Adult events for the next 7 days

How-to for the Holidays (Great gift baskets)(NIC)

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 at 7:00 AM -- Nichols Library

Those looking to add a personalized touch to holiday gifts can learn as each of the three programs will discuss a different way to create memorable presents.

Community Room 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 8 Great Gift Baskets

Tuesday, Oct. 6 Gifts in a Jar
Tuesday, Nov. 10 Wrap It Up

Stitching in the stacks(NBL)

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 at 1:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Stitch with the library's community knit, crochet and needlecraft group. Crafters can bring their own project or pay it forward by knitting or crocheting red scarves using any pattern for collegiate foster students. Scarves will be donated to the Red Scarf Project of Foster Care to Success to be included in their student care packages.
Bring machine washable worsted weight acrylic soft red yarn and US size 8, 9 or 10 knitting needles or H, I or J crochet hook. All skill levels may attend.Experienced knitters and crocheters are welcome to
share their expertise, and beginners can learn.

Investing workshop:Morningstar Investment Research Center (NIC)

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
This comprehensive review of the Morningstar Investment Research Center, an online resource at the library, will teach investors how to access dozens of professional-level online courses to enhance investing knowledge. Attendees can learn how to use investing tools such as stock or fund screeners to make selections, the portfolio X-ray to evaluate and balance asset allocations and professional analyst reports on companies and funds.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 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, September 09, 2015 at 12:30 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
A volunteer from 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.

Job Search Workshop: Mom Inc. (95th)

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 at 12:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Becky Brillon from the Community Career Center will teach women returning to work how to assess their skills and showcase their stay-at-home experiences. Attendees will learn how to build networking
contacts, develop a resume and articulate each individual's value to make an impactful impression.

Small Business Workshop:Business Funding - Angels & Crowds(NIC)

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Learn what it takes for a business owner to convince a non-bank funding source to support the need for capital. Attendees will learn what the key decision points are, how to address them and how to make the deal attractive to investors. This program is presented in partnership with Fox Valley SCORE.

NaperLaunch Meet-up: QuickBooks: Running the Numbers(NIC)

Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Dawn and Elliot Hershik will be back to continue our look at QuickBooks accounting software. This will be a deeper look at how QuickBooks supports basic accounting reporting for business performance assessment, planning and tax preparation.