Library Events for the Next 7 Days
YAY FOR YA! An Online Goodreads Book ClubWednesday, June 01, 2016 at 9:00 AM -- Other
"Recurring, ongoing program. Lovers of YA literature can sign up for the library's online Goodreads book club. Each month, a new book will be selected, and readers can discuss it online through the participant's Goodreads account.
Request to join the group "Yay for YA!: An Online Book Club" on Goodreads or email teen librarian Alison Colman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New books will be posted at the beginning of each month, and participants will have the entire month to read it and discuss."
Baby Play Date (NIC)Wednesday, June 01, 2016 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
Babies learn through play! Adults and infants can enjoy stories, songs and bounces, followed by 10 minutes of exploratory play with their new friends. For infants through 23-month-olds and their caregivers.
Basic Computing For SeniorsWednesday, June 01, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Take an introductory class on the basics of computers, including mouse and keyboard operation, desktop navigation and file organization. No experience is necessary. *Program requires advanced registration with a fee and is limited to 12 participants.
The computer and technology classes have a non-refundable, non-transferable attendance fee for each class that must be paid at the time of registration. Registrations for these classes are taken at the computer lab desks.
The fee for these classes is:
Naperville Public Library card holders: $10
Non-Naperville Public Library card holders: $20
Participants can transfer to another class with one week's advance notice. If individuals cannot attend a class for any reason, they should inform the computer lab staff so the spot may be available to an individual on the waiting list.
English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)Wednesday, June 01, 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.
Storytime At The MuseumWednesday, June 01, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Other
Join Naperville Public Library staff the first and third Wednesday of the month for a special storytime at DuPage Children's Museum. This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun is for children of all ages. Museum admission purchase needed to attend storytime.
NaperLaunch Meetup: Making a Funding PitchThursday, June 02, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
John Koranda, Naperville Bank & Trust, a Wintrust Community Bank, will discuss the basic elements that a banker will expect to see in a funding request from a small business owner. John will explain the loan process, what is required of the business owner, and the minimum requirements for consideration of loan approval. A Q&A will follow and attendees may ask about other small business banking services in addition to the loan process.
Pinterest 1 (95th)Thursday, June 02, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Pinterest is a visual tool for finding and storing creative ideas, notions, projects and wish lists. Learn how to create an account, set up a profile, download the Pinterest icon to a browser, create a Pinterest board and start pinning. Pinterest basic etiquette is also discussed. *Program requires advanced registration.
Small Business: An Insider's View of Management (95th)Thursday, June 02, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Local business adviser Brett Keenan will address a cross-section of management techniques covering key dimensions of foundational success for a small business. Three of the key areas of discussion will be budgeting, human resources management and legal issues. An open question-and-answer session that may lead to other interesting topics also will take place.