All Events

Snow City Arts Student Showcase and Exhibition

Thursday, October 25, 2018 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Join Snow City Arts in WPL's Arts & Culture Center on the main floor for a showcase of student artwork from Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. View the ongoing exhibition (Oct. 11-30) of student drawings, paintings, photographs, and poems, watch student films, and listen to student music performed live by teaching artists.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

DuPage Housing Information Table

Thursday, October 25, 2018 -
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.

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2016

Thursday, October 25, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
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

Graphic Novel Book Club: Mighty Jack

Thursday, October 25, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:15pm
Grades 4-6
We're tallking all things graphic novels! After you sign up, pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services desk.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, October 26, 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, October 26, 2018 -
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, October 26, 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, October 26, 2018 -
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

Fridays at the Movies: 12 Strong (Rated R)

Friday, October 26, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:45pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

Under the leadership of a new captain, the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11 must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban. 2h 10min. Rated R for language and war violence.
Event Type: 
Movie

ACT Practice Test

Saturday, October 27, 2018 -
9:30am to 2:00pm
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

Google Drive

Saturday, October 27, 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

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, October 27, 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!
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

TAG (Teen Advisory Group)

Saturday, October 27, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Create your space and earn volunteer hours. The Teen Advisory Group will be part of creating teen programs/activities and give input on books and materials purchased for teens. For more info check out our TAG page, www.wheatonlibrary.org/teens/TAG.
Grades 6-12
Event Type: 
Teens

Family Movie: Monster House

Sunday, October 28, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:30pm
Grades K-6 with caregiver(s)
Rated PG.
Come for a Halloween movie and stay for a spooky craft! One registration per family.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, October 29, 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, October 29, 2018 -
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, October 29, 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, October 29, 2018 -
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

YABOB

Monday, October 29, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Competition
Event Type: 
Battle of the Books

True Story Book Club

Monday, October 29, 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: Vacationland By: John Hodgman
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Spanish Storytime

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Ages birth to 5 years old with adult
Pick up nametags at the Tween Center Desk beginning 30 minutes prior to storytime. Limit 15 children.
No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Job Club

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 -
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

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 -
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

YABOB

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Competition
Event Type: 
Battle of the Books

Microsoft Excel 2016: Pivot Tables

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Expand your Excel knowledge by learning how pivot tables work.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Family Lego Night

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 -
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

DuPage County Forest Preserve Book Discussion

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join the DuPage County Forest Preserve for a lively discussion about natural world. October’s book is "The Octopus and the Orangutan" by Eugene Liden.

No registration required. Pick up discussion books at the Circulation Desk
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Night of the Living Dead at Dry City

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Dry City Brew Works and WPL have teamed up to bring you a classic cinematic experience! For one special night only, come by the taproom on Tuesday, October 30 to watch the classic zombie flick "Night of the Living Dead" on the projector screen stage.

The movie starts at 7pm, but the doors will open at 6pm so come early to grab a few pints and some good seats before the movie!

This program is held at Dry City Brew Works at 120 N. Main St, Wheaton, IL.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 -
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: 10am

Wednesday, October 31, 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 2 & 3: 11am

Wednesday, October 31, 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

[CANCELLED] Needles in the Bookstacks

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 -
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

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Thursday, November 1, 2018 -
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: 10am

Thursday, November 1, 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: 11am

Thursday, November 1, 2018 -
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

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Thursday, November 1, 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

NAMI DuPage Information Table

Thursday, November 1, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Representatives from NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) DuPage will be at an information table on the main floor to answer questions about their services.
Event Type: 
Adults

YABOB

Thursday, November 1, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Competition
Event Type: 
Battle of the Books

DuPage Housing Information Table

Thursday, November 1, 2018 -
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.

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, November 1, 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

Battle of the Bulge: The Forgotten Heroes

Thursday, November 1, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Military history author Robert Mueller discusses the details of the Battle of the Bulge, focusing on the individual men who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, November 2, 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, November 2, 2018 -
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, November 2, 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, November 2, 2018 -
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

Fridays at the Movies: Finding Your Feet

Friday, November 2, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:45pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgmental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate. 1h 51min.
Event Type: 
Movie

Google Docs

Saturday, November 3, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
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

Printmaking Demonstration

Saturday, November 3, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:30pm
Instituto Gráfico de Chicago is a printing and art collective in Chicago dedicated to engaging new generations in DIY printmaking. Come to the library’s Arts and Culture Center on the main floor between 10:30 am - 2:30 pm to get a free original postcard print while you learn about the printing techniques used by the group. Fun for all ages!

Mariachi los Rayos de Leman Middle School will perform at 10:00 am and the printmaking demonstration will begin at 10:30 am.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, November 3, 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!
Event Type: 
ESL and Literacy
Adults

AARP Smart Driver Course

Monday, November 5, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
After completing the two-day course, you may be eligible for a discount on your auto insurance (consult insurance company for details). $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-AARP members (check only). Must attend both days. Feel free to bring a snack, there will be a break.
Event Type: 
Adults