Library Events for the Next 7 Days
English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)Wednesday, August 20, 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.
Job Search Workshop: MOM, INC. (NSL)Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Women returning to work can assess their skills and learn how to showcase their stay-at-home experience. Becky Brillon, program director from Community Career Center, will teach attendees how to build networking contacts, develop a resume and articulate each individual's value to make an impactful impression.
*NXT 2.0 Programming: Zombie Encounter Challenge (NSL)Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Teams will compete to build and program a LEGO Mindstorms robot that will navigate a zombie-filled terrain and rescue stranded humans. The team that can avoid the zombies and save the most humans the fastest will rule the undead. After the challenge, teens can program LEGO WeDos or play with a MaKey MaKey invention kit to control a video game with Play-Doh or play a piano made of bananas. * Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 10 teen participants.
*Boy Scout Reading Merit Badge Program(NSL) (Canceled)Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 6:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Boy Scouts of America can earn their merit badge for reading and learn more about the services the library offers during the program. They can get a jump on their requirements by learning to use the online catalog and then locating and selecting books from a variety of genres. A merit badge counselor from the participant?'s troop is welcome to sign off on the individual?'s badge, or the library will have a staff member available who can sign off too. *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 20 Boy Scouts. Participants must be registered Boy Scouts.
Free movie @ the library (NBL)Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Movie buffs can visit the library each month for a screening of a new movie release on DVD. No more waiting in long lines at the theater or on never-ending hold lists. Jump the hold list! Check the library's website and blog at naperville-lib.org for upcoming titles.
Naperville Independent Film Festival Presents (NSL)Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Naperville Independent Film Festival presents its 2013 Best Director/Best Actress award winning film, "It?'s Not You, It?'s Me." A self-proclaimed commitment-phobe?'s inner monologue becomes much more real than he ever imagined as he wrestles with his relationship anxiety and comes to terms with the decision that may cost him the love of his life.
Constant Readers Evening Book Club (NIC)Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
"The Shadow of the Wind" by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
A boy discovers that every book by an author he loves is being destroyed. Why?
Free movie @ the library (NSL)Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Movie buffs can visit the library each month for a screening of a new movie release on DVD. No more waiting in long lines at the theater or on never-ending hold lists. Check the library?'s website and blog at naperville-lib.org for upcoming titles.