Adult Events for the Month of June
Clint Eastwood's Spaghetti Westerns (95th)Tuesday, June 07, 2016 at 6:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Spaghetti westerns are also known as macaroni westerns because many of them were made in Italy on a low budget. Clint Eastwood began his career in the genre and in turn became its icon. This summer series of six movies features Eastwood's best films in the genre.
Tuesday, June 7 "Two Mules for Sister Sara"
Tuesday, June 21 "The Outlaw Josey Wales"
Tuesday, July 5 "High Plains Drifter"
Tuesday, July 19 "A Fistful of Dollars"
Tuesday, Aug. 2 "For a Few Dollars More"
Tuesday, Aug. 16 "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
Genealogy: Drop-In Help (NIC)Tuesday, June 07, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
A volunteer from the 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.
English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)Wednesday, June 08, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Blvd. 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.
Downloadable Drop-In Session (95th)Wednesday, June 08, 2016 at 1:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Library staff will be on hand to assist in setting up attendees' Apple- or Android-based device, Kindle or Nook to download e-books, e-audiobooks, magazines and music. Stop in at any time during one of the sessions for one-on-one assistance and learn about everything the library offers for these devices.
'Devil In A Blue Dress' Movie Viewing (NBL)Wednesday, June 08, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Join the Criminal Spines Book Club for a viewing of the film "Devil in a Blue Dress" starring Denzel Washington in this adaptation of Walter Mosley's classic novel. This 1999 movie was praised for its "glowing visual qualities" as well as Washington's exceptional performance. Kenneth Turan called it "the most exotic crime entertainment of the season." The Criminal Spines Book Club is discussing the novel from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9.
SCORE Business Roundtable at NaperLaunchThursday, June 09, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
This roundtable will focus on eCommerce businesses. A 90 minute discussion on relevant business issues every entrepreneur faces. Get feedback and guidance from experienced fellow entrepreneurs on how to solve every-day business challenges. No business owner should walk alone. Use this group for advice and counsel that will lead to simply elegant solutions.
Criminal Spines Book Club (NBL)Thursday, June 09, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Peer into humanity's darker nature via the world of criminals and detectives. This book club will read and discuss mysteries, thrillers, suspense novels and true crime. Plot twists and red herrings are the order of the day, while the level of violence will vary from author to author.
The Whites by Harry Brandt
Sergeant Billy Graves had a bright future with the NYPD as a member of the "Wild Geese" anti-crime unit, until his bullet missed the crook and injured a child instead. Now Billy is part of Manhattan's Night Watch, whose detectives handle felonies between 1 a.m. and 8 a.m. However, each of his former partners in the "Wild Geese" have a "white" (as in Melville's great white whale): that one criminal they could never bring to justice. Then, the whites start dying, and Billy feels compelled to act.
Excel 1Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Learn how to auto-fill, format data, adjust cells and the different ways to insert and move data cells using Microsoft Excel. *Program requires advanced registration with a fee and is limited to 12 participants.
The computer and technology classes have a non-refundable, non-transferable attendance fee for each class that must be paid at the time of registration. Classes are appropriate for adults and students in 8th grade or older and are limited to 12 participants. Registrations for these classes are taken at the computer lab desks.
The fee for these classes is:
Naperville Public Library card holders: $10
Non-Naperville Public Library card holders: $20
Participants can transfer to another class with one week's advance notice. If individuals cannot attend a class for any reason, they should inform the computer lab staff so the spot may be available to an individual on the waiting list.