All Events

Virtual SCORE Roundtable: Issues to Consider Starting/Restarting Your Business

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Before you get your business efforts up and running again, you should explore whether there are things that have changed in ways that effect your plans. Facilitated by Tom Drouin, SCORE Master Mentor, join your peers in a Zoom meeting to explore issues that should be considered that will influence your ability to make a profit including cash flow projections, state and federal regulatory issues, customer behavior, different competition.

Registration limited to 13 participants in order to give all attendees an opportunity to contribute.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

Virtual Henri Matisse Art Along

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
Grades K-6
Learn how to create cut out design art just like artist Henri Matisse. Have some assorted colored paper, scissors, and glue ready and you'll be creating art in no time! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Anime Club

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Are you into a specific show, or do you want to learn about a different genre?
Come join in, and we'll discuss our personal favorites.
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

Event Type: 
Teens

Virtual Meditation Workshop

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join longtime meditation practitioner Umesh Bhatia via Zoom and learn how to calm your body and mind through meditation, especially during these confusing and stressful times. After learning about how meditation can help us, we will practice a short meditation together.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Recording: Digging Deep into Your Imagination

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 (All day)
All ages
Register to receive a link to Dan Gogh's Virtual Magic and Art Show. The link will be available to view July 10-24. Please include your email address as we will be sending out the link via email.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Toddler Time

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Toddler Time is geared for 2-3 years. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Move and Groove

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a movement based library time via Zoom! Move and Groove is geared for all ages so the whole family is welcome to join from home. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Grades K-6
Join us for the classic game to see who will win! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Recording: Digging Deep into Your Imagination

Thursday, July 16, 2020 (All day)
All ages
Register to receive a link to Dan Gogh's Virtual Magic and Art Show. The link will be available to view July 10-24. Please include your email address as we will be sending out the link via email.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Make Your Own Music

Thursday, July 16, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Grades 6 and under
Join us for a music filled class with items you have around the house. Learn some new songs and sing some familiar favorites. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: K-2

Thursday, July 16, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Entering grades K-2
Join us for books, activities, and a whole lot of fun! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Geek Talk

Thursday, July 16, 2020 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Can't wait for the next Wonder Woman movie to come out? Still looking to discuss the finer details of Avengers: Endgame (and really the whole franchise)? Want to delve into Picard and how he's the best Star Trek captain (or not)? Join us to talk about whatever you geek out over.
Event Type: 
Teens

Virtual Writers' Group

Thursday, July 16, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The WPL Writers' Group will be meeting via Zoom! Facilitated by local author and library staff member, Karen Schreck, we provide a supportive and consistent environment for writers of all genres, ages eighteen years of age and up.

Whether you are an aspiring writer or a published author, whether you seek inspiration for your material, or you are drafting, revising, or editing your manuscript, our community will supply you with prompts and exercises, time and space to write, and, if you so choose, the opportunity to share your work and receive constructive feedback.
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Recording: Digging Deep into Your Imagination

Friday, July 17, 2020 (All day)
All ages
Register to receive a link to Dan Gogh's Virtual Magic and Art Show. The link will be available to view July 10-24. Please include your email address as we will be sending out the link via email.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Great Beginnings

Friday, July 17, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Preschool

Friday, July 17, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Preschool Library Time is geared for 3-5 years. Friday's class is the same as Monday's class. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Teen Cooking Show

Friday, July 17, 2020 -
3:00pm to 3:30pm
Find on our Youtube page (wheatonlibrary.org/youtube) every Friday at 3pm.

Easy recipes in 5 ingredients or less!
May 29: Quesadillas
June 5: Avocado Toast
June 12: Mac & Cheese
June 19: Peanut Butter Fudge
June 26: Whip Cream
Event Type: 
Teens

Virtual Film Fridays

Friday, July 17, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Do you want to watch some movies online with others? Join us as we host a Zoom party and watch some awesome flicks.

Register with the best email address to send you an invite to our programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens

Virtual Recording: Digging Deep into Your Imagination

Saturday, July 18, 2020 (All day)
All ages
Register to receive a link to Dan Gogh's Virtual Magic and Art Show. The link will be available to view July 10-24. Please include your email address as we will be sending out the link via email.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Recording: Digging Deep into Your Imagination

Sunday, July 19, 2020 (All day)
All ages
Register to receive a link to Dan Gogh's Virtual Magic and Art Show. The link will be available to view July 10-24. Please include your email address as we will be sending out the link via email.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Recording: Digging Deep into Your Imagination

Monday, July 20, 2020 (All day)
All ages
Register to receive a link to Dan Gogh's Virtual Magic and Art Show. The link will be available to view July 10-24. Please include your email address as we will be sending out the link via email.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Great Beginnings

Monday, July 20, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Great Beginnings is geared for birth-23 months. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Preschool

Monday, July 20, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Preschool Library Time is geared for 3-5 years. Friday's class is the same as Monday's class. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Cardboard Craft Along

Monday, July 20, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Grades K-6
Join us for a virtual craft along via Zoom and create along side Youth Services staff! We'll be using cardboard for this challenge (paper towel tubes, toilet paper tubes, cereal boxes, shipping boxes, etc.) along with any other supplies and materials you have at home. We can't wait to see what you create.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual D&D Club

Monday, July 20, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Have you adventured before, or is this your first time joining a group?
Whichever way, we'll be exploring and you're more than welcome to join our party!
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

Event Type: 
Teens

Library Board Meeting

Monday, July 20, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The Library Board of Trustees of the Wheaton Public Library will hold the regular monthly Board meetings on the third Monday of each month at 7pm. Meetings are held in the Library Board Room on the 3rd floor. The public is welcome.

Event Type: 
Library Board

Virtual Protecting Your Identity and Assets

Monday, July 20, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
A panel of Wheaton Bank & Trust financial professionals will discuss current trends in COVID-19 related scams and how to protect yourself. In addition to fraud and identity theft questions, the panel will answer questions on hardship relief assistance and comment on market conditions.

Register here for the Zoom webinar invitation:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iTiS7G_QSCSGUDGTeHqXvg
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Library Time: Bedtime

Monday, July 20, 2020 -
7:30pm to 8:00pm
All ages
Change into you PJs, hop into bed and join us for Bedtime Library Time! Blankets, pillows, and stuffed animals encouraged! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.

Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Recording: Digging Deep into Your Imagination

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 (All day)
All ages
Register to receive a link to Dan Gogh's Virtual Magic and Art Show. The link will be available to view July 10-24. Please include your email address as we will be sending out the link via email.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual BRC Meet Up

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 -
8:30am to 9:30am
Please join your fellow business owners as they catch up, discuss and share ideas to help your business in these turbulent times.
Event Type: 
Business
Adults

Virtual Book Taste Breakfast Club

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 -
9:00am to 9:30am
Enjoy your breakfast while the Youth Services staff introduces you to a variety of books one chapter at a time. Each week we'll read the first chapter of a book to whet your appetite for the rest of the story. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Design Challenge

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
Grades K-6
Have paper, pencils, craft supplies, and your imagination ready as we take on a design challenge together. The design challenge will remain a secret until the program starts. Will it be an invention for the future? What about creating the ultimate tree house? Register to find out! Each design challenge program will feature a new activity. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Anime Club

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Are you into a specific show, or do you want to learn about a different genre?
Come join in, and we'll discuss our personal favorites.
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

Event Type: 
Teens

Virtual Build Along

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 -
6:00pm to 6:45pm
Geared for grades 6 and under
Inspired by our Family Lego and Duplo Nights, we want to build with you virtually. You can use any building materials or supplies you have at home (Legos, Duplos, blocks, boxes, paper, Minecraft, Scratch, etc.) and create something new. We'll reveal the theme at the beginning of the program and you can get to work as a family. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual: Chicago in the Movies

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Chicago is featured in some of the most beloved movies in cinema history, from musicals to action films, from comedies to gangster films, Chicago has covered it all!

Film Buff Steven Frenzel will offer fascinating behind the scenes facts and trivia on all things Chicago in the movies!

Join us in watching memorable characters such as Eliot Ness, Jake and Elwood Blues, Al Capone, Dr. Richard Kimble (The Fugitive), Ferris Bueller and more in this celebration of the Windy City!

Register here for Zoom webinar link:
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Biz Books Review

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:15pm
Business and Career coach Vickie Austin highlights new and classic business books for busy executives, employees, and entrepreneurs. Don't worry if you haven't read the book!

This month's title: Unstoppable: 45 Powerful Stories of Perseverance and Triumph from People Just Like You by Cynthia Kersey

Register in advance for this virtual zoom meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkd-CtqDkoEtKhStLllR5AW5u8mzqmHr5l
Event Type: 
Business
Adults
Book Discussion

Virtual Recording: Digging Deep into Your Imagination

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 (All day)
All ages
Register to receive a link to Dan Gogh's Virtual Magic and Art Show. The link will be available to view July 10-24. Please include your email address as we will be sending out the link via email.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Toddler Time

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Join us for a virtual library time via Zoom! Toddler Time is geared for 2-3 years. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: Move and Groove

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:20am
Join us for a movement based library time via Zoom! Move and Groove is geared for all ages so the whole family is welcome to join from home. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Jokes and Riddles

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Grades K-6
Get your giggles out as we share some of our favorite jokes and riddles. Feel free to share a joke or two yourself! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Super Smash Bros Afternoon

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join our Super Smash Bros battle arena for an afternoon of gaming.
Sign up with the best email address to get an invite to our programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens

Virtual Read to Animals

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 -
4:00pm to 4:25pm
Grades K-6
Get in your 20 minutes of reading a day while reading to an animal with the DuPage County Animal Services. Pick out a book, ebook, or audiobook to share with a furry friend. Everyone will be reading to the same animal at the same time starting at 4pm. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Anxiety & Depression: Feeling or Disorder?

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Mental illness affects 1 in 5 individuals during their lifetime. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) DuPage will share signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression, how and when to seek treatment and assistance, and how NAMI DuPage provides support, advocacy and education to people with mental illness and their families.

Register here for the Zoom webinar invitation:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LFNXyrOHSGy-CUfb8AEHwQ
Event Type: 
Adults

Virtual Recording: Digging Deep into Your Imagination

Thursday, July 23, 2020 (All day)
All ages
Register to receive a link to Dan Gogh's Virtual Magic and Art Show. The link will be available to view July 10-24. Please include your email address as we will be sending out the link via email.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Make Your Own Music

Thursday, July 23, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:20am
Grades 6 and under
Join us for a music filled class with items you have around the house. Learn some new songs and sing some familiar favorites. Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Story Train

Thursday, July 23, 2020 -
11:00am to 11:30am
Grades K-6
Let's write a story together, line by line. Participants will each add a sentence to our growing story. Who knows where it will go! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Library Time: K-2

Thursday, July 23, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Entering grades K-2
Join us for books, activities, and a whole lot of fun! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Draw Along

Thursday, July 23, 2020 -
6:00pm to 6:30pm
Grades K-6
Learn how to draw something new in our step-by-step class. Be sure to have paper and something to draw with! Please enter your e-mail address for instructions and connection details.
Event Type: 
Children

Virtual Local Author Fest: YA/Nonfiction

Thursday, July 23, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Support Local Authors! Join Wheaton area authors as they share their work, their writing process, and answer your questions.

Featuring:

Ray Ziemer
Nikki Duran
Juan David Campolargo
Ewa Bacon
Gerry and Janet Souter
Event Type: 
Adults