Naperville Public Library Blog

November 3, 2015 - 12:33 — ShannonMcNaperville

Ready or not, here come the holidays!

October 30, 2015 - 10:01 — ShannonMcNaperville

A mountain can symbolize a goal, exemplify the beauty of nature, or serve as a place of isolation, unreachable by others.

October 2, 2015 - 15:45 — ShannonMcNaperville

Some families pass down their special skills through the generations, and the results are sometimes dispersed to the world in the form of a family business.

September 11, 2015 - 13:00 — ShannonMcNaperville

Do you know that 2/3 of the Earth is covered with water? That makes for a lot of fishy friends! Let's acknowledge that by taking a dip into these aquatic novels!


September 4, 2015 - 12:57 — ShannonMcNaperville

Banned Books Week, which brings awareness to books that have been banned or challenged, falls during September, so this month we're reading the classic "The Grapes of Wrath," which has been challen

August 28, 2015 - 10:48 — ShannonMcNaperville

...yes, already! Soon snow will be on the ground and we'll be putting up decorations.

August 21, 2015 - 11:43 — ShannonMcNaperville

Senior Citizens Day recognizes the positive contributions made to society by older people. It was created in 1988 by Ronald Reagan.

July 31, 2015 - 16:01 — ShannonMcNaperville

From creepy crawlies to those that flutter freely, insects of all sorts turn up in fiction! Here's just a sample (so grab your butterfly net or can of bug repellent as applicable):

July 14, 2015 - 11:30 — ShannonMcNaperville

Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is a time-honored classic about racial tensions in the small-town South.

July 10, 2015 - 14:37 — ShannonMcNaperville

Yee-haw, cowboys and cowgirls! Are you looking to rustle up a good read? Here are some lighter titles set in the West, so you don't have to be a fan of classic Westerns to pick one up.