Adult Events for the Month of May

Facebook And Twitter Basics For Tablets (NIC)

Thursday, May 01, 2014 at 2:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Excited about the buzz surrounding Social Media? Learn
about the basics of Facebook and Twitter on your own
tablet! Sign up for an account or just discover how to Post,
Find Friends and Create a Timeline. See what Tweeting is
all about! Bring your tablet to class. An email address is
required to create an account.

There is a non-refundable, non-transferable attendance fee for each class that must be paid at the time of registration. You can transfer to another class with two weeks' advance notice. If you cannot attend a class for any reason, please let the Computer Lab staff know so that we can offer the spot to someone on the waiting list. The fees are:
Naperville Public Library card holders: $10
Reciprocal Borrowers: $20

Mind & Meditation (NIC)

Thursday, May 01, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
The Art of Living
The Art of Meditation is a powerful yet effortless technique that allows the conscious mind to experience the silent depths of its own nature. This program is an introduction to powerful meditation techniques that increase your well-being. Upon finishing your meditation you will find that you feel infused with energy, clarity, creativity and perhaps deep inner peace. This simple mental practice can be easily learned by anyone! This program is presented in partnership with The Art of Living.

Free Movie @ the Library (NIC)

Sunday, May 04, 2014 at 2:00 PM -- Nichols Library
12 years of slave
Join us each month for a screening of a new movie release on DVD. No more waiting in long lines at the theater or on long hold lists at the library. Check our website and blog often for upcoming titles! Some films may be rated R. Jump the hold list! No one under age 18 will be admitted to an R-rated movie without a parent or guardian.

Small Business Workshop: Raising Venture Capital (NIC)

Monday, May 05, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Kenn Miller, West Suburban Angels
Thinking of starting a business and need capital? Already started and need financing to fuel desired growth? This session will focus on the process and identify basic requirements to qualify for some form of venture capitalization of your business idea. This is a Small Business Week program.

How cognitive skills affect reading (NSL)

Monday, May 05, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Learn about cognitive skills and how they lay the foundation of reading. Mia Tischer, Executive Director from LearningRx Chicago-Naperville will walk you through how the brain learns to decipher, store and process sounds, words and meanings in order to read. She will talk about how to strengthen that foundation of cognitive skills and the new science of brain training. Whether you are a parent or just want to strengthen your cognitive processing, this session is for you.

iPad Basics (NIC)

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 at 2:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Do you have a new iPad and aren't quite sure what to do with it? Come join us and learn all about iPad basics! We will discuss arranging apps, using the Multitasking bar, gestures, basic settings, using email and more. Bring your own iPad and all of your questions to class!

There is a non-refundable, non-transferable attendance fee for each class that must be paid at the time of registration. You can transfer to another class with two weeks' advance notice. If you cannot attend a class for any reason, please let the Computer Lab staff know so that we can offer the spot to someone on the waiting list. The fees are:
Naperville Public Library card holders: $10
Reciprocal Borrowers: $20

Drop-In Craft & Stitch (95th)

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Drop in to work on your own needlework or other small project. Share ideas, swap materials and check out new patterns with others. Bring your materials and share your latest creations. All adults and teens who can work independently are welcome!

Small Business Workshop: Writing A Business Plan (NIC)

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Fox Valley SCORE
Don't run your business without a plan! Fox Valley SCORE mentors will present the basics of writing a business plan. While intended for startups, this workshop will guide any small business owner or manager, new or experienced, in the process of creating a business plan. This is a Small Business Week program.