All Events

Friends Media Sale

Sunday, September 22, 2019 (All day)
Movies, music, audiobooks, computer games and more at bargain prices.
Event Type: 
Sale

Sunday Concert: Fabulous ‘50s

Sunday, September 22, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
The 50s come alive in this cabaret highlighting the musical styles of the era! Rock out with the hits of Elvis, Bill Haley and the Comets, Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis with Hound Dog, Rock Around the Clock, Johnny B. Goode, and Great Balls of Fire! ‘Croon’ the soaring songs of Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and Doris Day in That’s Amore, All the Way, Unforgettable and Que Sera, Sera. Bop along to Rockin' Robin, Sh-Boom, Wake Up Little Susie and Yakety-Yak. Hear the fascinating stories behind the music and artists while swaying to the hits!
Event Type: 
Concert
Adults

Baby Playdate

Monday, September 23, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Ages 2 and under with caregiver
Drop in to meet other families with young ones in the community. We'll have toys and lapsit activities available. No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Job Club

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 -
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 Meeting Room H on the 2nd floor. For more information, please contact Anna Marie MacDonald at the Goodwill/Workforce Connection at 630-576-4661.
Event Type: 
Adults

Tween Center Pop-up: Flip Books

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 3-6
Stop by the Tween Center to make a flip book!
Event Type: 
Children

Voter Registration

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
To celebrate National Voter Registration Day, the Wheaton League of Women Voters will be registering voters.
Event Type: 
Voter Registration
Adults

Anime Club

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Join us on the last Tuesday of every month for Anime Club. Do you prefer Subbed or Dubbed? Are you a fan of Shojo or Shonen? Are you up to the latest episode of My Hero Academia, or are you more of a fan of classics like Initial D?
Event Type: 
Teens

3D Printing: What, Why, How

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
What is 3D printing? Why would I need it? How do I learn it? Learn about the present and future of 3D design and printing in this lecture class.
Event Type: 
Computer Class
Adults

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (Saving & Investing) - 2 part workshop

Tuesday, September 24, 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

New Moms Book Club

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Are you a new mom looking for a casual and relaxed book club? Join us at Emmett's Brewing Company at 121 W. Front St. in downtown Wheaton on the 4th Tuesday of the month and meet some new mom friends!

Pick up book copies at Circulation Desk. For book titles, visit wheatonlibrary.org/browse/books/book-discussions
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Preschool and Community Resource Fair

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Parents and caregivers
Representatives from local preschools will answer questions and provide handouts. Sponsored with Wheaton/Warrenville Early Childhood Collaborative. No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Crazy 8s Math Club: Grades K-2

Wednesday, September 25, 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

Preschool and Community Resource Fair

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Parents and caregivers
Representatives from local preschools will answer questions and provide handouts. Sponsored with Wheaton/Warrenville Early Childhood Collaborative. No registration required.
Event Type: 
Children

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (Saving & Investing) - 2 part workshop

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

D&D Club

Monday, September 30, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Are you curious about the world of Dungeons and Dragons, but unsure how to gather a group or start a campaign?
Stop by and we’ll provide pre-made characters (or provide one yourself) and we’ll teach you the basics of how a group of heroes can save (or destroy) the world!
Event Type: 
Teens

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