All Events

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, January 17, 2019 -
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 17, 2019 -
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 17, 2019 -
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 17, 2019 -
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

NAMI DuPage Information Table

Thursday, January 17, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Representatives from NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) DuPage will be at an information table on the main floor to answer questions about their services.
Event Type: 
Adults

DuPage Housing Information Table

Thursday, January 17, 2019 -
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.

Classic Movie Night: Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

Thursday, January 17, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us in Meeting Room A (large room on lower level) to learn about and discuss the featured movie of the month.

A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies. 1h 51min.
Event Type: 
Movie
Adults

Two-Part Sewing Class

Thursday, January 17, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
In this two-part class for adults conducted by Classic Sewing, you’ll learn the basics of sewing with a machine and create a small project to take with you.

Machine and materials provided, or bring your own. Space is limited, registration required. Adults only, please.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, January 17, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions
Event Type: 
Genealogy

Magazine Sale

Friday, January 18, 2019 (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 18, 2019 -
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 18, 2019 -
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 18, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
BYOP (Bring Your Own Project) and join us for stitching, music, and conversation. Open to all with basic to advanced knitting knowledge.

Some pattern ideas and needles available.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

No registration required.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Friday, January 18, 2019 -
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 18, 2019 -
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

Tween Taste Test: Oreos

Friday, January 18, 2019 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades 3-6
Which flavor will win? Come taste and vote on your favorite. Please be aware of possible food allergies.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Magazine Sale

Saturday, January 19, 2019 (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

Smartphone Cafe

Saturday, January 19, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Grab a coffee (or tea) and see what your smartphone can do!

This month's topic will be taking pictures and sharing and editing photos.

Event Type: 
Adults
Computer Class

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, January 19, 2019 -
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!
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

TAG (Teen Advisory Group)

Saturday, January 19, 2019 -
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

Magazine Sale

Sunday, January 20, 2019 (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

Sunday Concert: Gypsy Jazz & More

Sunday, January 20, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:15pm
Grammy-nominated Don Stille performs the accordion with acclaimed violinist Daniela Bisenius as they present an eclectic blend of high energy Gypsy Jazz, Gypsy Swing, and more!
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

Magazine Sale

Monday, January 21, 2019 (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 21, 2019 -
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 21, 2019 -
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 21, 2019 -
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 21, 2019 -
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

Chicken Little: Performed by Improv Playhouse

Monday, January 21, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
All ages
The sky is falling on this hilarious and exciting new take on the folk tale Chicken Little! Pick up free tickets at the Youth Services Desk beginning December 31.
Event Type: 
Children

DIY Bath Bombs

Monday, January 21, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Have you ever wanted to make your own personalize bath bombs? Instead of spending on pre-made, we’ll be teaching you how to make Floaty and Fizzy bath bombs. Please alert us if you’re allergic to specific oils and fragrances!
Event Type: 
Teens

Library Board Meeting

Monday, January 21, 2019 -
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

Spanish Storytime

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Ages 3 to 5 years old with adult
Pick up nametags at the Tween Center Desk beginning 30 minutes prior to storytime. Limit 15 children.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 -
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, January 22, 2019 -
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

New Moms Book Club

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Are you a new mom looking for a casual and relaxed book club? Join us at Dry City Brew Works downtown Wheaton on the 4th Tuesday of the month and meet some new mom friends!

Pick up book copies at Circulation Desk. For book titles, visit wheatonlibrary.org/browse/books/book-discussions
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

SCORE Workshop: Highlights of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:45pm
On December 22, 2017 the President signed into law “An Act to Provide for Reconciliation Pursuant to Titles II and V of the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for fiscal year 2018.” Politicians named it “The Tax Cuts and Job Act.” CPAs and other tax professionals simply call it the “CPA and Tax Professionals Job Security Act.” Learn all about this new legislation from our presenter, Harry Eng, CPA, Enrolled Agent, Fellow of the National Tax Practice Institute, and SCORE Certified Business Mentor.

Meeting Room A, Lower Level.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 -
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 23, 2019 -
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 23, 2019 -
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

Gaming Tournament

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Test your skills at our Super Smash Bros Ultimate tournament! Please bring your own controllers, if possible.
Event Type: 
Teens

Computers for Absolute Beginners

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Do you have a computer at home and only know how to do 2 or 3 things on it? Learn the parts of a computer, what the mouse and keyboard do, and basics about the Windows 10 operating system.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, January 24, 2019 -
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 24, 2019 -
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 24, 2019 -
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 24, 2019 -
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 Housing Information Table

Thursday, January 24, 2019 -
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.

What Should I Read Next?

Thursday, January 24, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn how to use Goodreads and NoveList to discover new books and authors, track what you’ve read (or want to read), share recommendations with your friends, and more.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Healthy Comfort Cuisine

Thursday, January 24, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Chef Maddox demonstrates how to cook healthy and delicious comfort foods. Recipes and samples included!
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, January 24, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions
Event Type: 
Genealogy

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, January 25, 2019 -
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 25, 2019 -
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