Adult Events for the Month of November

Word 1 (NSL)

Thursday, November 06, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Microsoft Word can be used to create different types of documents. Start here and learn what can be done with the software. Follow along to learn how to save files, copy and paste, change font type, size and color, and set-up and print your document correctly.

Pay it forward: Afghan squares (NIC)

Thursday, November 06, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Knitters and crocheters who are ages 15 and older can
pay it forward by knitting and crocheting squares for
patchwork Afghans that will be donated within the
Naperville community to nursing homes, hospices and
shelters. Experienced knitters and crocheters can share
their expertise, and novice knitters and crocheters are
welcome too. Attendees can learn a new stitch each
night to create a 7-by-9 square. Participants should bring
machine washable worsted weight acrylic yarn and U.S.
size 8, 9 or 10 knitting needles or H or I crochet hook.

Free movies at the Library (NSL)

Saturday, November 08, 2014 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library

A Million Ways to Die in the West
Movie lovers can visit the library each month for a screening of a newly released DVD. Check the website, naperville-lib.org, for upcoming titles. No one younger than 18 years old will be admitted to
R-rated movies without a parent or guardian.

Nanowrimo write-ins (NSL)

Sunday, November 09, 2014 at 1:30 PM -- 95th Street 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
naperwrimo.org.

Job search workshop(NIC)

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library

Job search workshop: using social media in your job search
Learn best practices for using LinkedIn and other social media sites during the job search process. This seminar will focus on integrating a social network into an overall job search strategy. Tips will be shared on how to use unique tactics that will make a social media a more powerful and productive part of any job search.

Commercial Video And Audio Editing (NSL)

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Learn how to make a recorded video look and sound more professional. This presentation will demonstrate how to add some neat effects to titles and transitions and make jingles sound great using iMovie and GarageBand. Get advice on distributing the final video on social media such as Facebook, YouTube, and WordPress.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
These groups are designed to give English-as-a-Second-Language students a chance to practice their skills in a relaxed and comfortable environment. There is no fee for attending these classes, and one does not have to attend every session. Patrons are invited to attend whenever they can. All adult learners are welcome.

Why My Child? (NSL)

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Why is my child angry? Isolated? Acting Out?
This presentation will help parents understand how children and teens respond to and deal with everyday situations. A child's view of a situation determines their response to move forward in a positive manner or to give up, leading to self-destructive behaviors. Self-confidence in children and teens plays a key role in decision making and being able to accept outcomes, whether positive or negative. Presenter and licensed counselor, Kimberly Groll, will focus on coping skills and how children and teens are processing critical decisions. Attendees can enter to win an iPad Mini and other raffle prizes. This program is presented in partnership with DuPage Child Abuse Prevention Coalition, Achieving Solutions Counseling, Inc., Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System and Naperville Public Library