter blues away!
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Tinkercad: Learn to Create in 3D

Saturday, February 29, 2020 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn the basics of 3D design using Tinkercad software. By the end of the class, you will complete a keychain that can be printed on the library’s 3D printer.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, February 29, 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

Be Yourself Storytime

Saturday, February 29, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
All ages with caregivers
Come join us for an all ages and abilities interactive storytime! We'll read, sing, and play your way. Feel free to express yourself in a comfortable, adaptable, moderately lit, low stress environment.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Monday, March 2, 2020 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 9 must have a caregiver remain in the department)
Homework Club is a space to get some school work done. Have Room to work on a group project, read a few chapters in your class book, or work independently on an assignment. Public, private, and homeschool students welcome. Snacks and limited school supplies will be available. Homework Club will follow the District 200 calendar.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Storytime 6:30pm

Monday, March 2, 2020 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
All ages with caregivers
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 9 must have a caregiver remain in the department)
Homework Club is a space to get some school work done. Have Room to work on a group project, read a few chapters in your class book, or work independently on an assignment. Public, private, and homeschool students welcome. Snacks and limited school supplies will be available. Homework Club will follow the District 200 calendar.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Voter Registration

Tuesday, March 3, 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, March 4, 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

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 9 must have a caregiver remain in the department)
Homework Club is a space to get some school work done. Have Room to work on a group project, read a few chapters in your class book, or work independently on an assignment. Public, private, and homeschool students welcome. Snacks and limited school supplies will be available. Homework Club will follow the District 200 calendar.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

SCORE Workshop: How to Retain Current Employees and Find New Ones

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Employee turnover is extremely costly and finding replacements when employees leave has never been more difficult. During this workshop SCORE Subject Matter Expert, Sandra Teague, will explain what is needed to ensure that employees are retained and how to find new employees who will stay in this challenging labor market.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Teen Take & Make

Thursday, March 5, 2020 (All day)
Stop by the Teenspace on the 5th of each month and pick-up the takeaway craft project (while supplies last).

Event Type: 
Teens

NAMI DuPage Information Table

Thursday, March 5, 2020 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Representatives from NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) DuPage will be at an information table on the main floor to answer questions about their services.
Event Type: 
Adults

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Thursday, March 5, 2020 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 9 must have a caregiver remain in the department)
Homework Club is a space to get some school work done. Have Room to work on a group project, read a few chapters in your class book, or work independently on an assignment. Public, private, and homeschool students welcome. Snacks and limited school supplies will be available. Homework Club will follow the District 200 calendar.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, March 5, 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, March 5, 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, March 7, 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

Family Storytime 10am

Saturday, March 7, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
All ages with caregivers
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Using the Find My Past Website with Maureen Brady

Saturday, March 7, 2020 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
For those with roots in Great Britain and Ireland, the Find My Past website (findmypast.com) offers a “gold mine” of original records and indices. Included in the resources are a large number of military databases, the census returns of England & Wales and many Church of England parish records. This presentation will examine the main databases and offer suggestions for navigating the website.
Event Type: 
Adults
Genealogy

Sunday Concert: Shamrock Ragsters

Sunday, March 8, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Celebrate St. Patty’s with the Shamrock Ragsters as they perform a medley of Celtic, Bluegrass, and Dixieland jazz!
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

Storytime: Brand New Babies 9:30am

Monday, March 9, 2020 -
9:30am to 9:50am
0-9 months old with caregivers (expectant parents and siblings welcome)
A new storytime has arrived! Join us for stories, songs, and movement designed for the littlest ones. Because we know it's never too early to start, expectant parents are welcome to participate.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, March 9, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months with caregiver
During this 30-minute session, babies and their caregivers will share rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 10am

Monday, March 9, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Monday, March 9, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months with caregiver
During this 30-minute session, babies and their caregivers will share rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 11am

Monday, March 9, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Monday, March 9, 2020 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 9 must have a caregiver remain in the department)
Homework Club is a space to get some school work done. Have Room to work on a group project, read a few chapters in your class book, or work independently on an assignment. Public, private, and homeschool students welcome. Snacks and limited school supplies will be available. Homework Club will follow the District 200 calendar.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Prepping for Springtime Ailments - Rice Heating Pads

Monday, March 9, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Looking forward towards the seasonal colds, or allergies? Neither are we. That’s why we’ll be attempting to stock up on some Rice Heating Pads that we’ll be making ourselves.
Event Type: 
Teens

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, March 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

Storytime: Bilingual Storytime 10am

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Birth-5 years old with caregiver
Join us for stories and songs in Spanish and English.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Move and Groove 11am

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
All ages with caregivers
Get those wiggles out! Movement activities for a variety of ages including dance, yoga, and more!
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Nature-telling

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
Ages 2-5 with adult
Join a naturalist from Lincoln Marsh at the Wheaton Public Library to listen to a nature-themed story and participate in a related craft and/or activity.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Kindergarten Readiness 2pm

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
4-5 year olds attend independently without caregivers
Get ready to go to kindergarten with this new storytime. We'll read books, sing songs, and focus on skills that get us ready for elementary school!
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 9 must have a caregiver remain in the department)
Homework Club is a space to get some school work done. Have Room to work on a group project, read a few chapters in your class book, or work independently on an assignment. Public, private, and homeschool students welcome. Snacks and limited school supplies will be available. Homework Club will follow the District 200 calendar.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Preparing Your Home for Sale

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
A panel of experts including Wheaton resident and real estate broker Josie Morrison, a real estate attorney, mortgage broker, and home inspector will present and answer all of your questions about selling your home.
Event Type: 
Adults

ASL Conversation Group

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
All ages
Join us for a new American Sign Language conversation/game event for all ages and skill levels.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, March 11, 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

Storytime: Toddler Time 10am

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds with caregiver
Stories, rhymes, music, and movement for toddlers and their caregivers to share together.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 10am

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: All Together 11am

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
All ages with caregivers
Stories, songs, and activities designed for child and adult bonding and participation.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Homeschool Meet-up

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Grades K and up with caregiver
Drop in to meet other homeschooling families in the area over lunch (please bring your own lunch), games and activities.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 9 must have a caregiver remain in the department)
Homework Club is a space to get some school work done. Have Room to work on a group project, read a few chapters in your class book, or work independently on an assignment. Public, private, and homeschool students welcome. Snacks and limited school supplies will be available. Homework Club will follow the District 200 calendar.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Collaborative Art: Origami Birds

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Fold easy origami birds for a colorful mobile that will soar over the Arts & Culture Center this spring!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Teen Gaming

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Stop by the Teenspace to play some Super Smash Bros Ultimate or Mario Kart 8.
Event Type: 
Teens

Storytime: Toddler Time 10am

Thursday, March 12, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds with caregiver
Stories, rhymes, music, and movement for toddlers and their caregivers to share together.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 10am

Thursday, March 12, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Toddler Time 11am

Thursday, March 12, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds with caregiver
Stories, rhymes, music, and movement for toddlers and their caregivers to share together.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime