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Meet Our New Business & Career Specialist

Ready to start your side hustle? Looking to switch career paths? Meet Tricia, WPL’s new Business & Career Specialist! As the Business & Career Specialist, Tricia handles all things Ignite, our approach to providing resources and programs for business, career, and lifelong learning. Get to know Tricia a little better below, and don’t forget to stay up-to-date with all things Ignite by signing up for our newsletter.


Geek Fest

Wheaton Public Library will celebrate Free Comic Book Day with its first ever Geek Fest on Saturday, May 6 from 10 am to 2 pm on the main floor and lower level of the library. Costumes are encouraged for this all ages event.

National Library Week

There's More to the Story 

Join us in the annual celebration of libraries, their workers, and the many services they provide during National Library Week (April 23 – 29)! There is so much more to the story when it comes to libraries and what they offer, and this year’s NLW theme is all about that.

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. 

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.

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.

Library Card Sign-up Month

Join the fabric of our community and sign up for your Wheaton Public Library card!  

Public libraries are often referred to as community living rooms. They are a place where community members can come together, interact, and access a variety of resources and information. This month, we encourage you to join the fabric of our community and sign-up for a Wheaton Public Library card. With your card you can: