Library Events for the Next 7 Days

SCORE Business Roundtable at NaperLaunch (NIC)

Thursday, December 08, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
This roundtable will focus on service 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.

Mini Masterpieces (NBL)

Thursday, December 08, 2016 at 9:30 AM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Infants through 23-month-olds can enjoy a baby storytime followed by a hand or foot print keepsake. Caregivers can chat while the babies play with books and toys waiting for their artwork to dry. Program is limited to 20 participants.

Sign & Play with Baby (NIC)

Thursday, December 08, 2016 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
Learn to communicate with babies using sign language. This three-week program provides a fun environment for babies and their caregivers to learn the basics of sign language. Each week, a new theme will be introduced using stimulating activities, books, songs and play. For children ages 8 - 23 months. *Program requires advanced registration for each date and is limited to 12 babies per program.
Thursday, Dec. 1 - Mealtime
Thursday, Dec. 8 - Bathtime
Thursday, Dec. 15 - Park Fun

Family Storytime (NBL)

Thursday, December 08, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Naper Blvd. Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany their children.

3-D Print with Me (95th)

Thursday, December 08, 2016 at 4:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
A child and parent/adult will learn how to design a three-dimensional object using 3-D software as well as the process of printing it using the library's 3-D printer. *Program requires advanced registration with a fee and is limited to 12 participants.
This class is appropriate for adults and students in 8th grade or older and are limited to 12 participants. Registration is taken at the computer lab desks.
This class has a non-refundable attendance fee that must be paid at the time of registration.
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.

Squishy Circuits For Tweens (95th)

Thursday, December 08, 2016 at 4:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Kids who like art and science are invited to explore Squishy Circuits, a hands-on program to learn the basics of electrical circuits using Play-Doh. Whose creation will light up first? For students in 4th through 6th grades and is limited to 16 participants.

Criminal Spines Book Club (NBL)

Thursday, December 08, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Peer into humanity's darker nature via the world of criminals and detectives. This book club discusses mysteries, thrillers, suspense novels and true crime. Red herrings swim and plot twists are the order of the day. Since the level of violence will vary from author to author, readers may contact Karen Toonen at 630-961-4100, ext. 2201 to discuss particulars.
Thursday, Nov. 10 - "Child 44" by Tom Rob Smith
Nov 9: 'Child 44' Movie Viewing - Join the Criminal Spines Book Club for a viewing of the film "Child 44," loosely based upon the case of serial killer Andrei Chikatilo, also depicted in "Citizen X."
Thursday, Dec. 8 "I Hunt Killers" by Barry Lyga
Thursday, Jan. 12 "The Other Woman" by Hank Phillippi Ryan
Thursday, Feb. 9 "Black Mass: Whitey Bulger, the FBI, and a Devil's Deal" by Dick Lehr & Gerard O'Neill

Puppet Palooza (95th)

Friday, December 09, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
Come to a puppet event of extraordinary proportions! Three or four, maybe more, short fun-filled puppet plays will be presented. Children will be invited to sing and dance during intermissions.