Library Events for the Next 7 Days

SCORE Business Roundtable at NaperLaunch (NIC)

Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
This roundtable will focus on technology and manufacturing 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.

Sign & Play with Baby (NIC)

Thursday, December 15, 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

Read Aloud Book Club

Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Reading aloud is a long-standing social tradition. Historically, families often read together as a form of entertainment, and factory workers had books read to them as a way to relieve the tedium. Naperville Public Library is reaching out in that tradition with its Read Aloud Book Club for those who wish to enjoy and explore the written word in this historical format. The book club is open to all adult readers - those who are native speakers and those who are learning. The books will be read at a pace determined by the group, and limited copies will be available at the 95th Street Library's adult services desk. *Program requires advanced registration.

Puppet Palooza (NIC)

Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols 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.

Family Storytime (NBL)

Thursday, December 15, 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.

Genealogy Drop-In Help (95th)

Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 12:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
A volunteer from the Fox Valley Genealogical Society will be available in the adult services department to help any interested individuals who wish to obtain assistance either to get started on a genealogy project or to complete difficult genealogical research challenges.

Brown Bag Lecture: the Essential Christmas Carol (95th)

Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 1:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Bring a sack lunch to the library's lunchtime lecture series at 12:30 p.m., and then stay for an engaging lecture beginning at 1 p.m. The library will provide coffee and dessert. This month, William Pack will share the hugely popular, dramatic and hypnotic abridged version of Charles Dickens's compelling story of Scrooge and the Christmas Ghost. Pack will also present the fascinating story of the creation and cultural response to "A Christmas Carol" as well as a modern recreation of a magic lantern slide show like the ones popular during Dickens' life. *Program requires advanced registration.

Genealogy: Drop-In Help (NIC)

Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- Nichols Library
A volunteer from the Fox Valley Genealogical Society will be available in the adult services department to help any interested individuals who wish to obtain assistance either to get started on a genealogy project or to complete difficult genealogical research challenges.