Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday (95th)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
For Teens in 6th through 12th grades. Teen Harry Potter fans can fly their Nimbus 2000 or Ford Anglia to the library to celebrate Harry Potter's birthday! Make a wand, get sorted by the sorting hat or partake in Harry Potter trivia while watching "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" (PG) and drinking butterbeer. Several other take-home crafts and activities will also be provided. While Harry Potter's actual birthday isn't until July 31, the library is celebrating a little bit early this year. Place a hold on the Harry Potter play-turned-book "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," which will be released on July 31.

Coloring For Relaxation (95th)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Relax and refresh by coloring while enjoying a cup of tea, listening to music and chatting with other adults trying to decompress. The library will provide printed designs and various coloring media, or adults may wish to bring their own coloring book and supplies.

Drive-In Movie (NIC)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 3:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Note: Room has changed to  Story Room. Summer is the perfect time for a drive-in movie! Children will decorate their own cars from cardboard boxes, and then park in designated spaces in front of the screen to watch a short movie. For children ages 5 to 7 years old.  *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 20 children. 

CS First Club: Coding Series (95th)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 4:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
CS First is an entry-level computer science program created by Google. It aims to empower children to create with technology and tell their own stories through hands-on computer programming activities. Children in 4th through 6th grades can learn and improve problem-solving and logic proficiencies as they study the visual programming language Scratch. *Program requires advanced registration, and participants must attend the entire series of four sessions.

Naperville Public Library Presents - Alfred Hitchcock (95th)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 6:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Murder, suspense and a twist of humor are signature Alfred Hitchcock movie characteristics. The master of suspense's classics will play in series this summer at the library. Six movies will feature the best of his genius.
Tuesday, June 14   "Dial M for Murder"
 Tuesday, June 28   "Mr. and Mrs. Smith"
 Tuesday, July 12   "North by Northwest"
 Tuesday, July 26   "Psycho"
 Tuesday, Aug. 9   "The Man Who Knew Too Much"
 Tuesday, Aug. 23   "Rear Window"

Evening On The Riverwalk

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- Other
Staff will present this popular Riverwalk program, which will include stories, songs and a puppet show. Participants can bring a meal or snack. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be canceled. (The Wednesday lunchtime program will be a repeat of the Tuesday evening program.) These programs are presented in partnership with Naperville Park District. No program Tuesday, July 5

Riverwalk Storytimes

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Staff will present this popular Riverwalk program, which will include stories, songs and a puppet show. Participants can bring a meal or snack. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be canceled. (The Wednesday lunchtime program will be a repeat of the Tuesday evening program.) These programs are presented in partnership with Naperville Park District.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Blvd. Library
These groups are designed to give English-as-a-second-language students a change to practice their skills in a relaxed and comfortable environment. All adult learners can attend the free groups, and one does not have to attend every session. No registration is required.