Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Fourth Annual Teen Poetry Contest (NPL)

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at All Day -- All Libraries
In celebration of National Poetry Month, we are sponsoring our 4th Annual Teen Poetry Contest! There will be three divisions: 6th grade, 7th & 8th grades, and high school. The contest begins on April 1 and the deadline for entries is 9:00 p.m. on April 30. Winners will be announced on May 14 and the winning poems will be posted online. Prizes to area bookstores will be awarded. Pick up an entry form at any Naperville Public Library location or enter online at www.naperville-lib.org/teens/teenpoetrycontest2014. For more information, please contact the library at 630-961-4100.

Make It! Take It! (NBL)

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 11:30 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Join us for a fun program of stories and crafts for you and your preschooler. Activities will be geared toward children 3 - 4-years, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child - there will be coloring sheets for them. At least one adult caregiver must attend with their children. Limit of 20 children doing crafts.

Introduction To Garage Band (95th)

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 1:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Visit our new Digital Media Lab to create some tunes with GarageBand's built in instruments! Join us to learn the basics of playing, recording, and sharing.

There is a non-refundable, non-transferable attendance fee for each class that must be paid at the time of registration. You can transfer to another class with one weeks' advance notice. If you cannot attend a class for any reason, please let the Computer Lab staff know so that we can offer the spot to someone on the waiting list. Unless noted below, the fees are:
Naperville Public Library card holders: $10
Reciprocal Borrowers: $20

Group Classes are appropriate for adults and students grade 8 and above. Stop by the Computer Lab desk at any of our facilities for more information and to register!

Make It! Take It! (95th)

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 1:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Join us for a fun program of stories and crafts for you and your preschooler. Activities will be geared toward children 3 - 4-years, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child - there will be coloring sheets for them. At least one adult caregiver must attend with their children. Limit of 20 children doing crafts.

Teen Movie Series (NBL)

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 4:30 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
10 Things I Hate About You (PG-13) (PG-13)

This week marks William Shakespeare's 450th birthday, so we decided it would be a great time to show one of our favorites, 10 Things I Hate About You, which is based on his play, The Taming of the Shrew. Join us for popcorn and snacks as we enjoy this teen take on a classic!

Constant Readers Book Club (NIC)

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library

Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote

Career Readiness Before College: Linking Majors To Promising Careers (NIC)

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Career Vision
College is too important and too expensive to have your child "meander" through it! Entering college with an exciting career direction and choosing the right major contributes to students' happiness, success and graduating on time. Learn why early career exploration is not only crucial but fun, as well as the steps to take even BEFORE you begin looking at colleges.

Fourth Annual Teen Poetry Contest (NPL)

Friday, April 25, 2014 at All Day -- All Libraries
In celebration of National Poetry Month, we are sponsoring our 4th Annual Teen Poetry Contest! There will be three divisions: 6th grade, 7th & 8th grades, and high school. The contest begins on April 1 and the deadline for entries is 9:00 p.m. on April 30. Winners will be announced on May 14 and the winning poems will be posted online. Prizes to area bookstores will be awarded. Pick up an entry form at any Naperville Public Library location or enter online at www.naperville-lib.org/teens/teenpoetrycontest2014. For more information, please contact the library at 630-961-4100.