I had the chance to spend the last 3 days in Springfield for an Illinois Library Association conference. I visited Lincoln’s house, saw the law firm where he worked, passed by the church he attended, and much more! If you have a chance, check out the great resources we have all about Abe.
During the month of October, the Wheaton Public Library community is reading The Hound of the Baskervilles. Check out all the wonderful happenings centered around Sherlock Holmes on our homepage and brochure of events! For younger readers, be sure to visit our Sherlock Holmes display in the Children’s Department! We’ll also be showing a movie on October 13th to celebrate the detective! Pick up your free tickets at the Children’s Desk today!
A friend found this great blog post about finding free kids books online. Who doesn’t love free stuff?
Show Your Card!
September 1 – 30
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! To celebrate, show your Wheaton Public Library card at participating businesses to receive a special offer or discount.
Wheaton residents, keep an eye out for your fall newsletter in the mail this week! The newsletter will detail everything that’s going on in the library in September, October, and November. You can also visit our online calendar, accessible from the library’s homepage.
I’m the Little Prince! What children’s book character are you? Find out by taking the New York Public Library quiz!
Join us for Drop-in Storytime during the month of September!
Tuesdays @ 10am
September 9, 16, 23
Thursdays @ 2pm
September 11, 18, 25
The literary world lost a wonderful author yesterday. Walter Dean Myers passed away at the age of 76. If you haven’t had the chance, I highly recommend checking out some of his amazing work.