Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Readers Rendezvous Daytime Book Club (NIC)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols Library

Daytime is a great time to discuss books on various subjects, both fiction and nonfiction.

Tuesday, June 21
 "The Man Who Loved Books Too Much" by Allison Hoover Bartlett
 
Tuesday, July 26
 "Painted Horses" by Malcolm Brooks
 
Tuesday, Aug. 23
 "Into the Beautiful North" by Luis Alberto Urrea

Family Storytime (NBL)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Naper Blvd. Library

This 30-minute program of stories, songs and other activities is for children of all ages. In addition, staff members will present strategies to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children to these fun-filled programs.

Read2gether (NBL)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 11:15 AM -- Naper Blvd. Library

Students entering kindergarten through 5th grade can practice reading, listening to and discussing books in a fun and relaxed atmosphere with a teen volunteer this summer. Depending on attendance, readers may be placed in a group. Children may bring a book or choose one from the library. All participants must be independent readers. Those arriving more than 10 minutes late cannot be guaranteed placement with a partner.


Celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday (95th)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
For Teens in 6th through 12th grades. Teen Harry Potter fans can fly their Nimbus 2000 or Ford Anglia to the library to celebrate Harry Potter's birthday! Make a wand, get sorted by the sorting hat or partake in Harry Potter trivia while watching "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" (PG) and drinking butterbeer. Several other take-home crafts and activities will also be provided. While Harry Potter's actual birthday isn't until July 31, the library is celebrating a little bit early this year. Place a hold on the Harry Potter play-turned-book "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," which will be released on July 31.

Coloring For Relaxation (95th)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Relax and refresh by coloring while enjoying a cup of tea, listening to music and chatting with other adults trying to decompress. The library will provide printed designs and various coloring media, or adults may wish to bring their own coloring book and supplies.

Drive-In Movie (NIC)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 3:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Note: Room has changed to  Story Room. Summer is the perfect time for a drive-in movie! Children will decorate their own cars from cardboard boxes, and then park in designated spaces in front of the screen to watch a short movie. For children ages 5 to 7 years old.  *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 20 children. 

CS First Club: Coding Series (95th)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 4:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
CS First is an entry-level computer science program created by Google. It aims to empower children to create with technology and tell their own stories through hands-on computer programming activities. Children in 4th through 6th grades can learn and improve problem-solving and logic proficiencies as they study the visual programming language Scratch. *Program requires advanced registration, and participants must attend the entire series of four sessions.

Naperville Public Library Presents - Alfred Hitchcock (95th)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 6:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Murder, suspense and a twist of humor are signature Alfred Hitchcock movie characteristics. The master of suspense's classics will play in series this summer at the library. Six movies will feature the best of his genius.
Tuesday, June 14   "Dial M for Murder"
 Tuesday, June 28   "Mr. and Mrs. Smith"
 Tuesday, July 12   "North by Northwest"
 Tuesday, July 26   "Psycho"
 Tuesday, Aug. 9   "The Man Who Knew Too Much"
 Tuesday, Aug. 23   "Rear Window"