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Meet Our Readers' Advisory Team: Gretchen

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 Genealogy & Local History Specialist, Gretchen! Continue below to find out Gretchen's favorite genre, the book she often recommends, and her tips for filling out our Book Match form.

 

How long have you worked in libraries?

16 years (10 at WPL).

 

What is your favorite book from childhood?

Audiobook Appreciation Month

Audiobooks are a wonderful way to consume books, whether on the go or relaxing at home. For Audiobook Appreciation Month, we wanted to highlight some of the ways you can access audiobooks through WPL.

One-on-One Assistance

Get personalized assistance with your family tree, resume, tech needs, and more at the library!

 

Book a Techspert

Need assistance with navigating a new piece of tech equipment? Sometimes an extra set of eyes can make all the difference in troubleshooting an issue. Fill out our Book a Techspert Form and our Tech Center team will be in contact with you to set up an appointment.

 

Meet Our Readers' Advisory Team: Tricia

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 Business & Career Specialist, Tricia! Read on to see what book Tricia is currently rereading, the mystery series she loves to recommend, and more. 

 

How long have you worked in libraries?

Almost 10 years

 

If you could have a conversation with a character from any book, who would you choose?

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.

Meet our Readers' Advisory Team: Rachel

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's spotlight is on Youth Services Department Head, Rachel! Read our conversation with Rachel below to learn about her favorite places to read, the book she is always recommending, and more. 

 

How long have you worked in libraries?

Almost 23 years 

 

What is your favorite book from childhood?

Meet our Readers' Advisory Team: Tara

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 Associate, Tara! Continue reading below to learn a little more about Tara, her favorite genres, and the resources she uses to decide what to read next.

 

How long have you worked in libraries? 

5 months and I love it. I wish I hadn’t waited so long to become part of WPL.

 

What is your favorite genre, series, or book?

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?

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.