Adult Events for the Month of November

Nanowrimo Write-ins (NIC)

Sunday, November 01, 2015 at 1:30 PM -- Nichols Library
As November is National Novel Writing Month,individuals can bring a laptop to the library to join other like-minded writers and members of the Naperville region of NaNoWriMo to help motivate and encourage each other to write a 50,000+ word novel in 30 days. For more information about this program that is open to the public, go to This program is presented in partnership with the Naperville chapter of NaNoWriMo.

Downloadables Workshop: Read E-Books (NIC)

Monday, November 02, 2015 at 1:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Participants can bring in their devices and learn how to download free e-books from the library's virtual collection. The library has more than 10,000 e-books in its growing digital collection that can be checked out. Compatible devices include Apple (iOS), Android and Windows-based products as well as versions of the Nook and Kindle. Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 24 participants.

Click here to register

Stitching in the stacks(NSL)

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Stitch with the library's community knit, crochet and needlecraft group. Crafters can bring their own project or pay it forward by knitting or crocheting red scarves using any pattern for collegiate foster students. Scarves will be donated to the Red Scarf Project of Foster Care to Success to be included in their student care packages.
Bring machine washable worsted weight acrylic soft red yarn and US size 8, 9 or 10 knitting needles or H, I or J crochet hook. All skill levels may attend.Experienced knitters and crocheters are welcome to share their expertise, and beginners can learn.For more information, contact Sandy Peto at 630-961-4100, ext. 6314.

Genealogy Drop-in Help (NIC)

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
A volunteer from the Fox Valley Genealogical Society will be available in the adult services department to help any interested individuals who wish to obtain assistance either to get started on a genealogy project or to complete difficult genealogical research challenges.

Adult Services Department
1st Tuesday each month 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
3rd Thursday each month 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Adult Services Department
2nd Wednesday each month 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Adult Services Department
3rd Thursday each month 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, November 04, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
These groups are designed to give English-as-a-second-language students a change to practice their skills in a relaxed and comfortable environment. All adult learners can attend the free groups, and one does not have to attend every session. No registration is required.

NaperLaunch Meet-up: Blogging for Business Owners(NIC)

Thursday, November 05, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Learn how to integrate a blog into a marketing strategy. Topics will include: Selection of subject matter, development of a blog post, basic writing skills and how to turn a post into a promotional piece that invites action.

Word 1 (95th)

Thursday, November 05, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library

Learn the basics of Microsoft Word, including saving files, copying and pasting, changing font type, size and color as well as setting up and printing documents. Program requires advanced registration with a fee and is limited to 12 participants.

95th Street Library, Idea Lab
Thursday, Nov. 5 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

If These Walls Could Talk: Chicago Bulls (NIC)

Thursday, November 05, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library

Hear stories from the sidelines, locker room and press box of the Chicago Bulls dynasty. Join author and Bulls beat reporter Kent McDill as he shares his stories of traveling with the Bulls on a daily basis and being the only beat writer to cover all six Bulls
championship teams.