Library Events for the Next 7 Days

SCORE Business Roundtable at NaperLaunch

Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
 This roundtable will focus on technology and manufacturing businesses. A 90 minute discussion on relevant business issues every entrepreneur faces. Get feedback and guidance from experienced fellow entrepreneurs on how to solve every-day business challenges. No business owner should walk alone. Use this group for advice and counsel that will lead to simply elegant solutions.

Family Storytime (NBL)

Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Naper Blvd. Library

This 30-minute program of stories, songs and other activities is for children of all ages. In addition, staff members will present strategies to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children to these fun-filled programs.

Rhyme Time Party (NBL)

Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 11:30 AM -- Naper Blvd. Library

It is time to rhyme! Rhymes are a great way to build early literacy skills. Enjoy silly stories, rhyming games and a craft that is sure to be fun for everyone!


CS First Club: Coding Series (95th)

Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 4:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
CS First is an entry-level computer science program created by Google. It aims to empower children to create with technology and tell their own stories through hands-on computer programming activities. Children in 4th through 6th grades can learn and improve problem-solving and logic proficiencies as they study the visual programming language Scratch. *Program requires advanced registration, and participants must attend the entire series of four sessions.

Riveting Rio De Janeiro (95th)

Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Explore the naturally beautiful metropolis and captivating city of Rio de Janeiro with world traveler, photo journalist and travel columnist Bill Helmuth. As director of international sales for Time Life Books, Helmuth traveled to over a hundred countries giving him an opportunity to present on some of his most exciting journeys. See the charms of Copacabana Beach, take a breathtaking cable car ride up Sugarloaf Mountain to get an incredible view of the city, including Christ the Redeemer Statue. Finally travel to see the spectacular Iguazu Water Falls whose river flows over the amazing Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam.

Read2gether (95th)

Friday, July 29, 2016 at 10:15 AM -- 95th Street Library

Students entering kindergarten through 5th grade can practice reading, listening to and discussing books in a fun and relaxed atmosphere with a teen volunteer this summer. Depending on attendance, readers may be placed in a group. Children may bring a book or choose one from the library. All participants must be independent readers. Those arriving more than 10 minutes late cannot be guaranteed placement with a partner.


The Power Of Play (NBL)

Friday, July 29, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Adult and child interactive play is critical to language development. Caregivers are invited to the library to play with their child at stations of fun and games, including manipulates, board games and puzzles, as well as items for imaginative play and gross motor activity. For infants through 5th grade with a caregiver. This is a drop-in program with a room limit of 30.

Family Storytime (95th)

Friday, July 29, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and other activities is for children of all ages. In addition, staff members will present strategies to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children to these fun-filled programs.