Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Experiment With A Green Screen (NSL)

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Teens can put themselves in front of any background using the 'green screen. Whether they want to be in front of the Eiffel Tower, meeting a celebrity or playing a sport with a favorite athlete, teens can use software to edit their images.

Read2gether (NSL)

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 5:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
ATTENTION! Students entering 1st through 5th grades, do you want to spend time reading aloud with an older student? This non-tutoring program is intended to provide children with an opportunity to spend time reading aloud with a student volunteer. Come to the library at one of the times listed below. Children will be paired with a volunteer entering 6th through 12th grades and will spend the one-hour session taking turns reading aloud. Depending on attendance, a child may be placed in a group.

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
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Tuesday Programs: A WOUNDED WARRIOR AND THE GOLDEN RETRIEVER WHO SAVED HIM
After Luis Carlos Montalv??n, a 17-year veteran of the U.S. Army, honorably departed the military in 2007, the pressure of his physical wounds, traumatic brain injury and crippling post-traumatic stress disorder began to take a toll. Montalv??n was unable to perform simple everyday tasks, alienating himself from the ones he loved. Then, he met Tuesday, a golden retriever trained to assist the disabled and due to unique training situations found it difficult to trust humans. That is, until the dog met Montalv??n.

Evening on the riverwalk

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
The library?'s Children?'s Services staff will present this popular Riverwalk program, which will include stories, songs and a puppet show. Participants can bring a meal or snack. In the event of inclement weather, the program will take place in the Community Room of Nichols Library.

ENGLISH CONVERSATION GROUPS FOR ESL STUDENTS

Wednesday, July 30, 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.

Picnic on the riverwalk

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 11:30 AM -- Nichols Library
The library?'s Children?'s Services staff will present this popular Riverwalk program, which will include stories, songs and a puppet show. Participants can bring a meal or snack. In the event of inclement weather, the program will take place in the Community Room of Nichols Library.

Read2gether (NSL)

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 1:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
ATTENTION! Students entering 1st through 5th grades, do you want to spend time reading aloud with an older student? This non-tutoring program is intended to provide children with an opportunity to spend time reading aloud with a student volunteer. Come to the library at one of the times listed below. Children will be paired with a volunteer entering 6th through 12th grades and will spend the one-hour session taking turns reading aloud. Depending on attendance, a child may be placed in a group.

Monthly Teen Book Giveaway (NSL)

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Love reading and reviewing books? Teens can stop by the upper level Adult Services desk on the last Wednesday of each month to grab a soon-to-be-released and popular young adult book. Participants can take the book home, add it to their collection and write a review for each book. The library will publish reviewers?' comments on its website.