All Events

Contemporary Book Discussion

Thursday, November 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, November 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

From Chicago to Vietnam

Thursday, November 7, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Author of the powerful memoir, From Chicago to Vietnam, Michael Duffy discusses the United States’ involvement in Vietnam along with his personal experiences as an Army draftee during the war.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, November 8, 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, November 8, 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

Knitting Club

Friday, November 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

Elementary School Storytime

Friday, November 8, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Grades K-5
Join us for storytime on your day off of school. We'll read some great books and do an activity.
Pick up name tags beginning 30 minutes prior to storytime. Limit 25 students per class. No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Friday, November 8, 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, November 8, 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

Movie Matinee: They Shall Not Grow Old (Rated R)

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

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war. 1h 39min.
Event Type: 
Movie

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, November 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

Google Drive: Using Sheets, Docs, and Slides

Saturday, November 9, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
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

Sunday Concert: Avanti Guitar Trio

Sunday, November 10, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
The Avanti Guitar Trio is a world-class chamber ensemble whose repertoire ranges from the Baroque to Contemporary, and features newly composed music, engaging transcriptions of classical masterpieces, and an occasional rock/pop or jazz tune.
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

DIY Lightsabers

Sunday, November 10, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 4-6
Create your own Star Wars lightsaber in preparation for the next movie this winter! Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, November 11, 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, November 11, 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, November 11, 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, November 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, November 11, 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

A Veterans' Day to Remember

Monday, November 11, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Honor Veterans' Day with this program presented by the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans. Join us for a children?s book read by a veteran, personal stories, an interactive ?what would you do? activity, and information about ways you can support the shelter.
Event Type: 
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Tuesday, November 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

Spanish Storytime

Tuesday, November 12, 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, November 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

Movie Matinee: Tolkien

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Rated PG or PG-13 unless otherwise noted.

The formative years of the orphaned author J.R.R. Tolkien as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. 1h 52min.
Event Type: 
Movie

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, November 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

Microsoft Excel 2016: Pivot Tables

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Expand your Excel knowledge by learning how pivot tables work.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, November 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, November 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, November 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, November 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

NaNoWriMo Write-in

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 -
5:00pm to 8:30pm
November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)! Drop-in, bring your laptop (or check one out at the Tech Center) and get ready to write. Coffee will be provided.

NaNoWriMo = National Novel Writing Month

Visit nanowrimo.org or naperwrimo.org for more information.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Gaming Tournament

Wednesday, November 13, 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

Chapters: K-2 Book Club

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 -
6:15pm to 7:00pm
Grades K-2 with caregiver
We have a new book club! Pick up a copy of Here's Hank-You Can't Drink a Meatball Through a Straw by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver at the Youth Services desk beginning October 14. Read the book as a family or independently before we meet for a great discussion and activity. Registration required
Event Type: 
Children

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, November 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, November 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

Workshop: A Perspective from Across the Desk

Thursday, November 14, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
In this workshop, presented by the People’s Resource Center, job seekers will gain real-world interview advice from the viewpoint of a human resource manager by identifying priorities and areas of concern when interviewing a job candidate, distinguishing the qualities that make a job candidate stand-out on an interview, and learn how to answer difficult interview questions concerning job gaps, firing, etc.

Meeting Room H, 2nd Floor.

Registration required.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Thursday, November 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, November 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

Scratch and Minecraft Lab

Thursday, November 14, 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Grades 3-6
Play around with Scratch coding or Minecraft and see what you can create!
Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, November 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

Living History: Sally Field

Thursday, November 14, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Jenny Riddle brings to life Sally Field based on Field’s fabulous new memoir, In Pieces. Sally’s new book is an intensely personal, vulnerable accounting of her life and career. From Gidget to Norma Rae to Mary Todd Lincoln, Field has stunned audiences time and again with her artistic range. Yet there has been one character who has always remained hidden: the shy and anxious girl within. Join Jenny for this “in character” presentation to find out how Sally Field eventually finds her own voice in this inspiring and unforgettable story.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, November 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, November 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, November 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, November 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