All Events

Movie Matinee: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Friday, February 22, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past. 1h 54min.
Event Type: 
Movie

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016

Saturday, February 23, 2019 -
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

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, February 23, 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

True Story Book Club

Monday, February 25, 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

Job Club

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us if you’re looking for a job or need help with a resume or interview preparation. Meet in Study Room E on the 2nd floor. For more information, please contact Anna Marie MacDonald at the Goodwill/Workforce Connection at 630-576-4661.
Event Type: 
Adults

Microsoft Excel 2016: Pivot Tables

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Expand your Excel knowledge by learning how pivot tables work.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

New Moms Book Club

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Are you a new mom looking for a casual and relaxed book club? Join us at Dry City Brew Works downtown Wheaton 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

SCORE Workshop: Learn How LinkedIn Can Help Brand Your Business

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:45pm
LinkedIn is more than a job search tool, it is a branding platform essential to your marketing plan. Tajuana Ross, also known as the LinkedIn Professor, will share tools, tips, ideas, and the most common pitfalls to avoid when building your brand.

Meeting Room A, Lower Level.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Needles in the Bookstacks

Wednesday, February 27, 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

Microsoft Office 2016: Mail Merge

Thursday, February 28, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn how to generate form letters, envelopes, or mailing labels in Microsoft Word using data from an Excel spreadsheet.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

The Underground Railroad in Illinois

Thursday, February 28, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Author and Wheaton resident Glennette Tilley Turner gives a presentation about her book, The Underground Railroad in Illinois.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, February 28, 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

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, March 2, 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

FamilySearch.org: The Ultimate Free, Online Genealogy Resource

Saturday, March 2, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
FamilySearch.org is the largest, free genealogy resource on the internet. As a new FamilySearch affiliate library, discover what additional digital records are available at Wheaton Public Library and how to access them. Learn how to search the catalog, add photos, stories and documents to your account and view FamilySearch’s digitized books.

Event Type: 
Adults
Genealogy

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, March 6, 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

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, March 7, 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, March 7, 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, March 8, 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

Movie Matinee: Christopher Robin

Friday, March 8, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:45pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie the Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life. 1h 44min.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, March 9, 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, March 12, 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 Drive

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 -
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

Preparing Your Home for Sale

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
A panel of experts including longtime Wheaton resident and real estate broker Josie Morrison, a real estate attorney, mortgage broker, and home inspector will present and answer all of your questions about selling your home.
Event Type: 
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, March 13, 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

Workshop: Entrepreneurial Mindset

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:45pm
“Entrepreneur” is such a buzzword, but there is a deeper meaning. Beginning with its definition, Peter James, Entrepreneur and Asst. Professor, Business/Management/Marketing at College of DuPage, will tap into why every business owner needs to embrace this term. You will walk away from this workshop with a template on how to face each day, individual, and business opportunity.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Edouard Manet: Painter of Modern Life

Thursday, March 14, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Edouard Manet took on the conservative art world in Paris by painting modern life as opposed to “accepted” subjects. Art historian Jeff Mishur discusses that by challenging the French academic system, Manet inspired Morisot, Renoir, Monet and other Impressionists.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, March 14, 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

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, March 16, 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

Navigating the Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Archives

Saturday, March 16, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
The Circuit Court Archives are a great, often overlooked resource. This class concentrates on a very practical approach to on-site court research including, civil, law and chancery cases, divorces, wills and probates, county naturalizations, declarations of intentions, criminal cases and burnt records. Presented by Raymond Johnson, the History Cop
Event Type: 
Adults
Genealogy

Library Board Meeting

Monday, March 18, 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

Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s

Monday, March 18, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The warning signs of Alzheimer's disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it's time to learn the facts. A representative from the Alzheimer’s Association will separate myth from reality.
Event Type: 
Adults

BRC Meet Up

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 -
8:30am to 9:30am
Please join us as our meet up member, Tony Woodall, facilitates our continued discussion of Human Centered Design (HCD), a methodology which puts "people" before "things" and helps businesses solve hard problems or launch a new strategy.

Meeting Room B, Lower Level. Hot coffee and light refreshments.

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

Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
The warning signs of Alzheimer's disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it's time to learn the facts. A representative from the Alzheimer’s Association will separate myth from reality.
Event Type: 
Adults

Movie Matinee: Crazy Rich Asians

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family. 2h.
Event Type: 
Movie

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 -
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 title: Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek

Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, March 20, 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

SCORE Roundtable: Analogue or Digital Marketing

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
How to attract and retain good customers is among the hardest tasks for the small business owner. Marketing plays a key role, but what tools should you use?

Facilitated by Tom Drouin, a Certified Small Business Mentor from SCORE, participants will have the opportunity to discuss and learn how to determine your customers’ needs and how to get them to say “yes” to your product or service.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor

Registration required
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Classic Movie Night: Citizen Kane

Thursday, March 21, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us in Meeting Room A (large room on lower level) to learn about and discuss the featured movie of the month.

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. 2h.
Event Type: 
Movie
Adults

Google Tools

Thursday, March 21, 2019 -
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

Home Buying Seminar

Thursday, March 21, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
A panel of experts including longtime Wheaton resident and real estate broker Josie Morrison, a real estate attorney, mortgage broker, and home inspector will present and answer all of your questions about purchasing a home.
Event Type: 
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, March 21, 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: Green Book

Friday, March 22, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:15pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. 2h 10min.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, March 23, 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

Sunday Concert: Character Fleadh

Sunday, March 24, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:15pm
Celebrate St. Patty’s with this lively acoustic traditional Irish and Scottish five-piece ensemble.
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

True Story Book Club

Monday, March 25, 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

Job Club

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us if you’re looking for a job or need help with a resume or interview preparation. Meet in Study Room E on the 2nd floor. For more information, please contact Anna Marie MacDonald at the Goodwill/Workforce Connection at 630-576-4661.
Event Type: 
Adults

New Moms Book Club

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Are you a new mom looking for a casual and relaxed book club? Join us at Dry City Brew Works downtown Wheaton 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

Needles in the Bookstacks

Wednesday, March 27, 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

SCORE Workshop: Business Start-up Tips to Build Success and Avoid Tragedy

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:45pm
Starting a business can be a daunting and challenging endeavor. Entrepreneur and SCORE mentor Mike Ronchetti will share tips on how to gather information, ask the right questions, make good decisions, and stay the course; while identifying problems, avoiding money traps and emotional tragedies that start-ups often experience.

Meeting Room A, Lower Level.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults