Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Frightful nights writing contest

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 9:00 AM -- All Libraries
With spooky days and frightful nights just around the corner, teens can enter the library?'s Halloween-themed writing contest. To participate, individuals can write a short story (no more than 300 words) beginning with the sentence, "It was a dark and stormy night ?..." Writers can be funny or downright spooky ?- just as long as the story is creative and original. Participants can email entries to TeenSpaceNPL@gmail.com from Oct. 1 through Oct. 31. Check out the Teen Space website, naperville-lib.org/TeenSpaceHome, to read some of the best entries as the date gets closer to Oct.

Lapsit Storytime (NIC)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
An introduction to storytime for children from birth - 23 months. This 20-minute interactive program includes stories, songs and fingerplays. You will have time after the program to share board books and other featured titles with your little one. An adult caregiver must attend with each child. The only exception is in the case of twins.

Tales For 2s & 3s (NIC)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
A 20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 and 3-year-olds and an accompanying adult. Strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. No
younger or older siblings allowed.

Tales For 2s & 3s (NSL)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
A 20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 and 3-year-olds and an accompanying adult. Strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. No younger or older siblings allowed.

Craft & Stitch (NSL)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- 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.

Excel 1 (NSL)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Microsoft Excel 2013 is the industry standard for data organization and analysis. It can be used for work or home. Keep up-to-date with the most widely used spreadsheet application and learn how to auto-fill, format data and adjust cells. Learn the different ways to insert and move data cells.

Make It! Take It! (NBL)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10:00 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.

Storytime at Panera*

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- Other
Come join us for story time, milk and cookies at Panera Bread.
Location: 2775 Showplace Drive, Naperville.Map