Library Events for the Next 7 Days

The Wheels on the Bike Go Round and Round (NBL)

Monday, May 02, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Participants will roll along with stories, songs and activities in this rollicking event featuring bicycles of all types. Bike safety tips and a craft will round out the program.

Water and Matter (NIC)

Monday, May 02, 2016 at 4:00 PM -- Nichols Library
A solid, a liquid, a gas, oh my! Come experiment with water and the three states of matter during this fun, hands-on science program. For children in kindergarten through 2nd grade. Program is limited to 25 children.

Invasive Plants and Pests

Monday, May 02, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
May is "Invasive Species Awareness Month" and Tricia Bethke from the Morton Arboretum will explain how to identify invasive plant and insect species that are spreading through landscapes in DuPage County. This program will also provide instruction on the best methods for removal of these invaders.

Book & Cookie Club (95th)

Monday, May 02, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library

 The Janitor's Boy by Andrew Clements
Visit the library for a child-and-parent book discussion group. The child and parent/adult will read the selected book together and then attend the club's meeting to discuss it with others while enjoying a cookie or two. Each book will be chosen at the preceding meeting and listed on the library's website, The library will have multiple copies of each title available for checkout.
For children in 3rd through 5th grades. Program is limited to 15 child/parent pairs. *Advanced registration is required for 95th Street library.

95th Children's Program Room 7 to 8 p.m.
Monday, March 7
Monday, April 4
Monday, May 2

NBL Program Room 7 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, March 16
Wednesday, April 13
Wednesday, May 11

NIC Children's Storyroom 7 to 8 p.m.
Thursday, March 17
Thursday, April 21
Thursday, May 19

Puppet Palooza(NIC)

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols Library
Come to a puppet event of extraordinary proportions! Three short fun-filled puppet plays will be presented. Children will be invited to sing and dance during intermissions. Each child will have an opportunity to make a puppet craft.

Stitching in the Stacks (95th)

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street 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.

3-D Software & Printing For Kids (95th)

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 at 4:00 PM -- 95th Street Library

Learn how to design a three-dimensional object using Tinkercad as well as the process of printing it using the library's 3-D printer. For 3rd to 5th grades. Program requires advanced registration with a fee and is limited to 12 participants.

95th Street Library, Idea Lab Tuesday, May 3, 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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. Classes are appropriate for adults and students in 8th grade or older and are limited to 12 participants. 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.

Mother's Day Gift Workshop (NIC)

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 at 4:15 PM -- Nichols Library
Design a card and make a gift that mom will be sure to love on her special day. For children in kindergarten through 3rd grade and limited to 40 participants.