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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! 

Back to School

The end of summer is approaching, which means the 2022-2023 school year is just around the corner! See below for ways students can volunteer this fall, get assistance with their homework, and receive personalized book recommendations.


Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for ways to volunteer during the school year? Teens in grades 6-12 can earn service hours with the library! Fill out our Volunteer Interest Form and we’ll be in touch to work out a schedule.

Friends Book & Media Sale

Mark your calendar!  The Annual Friends Book & Media Sale is August 11-14 with a preview for Friends members on August 10.

This sale features thousands books for all ages, including all genres of fiction and any nonfiction topic you can think of.  Don't miss the CDs, LP records, DVDs, Blu-rays, audiobooks, and video games for sale too.  Located in meeting rooms on the lower level.  Cash, checks, credit and debit cards are accepted.

Audiobook Appreciation Month

Audiobooks are a wonderful way to consume books, whether on the go or relaxing at home. For Audiobook Appreciation Month, we wanted to highlight some of the ways you can access audiobooks through WPL.

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. 

Introducing Hybrid Programs

This March, WPL will start to offer some programs in a hybrid format with an in-person presenter and both in-person and virtual participants via Zoom. The library is very excited to have our patrons engage with programs again in-person!

What is hybrid programming?

Hybrid programming is where a program has an in-person presenter and audience, as well as a virtual audience. During the in-person program, library staff will stream the presentation via Zoom so audience members who would prefer to watch from home can do so.

Do you Roku?

The library recently added new content to our Rokus! Watch shows and movies on popular platforms like the Amazon Prime Channel, Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, and Apple TV+. You’ll also be able to access over 1,000 movies through our Roku’s Vudu Channel. Please note a TV with HDMI and wireless internet at home are required to use the Roku.

Yep, you read that right! Watch shows like Bridgerton, Ted Lasso, and more with our newly refreshed Rokus.  

2021 Annual Report

WPL’s 2021 Annual Report is now live on our website! Take a look back at some of the highlights from 2021, including the elimination of daily fines, the creation of our new website, and much more. This report also contains data from programs, circulation, and a variety of other areas. There is a lot to celebrate from this past year, and we are looking forward to accomplishing even more in 2022.

Money Smart Week

Participate in Money Smart Week (April 9 -16) with the Wheaton Public Library! Organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Money Smart Week is national campaign focused on financial literacy. During this week the library will provide programs, and highlight resources to help patrons better understand personal finance topics.

National Library Week

National Library Week (April 3 – 9) is a yearly celebration of libraries, the many services they offer, and their workers. This year’s theme is “Connect with Your Library,” which highlights libraries as a place to get connected to technology through broadband, computers, and other resources. Beyond technology, libraries offer many ways to connect through community, classes, clubs, books, and more. See below for some ways you can celebrate National Library Week with WPL, and for a list of tech resources and services we offer.