Adult Events for the Month of October

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.

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?

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 for
more information on these workshops and a listing of
free NaNoWriMo events.

Craft & Stitch (NSL)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Knitters can visit with other like-minded crafters to
work on needlework or other small projects together.
Try a new craft that we supply or bring your own.
Swap or share materials and get new ideas for future

Click here to register

Excel 1 (NSL)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Microsoft Excel 2013 is the industry standard for data organization and analysis. It can be used for work or home. Keep up-to-date with the most widely used spreadsheet application and learn how to auto-fill, format data and adjust cells. Learn the different ways to insert and move data cells.

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.