Adult Events for the Month of October

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, October 08, 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.

E-Commerce - Leveraging the internet for your business idea (NIC)

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Bob Koch, e-commerce entrepreneur, of, will explore topics like advertising using social media and search engines, key metrics to monitor,evolving store fronts, shipping overseas, currency conversion as well as language challenges. Entrepreneur Bob Koch will discuss the critical elements involved with an e-commerce store, including new product idea,manufacturer selection and building an Internet store front site. This is a part of NaperLaunch program.

Mrs. Lincoln: The First 'First' Lady

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Mary Todd Lincoln lived a life filled with triumphs and
tragedies but few people know her story. Actress Laura
Keyes will share her story during an entertaining and
educational program focusing on the life and losses of
the former First Lady, who lost her husband and former
president Abraham Lincoln in 1865. This program depicts
an extraordinarily important time in our nation?'s history
from a point of view that is not often explored.

Succession Planning (NIC)

Thursday, October 09, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Harry McCabe, succession planning consultant at Harry McCabe Advisors, will focus on the various ways a business owner can end ownership of a business. Preparing for ownership transitions should be a part of sound business planning. This is a part of NaperLaunch program.

Pay it forward: Afghan squares (NIC)

Thursday, October 09, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Knitters and crocheters who are ages 15 and older can
pay it forward by knitting and crocheting squares for
patchwork Afghans that will be donated within the
Naperville community to nursing homes, hospices and
shelters. Experienced knitters and crocheters can share
their expertise, and novice knitters and crocheters are
welcome too. Attendees can learn a new stitch each
night to create a 7-by-9 square. Participants should bring
machine washable worsted weight acrylic yarn and U.S.
size 8, 9 or 10 knitting needles or H or I crochet hook.

E-book workshop:Download magazines with zinio (NBL)

Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Mac or PC can download magazines with the library's new Zinio app. Available magazines to download include Newsweek, Us Weekly, Economist and PCWorld. Some magazines like National Geographic are enhanced with digital content like sound and video. Attendees should
bring in their own device.

Click here to register

Nanowrimo preparatory workshops (NSL)

Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 1:00 PM -- 95th Street 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 for
more information on these workshops and a listing of
free NaNoWriMo events.

Free movie @ the Library (NSL)

Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Movie lovers can visit the library each month for a screening of a newly released DVD. Check the website,, for upcoming titles. No one younger than 18 years old will be admitted to
R-rated movies without a parent or guardian.