Adult Events for the Month of February

Criminal Spines Book Club (NBL)

Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
The Alienist by Caleb Carr. -
When a madman begins stalking victims on the streets of 1896 New York, a team of investigators is forced to apply radical and untested techniques that include fingerprinting and the controversial science of psychology.

Great Decisions Discussion Group(NBL)

Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 7:15 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
This discussion group, which is open to the public, will study and discuss foreign policy issues. One topic is covered each week. Participants can attend just one discussion or attend all groups. For more information, contact Becky Glimco 630-922-9448. This group is sponsored by the Naperville branch of the American Association of University Women and Naperville Public Library.

Excel 1 (95th)

Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Microsoft Excel 2013 is the industry standard for data organization and analysis. Participants can keep up-to-date with the most widely used spreadsheet application and learn how to auto-fill, format data and adjust cells. They also can learn the different ways to insert and move data cells. Program requires advanced registration.

Great Books Discussion Group (NBL)

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
"The Man Who Would Be King" By Rudyard Kipling - Based on a Rudyard Kipling story and packed with spectacle, humor, excitement and bold twists of fate, John Huston's film of The Man Who Would be King earns its crown as "an epic like no other. One of the screen's great adventure yarns" (Danny Peary, Guide for the Film Fanatic). Sean Connery and Michael Caine -- chins out, shoulders squared and with a sly wink -- star as British Sargeants Danny Dravot and Peachy Carnehan. The Empire was built by men like these two. Now they're out to build their own empire, venturing into remote Kafiristan to become rich as kings-- Container.

Read Around the World Book Discussion(NSL)

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
"White Teeth" By Zadie Smith
Travel the globe with the read around the world book club. Titles will represent a variety of countries and cultures.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NSL)

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street 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.

Craft & Stitch (NSL)

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Knitters can visit with other like-minded crafters to work on needlework or other small projects together. Try a new craft that we supply or bring your own. Swap or share materials and get new ideas for future projects.

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Downloadables Workshop(NSL)

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library

Downloadables Workshop: Downloading Magazines
Cardholders can download more than 100 magazine titles with the library's Zinio app, including "US Weekly," "Economist," "OK! Magazine" and "Star Magazine." Some magazines like "National Geographic" are enhanced with digital content such as video and sound files. The Zinio app is compatible with apple (iOS), android- and windows-based products, as well as some kindle and nook versions. Participants should bring a device upon which to download magazines from this exciting new collection.

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