Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Superhero writing and drawing contest

Tuesday, June 02, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- All Libraries
Every hero has a story, and teens can write it. Teen writers can submit a written biography or a short story (1,500 words or less) as well as their own drawing of a superhero. Participants can include their superhero's name, where they live, their powers, their slogan and how they accomplish good in the world. The contest will begin June 1, and the deadline for entries is 9 p.m. Friday, July 31. Gift certificates to a local comic book store will be awarded to winners. Pick up an entry form at any Naperville Public Library location or look it up on the teen page of the library?'s website,

YAY for YA!-An online goodreaads book club

Tuesday, June 02, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- All Libraries
Lovers of young adult 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 participants' Goodreads account. Request to join the group ?"Yay for YA!: An Online Book Club?" online at, or email teen librarian Alison Colman at Sign up early to take a poll on what book selection the club should read first. The first book will be posted on June 1, and participants will have the entire month to read it and discuss.

Stitching in the stacks(NBL)

Tuesday, June 02, 2015 at 1:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Stitch with the library's community knit, crochet and needlecraft club. Crafters can share tips and ideas as well as showcase their latest project or ask for help on a project they may be struggling to complete. Along with good company, conversation and refreshments, attendees will learn about charity projects, share ideas and patterns or swap materials. Books on knitting, crocheting and needlecrafts will be available. All skill levels may attend.

Exam Cram(NSL)

Tuesday, June 02, 2015 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
The library has reserved space for teens to study for finals. Tables for group study, reference help and snacks will be provided.

Genealogy - Dropin Help(NIC)

Tuesday, June 02, 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.