All Events

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Monday, March 11, 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

Family Storytime

Monday, March 11, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family!
Event Type: 
Children
Storytime
Drop-in Program

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

Homeschool Meet-up

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Grades K-6 with caregivers
Meet other homeschooling families in the Wheaton area over games and activities.
March: Board Games
April: Arts and Crafts
May: Board Games
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Nature-telling

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am
Ages 2-5 with adult
Join a naturalist from Lincoln Marsh at the Wheaton Public Library to listen to a nature-themed story and participate in a related craft and/or activity.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, March 12, 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

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

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, March 13, 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, March 13, 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, March 13, 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

Tween Gaming

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by after school to play Mario Party or Mario Cart on the Tween Center's Nintendo Switch!
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Gaming Club

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Drop in and play some games! Our Nintendo Switch will be set up and will have laptops available for Minecraft or Fortnite. We’ll also have tabletop games and cards. Participants are welcome to bring their own consoles and games!
Event Type: 
Teens

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

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, March 14, 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, March 14, 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, March 14, 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, March 14, 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

DuPage Housing Information Table

Thursday, March 14, 2019 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Members of the DuPage County Continuum of Care will staff an information table on the library's main floor to help those in need of securing affordable housing.

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

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, March 15, 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, March 15, 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, March 15, 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, March 15, 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

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

Creative Writing Group

Saturday, March 16, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Discuss what you're writing (or are planning). See what tips and tricks work for fellow writers and spend some time working on your current piece or starting something fresh.
Event Type: 
Teens

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, March 18, 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, March 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: Great Beginnings:11am

Monday, March 18, 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, March 18, 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

Harry Potter Club

Monday, March 18, 2019 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 4-8
Join the club for all things Harry Potter! Sign up for one, two, or all three meetings!
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Family Storytime

Monday, March 18, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
Read books, sing songs, and discover new ways to play. Fun for the whole family!
Event Type: 
Children
Storytime
Drop-in Program

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

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, March 19, 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

Family Lego Night

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Grades K-6 with adult(s)
Work together to create some spectacular creations out of Legos. One registration per family.
Event Type: 
Children

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

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, March 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

Wednesday, March 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

Wednesday, March 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

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

Tween Gaming

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by after school to play Mario Party or Mario Cart on the Tween Center's Nintendo Switch!
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Art Contest Reception

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Drop by the Arts & Culture Center between 4-7 pm and enjoy hands-on art projects, crafts, live music by guitarist Jim Green, refreshments, and the unveiling of the final pieces by our Art Contest winners!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Gaming Tournament

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Test your skills at our Super Smash Bros Ultimate tournament! Please bring your own controllers, if possible.
Event Type: 
Teens