Adult events for the next 7 days

SCORE Business Roundtable at NaperLaunch (NIC)

Thursday, December 08, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
This roundtable will focus on service 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.

Criminal Spines Book Club (NBL)

Thursday, December 08, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Peer into humanity's darker nature via the world of criminals and detectives. This book club discusses mysteries, thrillers, suspense novels and true crime. Red herrings swim and plot twists are the order of the day. Since the level of violence will vary from author to author, readers may contact Karen Toonen at 630-961-4100, ext. 2201 to discuss particulars.
Thursday, Nov. 10 - "Child 44" by Tom Rob Smith
Nov 9: 'Child 44' Movie Viewing - Join the Criminal Spines Book Club for a viewing of the film "Child 44," loosely based upon the case of serial killer Andrei Chikatilo, also depicted in "Citizen X."
Thursday, Dec. 8 "I Hunt Killers" by Barry Lyga
Thursday, Jan. 12 "The Other Woman" by Hank Phillippi Ryan
Thursday, Feb. 9 "Black Mass: Whitey Bulger, the FBI, and a Devil's Deal" by Dick Lehr & Gerard O'Neill

EXCEL 1 (95th)

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Learn how to auto-fill, format data and adjust cells and the different ways to insert and move data cells using Microsoft Excel. *Program requires advanced registration with a fee and is limited to 12 participants.
This class is appropriate for adults and students in 8th grade or older and are limited to 12 participants. Registration is taken at the computer lab desks.
This class has a non-refundable attendance fee that must be paid at the time of registration.
This class is appropriate for adults and students in 8th grade or older and are limited to 12 participants. Registration is taken at the computer lab desks.
This class has a non-refundable attendance fee that must be paid at the time of registration.
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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*Reader's Night Out

Monday, December 12, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- Other
Socialize with other readers at Quigley's Irish Pub in downtown Naperville, and share recent reads and favorite titles. Arrive at 6:15 p.m. to purchase dinner, or join the group at 7 p.m. for the discussion only. *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 15 participants.
Quigley's Irish Pub, 43 E. Jefferson St.

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Readers Rendezvous Daytime Book Club (NIC)

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols Library
Daytime is a great time to talk about books. Join the Readers Rendezvous Daytime Book Club each month to discuss fiction and non-fiction titles on various topics.
Tuesday, Nov. 22 - "We Are Completely Beside Ourselves" by Karen Joy Fowler
Tuesday, Dec. 13 "For the Benefit of Those Who See" by Rosemary Mahoney
Tuesday, Jan. 17 "The Book of Unknown Americans" by Cristina Henriquez
Tuesday, Feb. 21 "Vinegar Girl" by Anne Tyler

Stitching in the Stacks: Project Linus (NBL)

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 1:00 PM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Stitch with the library's knit, crochet and needlecraft groups. This season's Pay It Forward project is to create fleece-tied, crocheted, knit or quilted blankets for children. Blankets will be donated to Project Linus for seriously ill and traumatized children. Participants should bring their own supplies to create their blanket, and the library will have a supply of patterns available. All skill levels may attend. Experienced crafters are welcome to share their expertise to beginners. For more information, contact Sandy Peto at 630-961-4100, ext. 6314.

Coloring for Adults (95th)

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Color with other adults using printed designs and various coloring media that will be provided by the library while enjoying tea, listening to music and chatting. Participants also can bring their own coloring books and supplies.

Foreign Films A to Z (95th)

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 6:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
International cinema will be presented in a biweekly series for 26 weeks as Naperville Public Library highlights its foreign film collection in alphabetical order by title. Drama, thrills, suspense, intrigue and romance fill the screen with international cinematic styles. 
Tuesday, Dec. 13 "La Haine" (France) 
Tuesday, Dec. 27 "Investigation of a Citizen above Suspicion" (Italy)
Tuesday, Jan. 10 "Jade Warrior" (Finland) 
Tuesday, Jan. 24 "Kolya" (Czech Republic) 
Tuesday, Feb. 7 "Legend of 1900" (Italy) 
Tuesday, Feb. 21 "Mongol" (Russia).