Adult events for the next 7 days

Craft & Stitch (NSL)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Knitters can visit with other like-minded crafters to work on needlework or other small projects together. Try a new craft that we supply or bring your own. Swap or share materials and get new ideas for future projects.

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Excel 1 (NSL)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Microsoft Excel 2013 is the industry standard for data organization and analysis. It can be used for work or home. Keep up-to-date with the most widely used spreadsheet application and learn how to auto-fill, format data and adjust cells. Learn the different ways to insert and move data cells.

Investment workshop:using Morningstar investment research center (NIC)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
This comprehensive review of the Morningstar Investment Research Center, an online resource at the library, will teach investors how to access dozens of professional-level online courses to enhance investing knowledge. Attendees can learn how to use investing tools such as stock or fund screeners to make selections and professional analysts' reports to learn about companies and funds.

Preschool Fair

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Choosing the right preschool can be a daunting experience, and the library's fair may help parents during this selection process. Parents can meet with representatives from area preschools and receive
information to help them choose a school that's right for them. This drop-in program is intended for parents and caregivers. Children attending this program must be supervised by an adult.

Great Decisions Discussion Group (NBL)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library

"An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding"
(selection) by David Hume
. Selected readings are from "Great Conversations 3" by The Great Books Foundation. If you wish to purchase this book, go to The Great Books Foundation website or try

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, October 22, 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.

Meet-up & Guest Speaker(NIC)

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Paul Betten, Start-up Consultant and retired program manager at Argonne National Laboratoryill present duing this networking session.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

Photoshop Elements (NSL)

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Get familiar with the photo organizing, editing and sharing features of Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 that is ideal for casual photographers who want to achieve professional results.