Adult Events for the Month of May

Small Business week: Networking for business owners (NIC)

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Learn the basics of networking and how to apply a networking strategy in a business. See how networking can easily increase the number of contacts that will lead to new partners, suppliers and customers. Identify ways to overcome obstacles to generate effective networking.

Commercial Editing

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Learn how to make a recorded video look and sound more professional using iMovie, and get advice distributing the final video on social media including YouTube and WordPress.

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Web Design, Optimization and Online Marketing (NIC)

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Creating an online business profile is the first step toward search engine optimization and increased sales success online. Don Gingold of Sprocket Websites will explain the basic concepts of web design with an eye on increasing web traffic and sales.

Meet-up & Guest Speaker(NIC) NaperLaunch

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Local attorney, Amy Toepper, will address legal issues faced by every entrepreneur.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

Excel 2 (95th)

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 6:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Practice using efficient Excel features that will make it easier to calculate formulas, analyze trends and apply formatting in spreadsheets. Program requires advanced registration.

Small Business Week: What it takes to be an entrepreneur (NIC)

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Gary Grottke, local business owner, entrepreneur and author, will discuss the organizational and managerial issues every business owner must face. Attendees will learn about planning, funding, formation, partnership, employee building, budgeting and forecasting as well as website development and other administrative issues.

Criminal Spines Book Club (NBL)

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Sycamore Row by John Grisham.

Stitching in the stacks(NIC)

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Stitch with the library's community knit, crochet and needlecraft club. Crafters can share tips and ideas as well as showcase their latest project or ask for help on a project they may be struggling to complete. Along with good company, conversation and refreshments, attendees will learn about charity projects, share ideas and patterns or swap materials. Books on knitting, crocheting and needlecrafts will be available. All skill levels may attend.