Wheaton Public Library
Summer Reading Program

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Upcoming Events
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Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Are you into a specific show, or do you want to learn about a different genre?
Come join in, and we'll discuss our personal favorites.
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

Library
Wheaton Public Library

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Date
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Can't wait for the next Wonder Woman movie to come out? Still looking to discuss the finer details of Avengers: Endgame (and really the whole franchise)? Want to delve into Picard and how he's the best Star Trek captain (or not)? Join us to talk about whatever you geek out over.
Can't wait for the next Wonder Woman movie to come out? Still looking to discuss the finer details of Avengers: Endgame (and really the whole franchise)? Want to delve into Picard and how he's the best Star Trek captain (or not)? Join us to talk about whatever you geek out over. Each meeting we'll focus on a different topic, however, but all geek talk is still welcome!

July 2: D&D (Discussion, not game play)

Register with an email address to get details on how to join.
Library
Wheaton Public Library

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Date
Friday, August 14, 2020
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Gather your "QuaranTeam" (individuals welcome, too!) and some beverages and snacks for Virtual Trivia! We will be playing live via Zoom meeting, one team per log-in, please. Questions will be geared towards adults, but all ages are welcome.

Please make sure to join us right at 7pm as we go over instructions. Latecomers will be remain in our waiting room until the beginning of the next round.
Library
Wheaton Public Library

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Date
Monday, August 17, 2020
Time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Have you adventured before, or is this your first time joining a group?
Whichever way, we'll be exploring and you're more than welcome to join our party!
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

Library
Wheaton Public Library

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Date
Monday, August 17, 2020
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Follow collage artist Danielle Krysa as she demonstrates how to select, cut, and combine found images. We will have fun creating new scenes and imaginative compositions using pictures from magazines.

Supplies needed: 3-5 sheets of blank paper, scissors, craft glue or glue stick, full pages from old books, magazines, and/or ads featuring large images of people, animals, landscapes and textures.
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Wheaton Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Are you into a specific show, or do you want to learn about a different genre?
Come join in, and we'll discuss our personal favorites.
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

Library
Wheaton Public Library

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Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join our Super Smash Bros battle arena for an afternoon of gaming.
Sign up with the best email address to get an invite to our programming space.
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Wheaton Public Library

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Date
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Help your student keep focused and achieve their academic goals while learning at home part- or full-time. Studying smarter is more effective than studying harder. C2 Education Wheaton will help you get organized and handle school this fall like a pro! The presentation will be followed by time for Q&A.

Register here for the Zoom webinar invitation:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MdjnuDHtSfm3svAVNnA-CA
Library
Wheaton Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 24, 2020
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Be an active participant in respectful discourse with other individuals on these timely topics and the role these concepts play in systemic racism. This conversation follows an August 20 presentation by Professor Jon Mueller of North Central College. Discussion will focus on where these issues impact our daily lives, social interactions, and policy in America.
Library
Wheaton Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 24, 2020
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Be an active participant in respectful discourse with other individuals on these timely topics and the role these concepts play in systemic racism. This conversation follows an August 20 presentation by Professor Jon Mueller of North Central College. Discussion will focus on where these issues impact our daily lives, social interactions, and policy in America.
Library
Wheaton Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Are you into a specific show, or do you want to learn about a different genre?
Come join in, and we'll discuss our personal favorites.
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

Library
Wheaton Public Library

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Date
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
We'll be discussing books with the theme of activism and social injustice. You can find fiction and nonfiction book recommendations on our Teenspace Blog, but feel free to read and discuss any book that relates.

Please register with the best email address to send you the invite to our virtual programming space.
Library
Wheaton Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Can't wait for the next Wonder Woman movie to come out? Still looking to discuss the finer details of Avengers: Endgame (and really the whole franchise)? Want to delve into Picard and how he's the best Star Trek captain (or not)? Join us to talk about whatever you geek out over.
Can't wait for the next Wonder Woman movie to come out? Still looking to discuss the finer details of Avengers: Endgame (and really the whole franchise)? Want to delve into Picard and how he's the best Star Trek captain (or not)? Join us to talk about whatever you geek out over. Each meeting we'll focus on a different topic, however, but all geek talk is still welcome!

July 2: D&D (Discussion, not game play)

Register with an email address to get details on how to join.
Library
Wheaton Public Library

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Date
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Time
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Join us via Zoom as Chopra Center certified instructor Stephanie Frantz teaches you a simple mindfulness meditation technique and a stress-buster breathing exercise to relax and increase your overall sense of wellbeing. Explore the benefits of developing a regular meditation practice to improve health, strengthen the immune system and release stress and anxiety.
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Wheaton Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 28, 2020
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Gather your "QuaranTeam" (individuals welcome, too!) and some beverages and snacks for Virtual Trivia! We will be playing live via Zoom meeting, one team per log-in, please. Questions will be geared towards adults, but all ages are welcome.

Please make sure to join us right at 7pm as we go over instructions. Latecomers will be remain in our waiting room until the beginning of the next round.
Library
Wheaton Public Library

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Date
Monday, August 31, 2020
Time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Have you adventured before, or is this your first time joining a group?
Whichever way, we'll be exploring and you're more than welcome to join our party!
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

Library
Wheaton Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Are you into a specific show, or do you want to learn about a different genre?
Come join in, and we'll discuss our personal favorites.
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

Library
Wheaton Public Library

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Teen Summer Reading Challenge


Email note: If you are using your school (cusd200.org) email you may not receive notifications from the summer reading program. If you have a personal (gmail, yahoo, etc) email, you may want to update it.

Get a free t-shirt when you sign-up!*
T-shirts can be picked up beginning June 5th.

Keep track of the hours you've read and earn prizes!

Prizes at 15, 30, and 50 hours.
Weekly drawings for submitting book reviews.
Grand prize drawings held at the end of the summer for hours read and reviews submitted!
Prizes can be picked up at the reference desk on the second floor.


Reading Rewards
Prize pick up begins June 17th.

15 Hours – Ticket to County Fair
30 Hours – Ice Cream Scoop from Kimmer's or Free Beverage from Five & Hoek Coffee
50 Hours – Golden ticket for a free book at our Scholastic Book Fair

Weekly Drawings - 2 Classic Cinemas Movie Passes

End of Program Prizes
For every hour you read and book review you write your name will be entered into our final prize drawings.
Grand Prizes:
• Fandango Gift cards
• Amazon Gift cards


*T-shirts and sizes available while supplies last.

Questions?
Email: teenread@wheatonlibrary.org


Reviews
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This book delves into the life of a foreign worker in Afghanistan. The author lived in Afghanistan for 5 years and recounts conversations she had and the culture she came across  Find this in the WPL catalog.
Title
In the land of blue burqas
Author
Kate McCord
ISBN
9780802408143
Rating
0
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You must read this if you like random, but funny, things.  Find this in the WPL catalog.
Title
Fortunately the Milk
Author
Neil Geiman
ISBN
9780062224071
Rating
5
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This book was so funny.  Find this in the WPL catalog.
Title
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Author
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ISBN
9781419714917
Rating
5
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