All Events

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Cross Stitch Club

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Beginners can learn to cross stitch, while more advanced stitchers can make progress on their projects. Materials provided for beginners! Held in Meeting Room H on the 2nd floor near the Business Resource Center.
Event Type: 
Adults

WWI and America Panel and Discussion

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Assistant Professor Josh Fulton of Moraine Valley Community College will lead a discussion of WWI and how Illinois was affected, as well as passages from the WWI and America Reader. Veterans and their families are invited and encouraged to share their experiences. All are welcome to this interactive discussion on WWI, the experience of war, and the importance of service.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 -
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, November 1, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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, November 1, 2017 -
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

ESL Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Attention English language learners! Join our Literacy DuPage volunteers in Café on the Park for a fun afternoon conversation group. Enjoy coffee, tea, and great food from the café while you meet friendly people and practice your skills. If the weather is nice, the group will be held on the patio near Adams Park! No signup, so just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 -
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

After School @ the Library

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

Eating During World War I

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 3-6
Try recipes from 1917 and experience what it was like to eat while the world was at war.
Event Type: 
Children

Teen Movie - Wonder Woman

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:00pm
Join us for snacks and a movie!
Drop ins welcome.
Event Type: 
Teens
Movie

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, November 2, 2017 -
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, November 2, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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, November 2, 2017 -
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, November 2, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

After School @ the Library

Thursday, November 2, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

Book Discussion: Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting

Thursday, November 2, 2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 3-6
Join us as we discuss Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting and look at what life was like during World War I. Pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services desk beginning October 1.
Event Type: 
Children

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, November 2, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions.
Event Type: 
Genealogy

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, November 2, 2017 -
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

SCORE Roundtable

Thursday, November 2, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Topic: How do I get the customer to say "yes" to my offer?
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

American Doughboys in WWI

Thursday, November 2, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Military author Robert Mueller reviews America's participation in "the war to end all wars" as he takes you on a trip across the battlefields of Northern France to describe the events, people, and places of America's contribution to the defeat of the German Kaiser.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, November 3, 2017 -
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, November 3, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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, November 3, 2017 -
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, November 3, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Fridays at the Movies: Testament of Youth

Friday, November 3, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:15pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up tickets at the Checkout Desk. Tickets requested, drop-ins welcome. Rated PG-13 unless otherwise noted.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, November 4, 2017 -
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! Do not sign up, just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

International Games Week: Board Games

Saturday, November 4, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Grades K-6 with adult(s)
Staff from Fair Game in Downers Grove present fun games that you can play as a family! One registration per family.
Event Type: 
Children

Songs of World War I

Sunday, November 5, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Roger Kotecki plays guitar and sings the songs of WWI with bass and percussion accompaniment.

This program are part of World War I and America, a two-year national initiative of The Library of America presented in partnership with The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the National World War I Museum and Memorial, and other organizations, with generous support from The National Endowment for the Humanities.
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

Free Child Vision Screening

Monday, November 6, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Ages 6 months and up
Provided in partnership with the Wheaton Lions Club. Bring your child for an easy vision screening using the Spot Vision Screener, a handheld device designed to quickly and accurately detect vision issues in children as young as six months. Vision screening does not replace a complete eye exam by a doctor or optometrist.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, November 6, 2017 -
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, November 6, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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, November 6, 2017 -
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, November 6, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Give Back Club

Monday, November 6, 2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 3-6
Help us give back to our community and make a difference. Each month we'll make or do something for different organizations around us.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Storytime

Monday, November 6, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
All ages
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family!
Event Type: 
Children

Wheaton Reads Book Discussion

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Join us for a discussion of our Wheaton Reads book selection: A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway.

Copies of the book can be picked up at the Checkout Desk.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Coding Club

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 3-6
There is so much to do in the world of coding. We'll use Scratch, Hour of Code, Ozobots, and more!
Event Type: 
Children

Sensory Storytime

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:15pm
Grades K-2 with caregiver; up to 3 children per family
Cat Parent from the Western DuPage Special Recreation Association presents multi-sensory storytimes for children of all abilities.
Event Type: 
Children

Mail Merge

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Take an Excel address list and turn it into labels, letters, and more.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Voter Registration

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 -
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

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 -
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, November 8, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 -
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: 11am

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 -
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

After School @ the Library

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Grades K-2: Visit the ECC desk after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Grades 3-6: Stop by the Tween Center after school for DIY, STEAM, taste tests and more!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

Family Lego Night

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Grades K-6 with adult(s)
Work together to build some spectacular creations out of Legos! One registration per family.
Event Type: 
Children

Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
The Great Books method of Shared Inquiry discussion encourages a personal approach to literature. New members are welcome to join anytime.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults