Adult events for the next 7 days

Excel 2 (NIC)

Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Practice using great features that will make it easier to calculate formulas, analyze trends and apply formatting in spreadsheets.Program requires advanced registration with a fee and is limited to 12 participants.

Nichols Library, NaperLaunch
Saturday, Feb. 13, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Readers Rendezvous,The daytime book club(NIC)

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols Library
Agent Zigzag by Ben MacIntyre.
Daytime is a great time to discuss books on various subjects, both fiction and nonfiction.

TEDxNapervillePublicLibraryLive (95th)

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
Live stream of TED2016:Dream. Those interested in this year's TED conference, but can't travel to Vancouver to see it live can come to the library to view a live stream of Tuesday's sessions. The theme for the TED conference this year is Dream, focusing on Imagineering, invention, innovation and courageous dreamers. Hear from some of the greatest thinkers, artists and storytellers from around the country. Individuals can attend the entire live stream or just specific sessions, which will broadcast throughout the day with breaks in between sessions. The library will provide light refreshments but it is suggested you bring a sack lunch if you plan to stay for all sessions. Program requires advanced registration, but a library card is not required to register.

10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Session 2: Radical repatterning
12:15 to 1p.m. Break
1 to 2:45 p.m. Session 3: Imagination. Invention. Ingenuity
2:45 to 4:15p.m. Break
4:15 to 6 p.m. Session 4: Lifehacks
6 to 7 p.m. Break
7 to 8:45 p.m. Session 5: Deep memory

Click here to register

Stitching in the Stacks (95th)

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street 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.

95th Street,Nomura Room C 3 to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 19
Tuesday, Feb. 2 & 16

Great Books Discussion Group (NBL)

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
"Interpreter of maladies" by Jhumpa Lahiri

Great Books Discussion Group meets the third Tuesday of the month from Sept. through May and discusses readings from "Great Conversations 3" by the Great Books Foundation. Books will be available on a firstcome,first-served basis at Nichols Library and Naper Blvd. Library or can be purchased from The Great Books
Foundation website,

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, February 17, 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.

SCORE Artists & Artisans Roundtable at NaperLaunch(NIC)

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
This is an open, semi-structured discussion, wherein ideas are shared on how to solve common challenges faced by entrepreneurial minded artists and artisans. Participants collaborate to identify and solve issues that hinder productivity and profitability.

Small Business Workshop:Email Marketing Best Practices (95th)

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Learn email marketing best practices from a 30-year veteran marketing and advertising executive. Presenter John Joseph will cover the important components of list management, copy, creative and knowledge acquisition.