All Events

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, January 6, 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

TAG (Teen Advisory Group)

Saturday, January 6, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Create your space and earn volunteer hours. The Teen Advisory Group will be part of creating teen programs/activities and give input on books and materials purchased for teens. For more info check out our TAG page, www.wheatonlibrary.org/teens/TAG.
Grades 6-12
Event Type: 
Teens

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, January 8, 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, January 8, 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, January 8, 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, January 8, 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

DuPage County Animal Care and Control Information Table

Monday, January 8, 2018 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
DuPage County Animal Care and Control will be here to answer your questions and tell you about volunteer opportunities at animal shelters, how to foster shelter animals, or how to adopt a pet who needs a forever home. They will be here from 2pm-5pm on the main floor near the Circulation Desk.

Let's Make Buttons!

Monday, January 8, 2018 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by after school and use our button maker to add some flair to your backpack and clothes! Please register for one session only.
Event Type: 
Children

Maker Monday

Monday, January 8, 2018 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Stop by the Teenspace to make and create. Each session will feature different ideas and materials.
Event Type: 
Teens

Family Storytime

Monday, January 8, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, January 9, 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, January 9, 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, January 9, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, January 10, 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 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, January 10, 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: 10am

Wednesday, January 10, 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: 11am

Wednesday, January 10, 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

SCORE Roundtable

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Topic: Five Questions to Ask to Keep Your Business on the Right Path for Success
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 -
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

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, January 11, 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: 10am

Thursday, January 11, 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: 11am

Thursday, January 11, 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

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Thursday, January 11, 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

Retirement Planning for the Gig Economy

Thursday, January 11, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Learn the tools available for entrepreneurs to create an asset within their business to achieve retirement goals and have financial freedom.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, January 11, 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

Mediterranean Diet

Thursday, January 11, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Laura Barr, Nutrition & Wellness Educator, will discuss how this ancient way of eating can improve your health.
Event Type: 
Adults

Magazine Sale

Friday, January 12, 2018 (All day)
Stock up on older issues of your favorite magazines. There is something for everyone – adults, teens and children. Issues of a title are bundled and sold for $1! On Monday all magazines remaining are free.

These issues are withdrawn library copies. We are not accepting donations and cannot hold issues in advance.
Event Type: 
Sale
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, January 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

Friday, January 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

Knitting Club

Friday, January 12, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Make progress on your knitting project, share techniques and skills. Intermediate to advanced knitters only.
Event Type: 
Adults
Drop-in Program

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Friday, January 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

Friday, January 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

Fridays at the Movies

Friday, January 12, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up free required tickets at the Checkout Desk.

Movie: The Sense of An Ending (2017)
Event Type: 
Movie

Magazine Sale

Saturday, January 13, 2018 (All day)
Stock up on older issues of your favorite magazines. There is something for everyone – adults, teens and children. Issues of a title are bundled and sold for $1! On Monday all magazines remaining are free.

These issues are withdrawn library copies. We are not accepting donations and cannot hold issues in advance.
Event Type: 
Sale
Adults

Reading with Rover: 9:30am

Saturday, January 13, 2018 -
9:30am to 9:45am
Grades 1-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes. Sign up for one session or all four!
Event Type: 
Children

Reading with Rover: 9:45am

Saturday, January 13, 2018 -
9:45am to 10:00am
Grades 1-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes. Sign up for one session or all four!
Event Type: 
Children

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, January 13, 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

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016

Saturday, January 13, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn basic navigation skills to effectively use Word 2016. Cutting and pasting, saving, printing, and creating and editing a basic document are covered. This class is perfect for those who are new to word processing. It is also recommended for those who are interested in learning the features of the 2016 version.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Reading with Rover: 10:00am

Saturday, January 13, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:15am
Grades 1-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes. Sign up for one session or all four!
Event Type: 
Children

Reading with Rover: 10:15am

Saturday, January 13, 2018 -
10:15am to 10:30am
Grades 1-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes. Sign up for one session or all four!
Event Type: 
Children

Reading with Rover: 10:30am

Saturday, January 13, 2018 -
10:30am to 10:45am
Grades 1-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes. Sign up for one session or all four!
Event Type: 
Children

Reading with Rover: 10:45am

Saturday, January 13, 2018 -
10:45am to 11:00am
Grades 1-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes. Sign up for one session or all four!
Event Type: 
Children

Alma Dance Theater presents: Ballet for Beginners

Saturday, January 13, 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

Magazine Sale

Sunday, January 14, 2018 (All day)
Stock up on older issues of your favorite magazines. There is something for everyone – adults, teens and children. Issues of a title are bundled and sold for $1! On Monday all magazines remaining are free.

These issues are withdrawn library copies. We are not accepting donations and cannot hold issues in advance.
Event Type: 
Sale
Adults

Magazine Sale

Monday, January 15, 2018 (All day)
Stock up on older issues of your favorite magazines. There is something for everyone – adults, teens and children. Issues of a title are bundled and sold for $1! On Monday all magazines remaining are free.

These issues are withdrawn library copies. We are not accepting donations and cannot hold issues in advance.
Event Type: 
Sale
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, January 15, 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, January 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

Computers for Absolute Beginners

Monday, January 15, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Do computers intimidate you? Do you have one at home and only know how to do 2 or 3 things on it? Take this class and learn the parts of a computer, what the mouse and keyboard do, and how the Windows operating system works.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Monday, January 15, 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