All Events

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, October 7, 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

Reading with Rover: 10:15am

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
10:15am to 10:30am
Grades 2-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes once a week.
Event Type: 
Children

Reading with Rover: 10:30am

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
10:30am to 10:45am
Grades 2-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes once a week.
Event Type: 
Children

Reading with Rover: 10:45am

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
10:45am to 11:00am
Grades 2-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes once a week.
Event Type: 
Children

SAT Practice Test

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Find out what test day will really be like by taking a proctored practice exam. Bring a calculator and a snack for the break.
Grades 9-12
Event Type: 
Teens
College Prep

Teen Read Week - Unleash Your Story

Sunday, October 8, 2017 (All day)
Play reading BINGO and win prizes!
Stop by the Teenspace for more activities and giveaways!
Event Type: 
Teens

Beyond Glee: Americana

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Wheaton Park District’s chorale group returns! Take a musical journey with an exhilarating repertoire that celebrates the great eras and composers in American music.
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, October 9, 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, October 9, 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, October 9, 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, October 9, 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

Super Stolie Guacamole

Monday, October 9, 2017 -
1:00pm to 1:45pm
Family event
Incorporating her love of the Spanish language and Latin culture, Super Stolie offers a bilingual show! Performance includes children's songs translated into Spanish, storytime in both languages, a family dance party and a live guacamole-making demonstration! superstolie.com
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Children

Sensory Storytime

Monday, October 9, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, October 10, 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

Nature-telling

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 -
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, October 10, 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

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Expand your Excel know how! This class covers conditional formatting and filtering, layout options, working across multiple sheets, plus more about formulas, charts and tables.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, October 11, 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, October 11, 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, October 11, 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, October 11, 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, October 11, 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

Death in DuPage: Traveling While Dead

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Funeral Director Mark Hayes of Hayes Funeral and Cremation Service will educate you regarding how the dead were transported during colonial times through the Civil War to present day. The program will be of interest, not only to history buffs, but those interested in genealogy as well.
Event Type: 
Adults
Genealogy

Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, October 11, 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

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, October 12, 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, October 12, 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, October 12, 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, October 12, 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, October 12, 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

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, October 12, 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

Running a Business 101

Thursday, October 12, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
If you are interested in starting a business or already do and have financial and/or legal questions, join us. A panel of experts including a banker, an insurance person, an accountant, and a lawyer will answer all of your legal and financial questions about starting and/or operating your business.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

SCORE Roundtable

Thursday, October 12, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Topic: What's the right price for my product or service?
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, October 13, 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, October 13, 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, October 13, 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, October 13, 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: The Promise

Friday, October 13, 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

Reading with Rover: 9:30am

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
9:30am to 9:45am
Grades 2-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes once a week.
Event Type: 
Children

Reading with Rover: 9:45am

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
9:45am to 10:00am
Grades 2-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes once a week.
Event Type: 
Children

Reading with Rover: 10:00am

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:15am
Grades 2-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes once a week.
Event Type: 
Children

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, October 14, 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

Reading with Rover: 10:15am

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
10:15am to 10:30am
Grades 2-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes once a week.
Event Type: 
Children

Reading with Rover: 10:30am

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
10:30am to 10:45am
Grades 2-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes once a week.
Event Type: 
Children

Reading with Rover: 10:45am

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
10:45am to 11:00am
Grades 2-5
Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog for 15 minutes once a week.
Event Type: 
Children

TAG (Teen Advisory Group)

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
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

Family STEAM Challenge

Sunday, October 15, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades K-6 with adult(s)
Work together as a family to complete a STEAM challenge. One registration per family.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, October 16, 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, October 16, 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