All Events

New Year's Eve Noon Party

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
All ages with caregivers
Help us countdown to noon and celebrate the New Year a little early! We'll have games, activities, and face painting leading up to our countdown!
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Closing Early at 5pm

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Closing Early
Event Type: 
Library Closings

LIBRARY CLOSED

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 (All day)
Closed
Event Type: 
Library Closings

NAMI DuPage Information Table

Thursday, January 2, 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

Winter Slime

Thursday, January 2, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Grades K-6
Make some wintry, shimmery slime to take home. There may be a short wait depending on space availability.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, January 2, 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

Macaroni Soup with Miss Carole and Clarence

Friday, January 3, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:45am
Families
Brain Food, Body Fuel! Music that families will sing all the way home! Sneakily educational and developmentally appropriate for children 8 and younger-and their adults!
Pick up free tickets at the Youth Services Desk beginning December 13.
Event Type: 
Children

Laser Tag After Hours

Friday, January 3, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Join us for an after-hours laser tag battle!
Event Type: 
Teens

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, January 4, 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, January 4, 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

Teen Take & Make

Sunday, January 5, 2020 (All day)
Stop by the Teenspace on the 5th of each month and pick-up the takeaway craft project (while supplies last).
December - No-Sew T-Shirt Bags
Event Type: 
Teens

Storytime: Brand New Babies 9:30am

Monday, January 6, 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, January 6, 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, January 6, 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, January 6, 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, January 6, 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, January 6, 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, January 6, 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

Encore Network: Recipe Swap

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
A NEW series of engaging activities to connect and contribute designed for those 55+. Come with a favorite recipe and preparation tips to share. We will provide copies for all participants. Bring a cup of cut fruit to add to a fruit salad for the group to enjoy.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Bilingual Storytime 10am

Tuesday, January 7, 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, January 7, 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

Storytime: Kindergarten Readiness 2pm

Tuesday, January 7, 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, January 7, 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

Introduction to Google Drive

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 -
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

ASL Conversation Group

Tuesday, January 7, 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

Voter Registration

Tuesday, January 7, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, January 8, 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, January 8, 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, January 8, 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, January 8, 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

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Wednesday, January 8, 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

Teen Gaming

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

SCORE Workshop: Starting a Home Based Business

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
This workshop will tackle the challenges faced by home business owners including time management, isolation, networking, building credibility, and conflicts between home and family vs. your business. Presented by SCORE certified business mentor Su Hartung.

Meeting Room A, Lower Level.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Storytime: Toddler Time 10am

Thursday, January 9, 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, January 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: Toddler Time 11am

Thursday, January 9, 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

Storytime: Preschool 11am

Thursday, January 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

Storytime: All Together 2pm

Thursday, January 9, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
All ages with caregivers
Stories, songs, and activities designed for child and adult bonding and participation.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Thursday, January 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

Tween Club

Thursday, January 9, 2020 -
4:45pm to 5:30pm
Grades 3-6
Get together with other local tweens to help plan future programs, talk about what you're reading, and participate in games and activities.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Collaborative Art: Giant Snowflakes

Thursday, January 9, 2020 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Help us make enormous snowflakes to decorate the Arts & Culture Center!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2019

Thursday, January 9, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn how to navigate Word and use it to create, edit, save, and print basic documents.

This class is designed for those who have little to no experience with Word.

All three levels of Word classes will briefly cover the new features of the 2019 version.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, January 9, 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, January 9, 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

Knitting Club

Friday, January 10, 2020 -
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, January 10, 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

Friday, January 10, 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

Friday, January 10, 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

Friday, January 10, 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

Movie Matinee: Aladdin

Friday, January 10, 2020 -
1:00pm to 3:15pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true. 2h 8min.
Event Type: 
Movie