Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Frightful nights writing contest

Saturday, October 25, 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.

Family Storytime (NSL)

Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street 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.

Getting ready for college - SAT practice test (NSL)

Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 12:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
A practice test is crucial to ward off those test-day jitters. Test takers can find out how they will score on the real thing. Kaplan will provide proctored tests, and 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.

Frightful nights writing contest

Sunday, October 26, 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.

Free movies at the Library (NIC)

Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 2:00 PM -- Nichols Library

Belle:Rated PG for thematic elements, some language and brief smoking images.
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.

Frightful nights writing contest

Monday, October 27, 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.

Lapsit Storytime (NIC)

Monday, October 27, 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, October 27, 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.