Library Events for the Next 7 Days
Stitching in the stacks(NSL)Tuesday, August 04, 2015 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Stitch with the library's community knit, crochet and needlecraft club. Crafters can share tips and ideas as well as showcase their latest project or ask for help on a project they may be struggling to complete. Along with good company, conversation and refreshments, attendees will learn about charity projects, share ideas and patterns or swap materials. Books on knitting, crocheting and needlecrafts will be available. All skill levels may attend.
Genealogy - Dropin Help(NIC)Tuesday, August 04, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
A volunteer from the Fox Valley Genealogical Society will be available in the adult services department to help any interested individuals who wish to obtain assistance either to get started on a genealogy project or to complete difficult genealogical research challenges.
Evening on The Riverwalk (NIC)Tuesday, August 04, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
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.
YAY for YA!-An online goodreaads book clubWednesday, August 05, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- All Libraries
Lovers of young adult literature can sign up for the library's online Goodreads book club. Each month, a new book will be selected, and readers can discuss it online through the participants' Goodreads account. Request to join the group "Yay for YA!: An Online Book Club" online at www.goodreads.com, or email teen librarian Alison Colman at email@example.com. Sign up early to take a poll on what book selection the club should read first. The first book will be posted on June 1, and participants will have the entire month to read it and discuss.
Video Creation For Kids (95th)Wednesday, August 05, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Budding filmmakers can make their own movies for fun with friends or for a school project. They can learn how to record and edit as well as add music, sound effects and titles to their movie clips using the Idea Lab's high-definition camcorder and editing software called iMovie. For students in 3rd through 5th grades. Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 12 participants.
English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)Wednesday, August 05, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
These groups are designed to give English-as-a-second-language students a change to practice their skills in a relaxed and comfortable environment. All adult learners can attend the free groups, and one does not have to attend every session. No registration is required.
Picnic on The Riverwalk (NIC)Wednesday, August 05, 2015 at 11:30 AM -- Nichols Library
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. (The Wednesday lunchtime program will be a repeat of the Tuesday evening program.)
Movies @ the library (NIC)Wednesday, August 05, 2015 at 1:00 PM -- Nichols Library
"Star Wars Episode IV - A New Hope
Spend a pleasant afternoon indoors relaxing and watching a new or classic movie while enjoying delicious popcorn. Check the library?'s website and social media channels for movie selections.