Virtual Programs

August programs for all ages!

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Programs are presented using Zoom. Please register to receive a link to the program. View recordings of previous programs on our YouTube Channel
Adults | Teens | Kids

Programs for Adults

Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Yard
Wednesday, August 5 at 7 pm
Denis Kania of the DuPage Birding Club has traveled around the world to see 212 different species. Learn about local Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds and how to make your yard appealing to these amazing creatures.
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Bloomin’ Bulbs
Tuesday, August 18 at 7pm
Flowering bulbs add color to our gardens from early spring to late fall, blooming in many colors, shapes, sizes and heights. Tips on common and not so common bulbs and their allies including colors, planting, watering issues, and pointers on their use as cut flowers will be discussed. Presented by Nancy Bell, Master Gardener of the University of Illinois Extension program.
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Navigating School for Fall
Monday, August 10 at 7 pm
Shannon Brown, Professor of Education at College of DuPage will help you prepare for back-to-school in its various forms. She will share tips for addressing last spring's challenges, discuss best practices in education, and explore strategies for academic and social-emotional success.
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Learn Effectively at Home
Thursday, August 20 – 7 pm
Help your student keep focused and achieve their academic goals while learning at home part- or full-time. Studying smarter is more effective than studying harder. C2 Education Wheaton will help you get organized and handle school this fall like a pro!
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Women of Cantigny
Tuesday, August 11 at 7:00 pm
From serving in Congress, breaking flight records, winning the Pulitzer Prize and owning their own newspapers, each woman in the Medill, McCormick and Patterson families has a fascinating story. Presented by Laurie Russell of the Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny.
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Women's Suffrage Centennial Celebration
Wednesday, August 12 at 7:00 pm
Gain new insight and appreciation for the privilege of voting! Historians and educators Llona and Lynn Steele will provide a retrospective of the Women's Suffrage movement, from national Women's Rights advocates to local luminaries, as well as the history of the League of Women Voters.
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Craft Along with Creativebug: Collage
Monday, August 17 at 7:00 pm
Follow collage artist Danielle Krysa as she demonstrates how to select, cut, and combine found images. We will have fun creating new scenes and imaginative compositions using pictures from magazines. Register at wheatonlibrary.org/calendar for Zoom meeting link.
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Summer Sunflower Journal
Wednesday, August 19 at 7:00 pm
Create a beautiful covered journal to capture all your sweet summer thoughts with Stampin-Up's Laura Barto. Your craft kit will be ready to pick up at the Information Desk or Curbside from August 3-18 (while supplies last).
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Trivia Night
Fridays, August 14 & 28 at 7:00 PM
Gather your "QuaranTeam" (individuals welcome, too!) and some beverages and snacks for Virtual Trivia via Zoom!
Register for August 14 and August 28

Programs for Teens

Geek Talk: Musicals
Thursday, August 6 at 4 pm
Have you watched 'Hamilton' more times than you can count? Know all the words to 'Dear Evan Hansen'? Followed Andrew Lloyd Webber's YouTube page when he was streaming free musicals? Drop into our musical edition of Geek Talk to chat about the musicals you love most, play some musical would you rather, and test your theater knowledge!
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Teen Book Discussion: Activism
Wednesday, August 26 at 4 pm
We'll be discussing books with the theme of activism and social injustice. See our fiction and nonfiction book recommendations, but feel free to read and discuss any book that relates.
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Programs for Kids

Drum Jam (Grades 3-6)
Monday nights in August at 6 pm
Are you ready to rock out? Grab your sticks and let’s jam to some new rhythms! No drumming experience is necessary and any type of rhythm sticks can be used during the program (including pencils).
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Picasso Art Along (Grades K-6)
Wednesday, August 4 at 11 am
Make an abstract self-portrait inspired by Picasso! You’ll need colored paper, scissors, and glue.
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Sing Along (All ages, geared for birth-preschool)
Friday, August 21 at 10 am
Let’s spend some time singing together! Learn some new songs and sing some old favorites.
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Puzzle Art (Grades K-6)
Tuesday, August 25 at 6 pm
Design and decorate your own puzzle! Register and then pick up a blank puzzle at the Youth Services Desk so we can decorate them together virtually.
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Dance Party (All ages, geared for preschool and younger)
Friday, August 28 at 10 am
Get ready to shake your sillies out! We’ll lead you through some awesome dance songs that will have you up and moving in no time.
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After School Sessions (Grades K-6) Various afternoons at 4 pm
Join us after school for Wheel of Fun, Stump the Librarians, and a Brainstorm Challenge!
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