Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Celebrate the 'Harry Potter' Book Series

Friday, February 05, 2016 at All Day -- All Libraries
Apparate to the library to celebrate "Harry Potter!" In conjunction with "Harry Potter" Book Night on Thursday, Feb. 4, the library will celebrate all week long with crafts and activities for all ages from Feb. 1 through Feb. 5 in the children's areas and adult services desks at all three libraries to relive the magic of the book series.

Excel 1 (NIC)

Saturday, February 06, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- Nichols Library

Learn how to auto-fill, format data and adjust cells and the different ways to insert and move data cells using Microsoft Excel. Program requires advanced registration with a fee and is limited to 12 participants.

Nichols Library, NaperLaunch
Saturday, Feb. 6,10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Family Storytime (95th)

Saturday, February 06, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany their children.

Kaplan Practice Test - New SAT(95th)

Saturday, February 06, 2016 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 give students an idea of the real exam. Individuals 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. This program is presented in partnership with Kaplan.*Program requires advanced registration and may be cancelled if enrollment does not reach 25 participants.For students in 6th through 12th grades.

95th St., Meeting Room A/B
Min/Max: 25/60

Saturday, Feb. 6, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Free movie @ the library (95th)

Saturday, February 06, 2016 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
"The Intern" Rated PG-13
Movie lovers can visit the library each month for a screening of a newly released DVD. Skip the long lines at the theater as well as the long hold lists at the library and see a movie with other like-minded film buffs. Check the library's website,, for upcoming titles. No one younger than age 18 will be admitted to an R-rated movie without a parent or guardian.

Sensory Storytime (NIC)

Saturday, February 06, 2016 at 2:00 PM -- Nichols Library
The whole family is invited to a 30-minute program of books, songs and fun for children with special needs. All abilities are welcome with an adult caregiver. Inquire at any children's service desk for more information. The program will be take place the first Saturday of each month.
For children 3 years old and older.

Children's Storyroom 2:00 to 2:30 p.m.

Lapsit Storytime (NIC)

Monday, February 08, 2016 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
An introduction to storytime for infants to 23-month-olds, this 20-minute interactive program will include stories, songs and fingerplays. Attendees will have time after the program to share board books and other featured titles with their little one. An adult caregiver must attend with each child. The only exception is in the case of twins.

Preschool for 3s, 4s, & 5s (NIC)

Monday, February 08, 2016 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
This 30-minute independent storytime experience is for 3- to 5-year-olds only. No younger or older siblings allowed.