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Local Author Fest

Celebrate Your Local Authors at WPL's 2024 Local Author Fest!

Saturday, April 6 • 1-4 pm • in-person

Visit author tables on the library's main floor from 1-4 pm and stop by the café area for open mic readings during our Local Author Fest. All are invited to register to attend a Memoir Writing Workshop the morning of the event.

Solar Eclipse Coming April 8

Get Ready for the Upcoming Solar Eclipse!

On Monday, April 8, a total solar eclipse will cross North America! Pick up your free solar eclipse glasses or viewers at the library beginning Monday, March 18 while supplies last (one pair per family, please). 

Wonder About Your Water

Wonder About Your Water, a traveling exhibit presented by SCARCE, stops by Wheaton Public Library this March!

Friday, March 1 - Saturday, March 30 • Main Floor

Meet our Readers' Advisory Team: Liz

Join us each month as we interview a Readers' Advisor at WPL so you can get to know the team a little better! Up next, we are featuring Adult Services Associate, Liz. Read on to find out what book she's always recommending, her tips for getting out of a reading slump, and more. 

 

How long have you worked in libraries?

A little over 2 years 

 

What is your favorite book from childhood?

Youth Services Display Case

Share your collection at the library!

Our Youth Services Department has a great opportunity for young patrons to display their collectables in our display cases on the library's Lower Level. Interested? Fill out our Display Case Form for a chance to be featured. 

A Wheaton Public Library card is required. The card may belong to the child or caregiver.

New Year, New Skills

The start of a new year is the perfect time to learn a new skill! Check out a few of the ways the library can assist you with taking on your 2024 goals.


Tech Classes

Did you get new tech over the holidays, and need some help with getting started? Learn how to set up your new computer, navigate your new phone and more with our upcoming tech classes.

Meet our Readers' Advisory Team: Veronica

Join us each month as we interview a Readers' Advisor at WPL so you can get to know the team a little better! This month we are featuring Adult Services Librarian, Veronica. Continue below to find out Veronica’s favorite series, her tip for incorporating reading into your busy day, and more.

 

How long have you worked in libraries?

Almost 7 years

 

What is your favorite genre, series, or book?

Convert Your Memories

Have some old family videos you’ve been meaning to get transferred to DVD? Our Tech Center has a new VHS & DVD converter and 8mm converter available for in-house use! Reservations are recommended to secure your time slot, but walk-ins are also welcome. No library card required.

Meet our Readers' Advisory Team: Catherine

Join us each month as we interview a Readers' Advisor at WPL so you can get to know the team a little better! This month we are featuring Readers Services Coordinator, Catherine. Continue below to see what book she can’t stop raving about, tips for branching into new genres, and more.

 

How long have you worked in libraries?

5 ½ years – 2 ½ years here at Wheaton Public Library where I enjoy working in readers’ advisory and choosing and delivering books for our homebound patrons.

 

Shop the Library Marketplace

Find meaningful gifts and unique merchandise when you stop and shop at the Wheaton Public Library this holiday season! See below for gift ideas for the library lover in your life and how you can use your library card to unlock shopping tips.