All Events

Bilingual Songs and Stories

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Ages 2-5 with adult
Join Christine Carrillo, Early Childhood Expert and local Spanish educator, for storytime, dancing, singing, and more.
Event Type: 
Children

Eco-Friendly Gardening

Thursday, February 23, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Get ready for the warm months ahead by learning how you can help save the planet right from your own backyard. A representative from the Conservation Foundation will discuss how your garden can attract pollinators, conserve water, and more!
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, February 23, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions
Event Type: 
Genealogy

Toddler and Preschool Dance Party

Friday, February 24, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Ages 2-6 with adult
Dance to the music and shake your sillies out!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, February 25, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Literacy DuPage and Wheaton Public Library have partnered to give those learning English a chance to practice their conversation skills. Literacy DuPage tutors will guide conversations while students practice their language skills in a relaxed atmosphere. Intermediate and advanced speakers encouraged but all are welcome!
Event Type: 
Adults

Making Independence Happen, One Paw at a Time

Saturday, February 25, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:45am
Ages 5 and up
Local author Amy Chally gives heartwarming testament to the powerful bond between herself and Yazzen, her canine companion who served as her lifeline to independence. Watch her current service dog, Portland, demonstrate his incredible skills. One Paw at a Time reveals what it's like to live with physical differences. Book signing will follow.
Event Type: 
Children

Early Scientists: Building

Monday, February 27, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:45am
Ages 3-5 with adult
Enjoy STEM programs for budding scientists
Event Type: 
Children

Make and Take Spa

Monday, February 27, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 6-12
Relax in a spa-like atmosphere and make two natural pampering products to take home with a therapeutic essential oil. Great for yourself or for gifts!
Event Type: 
Teens

True Story: Nonfiction Book Club

Monday, February 27, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
True Story Book Club will resume on Monday, February 27! Discuss nonfiction books that open up new worlds. If you’re a person with many interests and like a lively discussion, then join us. You can pick up a copy of the book at the Checkout Desk beginning in February.

This month's book: Packing For Mars by Mary Roach
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Baby/Toddler Playtime

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Ages 6 months-4 years old with adult
Babies, toddlers, and older kids enjoy an hour of free play with sensory toys, tummy time activities, and more.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Cross Stitch Club

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Beginners can learn to cross stitch, while more advanced stitchers can make progress on their projects. Materials provided for beginners!

Held in the Proctoring Room, near the 2nd floor Reference Desk.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 -
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

YA for Adults Book Discussion

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Do you love reading Young Adult novels? Don’t be ashamed! You’re not alone! Pick up a copy of the book at the Checkout Desk.
Feb. - American Born Chinese and Nimona (graphic novels)
March - Every Day, by David Levithan
April - Half Bad, by Sally Green
No YA for Adults May through July. We'll see you in August!
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, March 2, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
If you love to talk about contemporary fiction, join our Contemporary Book Discussion group. Pick up a copy of the upcoming title at the Checkout Desk. Visit http://wheatonlibrary.org/browse/books/book-discussions for titles.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, March 2, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions
Event Type: 
Genealogy

Minute to Win It Challenges

Friday, March 3, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center on your day off and try your hand at some wacky one minute challenges!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Fridays at the Movies: Arrival

Friday, March 3, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up tickets at the Checkout Desk. Tickets requested, drop-ins welcome. Movies rated PG-13 unless otherwise noted.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Literacy DuPage and Wheaton Public Library have partnered to give those learning English a chance to practice their conversation skills. Literacy DuPage tutors will guide conversations while students practice their language skills in a relaxed atmosphere. Intermediate and advanced speakers encouraged but all are welcome!
Event Type: 
Adults

Reading with Rover: 10am

Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:15am
Grade 2-5. Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog each week during a 15-minute time slot. All dogs are certified through Rainbow Animal Assistant Therapy.
Event Type: 
Reading with Rover

Reading with Rover: 10:15am

Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
10:15am to 10:30am
Grade 2-5. Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog each week during a 15-minute time slot. All dogs are certified through Rainbow Animal Assistant Therapy.
Event Type: 
Reading with Rover

Reading with Rover: 10:30am

Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
10:30am to 10:45am
Grade 2-5. Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog each week during a 15-minute time slot. All dogs are certified through Rainbow Animal Assistant Therapy.
Event Type: 
Reading with Rover

Reading with Rover: 10:45am

Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
10:45am to 11:00am
Grade 2-5. Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog each week during a 15-minute time slot. All dogs are certified through Rainbow Animal Assistant Therapy.
Event Type: 
Reading with Rover

Reading with Rover: 11am

Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:15am
Grade 2-5. Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog each week during a 15-minute time slot. All dogs are certified through Rainbow Animal Assistant Therapy.
Event Type: 
Reading with Rover

Reading with Rover: 11:15am

Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
11:15am to 11:30am
Grade 2-5. Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog each week during a 15-minute time slot. All dogs are certified through Rainbow Animal Assistant Therapy.
Event Type: 
Reading with Rover

Genealogy Class: Investigating Your Family History

Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Join professional genealogist, author and local historian, Ray Johnson for a fun look at beginning the investigation into your family history. Topics include "Where do I start?", census records, tips and tricks, as well as how to stay on track.
Event Type: 
Genealogy
Adults

Tax Assistance and Electronic Filing

Sunday, March 5, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Registration is requested, but walk-ins are also welcome. Bring your tax information and previous year’s return. Provided by students from COD’s Accounting Department. For more information, please call 630-942-3450.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, March 6, 2017 -
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, March 6, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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, March 6, 2017 -
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, March 6, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

After School STEAM

Monday, March 6, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Family Storytime

Monday, March 6, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
All ages
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family!

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

After School STEAM

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Family Lego Night

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Grades K-6 with adult(s)
Work together to build some spectacular creations out of Legos! One registration per family per month.

Intro. to Microsoft Excel 2016

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Learn the basics of this incredibly versatile spreadsheet program. Creating charts, sorting, simple formulas, and basic formatting are covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
If you love to talk about contemporary fiction, join our Contemporary Book Discussion group. Pick up a copy of the upcoming title at the Checkout Desk. Visit http://wheatonlibrary.org/browse/books/book-discussions for titles.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 -
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, March 8, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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, March 8, 2017 -
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

After School STEAM

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
The Great Books method of Shared Inquiry discussion encourages a personal approach to literature. New members are welcome to join anytime.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
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, March 9, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. 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, March 9, 2017 -
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, March 9, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Teen Tech Week - Time to Take it Apart

Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 6-12
Ever wondered what’s inside all this technology equipment we use? Drop by to take apart a computer or another piece of tech and then (maybe) put it back together again.
Event Type: 
Teens
Drop-in Program

After School STEAM

Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center after school to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each day of the week will be a different activity.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Home Buying & Selling Seminar

Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
A panel of experts including longtime Wheaton resident and Re/Max Action real estate broker Josie Morrison, a real estate attorney, mortgage brokers, and a home inspector. Prize drawings and light refreshments included.
Event Type: 
Adults