Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Make It! Take It! (95th)

Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:30 AM -- 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.

Make It! Take It! (NBL)

Thursday, April 17, 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.

Introduction To Photoshop Elements (95th)

Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 1:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Check out our new Digital Media Lab and find out how to transform your photos! You will learn basic photo editing in this introductory class.

There is a non-refundable, non-transferable attendance fee for each class that must be paid at the time of registration. You can transfer to another class with one weeks' advance notice. If you cannot attend a class for any reason, please let the Computer Lab staff know so that we can offer the spot to someone on the waiting list. Unless noted below, the fees are:
Naperville Public Library card holders: $10
Reciprocal Borrowers: $20

Group Classes are appropriate for adults and students grade 8 and above. Stop by the Computer Lab desk at any of our facilities for more information and to register!

Make It! Take It! (95th)

Thursday, April 17, 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.

Robotics Club (95th)

Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
We have robots! Come play with our LEGO Mindstorm robots and LEGO WeDos. Learn how to program the robots to do your commands and master new feats. You'll also get to experiment with our Makey Makey invention kit (maybe control a video game with Play-Doh or play a piano with bananas!). This time you will even get to make your own ArtBot!

Library Explorers (NIC)

Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 4:15 PM -- Nichols Library
Are you in 3rd - 5th grade and do you love having fun? Then join us for our new program just for you! We'll do crafts, read books, play with Legos, learn some science and have a rollicking good time. Please check the website for a more detailed schedule.
For children in grades 3 - 5.

Pay It Forward: Project Linus (NIC)

Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Pay it forward by making a new, handmade washable blanket. All blanket styles are welcome, including quilts, tied fleece blankets and knit or crochet afghans. Blankets will be given to seriously ill and traumatized children. Beginners can learn how, and teens will earn volunteer hours! You can use your own patterns or one of ours. Please come with your own supplies in child friendly colors. A supply list is available upon request. Open to adults and teens in grades 6 - 12.

Fourth Annual Teen Poetry Contest (NPL)

Friday, April 18, 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.