Adult events for the next 7 days

Nanowrimo Write-ins (NIC)

Sunday, November 02, 2014 at 1:30 PM -- Nichols Library
As November is National Novel Writing Month,individuals can bring a laptop to the library to join other like-minded writers and members of the Naperville region of NaNoWriMo to help motivate and encourage each other to write a 50,000+ word novel in 30 days. For more information about this program that is open to the public, go to
naperwrimo.org.

Craft & Stitch (NSL)

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 at 3:00 PM -- 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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Business Promo Equipment Made Easy (NSL)

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Don't be afraid of new technology. Learn how it can greatly enhance a video and make a product or business look more professional. This program will teach participants how to effectively use the green screen, HD video camera, tripod and microphone in a more hands on approach. Learn what video techniques and styles work best for different businesses and how to use it for target marketing.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, November 05, 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.

Small business workshop: write your business plan using library resources (NIC)

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Jack Curley, SCORE Mentor and Kent Palmer, Business Librarian, will review the basic approach to writing a business plan from Fox Valley SCORE, a nonprofit dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses succeed. Participants will learn how to use library resources to develop the content of their business plan. While intended for start-up business owners, this workshop will guide any small business owner or manager, new or experienced,in the process of creating a business plan.
Hosted by NaperLaunch.

The people and events that ended the American Civil War

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
This powerful presentation will take attendees
through the last months of the American Civil War.
The war's two greatest generals, Ulysses S. Grant and
Robert E. Lee, faced each other for the first time in
a titanic struggle - ending in a desperate chase to
Appomattox and surrender. In this informative and
profusely illustrated presentation, artist and presenter
Jim Weren will highlight the important battles and the
men who fought during this ferocious period.

Meet-up & Guest Speaker(NIC)

Thursday, November 06, 2014 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Caroline St. Clair, Professor of Computer Science at North Central College, will talk about trends in web design and the impact on ecommerce, entrepreneurship and small business in general during this networking session.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.



E-book workshop: Read Digital books (NIC)

Thursday, November 06, 2014 at 2:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Individuals can learn how to download free library books to compatible devices. The library has more than 9,000 e-books in its digital collection available for check out. Compatible devices include Kindle, Kindle Fire, iPad, iPhone, Nook Color, Nook Tablet and all Android and Windows-based tablets and phones. Participants should bring in their device to learn how to download from the virtual library.

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