All Events

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, June 23, 2018 -
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! Do not sign up, just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Google Drive

Saturday, June 23, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Take advantage of Google’s cloud storage service. Learn to upload and download files, create new files using Google’s software, and then share and edit your files with other users simultaneously.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

True Story Book Club

Monday, June 25, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
True Story Book Club is Wheaton Library's Non-Fiction book discussion which meets the last monday of the month (unless there's a holiday). Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk to join the group.

This month's book: Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History By: Kurt Andersen
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Matter of Balance

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
A Matter of Balance is a program to help seniors reduce their fear of falling. The class encourages seniors to be active by teaching exercises and techniques to increase strength and balance. With these skills, seniors who have fallen before or are afraid of falling can gain the confidence to be active again.
Event Type: 
Adults

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 -
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

Computers for Beginners Part II

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
This is the next step from the Absolute Beginners class. Review the basics and learn more about how Windows works, how to save files to a USB memory stick, and how the computer file system is organized.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Needles in the Bookstacks

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
All New! Bring your needlecraft project (knit, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery), 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

Matter of Balance

Thursday, June 28, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
A Matter of Balance is a program to help seniors reduce their fear of falling. The class encourages seniors to be active by teaching exercises and techniques to increase strength and balance. With these skills, seniors who have fallen before or are afraid of falling can gain the confidence to be active again.
Event Type: 
Adults

Fridays at the Movies: All the Money in the World

Friday, June 29, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning.

**Rated R**

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom. 2h 12min.
Event Type: 
Movie

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, June 30, 2018 -
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! Do not sign up, just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016

Saturday, June 30, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn basic navigation skills to effectively use Word 2016. Cutting and pasting, saving, printing, and creating and editing a basic document are covered. This class is perfect for those who are new to word processing. It is also recommended for those who are interested in learning the features of the 2016 version.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, July 7, 2018 -
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! Do not sign up, just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 -
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

Concert on the Park: Tom Sharpe

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Mannheim Steamroller drummer Tom Sharpe’s music is a percussive symphony. Blending his orchestral background with world music instrumentation, he creates a truly unique listening experience.
Event Type: 
Concert

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 -
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

Vagabonding Around the World

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Come along on Brian Michalski's 22-month solo backpacking journey of working and volunteering in Southeast Asia, Australia, India, Cuba and more. Get insider info about budgeting, utilizing travel apps, embracing culture shock, realities of hostel life, coping with inevitable setbacks, visa applications and more so that you, too, can travel like a pro.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Knitting Club

Thursday, July 12, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Make progress on your knitting project, share techniques and skills. Intermediate to advanced knitters only.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

No registration required.
Event Type: 
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, July 12, 2018 -
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

Fridays at the Movies: The Greatest Showman

Friday, July 13, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:45pm
Shown with Closed Captioning.

Celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. 1 hr 45min.
Event Type: 
Movie

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
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! Do not sign up, just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016

Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn the basics of this incredibly versatile spreadsheet program. Creating charts, sorting, simple formulas, and basic formatting are covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Living History: Cleopatra

Monday, July 16, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Come meet Cleopatra, the last Pharaoh of Egypt, portrayed by Martina Mathisen. The most famous female ruler in history, she will share her astounding story, audacious spirit, and astonishing guile.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Tuesday Movie Matinee: Darkest Hour

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. In partnership with the Wheaton Park District Mary Lubko Center.

In May 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire. 2h 5min.
Event Type: 
Movie

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
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 review: Spark: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success by Angie Morgan, Courtney Lynch & Sean Lynch
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

Wednesday English Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Attention English language learners! Join our Literacy DuPage volunteers in Café on the Park for a fun afternoon conversation group. Enjoy coffee, tea, and great food from the café while you meet friendly people and practice your skills. If the weather is nice, the group will be held on the patio near Adams Park! No signup, so just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 -
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

SCORE Roundtable: Is What I Offer Better than the Competition?

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Businesses fall in love with the features of their products and services, touting advantages that the customer should love too. Customers don’t by products or services – they buy the benefits the get from the purchase. How do you sell the benefits – and are they important to the customer and better than the competition? Share, listen and learn in a lively discussion with your peers about how to define and project your value proposition.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business

Classic Movie Night: Fail Safe

Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
**New location in the large meeting room! Join us in the Large Meeting Room for trivia, discussion, and best of all, classic movies! Meets on the third Thursday at 6pm.

Fail Safe (1964): American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted? 1h 52min.

**Please note, there will be no movie in August.
Event Type: 
Movie

Google Tools

Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn about the wide variety of tools that Google has to offer, including Maps, Calendar, and many more.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
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! Do not sign up, just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016

Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
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

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -
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

Needles in the Bookstacks

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
All New! Bring your needlecraft project (knit, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery), 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

Fridays at the Movies: I Can Only Imagine

Friday, July 27, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning.

The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe's beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness. 1h 50min.
Event Type: 
Movie

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, July 28, 2018 -
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! Do not sign up, just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2016

Saturday, July 28, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Add and edit pictures, tables, WordArt, columns, bullet points, and much more. This class is recommended for those who would like more than a basic understanding of Word.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

True Story Book Club

Monday, July 30, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
True Story Book Club is Wheaton Library's Non-Fiction book discussion which meets the last monday of the month (unless there's a holiday). Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk to join the group.

This month's book: Stranger in the Woods By: Michael Finkel
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Google Drive

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Take advantage of Google’s cloud storage service. Learn to upload and download files, create new files using Google’s software, and then share and edit your files with other users simultaneously.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Wednesday English Conversation Cafe

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Attention English language learners! Join our Literacy DuPage volunteers in Café on the Park for a fun afternoon conversation group. Enjoy coffee, tea, and great food from the café while you meet friendly people and practice your skills. If the weather is nice, the group will be held on the patio near Adams Park! No signup, so just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 -
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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, August 2, 2018 -
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

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
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! Do not sign up, just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Microsoft Excel 2016: Pivot Tables

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Expand your Excel knowledge by learning how pivot tables work.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Concert on the Park: Zydeco Voodoo

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
It’s Mardi Gras in August! Zydeco Voodoo plays a unique blend of traditional New Orleans music and popular rock and blues songs adapted to the Zydeco style.
Event Type: 
Concert

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 -
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

Knitting Club

Thursday, August 9, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Make progress on your knitting project, share techniques and skills. Intermediate to advanced knitters only.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

No registration required.
Event Type: 
Adults

What Should I Read Next?

Thursday, August 9, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn how to use Goodreads and NoveList to discover new books and authors, track what you’ve read (or want to read), share recommendations with your friends, and more.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Saturday English Conversation Group

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
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! Do not sign up, just show up.
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 -
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 Docs

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Create documents, resumes, business cards and more with Google’s word processing software. Basic editing, formatting, layout, inserting objects, printing, sharing and saving are covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults