Adult events for the next 7 days

Stitching in the Stacks (NBL)

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at 1:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Stitch with the library's community knit, crochet and needlecraft group. This season's Pay it Forward community project will be knitting or crocheting 7 x 9 inch Afghan squares to create blankets to donate to Family Shelter Services. Knitters also can bring their own projects to work on with fellow crafters. All skill levels may attend, and experienced crafters are welcome to share their expertise and work with staff to help beginners.

Start Your Own Book Club (95th)

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Want to start a book discussion group, but don't know where to start? This program will show participants how to host a book club that is both fun and engaging. Topics will include book selection, leading a discussion and themed book clubs.

Coloring for Relaxation (95th)

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Come relax and refresh by coloring together. Enjoy a cup of tea, listen to music and chat while coloring printed designs with various coloring media.

95th Street - Nomura Room C
Tuesday, Dec. 8 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 12 & 26 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 9 & 23 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Facebook And Twitter Basics (95th)

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Learn the basics of Facebook and Twitter, sign up for an online account and discover how to post, find online friends and create a timeline. An email address is required to create an account.

95th Street Library, Idea Lab

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Participation is based on first come, first-served basis and is limited to 12 participants.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 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.

Genealogy: Drop-in help (NBL)

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 12:30 PM -- Naper Boulevard 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.

20s & 30s Wed. Night Meetup:Adult Spelling Bee & Old School Board Games (95th)

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 6:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Adults in their 20s and 30s can enter the library's adult spelling bee and test their spelling skills from back in the day. Those who don't want to participate in the spelling bee can play board games that came out in the '70s, '80s, '90s and early 2000s. Afterschool snacks will be provided.

Financial Literacy Workshop:maximizing Social Security Benefits (95th)

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
There are seven different social security strategies and 81 age combinations to consider when choosing to receive social security benefits. Participants in this workshop will gain a deeper understanding of social security rules and learn how to maximize its benefits.