Adult events for the next 7 days

'The X Factor' and 'American Idol' contestant to perform (NSL)

Monday, October 20, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
"The X Factor" and "American Idol" contestant Jillian Jensen, who is most notable for her powerful TV performance about being bullied in school, will visit Naperville Public Library to sing songs from her recently released album. In recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month in October, the library welcomes Jensen, who will speak about her personal experience as a victim of bullying. This program is intended for teens in 6th through 12th grades and adults but all ages are welcome. This program is funded by the SECA grant from the City of Naperville, The Exchange Club of Naperville, DuPage Child Abuse and Prevention Coalition, Edward Hospital-Linden Oaks, Naperville Park Dist. and Hilton-Lisle Naperville Hotel.
Free movie passes to first 75 teens in attendance.

Teens enter to win $100 Amazon Gift card.

Free Pizza will be served.


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 abebooks.com.

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.