The library is closed Friday, February 23 for Staff Training
Start your holiday shopping early! The Friends Holiday Book & Art Sale is November 9-12 where you'll find one-of-a-kind items that make great gifts.
This sale features like-new books, autographed copies, collectibles, Christmas items, art prints, unique gifts and more.
Where: The Arts & Culture Center on the main floor. Cash, checks, credit and debit cards are accepted. All money raised directly benefits the library.
October is Family History Month, which means now is the perfect time to start researching your family tree. If you ever feel overwhelmed or get stuck during the process Gretchen, WPL’s Genealogy & Local History Specialist, can help! Get to know Gretchen a little better below, and don’t forget to visit our Genealogy and Local History pages to learn about the many ways the library can assist you with your research.
If you or anyone you know has trouble getting to the library, we can help! Let us deliver materials to your home. Open to Wheaton cardholders on a temporary or permanent basis due to injury or illness.
Library Card Sign-up Month
Stomp on over to the library to discover all the amazing things you can do with your library card! There is a whole new world to unlock just by picking up a book, attending a program, or exploring our digital resources. Here are just a few things you can unlock with your WPL card:
The 2023-2024 school year is quickly approaching! See below for a few ways the library can help make this year a success. Don’t forget to scroll all the way to the bottom to see how we're celebrating the end of summer, and keep an eye on our event calendar for all our upcoming fall events.
District 200 Textbooks: Middle and high school textbooks available for use inside the library.
Mark your calendar! The Annual Friends Book & Media Sale is August 10-13 with a preview for Friends members on August 9.
This sale features thousands books for all ages, including all genres of fiction and any nonfiction topic you can think of. Don't miss the CDs, LP records, DVDs, Blu-rays, audiobooks, and video games for sale too. Located in meeting rooms on the lower level. Cash, checks, credit and debit cards are accepted.
Express yourself, learn new skills, and try something new this summer at WPL! This year’s Summer Reading Challenge theme is all about finding your voice, and the library has several resources available to help you do just that. Learn more about these resources below, and don’t forget to join our Summer Reading Challenge at wheatonlibrary.org/src
Wheaton Public Library’s 2023 Summer Reading Challenge: Find Your Voice begins Thursday, June 1! The challenge is open to all ages: Youth (birth to 5th grade), Teens (6th to 12th grade) and Adults (18 years and older), and will run from Thursday, June 1 – Monday, July 31. No library card required to participate.