Adult Events for the Month of November

Excel 1 (95th)

Saturday, November 07, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library

Learn how to auto-fill, format data, adjust cells as well as insert and move data using Microsoft Excel. Program requires advanced registration with a fee and is limited to 12 participants.

95th Street Library, Idea Lab
Saturday, Nov. 7 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Nanowrimo Write-ins (NIC)

Sunday, November 08, 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.

Naperville in Vietnam

Monday, November 09, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Over 2.7 million Americans served in Vietnam. More than 350,000 were wounded or killed and more than 2,000 are still Missing in Action. "Naperville in Vietnam" is a documentary sharing the personal accounts and stories of deployment of Naperville veterans through intimate interviews conducted by students of Naperville North High School. This documentary was co-created by Naperville North High School students and members of the local VFW Post 3873 and American Legion Post 43. This year marks the beginning of the US Department of Defense "Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration Program" to thank, honor and highlight the service of the Armed Forces during the Vietnam War. Naperville will pay tribute to veterans of this era with "50 Years of Healing" which will include the Healing Field of Honor and a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall on Rotary Hill starting on Nov. 6 through Nov. 12.

Stitching in the stacks(NBL)

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 1:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard 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.

How-to for the Holidays - Wrap It Up (NIC)

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Those looking to add a personalized touch to holiday gifts can learn as each of the three programs will discuss a different way to create memorable presents.

Community Room 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 8 Great Gift Baskets

Tuesday, Oct. 6 Gifts in a Jar
Tuesday, Nov. 10 Wrap It Up

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, November 11, 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.

Genealogy Drop-in Help (NBL)

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 12:30 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
A volunteer from 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.

Small Business workshop:Using Quickbooks (NIC)

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Susan Lewis, a certified public accountant, will discuss the return on investment when selecting an appropriate accounting software package like QuickBooks. Investors can learn how the software
can help the future success of a business by helping them efficiently manage financial information.QuickBooks also allows users to reconcile accounts,prepare financial statements, process payroll
and maintain records for a more accurate tax preparation.