Library Events for the Next 7 Days

NaperLaunch Meetup: The Pitch Session

Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library

Want to practice your pitch? This is your opportunity to participate in a pitch session by making a 10 minute pitch or observing others and offering feedback. Pitchers can choose from three optional pitch formats: 

  • Request funding for growth of your business
  • Pitch for a partner to join your business
  • Make a sales pitch for your product or service

The Pitch session is held when there is a 5th Thursday in the month. Next sessions: June 30 and Sept. 29.
No registration needed to observe and give feedback at this meet up.
To APPLY to give a 10 minute pitch, click on the Register Now button and submit your pitch for consideration.

Family Storytime (NBL)

Thursday, June 30, 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.

*'Doctor Who' Fandom Afternoon (NBL)

Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 1:30 PM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Celebrate everything "Doctor Who" with the library! Teens, who can dress in costume, can enjoy a variety of Whovian activities and even take a photo next to the library's TARDIS! *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 20 teen participants. For Teens in 6th through 12th grades.

WWII Radio Hour (95th)

Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Featuring favorites such as "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree," members of Nostalgia Entertainment present this costumed and piano-accompanied reenactment of a 1940s radio hour. While answering musical requests from soldiers and loved ones during wartime, Patti, Maxine and Andrew entertain the "studio audience" with The Andrews Sisters-style tunes and choreography, Abbott and Costello comedy sketches and a touching tribute to Veterans of the United States Armed Forces. This program is perfect to get audience members in the Fourth of July spirit!

YAY FOR YA! An Online Goodreads Book Club

Friday, July 01, 2016 at 9:00 AM -- Other

"Recurring, ongoing program. Lovers of YA literature can sign up for the library's online Goodreads book club. Each month, a new book will be selected, and readers can discuss it online through the participant's Goodreads account.
Request to join the group "Yay for YA!: An Online Book Club" on Goodreads or email teen librarian Alison Colman at acolman@naperville-lib.org.

New books will be posted at the beginning of each month, and participants will have the entire month to read it and discuss."

Read2gether (95th)

Friday, July 01, 2016 at 10:15 AM -- 95th Street 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.


The Power Of Play (NBL)

Friday, July 01, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Adult and child interactive play is critical to language development. Caregivers are invited to the library to play with their child at stations of fun and games, including manipulates, board games and puzzles, as well as items for imaginative play and gross motor activity. For infants through 5th grade with a caregiver. This is a drop-in program with a room limit of 30.

Family Storytime (95th)

Friday, July 01, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street 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.