All Events

Lions Vision Screening

Friday, January 17, 2020 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Ages 6 months and up
Provided in partnership with Wheaton Lions Club. Easy vision screening to quickly and accurately detect vision issues. Vision screening does not replace a complete eye exam by a doctor or optometrist. No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, January 17, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months with caregiver
During this 30-minute session, babies and their caregivers will share rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 10am

Friday, January 17, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Friday, January 17, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months with caregiver
During this 30-minute session, babies and their caregivers will share rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 11am

Friday, January 17, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Movie Matinee: Yesterday

Friday, January 17, 2020 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed. 2h.
Event Type: 
Movie

Book to Art Club

Saturday, January 18, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
This new quarterly book discussion group provides a creative way to engage with literature. Read and then make something at home inspired by the book.(The only artistic expectation is that you enjoy making it!) We will discuss the novel and share our projects. Pick up book copies at the Circulation Desk.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Cloud Storage Basics

Saturday, January 18, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Learn what cloud storage is and why you might want to use it. Then, learn how to get started backing up your files and sharing them over the internet using popular services such as Google Drive, iCloud, OneDrive, and Dropbox.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, January 18, 2020 -
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

Sunday Concert: Chicago Cossacks

Sunday, January 19, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Enjoy the music of Russia and Ukraine, as well as songs in Italian, French, Ukrainian, Hebrew, Yiddish, Spanish, and more. The Chicago Cossacks will play traditional Russian instruments such as domra (mandolin), balalaika, and bayan (button accordion).
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

Storytime: Brand New Babies 9:30am

Monday, January 20, 2020 -
9:30am to 9:50am
0-9 months old with caregivers (expectant parents and siblings welcome)
A new storytime has arrived! Join us for stories, songs, and movement designed for the littlest ones. Because we know it's never too early to start, expectant parents are welcome to participate.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, January 20, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months with caregiver
During this 30-minute session, babies and their caregivers will share rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 10am

Monday, January 20, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Monday, January 20, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months with caregiver
During this 30-minute session, babies and their caregivers will share rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 11am

Monday, January 20, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Improv Playhouse: The Tortoise and the Hare

Monday, January 20, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Grades K-5
How did the Tortoise beat the Hare? In this new take on the classic story, the Hare and the Tortoise each tell their side of the story on how they got to the finish line. It isn't the Tortoise's boldness in taking on a bully that is emphasized, but the Hare's foolish over-confidence. Using the help of the audience, and some forrest friends, we find out how being persistent and kind can benefit in the long run.
Pick up free tickets at the Youth Services desk beginning December 30.
Event Type: 
Children

Paint & Sip : Art and Cocoa

Monday, January 20, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Enjoy a relaxing evening with mixed medias as we drink hot cocoa (or cider in case of allergies!) and decorate paper or canvas with some displayed landscape images.
If you would like to bring your own materials, you are more than welcome to!
Event Type: 
Teens

Art Demonstration: Acrylics Galore

Monday, January 20, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Artist Sandra Bacon will cover the full spectrum of Golden Acrylic paints, exploring iridescent, interference, gels and pastes for texture and depth. Provided in partnership with the DuPage Art League.
Event Type: 
Adults

Library Board Meeting

Monday, January 20, 2020 -
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

BRC Meet Up

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 -
8:30am to 9:30am
Join your fellow business owners as they discuss and share ideas to help your business grow and succeed.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Limited to 25 participants. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Storytime: Bilingual Storytime 10am

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Birth-5 years old with caregiver
Join us for stories and songs in Spanish and English.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Congressman Sean Casten Mobile Office Hours

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
On the third Tuesday of the month, staff from Congressman Sean Casten's office will have a table on the main floor of the library to answer questions and offer assistance.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Move and Groove 11am

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
All ages with caregivers
Get those wiggles out! Movement activities for a variety of ages including dance, yoga, and more!
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Movie Matinee: Pavarotti (Documentary)

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

A look at the life and work of opera legend, Luciano Pavarotti. 2h.
Event Type: 
Movie

Storytime: Kindergarten Readiness 2pm

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
4-5 year olds attend independently without caregivers
Get ready to go to kindergarten with this new storytime. We'll read books, sing songs, and focus on skills that get us ready for elementary school!
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 9 must have a caregiver remain in the department)
Homework Club is a space to get some school work done. Have Room to work on a group project, read a few chapters in your class book, or work independently on an assignment. Public, private, and homeschool students welcome. Snacks and limited school supplies will be available. Homework Club will follow the District 200 calendar.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

How to Reduce College Costs : Strategies You Need to Know

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
This workshop introduces little-known financial strategies parents can use to reduce college costs,
improve admissions chances and increase scholarship opportunities. Learn income, asset and borrowing
tools not addressed at other college planning seminars. Both parents are encouraged to attend this
complimentary seminar presented by experts from My College Planning Team.
Event Type: 
Teens
Adults
College Prep

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Business and Career coach Vickie Austin highlights new and classic business books for busy executives, employees, and entrepreneurs. Don’t worry if you haven’t read the book!

This month's title: Mindset: The New Psychology for Success by Carol Dweck
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

Storytime: Toddler Time 10am

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds with caregiver
Stories, rhymes, music, and movement for toddlers and their caregivers to share together.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 10am

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: All Together 11am

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
All ages with caregivers
Stories, songs, and activities designed for child and adult bonding and participation.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 9 must have a caregiver remain in the department)
Homework Club is a space to get some school work done. Have Room to work on a group project, read a few chapters in your class book, or work independently on an assignment. Public, private, and homeschool students welcome. Snacks and limited school supplies will be available. Homework Club will follow the District 200 calendar.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Make & Take: Valentine's Cards

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Make some beautiful and unique Valentine’s cards for your friends and family. Laura Barto from Stampin’ UP will show you how.
Event Type: 
Adults

Chapters: K-2 Book Club

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 -
6:15pm to 7:00pm
Grades K-2 with caregiver
Pick up a copy of Humphrey's Really Wheely Racing Day at the Youth Services desk beginning December 16 and join in the discussion. Read the book as a family or independently before we meet for a great discussion and activity.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Make & Take: Valentine's Cards

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Make some beautiful and unique Valentine’s cards for your friends and family. Laura Barto from Stampin’ UP will show you how.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Toddler Time 10am

Thursday, January 23, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds with caregiver
Stories, rhymes, music, and movement for toddlers and their caregivers to share together.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 10am

Thursday, January 23, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Toddler Time 11am

Thursday, January 23, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds with caregiver
Stories, rhymes, music, and movement for toddlers and their caregivers to share together.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 11am

Thursday, January 23, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: All Together 2pm

Thursday, January 23, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
All ages with caregivers
Stories, songs, and activities designed for child and adult bonding and participation.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Homework Club: Grades K-6

Thursday, January 23, 2020 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 9 must have a caregiver remain in the department)
Homework Club is a space to get some school work done. Have Room to work on a group project, read a few chapters in your class book, or work independently on an assignment. Public, private, and homeschool students welcome. Snacks and limited school supplies will be available. Homework Club will follow the District 200 calendar.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Mathnasium Family Game Night

Thursday, January 23, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Grades K-6 with caregivers
Join us for a fun night of games and STEAM challenges, brought to you by Mathnasium.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Advanced Microsoft Word 2019

Thursday, January 23, 2020 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn how to create complex documents including headers/footers, styles, and a table of contents. Document protection, comments, and tracking changes will also be covered.

All three levels of Word classes will briefly cover the new features of the 2019 version.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Clear the Clutter

Thursday, January 23, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Improve your life by recognizing and eliminating clutter, then maximize your stuff. Save time and money, and regain control of your home! Presented by Certified Professional Organizer Colleen Klimczak.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, January 23, 2020 -
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 24, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months with caregiver
During this 30-minute session, babies and their caregivers will share rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 10am

Friday, January 24, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Friday, January 24, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months with caregiver
During this 30-minute session, babies and their caregivers will share rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Preschool 11am

Friday, January 24, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3-5 year olds to attend independently without caregivers Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and more. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Name tags are distributed on a first come, first serve basis 30 minutes before storytime begins.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Movie Matinee: The Art of Racing in the Rain

Friday, January 24, 2020 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

Through his bond with his owner, aspiring Formula One race car driver Denny, golden retriever Enzo learns that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate the journey of life. 1h 49min.
Event Type: 
Movie