All Events

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (Saving & Investing)

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Planning and making sound financial decisions over an extended period of time can make for a comfortable
stress free lifestyle. During this Intersession we will touch on the basics of saving, investing, compounding, stocks,
bonds, retirement account options, use of credit, mortgage application, and much much more.
Event Type: 
Teens
Adults

Public Transportation 101

Thursday, September 26, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Accessible Metra, Pace and CTA buses and trains are easy to use and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) would love to show you how! Learn about accessible public transportation options to get to appointments, maintain social connections, and enjoy independent travel!
Event Type: 
Adults

Crazy 8s Math Club: Grades 3-5

Thursday, September 26, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-5
Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, where you'll build, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It's a totally new kind of math club! Please plan on attending all 8 dates.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Harry Potter Club

Thursday, September 26, 2019 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 4-8
Join the club for all things Harry Potter. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children
Teens

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2016

Thursday, September 26, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn how to make your documents more visually appealing by adding color, pictures, WordArt, bullet points, columns, tables, and more.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, September 26, 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

Sleep Workshop

Thursday, September 26, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:15pm
Sleep affects our mood, concentration, immune system and general enjoyment of our days and life. Dr. Lemke is trained in CBT-I (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia) and will teach you evidence-based strategies that will give you back control of your sleep.
Event Type: 
Adults

Movie Matinee: To Catch a Thief (1955)

Friday, September 27, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:45pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

A retired jewel thief sets out to prove his innocence after being suspected of returning to his former occupation. 1h 46min.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, September 28, 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

Internet Safety 101

Saturday, September 28, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Learn how to choose stronger passwords, protect yourself from computer viruses and online scams, and more.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

FamilySearch.org Part 2: Family Tree with Maureen Brady

Saturday, September 28, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Family Tree is a massive, interactive, collaborative tree created by submissions to FamilySearch programs over the past decades and by current users. The open format of the tree means that everyone can work together to make the information as complete as possible. Learn how to start your family tree using FamilySearch’s Family Tree.
Event Type: 
Adults
Genealogy

Young Artists

Monday, September 30, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Ages 3 and under with caregivers. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Needles in the Bookstacks

Monday, September 30, 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

True Story Book Club

Monday, September 30, 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

Introduction to Google Drive

Tuesday, October 1, 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

Voter Registration

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Stop by the table on the main floor to register to vote. Provided by the League of Women Voters. Registrations are not done less than 28 days before an election.
Event Type: 
Voter Registration
Adults

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Wednesday, October 2, 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

Crazy 8s Math Club: Grades K-2

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-2
Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, where you'll build, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It's a totally new kind of math club! Please plan on attending all 8 dates.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

SCORE Workshop: Earn Income with YouTube

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
In this interactive workshop, presented by Valante M. Grant founder of The By Design Network, you will learn about monetization criteria, determine what content meets eligibility requirements to earn income, identify multiple ways to make money, establish best practices, explore ways to attract your target audience, secure advertising dollars, and convert viewers to customers.

Meeting Room A, Lower Level.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

A Parent's Guide on How to Pay for College

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:15pm
Don’t miss the opportunity to learn new tools available to families for planning, saving, or paying for college—strategies that can save you thousands of dollars while also optimizing admissions and scholarship opportunities. Includes new material about recent changes in tax and financial aid policies affecting higher education. Both parents are encouraged to attend.
Event Type: 
Teens
Adults

Wheaton Garden Club Flower Show

Thursday, October 3, 2019 -
12:30pm to 9:00pm
The Wheaton Garden Club once again presents their Flower Show featuring the theme, "Pollinator Power." Stop by the Arts & Cultural Center to see floral arrangements and table designs.
Event Type: 
Adults

NAMI DuPage Information Table

Thursday, October 3, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
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

Crazy 8s Math Club: Grades 3-5

Thursday, October 3, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-5
Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, where you'll build, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It's a totally new kind of math club! Please plan on attending all 8 dates.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

DuPage Housing Information Table

Thursday, October 3, 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.

Advanced Microsoft Word 2016

Thursday, October 3, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn how to create complex documents including headers and footers, tab stops, styles, footnotes, and a table of contents. Macros, document protection, tracking changes, and customizing Word’s menus and settings will also be covered.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Medicare 101

Thursday, October 3, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
David Wylly of the Medicare Solutions Network returns to explain what Medicare covers, what it doesn't, and your potential out-of-pocket exposure. He will also discuss Supplements, Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Coverage, and cost-saving strategies for the future.
Event Type: 
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, October 3, 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, October 3, 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

Wheaton Garden Club Flower Show

Friday, October 4, 2019 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
The Wheaton Garden Club once again presents their Flower Show featuring the theme, "Pollinator Power." Stop by the Arts & Cultural Center to see floral arrangements and table designs.
Event Type: 
Adults

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, October 5, 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

What Should I Read Next?

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
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 friends, and more.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Navigating the Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Archives

Saturday, October 5, 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

Smartphone Cafe

Sunday, October 6, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Grab a coffee (or tea) and see what your smartphone can do! This month's topic will be taking pictures and sharing and editing photos.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

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

Yoga and Self-Care for Busy People

Monday, October 7, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Drawing upon practices from her book, 108 Yoga and Self-Care Practices for Busy Mamas, Julie Gentile will discuss how to prioritize your self-care with simple practices, including seated yoga stretches, meditations, and breathing exercises you can do when you're busy.
Event Type: 
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, October 8, 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

Spanish Storytime

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Birth-5 years old with caregiver
Join us for stories and songs in Spanish.
Pick up name tags beginning 30 minutes prior to storytime. Limit 25 children per class. No registration required.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Nature-telling

Tuesday, October 8, 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, October 8, 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: Using Sheets, Docs, and Slides

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Discover the versatility of using Google Drive’s built-in apps. Class includes Docs (word processing), Sheets (spreadsheet) and Slides (presentation).
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

TED Talks: Get the Message

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us for TED talk screenings and a community discussion focusing on interpersonal communication. Learn how to boost your conversation style, spot a liar, and polish your body language. TED videos are short, educational videos on a wide range of issues. After the videos, there will be a time to share ideas, ask questions, and discuss the topic as a group.
Event Type: 
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, October 9, 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, October 9, 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, October 9, 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, October 9, 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

Crazy 8s Math Club: Grades K-2

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-2
Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, where you'll build, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It's a totally new kind of math club! Please plan on attending all 8 dates.
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children