Adult events for the next 7 days

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
These groups are designed to give English-as-a-second-language students a change to practice their skills in a relaxed and comfortable environment. All adult learners can attend the free groups, and one does not have to attend every session. No registration is required.

Introduction To The Silhouette Cameo Cutting Machine (95th)

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
This class will demonstrate how to use the Silhouette Cameo cutting machine. This may look like a normal at home printer but instead of using ink to print an image, it uses a marker to draw or small blade to cut designs into paper, cardstock or vinyl. Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 6 participants.

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Understanding Common Core (95th)

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
New Common Core guidelines and objectives, as well as changes in standardized testing, has been fully implemented in the 2014-15 academic year for all grade levels. The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) testing will also begin starting in the 2015-16 academic year. Learn how the new Common Core state and national standards along with new PARCC testing may affect the learning outcomes and goals that are expected of students in the classroom.

Arduino workshops: Arduino 101 (NSL)

Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
This class will discuss basic electronics components and create some simple circuits using Arduino. No prior electronics or programming experience is required. *Program requires advanced registration.

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Excel 1 (NIC)

Saturday, August 01, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Learn how to auto-fill, format data and adjust cells as well as the different ways to insert and move data cells using Microsoft Excel. Program requires advanced registration with a fee.

Reader's Night Out (Other)

Monday, August 03, 2015 at 6:15 PM -- Other
Socialize with other readers at Quigley's Irish Pub (43 E. Jefferson St.) in downtown Naperville and share recent reads and favorite titles. Arrive at 6:15pm to purchase dinner, or join the group at 7pm for the discussion only.

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Stitching in the stacks(NBL)

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 at 1:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Stitch with the library's community knit, crochet and needlecraft club. Crafters can share tips and ideas as well as showcase their latest project or ask for help on a project they may be struggling to complete. Along with good company, conversation and refreshments, attendees will learn about charity projects, share ideas and patterns or swap materials. Books on knitting, crocheting and needlecrafts will be available. All skill levels may attend.

Stitching in the stacks(NSL)

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Stitch with the library's community knit, crochet and needlecraft club. Crafters can share tips and ideas as well as showcase their latest project or ask for help on a project they may be struggling to complete. Along with good company, conversation and refreshments, attendees will learn about charity projects, share ideas and patterns or swap materials. Books on knitting, crocheting and needlecrafts will be available. All skill levels may attend.