Local Author Fest
Celebrate your local authors at WPL's 2023 Local Author Fest! Visit local author tables on the library's main floor from 1-4pm and stop by the café area on the main floor for open mic readings from our authors. We will also feature storytimes with some of our children's authors.
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Youth Services Display Case
Share your collection at the library!
Our Youth Services Department has a great opportunity for young patrons to display their collectables in our display cases on the library's Lower Level. Interested? Fill out our Display Case Form for a chance to be featured.
Student Craft Sale
All are invited to shop Wheaton Public Library’s Student Craft Sale from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 11. The sale will take place in the library’s Arts & Culture Center, and feature a variety of homemade goods available for $10.00 or less. All items at the sale are made by student crafters in grades K-8.
If you or anyone you know has trouble getting to the library, we can help! Let us deliver materials to your home. Open to Wheaton cardholders on a temporary or permanent basis due to injury or illness.
If you are interested in this service, please fill out our Homebound Preferences Form. Have additional questions? Contact Catherine Tarver at 630-868-7561 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer Opportunities for Teens
Need volunteer hours? See below for some upcoming opportunities at WPL!
Monday, Feb. 13 | all day pickup
Pick up a kit to complete a community service project for volunteer hours! This month, we’re making blankets for Project Linus. Registration required.
Wednesday, Feb. 15 | 2 pm | in-person
Exhibit: MLK's Chicago Freedom Movement
Wheaton Public Library (WPL) will host the exhibit, MLK’s Chicago Freedom Movement, featuring photographer Bernard Kleina’s rare and historic color photographs of Martin Luther King, Jr. The exhibit will be on display in WPL’s Arts & Culture Center during the month of January. All artwork is from the Elmhurst Art Museum's collection, Gifts of Bernard Kleina and Susan Keleher.
Gingerbread House Contest
Join WPL for our Gingerbread House Contest and other gingerbread themed festivities this December!
Gingerbread House Contest
Dec. 17 | all ages | Arts & Culture Center
Enter our Gingerbread House Contest for a chance to win a prize!
Drop off your gingerbread house between 11-12:30 pm
Vote for your favorites from 1-3:00 pm and enjoy a showing of the holiday classic, Elf
New Database Added
Just added! Consumer Health Complete is a new resource you can access from anywhere with your library card. Find authoritative information on health and wellness topics, prescription and over the counter drugs, and natural and alternative treatments. Whether you are looking to learn more about medical topics or completing a research project, you’ll find what you need.
Don't forget to check out our Database page to see our full list of database offerings!
Vote on November 8
The next election in DuPage County is the general election on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.
Early Voting at the DuPage County Fairgrounds began September 29, 2022. An additional 21 locations will open for voting on October 24.
Voters who wish to vote by mail are encouraged to fill out a Vote by Mail application as early as possible. The first Vote by Mail ballots were mailed to voters 40 days prior to the election, and no more will be mailed out after November 3. Voted ballots must be postmarked no later than Election Day in order to be counted.
4EVER4: 60 Years of the Beatles
Wheaton Public Library will host 4EVER4: 60 Years of the Beatles, a 10-tower photo exhibit featuring nearly 100 photographs of the Beatles in its Arts and Culture Center on the main floor of the library from October 9-30. The exhibit is presented by Republic Bank of Chicago. The exhibit features photos of the Beatles performing, their antics off stage, their movies, record albums, concert posters, ticket stubs, contracts, touring schedules, and other historical photos. During the course of this exhibit, the library will feature additional Beatles focused events.