All Events

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, June 15, 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

Yoga at the County Fair-A Family Yoga Event

Saturday, June 15, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:15am
4 years old- entering 6th grade with caregiver
Visit the County Fair through yoga! We will become the sights, tastes, and sounds of the fair through our breath, yoga posture, and movement. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one.
Registration required. Please register each person individually (children and adults)
Event Type: 
Children

LIBRARY CLOSED

Sunday, June 16, 2019 (All day)
Closed on Sundays until Sept. 9
Event Type: 
Library Closings

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, June 17, 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, June 17, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. 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, June 17, 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, June 17, 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Tween Camp: Art

Monday, June 17, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Entering grades 3-6
Discover something new at Tween Camp and earn a wearable badge for each completed day! In Art Camp, learn about different mediums for creating art and make some art to take home!
Registration required. Sign up for each date individually.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Storytime

Monday, June 17, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family!
Event Type: 
Storytime
Drop-in Program
Children

Library Board Meeting

Monday, June 17, 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

BRC Meet Up

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 -
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: Ages 3-5: 10am

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 6-8: 10am

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 6, 7, and 8 year olds. Child must be at least 6 and not yet 9 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Congressman Sean Casten Mobile Office Hours

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 -
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

Creative Writing Workshop

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Join us for this creative writing class hosted by Chapter One Young Writers Conference.
Event Type: 
Teens

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 6-8: 2pm

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 6, 7, and 8 year olds. Child must be at least 6 and not yet 9 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Graphic Novel Book Club: Sparks

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 -
5:00pm to 5:45pm
Entering grades 4-6
We're talking all about graphic novels! Join the discussion by registering and picking up a copy of the book at the Tween Center desk!
June: Sparks by Ian Boothby (pick up a copy at the Tween Center desk beginning May 20)
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn the basics of this incredibly versatile spreadsheet program. Creating charts, sorting, simple formulas, and basic formatting are covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Concert on the Park: FrontRow

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This rock 'n roll oldies cover band will play hits from the 60s and 70s! Featuring horns, additional percussion, and multiple vocalists.
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults
Drop-in Program

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 -
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: Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All by Tom M. Kelley and David Kelley
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, June 19, 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, June 19, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. 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, June 19, 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

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
A representative from the Perrin-Wheaton chapter of the DAR is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions.
Event Type: 
Genealogy
Adults

Video Creation Club

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Over this 6 session workshop teens will work on creating and editing their own videos/films.
Event Type: 
Teens

Battle of the Books Book Club: The Terrible Two

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Entering grades 4-6
If you're planning on being part of next year's team or you just like the books on the list, join us! We'll be discussing the new books on the list along with some great activities!
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Artist's Reception

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Join documentary photographer James A. Bowey at our Artist's Reception as we celebrate the exhibit, When Home Won't Let You Stay, which will be in the library for the months of June and July. Coffee and light refreshments provided. Community event to follow at 6:30 pm.
Event Type: 
Adults
Drop-in Program

When Home Won't Let You Stay: A Special Community Event

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
As part of the library's presentation of his exhibition, "When Home Won't Let You Stay," about refugees in America, documentary photographer James A. Bowey is presenting a special program of photography, storytelling and live music to consider the refugee issue, and our responses to the needs of displaced people around the world. This compelling event explores how we can bear witness in a contentious world, and awaken our empathetic imaginations to the possibilities of hope, liberty and human connection.
Event Type: 
Adults

SCORE Roundtable: How Do You Get Prospective Customers to Say “Yes”?

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Whether you are dealing with your prospective customers face to face or digitally, all businesses have to have a winning value proposition and the courage to ask your customer to buy from you.

Facilitated by Tom Drouin, a Certified Small Business Mentor from SCORE, join your peers and explore the key elements in your selling process that lead to successfully attracting prospective customers to purchase your products or services.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor

Registration required
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, June 20, 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, June 20, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. 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, June 20, 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, June 20, 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. 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, June 20, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
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

Nailed It!

Thursday, June 20, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Think you have star baker skills? Test them out at our decorating competition. We’ll have examples that you’ll attempt to recreate and then vote on their favorite attempts.
Event Type: 
Teens

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, June 20, 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

Mind Games

Thursday, June 20, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
William Pack explores the real science of how our brains trick us into seeing and believing things that don’t exist. Learn how optical illusions work, why people fall for scams, and how we make thousands of choices every day, including how we are hard wired to believe fake news, medical scams, and more.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, June 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

Friday, June 21, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Friday, June 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

Friday, June 21, 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Make Music Wheaton

Friday, June 21, 2019 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Make Music Wheaton is a live, free musical celebration on June 21, the longest day of the year, with concerts on streets, sidewalks, parks and in venues across the city.

Performance Schedule:

12-1:30pm - Bucket Drumming - Have a budding drummer? Bring them to this buckets and sticks mass appeal and let them make music! Sticks and buckets will be provided as well as a leader to help them get started.
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults
Drop-in Program

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, June 22, 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

Author Visit - Joelle Charbonneau

Saturday, June 22, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
NY Times Best Selling author of the Testing Trilogy Joelle Charbonneau will discuss her writing journey, her path to publication and how life is often like a book--thinking you know how something will unfold doesn't mean that's where the story will go.
Event Type: 
Teens
Adults

LIBRARY CLOSED

Sunday, June 23, 2019 (All day)
Closed on Sundays until Sept. 9
Event Type: 
Library Closings

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, June 24, 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, June 24, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs,and puppets. 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, June 24, 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