Library Events for the Next 7 Days
Read2gether (NIC)Friday, August 01, 2014 at 11:00 AM -- Nichols Library
ATTENTION! Students entering 1st through 5th grades, do you want to spend time reading aloud with an older student? This non-tutoring program is intended to provide children with an opportunity to spend time reading aloud with a student volunteer. Come to the library at one of the times listed below. Children will be paired with a volunteer entering 6th through 12th grades and will spend the one-hour session taking turns reading aloud. Depending on attendance, a child may be placed in a group.
Retro Crafts for Kids (NBL)Friday, August 01, 2014 at 11:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Children can enjoy a blast from the past with some groovy cool crafts from the ?'70s and ?'80s. Kids can create a different retro craft at each session and perhaps restart the trend all over again. For children in 3rd through 5th grades. Room limit of 20 participants.
Chess Club (NIC)Friday, August 01, 2014 at 3:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Chess enthusiasts and novices can challenge opponents and learn new moves. All skill levels are welcome, and chess mentors will be available to teach beginners and answer questions. Participants can bring their own chess set or use one of the library?'s sets.
Family Storytime (NSL)Saturday, August 02, 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.
ACT Kaplan Practice Tests (NSL)Saturday, August 02, 2014 at 12:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
A practice test is crucial to ward off those test-day jitters. Kaplan will provide proctored tests to help students practice for the real exam. Participants 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. The program is for teens in 9th through 12th grades. *Program requires advanced registration. This program is presented in partnership with Kaplan.
Sensory Storytime (NSL)Saturday, August 02, 2014 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Children with special needs and their families can attend a 30-minute program featuring books, songs and fun activities. All abilities are welcome with an adult caregiver. For more information, go to any Children?'s Service Desk. The program will take place the first Saturday of each month.
Baby Play Date (NIC)Monday, August 04, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
Parents can stroll into the library with their baby for a fun play date. This program will include 20 minutes of stories, songs and bounces and 10 minutes of exploratory play. The program is the perfect opportunity for children to share some interactive time with their caregivers and meet new friends. The program is for infants to 23-month-olds and their caregivers.
Movies at the Library (NBL): Rio 2Monday, August 04, 2014 at 3:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Rio 2Whether movie lovers are jumping the hold list on the latest popular movie releases or just relaxing with some classics, film buffs can celebrate the summer with great movies and delicious popcorn.