Adult events for the next 7 days

Coloring for Relaxation (95th)

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Relax and refresh by coloring while enjoying a cup of tea, listening to music and chatting with other adults trying to decompress. Use printed designs and various coloring media that will be provided by the library. Adults can bring their own coloring book and supplies.

DIY Spa Products (NIC)

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Bath and body enthusiasts can take charge of what goes into their bath products by making recipes themselves. When customized with essential oils, these fragrant creations are a luxurious treat for personal use, or when given as a gift. Participants are asked to bring their own container.  

Tuesday, Oct. 25 Bath Salts

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English Conversation Groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Blvd. 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. All adult learners can attend the free groups, and one does not have to attend every session. No registration is required. For more information, contact Literacy DuPage at 630-416-6699. This program is presented in partnership with Literacy DuPage.

Read Around the World Book Club (95th)

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
Travel the globe with the Read Around the World Book Club. Titles will represent a variety of countries and cultures. 
Wednesday, Oct. 26 "An Unnecessary Woman" by Rabih Alameddine
Wednesday, Nov. 16 "The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out a Window and Disappeared" by Jonas Jonasson
Wednesday, Jan. 25 "My Brilliant Friend" by Elena Ferrante
Wednesday, Feb. 22 "Circling the Sun" by Paula McLain

Fuzzy Pumpkins: Needle Felting 101 (NIC)

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Date changed to October 26 due to renovation construction
Needle felting is a bit like painting or sculpting with warm natural fiber. This no-mess art is useful for creating and embellishing household items, clothing and toys, as well as for mending and rejuvenating existing items. In this workshop, make an eye-catching seasonal ornament while learning the craft of needle felting. *Program requires advanced registration.

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SCORE Business Roundtable at NaperLaunch

Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
This roundtable will focus on technology and manufacturing businesses. A 90 minute discussion on relevant business issues every entrepreneur faces. Get feedback and guidance from experienced fellow entrepreneurs on how to solve every-day business challenges. No business owner should walk alone. Use this group for advice and counsel that will lead to simply elegant solutions.


Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Learn how to put together a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation quickly and with little fuss. *Program requires advanced registration with a fee and is limited to 12 participants.
This class has a non-refundable attendance fee for each class that must be paid at the time of registration. Classes are appropriate for adults and students in 8th grade or older and are limited to 12 participants. Registrations for these classes are taken at the computer lab desks. The fee for these classes is: Naperville Public Library card holders: $10 Non-Naperville Public Library card holders: $20 Participants can transfer to another class with one week's advance notice. If individuals cannot attend a class for any reason, they should inform the computer lab staff so the spot may be available to an individual on the waiting list.

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Stitching in the Stacks: Red Hats for Newborns (95th)

Tuesday, November 01, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Stitch with the library's knit, crochet and needlecraft group. This season's Pay it Forward project is knitting or crocheting red hats for newborns and preemies. Hats will go to Edward Hospital on behalf of the American Heart Association's Little Hats, Big Hearts program. Knitters also can bring their own projects to work on with fellow crafters. Participants should bring their own supplies and choice of machine washable red yarn, and the library will supply patterns. All skill levels may attend. Experienced crafters are welcome to share their expertise and beginners can learn.