Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Family Storytime (NSL)

Saturday, August 02, 2014 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities right in your home! At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children to these fun filled programs.

ACT Kaplan Practice Tests (NSL)

Saturday, August 02, 2014 at 12:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
A practice test is crucial to ward off those test-day jitters. Kaplan will provide proctored tests to help students practice for the real exam. Participants should bring No. 2 pencils, an approved calculator and a healthy snack. The exams will begin promptly at the scheduled time, and no one will be admitted once the exam has started. The program is for teens in 9th through 12th grades. *Program requires advanced registration. This program is presented in partnership with Kaplan.

Sensory Storytime (NSL)

Saturday, August 02, 2014 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Children with special needs and their families can attend a 30-minute program featuring books, songs and fun activities. All abilities are welcome with an adult caregiver. For more information, go to any Children?'s Service Desk. The program will take place the first Saturday of each month.

Baby Play Date (NIC)

Monday, August 04, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
Parents can stroll into the library with their baby for a fun play date. This program will include 20 minutes of stories, songs and bounces and 10 minutes of exploratory play. The program is the perfect opportunity for children to share some interactive time with their caregivers and meet new friends. The program is for infants to 23-month-olds and their caregivers.

Movies at the Library (NBL): Rio 2

Monday, August 04, 2014 at 3:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library

Rio 2
Whether movie lovers are jumping the hold list on the latest popular movie releases or just relaxing with some classics, film buffs can celebrate the summer with great movies and delicious popcorn.

Reader's Night Out

Monday, August 04, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Other
Individuals can visit Quigley?'s Irish Pub for a night of socializing with other readers. They can share a book they have recently finished or just a book they love. Participants can arrive at the pub at 6:15 p.m. to purchase dinner, or they can just attend the discussion, which will start at 7 pm.
Quigley?'s Irish Pub, 43 E. Jefferson Ave.

Crazy Contraptions: Paper Boomerangs (NIC)

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 at 1:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Using special paper to make a boomerang, teens can make a flying craft that will really spin right back to them. Individuals will test the boomerangs and learn throwing techniques.

Evening on the riverwalk

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
The library?'s Children?'s Services staff will present this popular Riverwalk program, which will include stories, songs and a puppet show. Participants can bring a meal or snack. In the event of inclement weather, the program will take place in the Community Room of Nichols Library.