Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Family Storytime (NIC)

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Nichols 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.

Library Explorers (NSL)

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 4:15 PM -- 95th Street Library
10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 Blast off

Explorers in 3rd through 5th grades can attend this program to create crafts, read books, play with Legos,learn about science and have a rollicking good time. For children in 3rd through 5th grades. Program is limited to 15 children.

Arduino workshops - Arduino 101 (NIC)

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Those interested in coding and electronics can work with Arduino boards, which are microcontrollers that can be easily programmed using a variant of the C programming language. Participants can write and compile code to bring a variety of projects to life using the Arduino Uno and various electronic components.Arduino projects can be as simple as blinking a light on and off or as complex as a robot or smart thermostat.They can take inputs from a variety of switches or sensors to control lights, motors or other outputs. No prior electronics or programming experience is required.

Caregiver stress: relief, acceptance and empowerment (NSL)

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Providing care for someone with memory loss can be a labor of love, but it can also be exhausting and stressful. This program will introduce participants to the causes, signs and symptoms of stress as well as provide participants with stress-reduction strategies.

Fall Foods

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Other
This program is currently full.
Angela Dennison, healthy eating specialist at Whole Foods Market Naperville (located at 2607 W. 75th Street Lifestyle Center - in the caf?(C)), will teach individuals how to prep and cook favorite fall foods during a cooking demonstration and tasting.

Meet-up & Guest Speaker(NIC)

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
As the Naperville City Council liaison to the Library's Board of Trustees, Bob Fieseler has helped with the creation and development of NaperLaunch. In his professional work as a patent lawyer, Bob works every day with start-ups to protect their innovations and grow their businesses.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

Banned books week trivia

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 9:00 AM -- All Libraries
Individuals can visit the teen areas of all three library buildings during Banned Books Week, Sept. 21 ?- 27,and complete the banned books trivia for a chance to win a Half Price Books gift card.

Lapsit Storytime (NBL)

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- Naper Boulevard 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.