Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Preschool For 3's, 4's & 5's (NBL)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 11:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
A 30-minute independent storytime experience for children from 3 - 5 only. No younger or older siblings allowed.

Lapsit Storytime (NSL)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 1:30 PM -- 95th Street 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.

Teen new release movies (NBL)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Come to the library to watch popular new movies on the big screen while munching on popcorn and snacks. Check the Teen Space Facebook page, TeenSpaceNPL, for the movie to be shown as the date gets closer.

Teen Trivia night (NIC)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 4:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Teens will compete in teams or individually to answer questions from a variety of subjects. Snacks will be provided and prizes will be awarded.

iWork - Pages (NSL)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Apple uses can learn the basics of Pages, Apple's version of Word Processing. Pages works seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, such as an iPad or iPhone. In this hands-on class learn how to add and change font styles as well as add pictures. Make anything from posters, brochures and fun newsletters using the templates provided.

Family Storytime (NSL)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street 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.

Make It! Take It! (NIC)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Join us for a fun program of stories and crafts for you and your preschooler. Activities will be geared toward children 3 - 4-years, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child - there will be coloring sheets for them. At least one adult caregiver must attend with their children. Limit of 20 children doing crafts.

Frightful nights writing contest

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 at 9:00 AM -- All Libraries
With spooky days and frightful nights just around the corner, teens can enter the library?'s Halloween-themed writing contest. To participate, individuals can write a short story (no more than 300 words) beginning with the sentence, "It was a dark and stormy night ?..." Writers can be funny or downright spooky ?- just as long as the story is creative and original. Participants can email entries to from Oct. 1 through Oct. 31. Check out the Teen Space website,, to read some of the best entries as the date gets closer to Oct.