Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Fourth Annual Teen Poetry Contest (NPL)

Saturday, April 19, 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.

e-Book Workshop: Download With An iPad Or Android Tablet (NIC)

Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 3:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Come learn how to download free library books to your device. The library has over 7,000 e-books in our digital collection which you can check out. Compatible devices include iPads, iPhones, Nook Color, Nook Tablet, and all Android or Windows based tablets and phones. Bring in your device and we will show you how to download from our virtual library.

Library closed

Sunday, April 20, 2014 at All Day -- All Libraries
All three locations of the library will be closed.

Fourth Annual Teen Poetry Contest (NPL)

Monday, April 21, 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.

Lapsit Storytime (NIC)

Monday, April 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.

Preschool For 3's, 4's & 5's (NIC)

Monday, April 21, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
A 30-minute independent storytime experience for children from 3 - 5 only. No younger or older siblings allowed.

Tales For 2's & 3's (95th)

Monday, April 21, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
A 20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays for toddlers from 2 - 3 years and their accompanying adult. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities right in your home! No younger or older siblings allowed.

Family Storytime (NBL)

Monday, April 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities right in your home! At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children to these fun filled programs.