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History of the Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Railway

7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History, In-Person
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During the early 1900s, communities from Chicago to the Fox River were linked together by one of the first and fastest electric inter-urban railways in the United States - the Chicago, Aurora, & Elgin Railway, headquartered in Wheaton!  The ...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Watergate at 50 (In-Person)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History, In-Person
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Although Congress reasserted some authority in the aftermath of Watergate, the executive branch has largely retained its status. Attempts at campaign finance reform have largely been suffocated by the Supreme Court ruling of Citizens United. Presiden...

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The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Watergate at 50 (Virtual)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History, Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Although Congress reasserted some authority in the aftermath of Watergate, the executive branch has largely retained its status. Attempts at campaign finance reform have largely been suffocated by the Supreme Court ruling of Citizens United. Presiden...

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The library's patron conduct policy applies to virtual library programs. Library staff has the right to remove participants from virtual programs who are in violation of the patron conduct policy.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Virtual2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History, Virtual
Event Details:
Join music critics Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot, hosts of the world’s only rock ‘n’ roll talk show, for a live, online event celebrating seminal albums from 1972 and their lasting influence. Some fans think that all of the innovations which continue to...

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Virtual Program Conduct Policy

The library's patron conduct policy applies to virtual library programs. Library staff has the right to remove participants from virtual programs who are in violation of the patron conduct policy.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Historic Portrayal: Sherlock's Match

7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History, Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Meet Irene Adler, the only woman able to outsmart Sherlock Holmes. She is an opera prima donna, adventuress, and actress, yet Holmes refers to Irene only as, “The Woman.” Laura Keyes of Historic Voices recounts their meeting and the profound impact I...

Zoom Webinars and Meetings

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email and reminders containing information about joining the Zoom program. If you need assistance, please email us.

Information about joining the Zoom webinar or meeting

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Virtual Program Conduct Policy

The library's patron conduct policy applies to virtual library programs. Library staff has the right to remove participants from virtual programs who are in violation of the patron conduct policy.