Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Wii UT Wednesdays (95th)

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 4:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Check out the library's Wii U gaming system on the big screen! The library has a variety of games, new and old, that can be played by up to four players. The regular Wii will be set up and participants are encouraged to bring their own Nintendo 3DS systems to use as extra controllers.

Family Storytime (NIC)

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 4:00 PM -- Nichols Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home.  At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany their children. Due to renovations, there will be no Family Storytime in September at Nichols Library.

'Hamilton' Silhouette Craft & Sing-Along (NBL)

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 4:30 PM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Teens can spend the afternoon with fellow Hamilton fanatics and learn how to craft their own silhouette, just like the favorite founding father, while listening and singing along to the cast soundtrack. *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 15 teen participants.

Fuzzy Pumpkins: Needle Felting 101 (NIC)

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Date changed to October 26 due to renovation construction
Needle felting is a bit like painting or sculpting with warm natural fiber. This no-mess art is useful for creating and embellishing household items, clothing and toys, as well as for mending and rejuvenating existing items. In this workshop, make an eye-catching seasonal ornament while learning the craft of needle felting. *Program requires advanced registration.

Book & Cookie Club (95th)

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
October title is The Wild Robot by Peter Brown.
Come to the library for a child-and-parent book discussion group. The child and parent/adult will read the selected book together and then attend the club's meeting to discuss it with others while enjoying a cookie or two. Each book will be chosen at the preceding meeting and listed on the library's calendar. The library will have multiple copies of each title available for checkout. For children in 3rd through 6th grades. Program is limited to 15 child/parent pairs.

SCORE Business Roundtable at NaperLaunch

Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
This roundtable will focus on technology and manufacturing businesses. A 90 minute discussion on relevant business issues every entrepreneur faces. Get feedback and guidance from experienced fellow entrepreneurs on how to solve every-day business challenges. No business owner should walk alone. Use this group for advice and counsel that will lead to simply elegant solutions.

Lapsit Storytime (NBL)

Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 9:30 AM -- Naper Blvd. Library
An introduction to storytime for infants to 23-month-olds, this 20-minute interactive program will include stories, songs and fingerplays. Attendees will have time after the program to share board books and other featured titles with their little one.

Tales for 2s & 3s (95th)

Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 9:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
This 20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays is for 2- to 3-year-olds and their accompanying adult. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home.