Adult events for the next 7 days

Genealogy Workshop: Italian Genealogy Research (NIC)

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols Library
This class will start with a lecture on the 20 Italian words needed to translate Italian records. It then will teach about how to examine birth, marriage and death records and how to translate them. Attendees also will learn about the migration patterns from southern Italy as well as the country's history when the great migration began. Presenter Linda Davenport, whose expertise is southern Italian genealogy, has been volunteering at Naperville Family History Center for 15 years.

Free movie @ the library (95th)

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library

Movie - "The Finest Hours"
Movie lovers can visit the library each month for a screening of a newly released DVD. Skip the long lines at the theater as well as the long hold lists at the library and see a movie with other like-minded film buffs. Check the library's website, naperville-lib.org, for upcoming titles. No one younger than age 18 will be admitted to an R-rated movie without a parent or guardian.

Basic Computing For Seniors

Wednesday, June 01, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library

Take an introductory class on the basics of computers, including mouse and keyboard operation, desktop navigation and file organization. No experience is necessary. *Program requires advanced registration with a fee and is limited to 12 participants. 

The computer and technology classes have a non-refundable, non-transferable attendance fee for each class that must be paid at the time of registration.  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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English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, June 01, 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.

NaperLaunch Meetup: Making a Funding Pitch

Thursday, June 02, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
John Koranda, Naperville Bank & Trust, a Wintrust Community Bank, will discuss the basic elements that a banker will expect to see in a funding request from a small business owner. John will explain the loan process, what is required of the business owner, and the minimum requirements for consideration of loan approval. A Q&A will follow and attendees may ask about other small business banking services in addition to the loan process.

Pinterest 1 (95th)

Thursday, June 02, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Pinterest is a visual tool for finding and storing creative ideas, notions, projects and wish lists. Learn how to create an account, set up a profile, download the Pinterest icon to a browser, create a Pinterest board and start pinning. Pinterest basic etiquette is also discussed. *Program requires advanced registration.

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Small Business: An Insider's View of Management (95th)

Thursday, June 02, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Local business adviser Brett Keenan will address a cross-section of management techniques covering key dimensions of foundational success for a small business. Three of the key areas of discussion will be budgeting, human resources management and legal issues. An open question-and-answer session that may lead to other interesting topics also will take place.