Adult events for the next 7 days

NaperLaunch Meet-up: Becoming a Google Analytics Guru(NIC)

Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Bruce Jones, CEO of Design & Promote, will teach you how to read and evaluate Google Analytics for your website. The tool gives valuable information about your website's performance, such as where your visitors are coming from, click-through rate, conversion rates and more! Google Analytics is like x-ray vision on your business that can be used to make informed decisions about your website and performance. Now that's a Guru skill!

Stitching in the Stacks (NIC)

Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Stitch with the library's community knit, crochet and needlecraft group. This season's Pay it Forward community project will be knitting or crocheting 7 x 9 inch Afghan squares to create blankets to donate to Family Shelter Services. Knitters also can bring their own projects to work on with fellow crafters. All skill levels may attend, and experienced crafters are welcome to share their expertise and work with staff to help beginners.


Nichols NaperLaunch 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 14 & 28
Thursday, Feb. 11 & 25

Criminal Spines Book Club (NBL)

Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
"The Innocent" by David Baldacci
Peer into humanity's darker nature via the world of criminals and detectives. This book club will read and discuss mysteries, thrillers, suspense novels and true crime. Plot twists and red herrings are the order of the day, while the level of violence will vary from author to author.

Great Decisions Discussion Group (NBL)

Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 7:15 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
This discussion group, which is open to the public, will study and discuss foreign policy issues. One topic is covered each week. Participants can attend just one discussion or attend all groups. For more information, contact Becky Glimco 630-922-9448. This group is sponsored by the Naperville branch of the American Association of University Women and Naperville Public Library.

Excel 2 (NIC)

Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Practice using great features that will make it easier to calculate formulas, analyze trends and apply formatting in spreadsheets.Program requires advanced registration with a fee and is limited to 12 participants.

Nichols Library, NaperLaunch
Saturday, Feb. 13, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Readers Rendezvous,The daytime book club(NIC)

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols Library
Agent Zigzag by Ben MacIntyre.
Daytime is a great time to discuss books on various subjects, both fiction and nonfiction.


TEDxNapervillePublicLibraryLive (95th)

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
Live stream of TED2016:Dream. Those interested in this year's TED conference, but can't travel to Vancouver to see it live can come to the library to view a live stream of Tuesday's sessions. The theme for the TED conference this year is Dream, focusing on Imagineering, invention, innovation and courageous dreamers. Hear from some of the greatest thinkers, artists and storytellers from around the country. Individuals can attend the entire live stream or just specific sessions, which will broadcast throughout the day with breaks in between sessions. The library will provide light refreshments but it is suggested you bring a sack lunch if you plan to stay for all sessions. Program requires advanced registration, but a library card is not required to register.


10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Session 2: Radical repatterning
12:15 to 1p.m. Break
1 to 2:45 p.m. Session 3: Imagination. Invention. Ingenuity
2:45 to 4:15p.m. Break
4:15 to 6 p.m. Session 4: Lifehacks
6 to 7 p.m. Break
7 to 8:45 p.m. Session 5: Deep memory

Click here to register

Stitching in the Stacks (95th)

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Stitch with the library's community knit, crochet and needlecraft group. This season's Pay it Forward community project will be knitting or crocheting 7 x 9 inch Afghan squares to create blankets to donate to Family Shelter Services. Knitters also can bring their own projects to work on with fellow crafters. All skill levels may attend, and experienced crafters are welcome to share their expertise and work with staff to help beginners.


95th Street,Nomura Room C 3 to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 19
Tuesday, Feb. 2 & 16