Adult Events for the Month of February

Excel 1 (NIC)

Saturday, February 07, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- Nichols 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.

Building High-Performance Teams - FREE (NIC)

Sunday, February 08, 2015 at 2:00 PM -- Nichols Library
To maintain an organization's competitive advantage, it is imperative to have high-performing teams. This class will teach how teams can out-perform their peers when they show high levels of collaboration and innovation.
It is free and no registration needed.

Job search workshop(NIC)

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library

Job search workshop: Networking For Job Seekers
Not getting any interviews? Job hunters can learn the basic skills of job search networking to advance to the next level. They also will find out how to make new contacts and build a network using the basic skills in three environments ?- face-to-face, telephone and online contact.

Word 1 (95th)

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Microsoft Word can be used to create different types of documents. Attendees can learn how to change font type, size and color as well as save files, copy and paste and print documents. Program requires advanced registration.

Media 101: Catch the Editor?'s Eye(NSL)

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Learn how to get press releases, upcoming community events or photos noticed by the media. Former Chicago Tribune reporter Mary Rogers will teach business owners how to increase attention on their email blasts, newsletters and media releases. Nonprofit and other area organizations also can find out how to gain awareness for their events and upload their content to local media websites to get their story in print.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NSL)

Wednesday, February 11, 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.

Mastering Internet Sales (NIC)

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library

Small Business Workshop: Mastering Internet Sales
Internet sales consultant Norbert Barszczewski will teach business owners how to convert website visitors into customers and how to move a business website to the top of the Google, Yahoo and Bing search engine results. He also will discuss how to effectively use Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, as well as how to create and execute an effective professional HTML-based email marketing campaign.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

NaperLaunch Meetup(NIC)

Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
During this networking session, Brad Back, a consultant at Fran-Net, will be discussing the pros and cons of franchising vs. starting a business. He will reveal the "hot" franchise categories, as well as funding alternatives. Find out if franchising is right for you in this informational and educational session.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.