Kids events for the next 7 days

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.

Evening on The Riverwalk (NIC)

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Staff will present this popular Riverwalk program, which will include stories, songs and a puppet show. Participants can bring a meal or snack. In the event of inclement weather, the program will take place in the Community Room of Nichols Library.

Video Creation For Kids (95th)

Wednesday, August 05, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Budding filmmakers can make their own movies for fun with friends or for a school project. They can learn how to record and edit as well as add music, sound effects and titles to their movie clips using the Idea Lab's high-definition camcorder and editing software called iMovie. For students in 3rd through 5th grades. Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 12 participants.

Picnic on The Riverwalk (NIC)

Wednesday, August 05, 2015 at 11:30 AM -- Nichols Library
Staff will present this popular Riverwalk program, which will include stories, songs and a puppet show. Participants can bring a meal or snack. In the event of inclement weather, the program will take place in the Community Room of Nichols Library. (The Wednesday lunchtime program will be a repeat of the Tuesday evening program.)

Movies @ the library (NIC)

Wednesday, August 05, 2015 at 1:00 PM -- Nichols Library
"Star Wars Episode IV - A New Hope

Spend a pleasant afternoon indoors relaxing and watching a new or classic movie while enjoying delicious popcorn. Check the library?'s website and social media channels for movie selections.

Racing with robotics (95th)

Wednesday, August 05, 2015 at 1:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Children can utilize their critical thinking skills to build robots out of LEGOs and program them using WeDo software to move, react and make sounds. Children also will create cars that actually zip through an interactive, robotic finish line. This robotics class will enhance communication, collaborative and problem-solving skills.

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