Adult Events for the Month of October

Reader's Night Out

Monday, October 06, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Other
Individuals can visit Quigley?'s Irish Pub for a night of socializing with other readers. They can share a book they have recently finished or just a book they love. Participants can arrive at the pub at 6:15 p.m. to purchase dinner, or they can just attend the discussion, which will start at 7 pm.
Quigley?'s Irish Pub, 43 E. Jefferson Ave.

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English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
These groups are designed to give English-as-a-Second-Language students a chance to practice their skills in a relaxed and comfortable environment. There is no fee for attending these classes, and one does not have to attend every session. Patrons are invited to attend whenever they can. All adult learners are welcome.

Business Roundtable(NIC)

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Join SCORE Mentors and other business owners in an informal roundtable discussion and learn how other owners solve today's challenges.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.


Nanowrimo preparatory workshops (NIC)

Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 1:00 PM -- Nichols Library
National Novel Writing Month is an annual event in November designed to encourage and support people to write their own 50,000+ word novel in 30 days. Writers can attend the preparatory workshops, which are open to the public, to help ensure success throughout NaNoWriMo. Visit naperwrimo.org for more information on these workshops and a listing of free NaNoWriMo events.

Investment workshop:using Morningstar investment research center (NIC)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
This comprehensive review of the Morningstar Investment Research Center, an online resource at the library, will teach investors how to access dozens of professional-level online courses to enhance investing knowledge. Attendees can learn how to use investing tools such as stock or fund screeners to make selections and professional analysts' reports to learn about companies and funds.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
These groups are designed to give English-as-a-Second-Language students a chance to practice their skills in a relaxed and comfortable environment. There is no fee for attending these classes, and one does not have to attend every session. Patrons are invited to attend whenever they can. All adult learners are welcome.

The Vision Quest(NIC)

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library

The Vision Quest: Funding, VCs, the Product Lifecycle, and the 2 Minute Elevator Speech
Paul Betten, a start-up consultant and retired program manager at Argonne National Laboratory, will present during this networking session. Paul will focus on key steps in commercializing an idea.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

Meet-up & Guest Speaker(NIC)

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Paul Betten, Start-up Consultant and retired program manager at Argonne National Laboratoryill present duing this networking session.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.