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Posted on: March 13, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Library Closure, Resources for the Community & COVID-19 Updates


The Wheaton Public Library has made the difficult decision to close starting Monday, March 16, in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Library staff are in the process of developing a plan to offer certain services to residents during this closing and will have more information out to you as soon as possible. Please watch the Library’s website at for updates, announcements and additional information. Thank you for your understanding.

Online Services

If residents have City business to conduct, there are a number of services available online for residents who do not wish to come to City Hall. Online payments for utility billing are available at Payments can also be dropped off in the drive-through mailbox just west of City Hall (the driveway entrance is on Wesley Street). In addition, many types of service requests can be made online at  

Sources for Health Information

For local health information, the City encourages you to follow the guidance of the DuPage County Health Department, Illinois Department of Public Health, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

Community Resources

The City of Wheaton would also like to share some important resources available to the community. 

  • Qualified low-income residents who currently do not have access to the internet can contact Comcast, which is offering its internet essentials service free for 60 days starting March 16 by calling 1-855-846-8376 or visiting
  • Local school districts are also working to connect students who may need meals during local closures. Look for information from your local school district and local community organizations if you need assistance.

Official City Information Sources

Finally, the City reminds you of the City’s official sources of information: @CityOfWheaton on Facebook or Twitter, sign up for Email Updates at, visit the City’s website or, for Comcast customers, tune into City of Wheaton Channel 10. 

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