Kids events for the next 7 days

Family Storytime (NIC)

Friday, July 31, 2015 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies also will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children.

The power of play (NBL)

Friday, July 31, 2015 at 11:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Adult and child interactive play is critical to language development. Families can have fun and play with their children at stations that include manipulatives, board games and puzzles as well as items for imaginative play and gross motor activity.

Read2gether

Friday, July 31, 2015 at 3:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Students entering 1st through 5th grades can spend time reading aloud with an older student. This non-tutoring program is intended to provide students an opportunity to spend enjoyable time reading aloud with a student volunteer. Students will be paired with a volunteer entering 6th through 12th grades and spend the one-hour session taking turns reading aloud. Depending on attendance, participants may be placed in a group.

Family storytime (NSL)

Saturday, August 01, 2015 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies also will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children.

Sensory storytime (NIC)

Saturday, August 01, 2015 at 2:00 PM -- Nichols Library
The whole family is invited to a 30-minute program of books, songs and fun for children with special needs. All abilities are welcome with an adult caregiver. Inquire at any children's services desk for more information. The program will take place on the first Saturday of each month.For children 3 years old and older.

Twirling and tweeting robotics (95th)

Monday, August 03, 2015 at 1:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
This program will spark creativity as children can design and program robotic birds that sing and dance. Learners can utilize their critical thinking skills to build robots out of LEGOs and program them using WeDo software. Each group will be challenged to put their STEM skills to the test, redesigning their robots to react and move differently. This program is presented in partnership with Sylvan Learning of Naperville/Woodridge.

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Drive-in-movie (NBL)

Monday, August 03, 2015 at 4:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Summer is the perfect time for a drive-in movie. Children will decorate their own cardboard box cars, then park in designated spaces in front of the screen to watch a short movie.

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Book & Cookie club (NIC)

Monday, August 03, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
"Oggie Cooder" by Sarah Weeks

Visit the library for a child-and-parent book discussion group. The child and parent/adult will read the selected book together and then attend the club's meeting to discuss it with others while enjoying a cookie or two. Each book will be chosen at the preceding meeting and listed on the library's website, www.naperville-lib.org. The library will have multiple copies of each title available for checkout.