Adult events for the next 7 days

NaperLaunch Meet-up: The ABCs of Business Structure Planning (NIC)

Thursday, October 08, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Are you wondering if there is any advantage to having a formal structure for your business? Are you confused about the difference between an LLC and a corporation? Wonder no more. Patricia Tauchert of Pluymert, MacDonald, Hargrove & Lee, Ltd., will explain the ABCs of Business Structure Planning. Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

Small Business Workshop: Maintaining Competitive Advantage (NIC)

Thursday, October 08, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Small businesses must consistently meet the competition, maintain customer satisfaction and know when to change their model. A panel of three local business owners will discuss the challenges faced in keeping a business alive. Business professionals will learn how to handle the competition by showing strong advantages, as well as how to keep loyal customers coming back and new customers coming in by providing excellent service ?- all the while keeping a close eye on trends.

Scrapbooking Craft & Book Discussion (NBL)

Thursday, October 08, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library

Criminal Spines Book Club will discuss the "Scrapbooking Mystery" series by Laura Childs starting at 7 p.m. A scrapbooking craft will also be created as the club discusses the cozy mystery series, which includes titles set around Halloween such as "Photo Finished", "Frill Kill", "Fiber & Brimstone" and "Gossamer Ghost." Participants can arrive early at 6:30 p.m. for a demonstration of the new Cameo Cutter, which is sure to be useful to scrapbookers.

Stitching in the stacks(NIC)

Thursday, October 08, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Stitch with the library's community knit, crochet and needle craft 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.


Friday, October 09, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library

Social commentary through filmmaking does not rely on age or experience. Please join us as we screen a range of films exploring bullying. As October is National Bullying Prevention Month, Naperville Independent Film Festival will screen five student-produced anti-bullying films from KidsMatter, a local nonprofit helping to empower youth. The short films were written and produced by students from school districts 203 and 204. In addition, three short films from the 2015 Naperville Independent Film Festival relating to bullying will be shown. Parents and students are encouraged to attend, and handouts will be given out discussing the topic. This program is presented in partnership with Naperville Independent Film Festival, KidsMatter and Naperville Public Library.

95th Street Library Meeting Room A

Friday, Oct.9,6:30 p.m.

Nanowrimo Preparatory Workshops (95th)

Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 1:00 PM -- 95th Street Library

National Novel Writing Month is an annual event in November designed to encourage and supportindividuals to write their own 50,000+ word novel in 30 days. Writers can attend the preparatory workshops,which are open to the public, to help ensure success
throughout NaNoWriMo. Visit for more information on these workshops and a listing of free NaNoWriMo events. This program is presented in partnership with the Naperville chapter of NaNoWriMo.

Community Room(NIC)
Saturday, Oct. 3 & 17 1:00 ?- 3:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A(95th)
Saturday, Oct. 10 1:00 ?- 3:00 p.m.