Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Make It! Take It! (NBL)

Thursday, October 23, 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.

Make It! Take It! (NSL)

Thursday, October 23, 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 new release movies (NIC)

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Divergent
Come to the library to watch popular new movies on the big screen while munching on popcorn and snacks. Check the Teen Space Facebook page, facebook.com/ TeenSpaceNPL, for the movie to be shown as the date gets closer.

Free movie @ the Library (NBL)

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library

Million Dollar Arm:Rated PG for mild language and some suggestive content.
Movie lovers can visit the library each month for a screening of a newly released DVD. Check the website, naperville-lib.org, for upcoming titles. No one younger than 18 years old will be admitted to R-rated movies without a parent or guardian.

Pay it forward: Afghan squares (NIC)

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Knitters and crocheters who are ages 15 and older can
pay it forward by knitting and crocheting squares for
patchwork Afghans that will be donated within the
Naperville community to nursing homes, hospices and
shelters. Experienced knitters and crocheters can share
their expertise, and novice knitters and crocheters are
welcome too. Attendees can learn a new stitch each
night to create a 7-by-9 square. Participants should bring
machine washable worsted weight acrylic yarn and U.S.
size 8, 9 or 10 knitting needles or H or I crochet hook.

Changes to the SAT (NSL)

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Early this year, the College Board announced the details of a massive redesign of the SAT. The updated SAT will feature significant changes designed to focus on a deeper understanding of the skills and knowledge necessary for college and career readiness.
Students graduating in 2017 and after will benefit from this seminar as the new test rolls out in spring 2016.

Book & Cookie Club (NIC)

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library

Savvy
Join us for our parent and child book discussion group! You and your parent (or other favorite adult) will read a book together and then come to the Nichols Library to discuss the book with others, as well as enjoy a cookie or two. Our book for each month will be chosen at the previous meeting and listed on the library website calendar. The library will have multiple copies for checkout. Books may also be checked out through LINKin. Ask our staff for help. For children in grades 3rd - 5th.

Frightful nights writing contest

Friday, October 24, 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.