Adult Events for the Month of September

Library closed

Monday, September 01, 2014 at All Day -- All Libraries
All three locations of the library will be closed. Book drop-off will be open 24/7 at all buildings. Materials can be renewed online.

Craft & Stitch (NSL)

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 at 3:00 PM -- 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 projects.

Click here to register

Scientists speak! Particle Accelerators (NIC)

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Christopher Peters of Argonne National Laboratory will discuss how computers at the laboratory are used to control particle accelerators, which are devices that use electromagnetic fields to propel charged particles to high speeds.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, September 03, 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.

Photo Conversion (NSL)

Thursday, September 04, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Find out how easy it is to take old photographs, negatives and slides and convert them to digital formats with different scanners. Using photo restoration software, learn how to crop and resize an image as well as quickly adjust brightness and color.

The Art of Starting a Business in Illinois(NIC)

Thursday, September 04, 2014 at 1:00 PM -- Nichols Library
The library is please to host this SBDC workshop, which provides fundamental knowledge about opening a business, including: understanding your entrepreneurial DNA, how to pick a name, branding, differences in corporate structures (sole proprietor vs LLC and S-Corp) registering your business, and will explain basic components of a business plan.

The event fee is $35 and registration is handled online by the SBDC. Register here.
Hosted by NaperLaunch.

3-D Software & Printing (NSL)

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Learn how to design a three dimensional object using 123-D and the process of printing it using the library's 3-D printer.

Chicago Sinfonietta concert: Project inclusion ensemble (NSL)

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Chicago Sinfonietta will present a group of musicians participating in the orchestra?'s training program called Project Inclusion. The ensemble is comprised of early-career, diverse professional musicians
that perform with the orchestra throughout the area. The musicians will perform a mix of classical,contemporary, pop and jazz.