All Events

Storytime: Ages 6-8

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 6, 7, and 8 year olds. Child must be at least 6 and not yet 8 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

LIBRARY CLOSED

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 (All day)
Closed
Event Type: 
Library Closings

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, July 5, 2018 -
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, July 5, 2018 -
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, July 5, 2018 -
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, July 5, 2018 -
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

NAMI DuPage Information Table

Thursday, July 5, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Representatives from NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) DuPage will be at an information table on the first floor near the Circulation Desk to answer questions about their services.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, July 6, 2018 -
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, July 6, 2018 -
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

Friday, July 6, 2018 -
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, July 6, 2018 -
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

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

Edible* Experiments`

Saturday, July 7, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Experiment with (mostly) edible items. If it’s a nice day we'll move outside so things can fizz and spill. Register or stop by. *Not everything will be edible.

Event Type: 
Teens

LIBRARY CLOSED

Sunday, July 8, 2018 (All day)
Closed on Sundays until Sept. 9
Event Type: 
Library Closings

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, July 9, 2018 -
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, July 9, 2018 -
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, July 9, 2018 -
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, July 9, 2018 -
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

Video Creation

Monday, July 9, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Over this 9 session workshop teens will work on creating and editing their own videos that can then be published on the library's YouTube channel.
Event Type: 
Teens

Cupcake Creations

Monday, July 9, 2018 -
1:00pm to 1:45pm
Grades 1-2
Listen to cupcake stories and decorate your own summer-themed cupcake. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

College of DuPage Information Table

Monday, July 9, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Learn about the many programs, classes and events going on at College of DuPage this summer! The table will be located on the main floor near the Circulation Desk.

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 -
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

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

Storytime: Ages 6-8

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 6, 7, and 8 year olds. Child must be at least 6 and not yet 8 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

ACT Practice Test

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Find out what test day will really be like by taking a proctored practice exam. Bring a calculator and a snack for the break.


Event Type: 
Teens

Nature-telling

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 -
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, July 10, 2018 -
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

Tween Storytime

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Entering grades 4-6
Think picture books were just for little kids? Think again! Listen to some great stories that were written just for you!
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Ages 6-8

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 6, 7, and 8 year olds. Child must be at least 6 and not yet 8 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Coding Club

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
For teens who like working with computers and computer programming. Join to learn from each other and take self-guided lessons in programming languages such as Python, JavaScript, HTML, and more.
Event Type: 
Teens

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

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 -
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, July 11, 2018 -
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

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

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 -
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

Outdoor Fun

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Grades K-6 (children under 8 with caregiver)
Join us for some outdoor fun on our West Plaza (weather permitting). Wear sunscreen, bring a water bottle, and create!
June 13 (Bubbles)
July 11 (Chalk)
August 14 (Sand)
Event Type: 
Children
Drop-in Program

Renee Powell Professional Golfer

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Global golf ambassador and U.S. Women’s Open participant, Renee Powell, speaks about her experience as a golf professional and her family’s history in the game. Ms. Powell will share how she is changing the world through the game of golf by her family’s legacy, junior golf programs and veteran golf programs for both men and women.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens
Children

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

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, July 12, 2018 -
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, July 12, 2018 -
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

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

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Thursday, July 12, 2018 -
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, July 12, 2018 -
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

Video Creation

Thursday, July 12, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Over this 9 session workshop teens will work on creating and editing their own videos that can then be published on the library's YouTube channel.
Event Type: 
Teens

Creative Writing Workshop

Thursday, July 12, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades 3-6
Join us for an hour of writing fun! Try out exciting writing stations and see what you can create! Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

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

Open Mic Night

Thursday, July 12, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Perform poetry, music, dance, comedy and more in our very own open mic night. Come early to get your name on the performance list and start working on your stage presence. Register or drop in.
Event Type: 
Teens

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, July 13, 2018 -
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, July 13, 2018 -
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

Friday, July 13, 2018 -
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