Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Music and Movement (NBL)

Monday, May 09, 2016 at 11:00 AM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Children ages 3 to 5 years old and their parent or caregiver will explore basic musical concepts using interactive methods. This program introduces children to music through movement and singing as well as rhythmic and listening activities. Music will be brought to life through the use of books, props, songs and basic musical instruments in an active and engaging way. Program is limited to 30 children who should be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Small Business Week: Choosing an Organization Structure (95th)

Monday, May 09, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library

NOTE: location changed to: NSL     Meeting Room C

Allison Cychosz of AMC Legal will discuss the different ways in which a business can be organized as well as the pros and cons of doing business as a sole proprietorship, partnership and the various forms of incorporation. Additionally, the reporting requirements of each will be compared - most importantly, the limits of liability each form provides and how a business owner might lose the corporate veil by not taking the proper actions.

Ukuladies Hawaiian Vacation(NIC)

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols Library
Discover Hawaii with the Ukuladies as they tour paradise on their wild Hawaiian vacation. Kids will explore the islands through ukulele music, stories and even make a Hawaiian lei.

Stitching in the Stacks (NBL)

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 1:00 PM -- Naper Blvd. Library

This season's pay-it-forward community project is knit, crocheted or fleece-tied mats for shelter dogs and cats. Mats will go to Naperville Area Humane Society and ADOPT Pet Shelter and may accompany pets to their adoptive homes.

Participants should bring their choice of machine washable supplies, and the library will supply patterns. Participants may also bring their own projects to work on with fellow crafters. All skill levels may attend and experienced crafters are welcome to share their expertise and work with staff to help beginners.
For more information, contact Sandy Peto at 630-961-4100, ext.

Coloring for Relaxation (95th)

Tuesday, May 10, 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. Use printed designs and various coloring media that will be provided by the library. Adults can bring their own coloring book and supplies.

Small Business Week: Writing a Business Plan at the Library(95th)

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
NOTE: location changed to: NSL     Meeting Room A
Mark Quigley, CEO of Deziner Software, and business librarian Kent Palmer will present the various steps to write a business plan, including the resources available at the library as they relate to each section of a business plan. Participants will learn how to use available software to prepare an excellent plan to manage a business that can also be presented to venture capitalists or bankers for funding requests.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, May 11, 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.

Anime Club (95th)

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 3:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Visit the library each month to watch anime, draw manga, talk about all things anime and meet other otaku!
This program is for teens in 6th through 12th grades.