All Events

Family Bingo

Friday, July 5, 2019 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
All ages; children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult
Get a Bingo card and get ready to listen for your lucky numbers!
Pick up free tickets at the Youth Services Desk beginning June 14.
Event Type: 
Children

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, July 6, 2019 -
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

LIBRARY CLOSED

Sunday, July 7, 2019 (All day)
Closed on Sundays until Sept. 9
Event Type: 
Library Closings

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, July 8, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Monday, July 8, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Monday, July 8, 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Monday, July 8, 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Cosley Zoo: Illinois Wildlife

Monday, July 8, 2019 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Ages 3-adult
Discover the animals that call Illinois home with a Cosley Zoo educator.
Pick up free tickets at the Youth Services Desk beginning June 17.
Event Type: 
Children

Teen Gaming

Monday, July 8, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Stop by the Teenspace to play some Super Smash Bros Ultimate or Mario Kart 8.
Event Type: 
Teens

Family Storytime

Monday, July 8, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family!
Event Type: 
Storytime
Drop-in Program
Children

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
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: Ages 3-5: 10am

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 6-8: 10am

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 6, 7, and 8 year olds. Child must be at least 6 and not yet 9 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Nature-telling

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
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

Escape the Upside Down!

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
To celebrate the return of ‘Stranger Things’ you and your team will have 40 minutes to figure out the clues and escape from the Upside Down. (Only sign up for 1 time)
Event Type: 
Teens

Matter of Balance

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Presented by the DuPage Senior Citizens Council, this class teaches seniors exercises and techniques to increase strength and balance to reduce fall risks. Register by calling 630-620-0804 x122
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 6-8: 2pm

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 6, 7, and 8 year olds. Child must be at least 6 and not yet 9 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Escape the Upside Down!

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
To celebrate the return of ‘Stranger Things’ you and your team will have 40 minutes to figure out the clues and escape from the Upside Down. (Only sign up for 1 time)
Event Type: 
Teens

3D Printing: What, Why, How

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
What is 3D printing? Why would I need it? How do I learn it? Learn about the present and future of 3D design and printing in this lecture class.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Living History: Grace Kelly

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Leslie Goddard portrays the woman who transformed from a Hollywood star to a real-life princess. Learn all about her fairytale wedding, how she yearned for her father’s approval, and worked hard as a wife and mother.
Event Type: 
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
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: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Google Classroom for Teachers

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Google Classroom is used by educators to create classes, distribute assignments and integrate with Google Drive and Docs. This class shows you Google Classroom from both the teacher’s perspective and the student’s. Attendees must have a Google account.

Presented by Emily Phamornsuwana
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Video Creation Club

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Over this 6 session workshop teens will work on creating and editing their own videos/films.
Event Type: 
Teens

SCORE Workshop: Measuring Your Success in Marketing

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
How does one know if their marketing is working? Defining what success looks like ahead of time helps us track and measure our results. From your website to all other marketing initiatives, Scott Piner, marketer and account executive, will help you track and measure activities that support your goals and assess your overall marketing, strategic plan, and budget.

PLEASE NOTE: NEW STARTING TIME 6:30 PM

Meeting Room A, Lower Level.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Matter of Balance

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Presented by the DuPage Senior Citizens Council, this class teaches seniors exercises and techniques to increase strength and balance to reduce fall risks. Register by calling 630-620-0804 x122
Event Type: 
Adults

Tween Camp: Craft

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Entering grades 3-6
Discover something new at Tween Camp and earn a wearable badge for each completed day! In Craft Camp, Your imagination is the limit. We'll take care of the materials and supplies, you bring the creativity!
Registration required. Sign up for each date individually.
Event Type: 
Children

Community Club - Get Involved!

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
What issues that impact your community – locally or globally – do you care about? Want a place to start to make a difference? Will discuss how you want to get involved and see what we can do as a group. Each meeting will also feature a service activity to work on while we plan.
Event Type: 
Teens

DuPage Housing Information Table

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Members of the DuPage County Continuum of Care will staff an information table on the library's main floor to help those in need of securing affordable housing.

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn the basics of this presentation software, including how to create slides, add pictures, video, and slide transitions, and more.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
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, July 11, 2019 -
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, July 12, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
BYOP (Bring Your Own Project) and join us for stitching, music, and conversation. Open to all with basic to advanced knitting knowledge.

Some pattern ideas and needles available.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

No registration required.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, July 12, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Friday, July 12, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Friday, July 12, 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Friday, July 12, 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, July 13, 2019 -
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

Sensory Movie: Despicable Me

Saturday, July 13, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
All Ages
Join us for this sensory friendly viewing for children of all abilities. Feel free to talk and play along! We'll have the subtitles on, the lights turned up, and the volume turned down. Come and go as needed.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Sewing: Sew a Lanyard-1:30pm

Saturday, July 13, 2019 -
1:30pm to 2:15pm
Entering grades 3-6 with adult
Learn to sew with a favorite adult.
July: Make your lanyard for your pool pass, library card, or anything else you need to keep safe.
Registration required (one registration per child/adult pair)
Event Type: 
Children

Family Sewing: Sew a Lanyard-2:30pm

Saturday, July 13, 2019 -
2:30pm to 3:15pm
Entering grades 3-6 with adult
Learn to sew with a favorite adult.
July: Make your lanyard for your pool pass, library card, or anything else you need to keep safe.
Registration required (one registration per child/adult pair)
Event Type: 
Children

Family Sewing: Sew a Lanyard-3:30pm

Saturday, July 13, 2019 -
3:30pm to 4:15pm
Entering grades 3-6 with adult
Learn to sew with a favorite adult.
July: Make your lanyard for your pool pass, library card, or anything else you need to keep safe.
Registration required (one registration per child/adult pair)
Event Type: 
Children