Adult Events for the Month of October

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.

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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

The Edge of Tomorrow:Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and brief suggestive material.
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.

Create A Business Promo Video (NSL)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Creating a video for a business can be simple with the right tools. This presentation will demonstrate how easy it is to record with the HD Canon digital camera, lavaliere microphone and tripod and how to incorporate a green screen. Next, create background music to add to your video using GarageBand and then import that into iMovie to put the finishing touches on it. Finally get some quick advice on how to save the final video to the correct format and resolution to post to a website or blog. This class is an introduction that will lead into other classes for a more precise understanding of the software and equipment.

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.

Introduction to essential oils (NSL)

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Presenter Dawn Duffy will discuss how essential oils help restore, rejuvenate and refresh the body, mind and spirit. Participants can learn how to use essential oils, which are natural aromatic compounds found in seeds, bark, stems and flowers, as an alternative to
pharmaceutical products.

Constant Readers Evening Book Club

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
"Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson. Ursula is reborn again and again. Will this power help her save the world?