Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Curious Kids (NIC)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 4:15 PM -- Nichols Library
It's full STEAM ahead as curious participants can come twice a month to join in activities featuring science, technology, engineering, art and math.

Word 2 (95th)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Add borders, pictures, clip art and neat effects to Word documents. Create bulleted and numbered lists, insert page numbers and other headers and footers. Program requires advanced registration.

Make it! Take it! (NIC)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Preschoolers and their caregivers can enjoy this fun program of stories and crafts. The activities will be geared toward 3- and 4-year-olds, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child as coloring sheets will be available for them. At least one adult caregiver must attend with the child. The program is limited to 20 children creating crafts.

Family storytime (NSL)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies also will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children.

Read Around the World Book Discussion(NSL)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga - Balram Halwai is a complicated man. Servant. Philosopher. Entrepreneur. Murderer. Over the course of seven nights, by the scattered light of a preposterous chandelier, Balram tells the terrible and transfixing story of how he came to be a success in life -- having nothing but his own wits to help him along.

Great Books Discussion Group (NID)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
"The Man Who Would Be King" By Rudyard Kipling - Based on a Rudyard Kipling story and packed with spectacle, humor, excitement and bold twists of fate, John Huston's film of The Man Who Would be King earns its crown as "an epic like no other. One of the screen's great adventure yarns" (Danny Peary, Guide for the Film Fanatic). Sean Connery and Michael Caine -- chins out, shoulders squared and with a sly wink -- star as British Sargeants Danny Dravot and Peachy Carnehan. The Empire was built by men like these two. Now they're out to build their own empire, venturing into remote Kafiristan to become rich as kings-- Container.

Poetry Treasure Hunt CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Throughout April, celebrate National Poetry Month with a Poetry Treasure Hunt at the library. Children of all ages can search for hidden poems throughout the library anytime during the month of April. Pick up a form at the children's reference desk containing 10 clues, and then it's off to look high and low throughout the children's department for the 10 corresponding poems. Each library will have its own treasure hunt.

Poetry Treasure Hunt

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Throughout April, celebrate National Poetry Month with a Poetry Treasure Hunt at the library. Children of all ages can search for hidden poems throughout the library anytime during the month of April. Pick up a form at the children's reference desk containing 10 clues, and then it's off to look high and low throughout the children's department for the 10 corresponding poems. Each library will have its own treasure hunt.