Adult events for the next 7 days

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Blvd. 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.

Read Around The World Book Club (95th)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library

Travel the globe while discussing titles that represent a variety of countries and cultures.

Wednesday, June 29
 "The Vacationers" by Emma Straub
 
Wednesday, July 27
 "The Dinner" by Herman Koch
 
Wednesday, Aug. 24
 "All Our Names" by Dinaw Mengestu

Naperville Public Library @ Your Farmers Market

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- Other
Fresh food and fun! All summer long, stop by the Naperville Public Library's booth at the Farmers Market at St John's Episcopal Church! We've got summer reading logs, crafts or games, and great recipes and nutrition information for fresh fruits and vegetables.  Are you ready for a good time?  Come on and check us out at 750 Aurora Avenue near downtown Naperville!

NaperLaunch Meetup: The Pitch Session

Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library

Want to practice your pitch? This is your opportunity to participate in a pitch session by making a 10 minute pitch or observing others and offering feedback. Pitchers can choose from three optional pitch formats: 

  • Request funding for growth of your business
  • Pitch for a partner to join your business
  • Make a sales pitch for your product or service

The Pitch session is held when there is a 5th Thursday in the month. Next sessions: June 30 and Sept. 29.
No registration needed to observe and give feedback at this meet up.
To APPLY to give a 10 minute pitch, click on the Register Now button and submit your pitch for consideration.

Click here to register

WWII Radio Hour (95th)

Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Featuring favorites such as "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree," members of Nostalgia Entertainment present this costumed and piano-accompanied reenactment of a 1940s radio hour. While answering musical requests from soldiers and loved ones during wartime, Patti, Maxine and Andrew entertain the "studio audience" with The Andrews Sisters-style tunes and choreography, Abbott and Costello comedy sketches and a touching tribute to Veterans of the United States Armed Forces. This program is perfect to get audience members in the Fourth of July spirit!

Stitching In The Stacks: Chemo Caps (95th)

Tuesday, July 05, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Stitch with the library's community knit, crochet and needlecraft group. The summer season's Pay It Forward community project will be knitting or crocheting chemo caps to donate to Edward Cancer Center. Participants should bring their own materials and tools and either make chemo caps or bring their own personal projects to work on in the group. All skill levels may attend. Experienced crafters are welcome to share their expertise and work with staff to help beginners.

Clint Eastwood's Spaghetti Westerns (95th)

Tuesday, July 05, 2016 at 6:00 PM -- 95th Street Library

Spaghetti westerns are also known as macaroni westerns because many of them were made in Italy on a low budget. Clint Eastwood began his career in the genre and in turn became its icon. This summer series of six movies features Eastwood's best films in the genre.
 Tuesday, June 7   "Two Mules for Sister Sara"
 Tuesday, June 21   "The Outlaw Josey Wales"
 Tuesday, July 5   "High Plains Drifter"
 Tuesday, July 19   "A Fistful of Dollars"
 Tuesday, Aug. 2   "For a Few Dollars More"
 Tuesday, Aug. 16   "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"

Genealogy: Drop-In Help (NIC)

Tuesday, July 05, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
A volunteer from the Fox Valley Genealogical Society will be available in the adult services department to help any interested individuals who wish to obtain assistance either to get started on a genealogy project or to complete difficult genealogical research challenges.