All Events

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Needles in the Bookstacks

Monday, June 24, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Bring your needlecraft project (knit, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery, etc.), make progress on your project, share techniques and skills. Limited instruction provided. Some materials available.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

No registration required
Event Type: 
Adults

True Story Book Club

Monday, June 24, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
True Story Book Club is Wheaton Library's nonfiction book discussion which meets the last Monday of the month (with the exception of holidays). Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk to join the group.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

BRC Orientation and Tour

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Calling all business owners, nonprofits, entrepreneurs, start-ups, or anyone interesting in learning about the array of business resources available at the Wheaton Public Library to help you in every phase of your business.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Expand your Excel know how! This class covers conditional formatting and filtering, layout options, working across multiple sheets, plus more about formulas, charts and tables.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

New Moms Book Club

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Are you a new mom looking for a casual and relaxed book club? Join us at Muldoon's Irish Pub downtown Wheaton (133 W. Front St.) on the 4th Tuesday of the month and meet some new mom friends!

Pick up book copies at Circulation Desk. For book titles, visit wheatonlibrary.org/browse/books/book-discussions
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

The Creation of The Sound of Music

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:15pm
Broadway enthusiast Charles Troy discusses how Rodgers & Hammerstein’s last show was a distillation of many elements that were present in their four previous landmark musicals, and became bigger than all the rest.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, June 27, 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

Movie Matinee: Stan & Ollie

Friday, June 28, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:45pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song – a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain. 1h 38min.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, June 29, 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

Cutting the Cable Cord

Saturday, June 29, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Thinking of dropping your cable subscription? Learn about devices (such as Roku, Chromecast, Fire TV Stick, and Apple TV) and streaming services (such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime) that you can use to keep watching your favorite content, without cable.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Matter of Balance

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Presented by the DuPage Senior Citizens Council, this class teaches seniors exercises and techniques to increase strength and balance to reduce fall risks. Register by calling 630-620-0804 x122
Event Type: 
Adults

Microsoft Excel 2016: Pivot Tables

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Expand your Excel knowledge by learning how pivot tables work.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Voter Registration

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Stop by the table on the main floor to register to vote. Provided by the League of Women Voters. Registrations are not done less than 28 days before an election.
Event Type: 
Voter Registration
Adults

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, July 3, 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

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, July 6, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
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

Matter of Balance

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Presented by the DuPage Senior Citizens Council, this class teaches seniors exercises and techniques to increase strength and balance to reduce fall risks. Register by calling 630-620-0804 x122
Event Type: 
Adults

3D Printing: What, Why, How

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
What is 3D printing? Why would I need it? How do I learn it? Learn about the present and future of 3D design and printing in this lecture class.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Living History: Grace Kelly

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Leslie Goddard portrays the woman who transformed from a Hollywood star to a real-life princess. Learn all about her fairytale wedding, how she yearned for her father’s approval, and worked hard as a wife and mother.
Event Type: 
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
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

Google Classroom for Teachers

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Google Classroom is used by educators to create classes, distribute assignments and integrate with Google Drive and Docs. This class shows you Google Classroom from both the teacher’s perspective and the student’s. Attendees must have a Google account.

Presented by Emily Phamornsuwana
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

SCORE Workshop: Measuring Your Success in Marketing

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
How does one know if their marketing is working? Defining what success looks like ahead of time helps us track and measure our results. From your website to all other marketing initiatives, Scott Piner, marketer and account executive, will help you track and measure activities that support your goals and assess your overall marketing, strategic plan, and budget.

PLEASE NOTE: NEW STARTING TIME 6:30 PM

Meeting Room A, Lower Level.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Matter of Balance

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Presented by the DuPage Senior Citizens Council, this class teaches seniors exercises and techniques to increase strength and balance to reduce fall risks. Register by calling 630-620-0804 x122
Event Type: 
Adults

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn the basics of this presentation software, including how to create slides, add pictures, video, and slide transitions, and more.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, July 11, 2019 -
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, July 11, 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

Knitting Club

Friday, July 12, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
BYOP (Bring Your Own Project) and join us for stitching, music, and conversation. Open to all with basic to advanced knitting knowledge.

Some pattern ideas and needles available.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

No registration required.
Event Type: 
Adults

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, July 13, 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

Computers for Absolute Beginners

Monday, July 15, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Do you have a computer at home and only know how to do 2 or 3 things on it? Learn the parts of a computer, what the mouse and keyboard do, and basics about the Windows 10 operating system.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Library Board Meeting

Monday, July 15, 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, July 16, 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

Congressman Sean Casten Mobile Office Hours

Tuesday, July 16, 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

Movie Matinee: The Mule (Rated R)

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

A 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran turns drug mule for a Mexican cartel. 1h 56min. Rated R.
Event Type: 
Movie

Matter of Balance

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Presented by the DuPage Senior Citizens Council, this class teaches seniors exercises and techniques to increase strength and balance to reduce fall risks. Register by calling 630-620-0804 x122
Event Type: 
Adults

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, July 16, 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: The Challenge Culture: Why the Most Successful Organizations Run on Pushback by Nigel Travis

Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

Concert on the Park: Tropixplosion

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This Caribbean show band features steel drums, incredible percussion, great vocals, and high-energy fun as they play all your Tropical favorites!
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults
Drop-in Program