All Events

Virtual Draw Along

Thursday, July 23, 2020 -
6:00pm to 6:30pm
Grades K-6
Learn how to draw something new in our step-by-step class. Be sure to have paper and something to draw with! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Local Author Fest: YA/Nonfiction

Thursday, July 23, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Support Local Authors! Join Wheaton area authors as they share their work, their writing process, and answer your questions.

Featuring:

Ray Ziemer
Nikki Duran
Juan David Campolargo
Ewa Bacon
Gerry and Janet Souter
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Trivia Thursdays

Thursday, July 23, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Are you interested in playing some trivia online with others, and earning some candy or a free book as a prize? We'll be playing some quizzes on Kahoot where you can earn some bragging rights and make it a sweet victory!
Event Type: 
Teens

Virtual Recording: Digging Deep into Your Imagination

Friday, July 24, 2020 (All day)
All ages
Register to receive a link to Dan Gogh's Virtual Magic and Art Show. The link will be available to view July 10-24. Please include your email address as we will be sending out the link via email.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Great Beginnings

Friday, July 24, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Preschool

Friday, July 24, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Preschool Library Time is geared for 3-5 years. Friday's class is the same as Monday's class. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Pictionary

Friday, July 24, 2020 -
1:00pm to 1:30pm
Grades K-6
We're going to put our library art skills to the test. Can you guess what we're drawing? Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Great Beginnings

Monday, July 27, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Preschool

Monday, July 27, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Preschool Library Time is geared for 3-5 years. Friday's class is the same as Monday's class. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Needles in the Bookstacks

Monday, July 27, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Bring your needlecraft project (knit, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery, etc.), make progress on your project, share techniques and skills. Limited instruction provided.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Nonfiction Book Discussion: How To Be An Antiracist

Monday, July 27, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Ibram X. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America, pointing us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist society might look like, and how we can play an active role in building it. Our conversation will be centered on discussion questions provided by the author.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Virtual Workshop: How to Use LinkedIn for Job Searching

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
The Peoples Resource Center (PRC) Job Coaches will show you how to leverage the social networking site LinkedIn to enhance your job search and create results.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Cartooning: Myth, Magic, and Monsters

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Grades K-6
Join cartoonist Mark Anderson for an amazing drawing class! Be sure to have paper and pencils at the ready. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Anime Club

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Are you into a specific show, or do you want to learn about a different genre?
Come join in, and we'll discuss our personal favorites.
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

Event Type: 
Teens

Virtual Lecture: Typhoid Mary

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join historian Leslie Goddard as she discusses the infamous Typhoid Mary. Between 1900 and 1907, an Irish immigrant cook named Mary infected dozens of New Yorkers with typhoid fever. Tracked down through detective work, she was finally taken into custody and quarantined on an island off Manhattan, where she died decades later. This fascinating lecture tells the remarkable story of the woman known as Typhoid Mary and why she is remembered as the first "healthy" carrier of a deadly virus.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Library Time: Toddler Time

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Toddler Time is geared for 2-3 years. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Tweens

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Entering grades 3-6
Join us for books, activities, and a whole lot of fun! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Trivia

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Gather your "QuaranTeam" and some beverages and snacks for Virtual Trivia! We will be playing live via Zoom meeting, one team per log-in, please. Questions will be geared towards adults, but all ages are welcome.

Please make sure to join us right at 7pm as we go over instructions. Latecomers will be remain in our waiting room until the beginning of the next round.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Virtual Library Time: K-2

Thursday, July 30, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Entering grades K-2
Join us for books, activities, and a whole lot of fun! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Geek Talk

Thursday, July 30, 2020 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Can't wait for the next Wonder Woman movie to come out? Still looking to discuss the finer details of Avengers: Endgame (and really the whole franchise)? Want to delve into Picard and how he's the best Star Trek captain (or not)? Join us to talk about whatever you geek out over.
Event Type: 
Teens

Virtual Lecture: Vegan & Vegetarian Diet

Thursday, July 30, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:15pm
Reduce your environmental footprint, enjoy a healthier lifestyle, and reduce animal suffering by choosing a vegetarian/vegan diet. Join DCAS Humane Educator Andy in exploring the many benefits of going vegan. A lifelong vegetarian/vegan, Andy will share the positive impact of making compassionate choices and provide pointers on how to create a balanced and tasty diet!

Register here for Zoom webinar link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EiX_NzMFS4GXZJux6sbeuw
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Library Time: Great Beginnings

Friday, July 31, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Preschool

Friday, July 31, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Preschool Library Time is geared for 3-5 years. Friday's class is the same as Monday's class. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Teen Take & Make DIY Bags

Monday, August 3, 2020 (All day)
Sign up for our monthly DIY bags!
Pick up date: August 12

August: Picture Frame Decorating

Please register with the best email to contact you about pick up details.
Event Type: 
Teens

Virtual Library Time: Great Beginnings

Monday, August 3, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Preschool

Monday, August 3, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Preschool Library Time is geared for 3-5 years. Friday's class is the same as Monday's class. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual D&D Club

Monday, August 3, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Have you adventured before, or is this your first time joining a group?
Whichever way, we'll be exploring and you're more than welcome to join our party!
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

Event Type: 
Teens

Virtual Drum Jam

Monday, August 3, 2020 -
6:00pm to 6:30pm
Grades 3-6
5 week camp
Are you ready to rock out? Grab your sticks and let's jam to some new rhythms! No drumming experience is necessary and any type of rhythm sticks can be used during the program (including pencils). Please enter your email address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Anime Club

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Are you into a specific show, or do you want to learn about a different genre?
Come join in, and we'll discuss our personal favorites.
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

Event Type: 
Teens

Teen Take & Make

Wednesday, August 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

Virtual Library Time: Toddler Time

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Toddler Time is geared for 2-3 years. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Move and Groove

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a movement based library time via Zoom! Move and Groove is geared for all ages so the whole family is welcome to join from home. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Yard

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The acrobatic flight capabilities and colorful plumage of hummingbirds intrigue us. Denis Kania of the DuPage Birding Club has traveled around the world to see 212 different species. Learn about local Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds and how to make your yard appealing to these amazing creatures.
Register here for the Zoom webinar invitation:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_e-1-W8MHQIaSBk_QsJJrWA
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Make Your Own Music: Grade 2 and under

Thursday, August 6, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Grades 2 and under
Join us for a music filled class with items you have around the house. Learn some new songs and sing some familiar favorites. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: K-2

Thursday, August 6, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Entering grades K-2
Join us for books, activities, and a whole lot of fun! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Great Beginnings

Friday, August 7, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Preschool

Friday, August 7, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Preschool Library Time is geared for 3-5 years. Friday's class is the same as Monday's class. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Great Beginnings

Monday, August 10, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Preschool

Monday, August 10, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Preschool Library Time is geared for 3-5 years. Friday's class is the same as Monday's class. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Craft Along

Monday, August 10, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Grades K-6
Join us for a virtual craft along via Zoom and create along side Youth Services staff! Enter your email address for connection details and supplies.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Drum Jam

Monday, August 10, 2020 -
6:00pm to 6:30pm
Grades 3-6
5 week camp
Are you ready to rock out? Grab your sticks and let's jam to some new rhythms! No drumming experience is necessary and any type of rhythm sticks can be used during the program (including pencils). Please enter your email address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Draw Along

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
Grades K-6
Learn how to draw something new in our step-by-step class. Be sure to have paper and something to draw with! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Mystery Storytime

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Grades 2 and under
Can you solve the mystery? Join us for some mysterious stories and activities.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Anime Club

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Are you into a specific show, or do you want to learn about a different genre?
Come join in, and we'll discuss our personal favorites.
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

Event Type: 
Teens

Virtual Lecture: Women of Cantigny

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 -
7:00pm to 7:45pm
A lack of male heirs propelled the women in the Medill, McCormick and Patterson families to do amazing things. From serving in Congress, breaking flight records, winning the Pulitzer Prize and owning their own newspapers, each woman has a fascinating story. Presented by Laurie Russell of the Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny.

Register here for Zoom webinar link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vpGMvpeXRQezSckVOdG4jg
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Library Time: Toddler Time

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Toddler Time is geared for 2-3 years. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Move and Groove

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a movement based library time via Zoom! Move and Groove is geared for all ages so the whole family is welcome to join from home. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children