Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Frightful nights writing contest

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 at 9:00 AM -- All Libraries
With spooky days and frightful nights just around the corner, teens can enter the library?'s Halloween-themed writing contest. To participate, individuals can write a short story (no more than 300 words) beginning with the sentence, "It was a dark and stormy night ?..." Writers can be funny or downright spooky ?- just as long as the story is creative and original. Participants can email entries to TeenSpaceNPL@gmail.com from Oct. 1 through Oct. 31. Check out the Teen Space website, naperville-lib.org/TeenSpaceHome, to read some of the best entries as the date gets closer to Oct.

Lapsit Storytime (NSL)

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
An introduction to storytime for children from birth - 23 months. This 20-minute interactive program includes stories, songs and fingerplays. You will have time after the program to share board books and other featured titles with your little one. An adult caregiver must attend with each child. The only exception is in the case of twins.

Lapsit Storytime (NIC)

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
An introduction to storytime for children from birth - 23 months. This 20-minute interactive program includes stories, songs and fingerplays. You will have time after the program to share board books and other featured titles with your little one. An adult caregiver must attend with each child. The only exception is in the case of twins.

Tales For 2s & 3s (NBL)

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
A 20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 and 3-year-olds and an accompanying adult. Strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. No
younger or older siblings allowed.

Tales For 2s & 3s (NIC)

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
A 20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 and 3-year-olds and an accompanying adult. Strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. No
younger or older siblings allowed.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
These groups are designed to give English-as-a-Second-Language students a chance to practice their skills in a relaxed and comfortable environment. There is no fee for attending these classes, and one does not have to attend every session. Patrons are invited to attend whenever they can. All adult learners are welcome.

Preschool For 3's, 4's & 5's (NBL)

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 at 10:30 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
A 30-minute independent storytime experience for children from 3 - 5 only. No younger or older siblings allowed.

Family Storytime (NSL)

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities right in your home! At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children to these fun filled programs.