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Shop the Library Marketplace

Find meaningful gifts and unique merchandise when you stop and shop at the Wheaton Public Library this holiday season! See below for gift ideas for the library lover in your life and how you can use your library card to unlock shopping tips.


Convert Your Memories

Have some old family videos you’ve been meaning to get transferred to DVD? Our Tech Center has a new VHS & DVD converter and 8mm converter available for in-house use! Reservations are recommended to secure your time slot, but walk-ins are also welcome. No library card required.

Meet Our Readers' Advisory Team: Jennifer

Readers' advisory is all about connecting patrons to their next great read. Join us each month as we interview a Readers' Advisor at WPL so you can get to know the team a little better! We'll highlight their favorite genres, books they can't stop raving about, and tips patrons can follow for discovering new books. The first advisor we are featuring is Adult Services Department Head, Jennifer. Get to know her better below, and check back in December for our next interview.


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Friends Holiday Book & Art Sale

Start your holiday shopping early!  The Friends Holiday Book & Art Sale is November 9-12 where you'll find one-of-a-kind items that make great gifts.

This sale features like-new books, autographed copies, collectibles, Christmas items, art prints, unique gifts and more. 

Where:  The Arts & Culture Center on the main floor. Cash, checks, credit and debit cards are accepted. All money raised directly benefits the library.

Celebrate with Us!

We're celebrating 100 years of WPL as a tax-supported city public library!

Special Programs

Attend one of our programs as we look back 100 years to the 1920's and the Jazz Age. We have book discussions, lectures, concerts and movies.   View the programs.

Meet Our Genealogy & Local History Specialist

October is Family History Month, which means now is the perfect time to start researching your family tree. If you ever feel overwhelmed or get stuck during the process Gretchen, WPL’s Genealogy & Local History Specialist, can help! Get to know Gretchen a little better below, and don’t forget to visit our Genealogy and Local History pages to learn about the many ways the library can assist you with your research.


Library Card Sign-up Month

Library Card Sign-up Month

Stomp on over to the library to discover all the amazing things you can do with your library card! There is a whole new world to unlock just by picking up a book, attending a program, or exploring our digital resources. Here are just a few things you can unlock with your WPL card:

Welcome Back to School

The 2023-2024 school year is quickly approaching! See below for a few ways the library can help make this year a success. Don’t forget to scroll all the way to the bottom to see how we're celebrating the end of summer, and keep an eye on our event calendar for all our upcoming fall events. 


District 200 Textbooks: Middle and high school textbooks available for use inside the library.

Friends Book & Media Sale

Mark your calendar!  The Annual Friends Book & Media Sale is August 10-13 with a preview for Friends members on August 9.

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.