All Events

Scratch: Beginners

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Grades 3-6
Learn the basics of coding with Scratch. Please visit scratch.mit.edu prior to the program to create an account. Please register for only one Beginners class.

Scratch: Beginners

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 -
3:00pm to 3:45pm
Grades 3-6
Learn the basics of coding with Scratch. Please visit scratch.mit.edu prior to the program to create an account. Please register for only one Beginners class.

Concert on the Park: The Harp Twins

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Wheaton College graduates Camille and Kennerly Kitt mix their virtuoso harp skills with their stunningly complex arrangements of rock, classical, and soundtrack hits. The Harp Twins perform internationally, delivering exciting performances audiences cannot forget!
Event Type: 
Concert

Contemporary Book Discussion

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
If you love to talk about contemporary fiction, join our Contemporary Book Discussion group. Pick up a copy of the upcoming title at the Checkout Desk. Visit http://wheatonlibrary.org/browse/books/book-discussions for titles.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Crafternoon at the Library

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Grades 3-8, caregivers welcome
We'll supply the materials, you bring the creativity!
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program

Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
The Great Books method of Shared Inquiry discussion encourages a personal approach to literature. New members are welcome to join anytime.
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Thursday, June 15, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Thursday, June 15, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 11am

Thursday, June 15, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Thursday, June 15, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

NAMI DuPage Information Table

Thursday, June 15, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Representatives from NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) DuPage will be at an information table on the first floor near the Circulation Desk to answer questions about their services.
Event Type: 
Drop-in Program
Adults

Classic Movie Night: Bad Day at Black Rock

Thursday, June 15, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Join us in Meeting Room C (Lower Level) for popcorn, trivia, discussion, and best of all, classic movies! Hosted by Lisa Siemer.
Event Type: 
Movie
Adults

Genealogy Assistance

Thursday, June 15, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
A representative from the DuPage Genealogical Society is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions
Event Type: 
Genealogy

Burnham’s Chicago

Thursday, June 15, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
See Chicago and its history through the eyes of Daniel Burnham, architect of the 1909 Chicago Plan. He will discuss when the history of Chicago began, how its development was influenced by its place on the lake, how the lakefront has changed over the years, and why the city’s architecture is so important to its history. Portrayed by Terry Lynch.
Event Type: 
Adults

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Friday, June 16, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Friday, June 16, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Friday, June 16, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Friday, June 16, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Fridays at the Movies: Loving

Friday, June 16, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Movies shown with closed captioning. Pick up tickets at the Checkout Desk. Tickets requested, drop-ins welcome. Movies rated PG-13 unless otherwise noted.
Event Type: 
Movie

Reading with Rover: 10am

Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:15am
Grade 2-5. Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog each week during a 15-minute time slot. All dogs are certified through Rainbow Animal Assistant Therapy.
Event Type: 
Reading with Rover

ESL Conversation Group

Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
WPL and Literacy DuPage host an English conversation group every Saturday morning. Practice your English, learn new phrases, and learn in a friendly environment! Everyone is welcome! Do not sign up, just show up.

Reading with Rover: 10:15am

Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
10:15am to 10:30am
Grade 2-5. Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog each week during a 15-minute time slot. All dogs are certified through Rainbow Animal Assistant Therapy.
Event Type: 
Reading with Rover

Reading with Rover: 10:30am

Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
10:30am to 10:45am
Grade 2-5. Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog each week during a 15-minute time slot. All dogs are certified through Rainbow Animal Assistant Therapy.
Event Type: 
Reading with Rover

Reading with Rover: 10:45am

Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
10:45am to 11:00am
Grade 2-5. Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog each week during a 15-minute time slot. All dogs are certified through Rainbow Animal Assistant Therapy.
Event Type: 
Reading with Rover

Reading with Rover: 11am

Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:15am
Grade 2-5. Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog each week during a 15-minute time slot. All dogs are certified through Rainbow Animal Assistant Therapy.
Event Type: 
Reading with Rover

Reading with Rover: 11:15am

Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
11:15am to 11:30am
Grade 2-5. Practice reading skills by reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog each week during a 15-minute time slot. All dogs are certified through Rainbow Animal Assistant Therapy.
Event Type: 
Reading with Rover

LIBRARY CLOSED

Sunday, June 18, 2017 (All day)
Closed on Sundays until Sept. 10
Event Type: 
Library Closings

Storytime: Great Beginnings:10am

Monday, June 19, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Monday, June 19, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Great Beginnings:11am

Monday, June 19, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For babies ages 6 to 23 months (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). During this 30-minute session, babies and their parents will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and age-appropriate books. Child must be 6 months and not yet 2 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 11am

Monday, June 19, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

DIY Beaded Bookmark

Monday, June 19, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Grades 6-12
Make a beautiful bookmark out of waxed twine, embellished with silver beads and colored gems with Crafting Queen Lisa Siemer. We can discuss favorite books you've read in the past, as well as those you plan to read over the summer!
Event Type: 
Teens

Library Board Meeting

Monday, June 19, 2017 -
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

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Tuesday Movie Matinee: Queen of Katwe

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Shown with Closed Captioning. Popcorn and sweets will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Wheaton Park District Mary Lubko Center.
Event Type: 
Movie

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 2pm

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Scratch: Designers

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Grades 3-6
If you're familiar with Scratch but want to build a game from start to finish, this is the class for you. Please visit scratch.mit.edu prior to the program to create an account. Please register for only one Designers class.

Scratch: Designers

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 -
3:00pm to 3:45pm
Grades 3-6
If you're familiar with Scratch but want to build a game from start to finish, this is the class for you. Please visit scratch.mit.edu prior to the program to create an account. Please register for only one Designers class.

Biz Books Review

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
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 book: Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One by Jenny Blake
Event Type: 
Book Discussion
Adults

Storytime: Ages 2 & 3: 10am

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 2 year and 3 year olds (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). Toddler story time lasts 30 minutes and consists of stories, songs, fingerplays and flannelboards. Child must be 2 and not yet 4 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime

Storytime: Ages 3-5: 10am

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Preschool story time lasts 30 minutes and incorporates stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and movies. Child must be at least 3 and not yet 6 by the date of the first storytime.
Event Type: 
Storytime