Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Stitching in the stacks(NSL)

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library

Stitch with the library's community knit, crochet and needlecraft group. Crafters can bring their own project or pay it forward by knitting or crocheting red scarves using any pattern for collegiate foster students. Scarves will be donated to the Red Scarf Project of Foster Care to Success to be included in their student care packages.
Bring machine washable worsted weight acrylic soft red yarn and US size 8, 9 or 10 knitting needles or H, I or J crochet hook. All skill levels may attend.Experienced knitters and crocheters are welcome to share their expertise, and beginners can learn.For more information, contact Sandy Peto at 630-961-4100, ext. 6314.

(95th)Nomura Room C 3:00pm to 5:00 pm
Tuesday, Sept. 1 & 15
Tuesday, Oct. 6 & 20
Tuesday, Nov. 3 & 17

(NBL)Lower Level Conference Room 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, Sept. 8
Tuesday, Oct. 13
Tuesday, Nov. 10

(NIC)NaperLaunch 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Thursday, Sept. 10 & 24
Thursday, Oct. 8 & 22
Thursday, Nov. 12

Library Explorers (NBL)

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 at 3:15 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Little explorers can create crafts, read books, play with LEGOs, learn about science and have a rollicking good time. For students in 3rd through 5th grades. Program is limited to 15 children.

Program Room 3:15 to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 8 Marble Roller Coaster Fun
Tuesday, Sept. 22 Word Play
Tuesday, Oct. 6 Light and Color
Tuesday, Oct. 20 A Bone to Print with You
Tuesday, Nov. 3 Robots
Tuesday, Nov. 17 Sink or Swim?

Curious Kids (NIC)

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 at 4:15 PM -- Nichols Library
It's full STEAM ahead as curious kids can come to the library twice a month to join in activities featuring science, technology, engineering, art and math. For children in kindergarten through 2nd grade.

Children's Storyroom 4:15 to 4:45 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 8 & 22
Tuesday, Oct. 6 & 20
Tuesday, Nov. 3 & 17

Small Business Workshop: What it takes to get a loan (NIC)

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library

Business owners can learn about qualifying for a commercial loan as well as the information required to apply, how they should represent themselves and what can be expected from local lenders. Seating is limited. This program is presented in partnership with Fox Valley SCORE.

Genealogy Drop-in Help (NIC)

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library

A volunteer from the Fox Valley Genealogical Society will be available in the adult services department to help any interested individuals who wish to obtain assistance either to get started on a genealogy project or to complete difficult genealogical research challenges.

Adult Services Department
1st Tuesday each month 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
3rd Thursday each month 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Adult Services Department
2nd Wednesday each month 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Adult Services Department
3rd Thursday each month 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

How-to for the Holidays (Gifts in a jar) (NIC)

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library

Those looking to add a personalized touch to holiday gifts can learn as each of the three programs will discuss a different way to create memorable presents.

Community Room 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 8 Great Gift Baskets

Tuesday, Oct. 6 Gifts in a Jar
Tuesday, Nov. 10 Wrap It Up

Make It! Take It! (NIC)

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Preschoolers and their caregivers can enjoy this fun program of stories and crafts. The activities will be geared toward 3- and 4-year-olds, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child as coloring sheets will be available for them. At least one adult caregiver must attend with the child. This program is limited to 20 children making crafts.

Family Storytime (95th)

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street 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.