All Events

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, March 8, 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

Preparing Your Home for Sale

Thursday, March 8, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
A panel of experts including longtime Wheaton resident and Re/Max Action real estate broker Josie Morrison, a real estate attorney, mortgage brokers, and home inspector will present and answer all of your questions about selling your home.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, March 9, 2018 -
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, March 9, 2018 -
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, March 9, 2018 -
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, March 9, 2018 -
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: All Saints

Friday, March 9, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning.

When a group of Burmese refugees join the congregation, the pastor of a failing Anglican church attempts to aid them by planting crops and enlisting the help of the community. 1h 48min.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, March 10, 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

Tech Take Apart

Saturday, March 10, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Take apart computers (and more) and see if you can get them back together and working again!
Event Type: 
Teens

Alma Dance Theater presents: Ballet for Beginners

Saturday, March 10, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Ages 4-8
Learn the elements of creative dance with basic ballet technique. The class repeats each month so please register for one session only.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, March 12, 2018 -
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, March 12, 2018 -
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, March 12, 2018 -
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, March 12, 2018 -
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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, March 13, 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, March 13, 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

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 -
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

Google Drive

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 -
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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, March 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

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 -
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: 10am

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 -
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 2 & 3: 11am

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 -
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

Give Back Club

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 3-6
Help us give back to our community and make a difference. One registration is for all 3 dates.
March 14 (Willowbrook Wildlife Center), April 11 (Police and Fire Departments), May 9 (DuPage Animal Control)
Event Type: 
Children

SCORE Roundtable

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Understanding your customers’ needs is among the hardest tasks for the small business owner. Come, share and learn from business entrepreneurs in your community. Facilitated by Tom Drouin, a Certified Small Business Mentor from SCORE, participants will have the opportunity to discuss and learn during an open discussion about how to determine your customers’ needs – and how to get them to say “yes” to your product or service offering.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business

Coding Club

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Start learning about programming languages and coding skills using Codecademy.
Event Type: 
Teens

Knitting Club

Thursday, March 15, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Make progress on your knitting project, share techniques and skills. Intermediate to advanced knitters only.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

No registration required.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Thursday, March 15, 2018 -
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: 10am

Thursday, March 15, 2018 -
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: 11am

Thursday, March 15, 2018 -
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

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Thursday, March 15, 2018 -
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

NAMI DuPage Information Table

Thursday, March 15, 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

Classic Movie Night: A Patch of Blue

Thursday, March 15, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us in Meeting Room C (Lower Level) for trivia, discussion, and best of all… classic movies! Registration required. Meets on the third Thursday at 6pm.

A Patch of Blue (1945): A blind, uneducated white girl is befriended by a black man, who becomes determined to help her escape her impoverished and abusive home life by introducing her to the outside world. 1hr 45min.
Event Type: 
Movie

Eleanor Roosevelt: Her Story, Her Day

Thursday, March 15, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
In honor of Women’s History Month, hear Eleanor’s story told in her own words woven from her writings, including her long running newspaper column, My Day. Discover the path that led her on the journey to her marriage to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, to a mother of six children, to the White House, where she will tell you of her work during WWII. She will share with you how she gained the confidence to step out of the traditional role of women and how she faced her fears, celebrated her joys, and grew from her struggles as a daughter, a wife, a mother and a friend.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, March 16, 2018 -
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, March 16, 2018 -
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, March 16, 2018 -
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, March 16, 2018 -
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

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, March 17, 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

DNA: Behind the Scenes with Genealogist Dan Hubbard

Saturday, March 17, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
DNA testing has become part of genealogy. What are the different tests? Why do they tell us different things? Where did we get the different components of our genetic heritage? How can DNA testing be used to attack genealogical problems? In short, what do you need to know to start to think about DNA?
Event Type: 
Adults
Genealogy

Sunday Concert: Trillium

Sunday, March 18, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, the acoustic quartet Trillium will provide an afternoon of Celtic music featuring banjo, fiddle, mandolin, and hammered dulcimer!
Event Type: 
Concert

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, March 19, 2018 -
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, March 19, 2018 -
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, March 19, 2018 -
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, March 19, 2018 -
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

Harry Potter Fan Club

Monday, March 19, 2018 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 4-8
Join the Anti-Umbridge League for all things Harry Potter! One registration is for all 3 dates.
Event Type: 
Children

Library Board Meeting

Monday, March 19, 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

Tuesday Movie Matinee: The Glass Castle

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:15pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. In partnership with the Wheaton Park District Mary Lubko Center.

A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty. 2h 7min.
Event Type: 
Movie

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 -
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

Maker Club

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 3-6
Join the maker movement and learn something new along the way. One registration is for all 3 dates.
March 20 (LEDs and Circuits), April 17 (Learn to Sew), May 15 (Mini Bots)
Event Type: 
Children

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, March 20, 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: SuperBetter: The Power of Living Gamefully by Jane McGonigal
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion