All Events

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, August 9, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions
Event Type: 
Genealogy

Stop Motion Club

Friday, August 10, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Grades 4-6
Learn how to make your very own stop motion video! Participants will divide into groups where they will design their story, take the pictures, and edit them into a video. Participants need to be able to attend all three dates. Please register for one month only. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
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

LIBRARY CLOSED

Sunday, August 12, 2018 (All day)
Closed on Sundays until Sept. 9
Event Type: 
Library Closings

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 -
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

Nature-telling

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 -
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

Google Docs

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Create documents, resumes, business cards and more with Google’s word processing software. Basic editing, formatting, layout, inserting objects, printing, sharing and saving are covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Wednesday English Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 -
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, August 15, 2018 -
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

Outdoor Fun

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 8 with caregiver)
Join us for some outdoor fun on our West Plaza (weather permitting). Wear sunscreen, bring a water bottle, and create!
June 13 (Bubbles)
July 11 (Chalk)
August 14 (Sand)
Event Type: 
Children
Drop-in Program

SCORE Roundtable: How Do I Get My Customer to Say Yes?

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Turning suspects into prospects and moving them through your sales pipeline to the point where they say “yes” to your offering is a challenging and time consuming process. 90% of your prospects at the start of your sales pipeline drop out along the way. Join a group of your peers in a facilitated discussion on how to shepherd prospect clients through your sales process and convert more leads into sales.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business

NAMI DuPage Information Table

Thursday, August 16, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Representatives from NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) DuPage will be at an information table on the first floor near the Circulation Desk to answer questions about their services.
Event Type: 
Adults

Book Discussion: From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Thursday, August 16, 2018 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Grades 3-5
We're reading past Newbery Award winners for our summer book discussions. Pick up a copy of this month's book at the Youth Services desk starting August 1, read it, and bring it back with you when you come to the discussion.
Event Type: 
Children

DuPage Housing Information Table

Thursday, August 16, 2018 -
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.

Buying and Selling on eBay

Thursday, August 16, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn how to set up an eBay account, find and purchase items, and get started selling, including tips for creating ads, shipping items, and providing good customer service.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, August 16, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions
Event Type: 
Genealogy

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, August 18, 2018 -
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

LIBRARY CLOSED

Sunday, August 19, 2018 (All day)
Closed on Sundays until Sept. 9
Event Type: 
Library Closings

Exploding Science

Monday, August 20, 2018 -
7:00pm to 7:45pm
Grades K-6 with adult(s)
Before you go back to school, watch us make soda geysers and explode watermelons. Event is weather permitting. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Library Board Meeting

Monday, August 20, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The Library Board of Trustees of the Wheaton Public Library will hold the regular monthly Board meetings on the third Monday of each month at 7pm. Meetings are held in the Library Board Room on the 3rd floor. The public is welcome.

Event Type: 
Library Board

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Business and Career coach Vickie Austin highlights new and classic business books for busy executives, employees, and entrepreneurs. Don’t worry if you haven’t read the book!

This month's review: Big Potential: How Transforming the Pursuit of Success Raises Our Achievement, Happiness, and Well-Being by Shawn Achor
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

Friends Book Sale

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 (All day)
Huge number of books for sale.
Event Type: 
Sale
Adults

Friends Book Sale

Thursday, August 23, 2018 (All day)
Huge number of books for sale.
Event Type: 
Sale
Adults

DuPage Housing Information Table

Thursday, August 23, 2018 -
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.

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, August 23, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions
Event Type: 
Genealogy

Friends Book Sale

Friday, August 24, 2018 (All day)
Huge number of books for sale.
Event Type: 
Sale
Adults

Friends Book Sale

Saturday, August 25, 2018 (All day)
Huge number of books for sale.
Event Type: 
Sale
Adults

Microsoft Office 2016: Mail Merge

Saturday, August 25, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Learn how to generate form letters, envelopes, or mailing labels in Microsoft Word using data from an Excel spreadsheet.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, August 25, 2018 -
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

LIBRARY CLOSED

Sunday, August 26, 2018 (All day)
Closed on Sundays until Sept. 9
Event Type: 
Library Closings

True Story Book Club

Monday, August 27, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
True Story Book Club is Wheaton Library's Non-Fiction book discussion which meets the last monday of the month (unless there's a holiday). Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk to join the group.

This month's book: Underground in Berlin By: Marie Jalowicz Simon
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Google Sheets

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Balance your finances or organize your contacts with this versatile spreadsheet software. Data entry, formulas, formatting, charts, sharing and saving are included.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

New Moms Book Club

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:45pm
Are you a new mom looking for a casual and relaxed book club? Join us at Emmett's downtown Wheaton on the 4th Tuesday of the month and meet some new mom friends!

Our first book is The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty and can be picked up at the Circulation Desk beginning July 30.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Needles in the Bookstacks

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
All New! Bring your needlecraft project (knit, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery), make progress on your project, share techniques and skills. Limited instruction provided. Some materials available.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

No registration required
Event Type: 
Adults

DuPage Housing Information Table

Thursday, August 30, 2018 -
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.

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, August 30, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions
Event Type: 
Genealogy

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, September 1, 2018 -
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

LIBRARY CLOSED

Sunday, September 2, 2018 (All day)
Closed on Sundays until Sept. 9
Event Type: 
Library Closings

LIBRARY CLOSED

Monday, September 3, 2018 (All day)
Closed
Event Type: 
Library Closings

Wednesday English Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 -
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, September 5, 2018 -
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

NAMI DuPage Information Table

Thursday, September 6, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Representatives from NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) DuPage will be at an information table on the first floor near the Circulation Desk to answer questions about their services.
Event Type: 
Adults

DuPage Housing Information Table

Thursday, September 6, 2018 -
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.

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, September 6, 2018 -
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, September 6, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions
Event Type: 
Genealogy

SAT Practice Test

Saturday, September 8, 2018 -
9:30am to 2:00pm
Find out what test day will really be like by taking a proctored practice exam. Bring a calculator and a snack for the break.


Event Type: 
Teens

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, September 8, 2018 -
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

Family Music for Toddlers

Monday, September 10, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Ages 15 months-4 years
Join your toddler in singing, chanting, moving, and listening in this fun musical experience. Presented by Nancy Kempe, MUSIKGARTEN instructor.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Storytime

Monday, September 10, 2018 -
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