March Program Highlights from the Naperville Public Library Foreign Language
Foreign Language Storytimes Offered by Language Stars
Hola! Bonjour! Ni Hao! Be dazzled as teachers provide a 30-minute interactive program with books, songs and activities conducted entirely in their native language. All storytimes, recommended for ages 1 – 6, but all ages are welcome, are held at 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. 95th Street Library storytimes will be held Monday, March 4, Chinese, Wednesday, March 6, French; and Thursday, March 7, Spanish. Naper Boulevard Library storytimes will be held Wednesday, March 13, French; Thursday, March 14, Spanish; and Friday, March 15, Chinese. Nichols Library storytimes will be held Tuesday, March 19, Spanish; Wednesday, March 20, French; and Friday, March 22, Chinese.
Behind The Doors of Downton Abbey
Join us as we explore behind-the-scenes anecdotes and hidden details of the critically acclaimed series,” Downtown Abbey.” This presentation includes historical context of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants as well as stories from the first two seasons of this remarkable show. This program on Wednesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. in the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave., is partially funded by a grant from the City of Naperville.
Balancing Hormones Naturally- A Holistic Approach to Women’s Hormone-Related Health Concerns
Over 80 million women in the U.S. currently suffer with PMS and symptoms of menopause. On Thursday, March 7 at 7 p.m., 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr., educate yourself about natural alternatives to address problems related to hormone imbalances and menopause. This Healthy, Wealthy & Wise program is presented by Lifetime Health and Wellness.
Stop Motion Movies
All the greats started somewhere! Students in grades 3 to 5, have you ever dreamed of making a movie? Then we have the program for you! Grab those old toys, teddy bears and dolls, and learn how to create animated movies. At the end of the program, parents may view their children’s movies. Program dates are Thursday, March 7, 4 p.m., Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.; Wednesday, March 20, 4 p.m., Naper Boulevard Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd. and Thursday, March 28, 11:30 a.m., 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr. Each program requires advanced registration at www.naperville-lib.org and is limited to 20 movie makers.
Financing Long-Term Care
Kathy Reuter, well-known educator, will discuss the pros and cons of consumer options such as long-term care insurance, savings and investments, reverse mortgages, and home equity loans, along with tips on how to make wise decisions. Disclaimer: The information provided in this program is unbiased research based information for educational purposes only. The program does not endorse any specific long-term care insurance agencies or products. The program, to be held on Tuesday, March 12, 6:30 p.m., Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave., requires advance registration at www.naperville-lib.org. This program is part of the Healthy, Wealthy & Wise, a year-long education initiative.
Myths and Legends of Ireland
There is more to Ireland than Leprechauns and clovers. Learn about the heroes, monsters, myths and stories of Ireland and how they impact us today. Stories include: St. Patrick’s Day, Finn McCool and how these legends shaped some of our greatest American traditions. This program on Wednesday, March 13, 7 p.m., 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr. is partially funded by a grant from the City of Naperville.
Calling All Teen Improv Performers!
Join us as Chicago comedians and performers, Dan Krall (iO Chicago, The Playground Theater, Ph Productions) and Josh Zagoren (iO Chicago, Hobo Junction Productions, The Paper Machete), teach you the basics of improv performance, introduce you to improv games to hone your skills, and prepare you for a mini performance at the end of the program. This program on Wednesday, March 20, 4:30 p.m., 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr. requires advanced registration at www.naperville-lib.org. This program is partially funded by a grant from the City of Naperville.
Job Search Workshop: Job Search @ Your Library
Learn how library resources can enhance and increase the effectiveness of your job search. Library print materials and other resources will be introduced and explained. Training on NPL’s databases related to job search will be provided. This program presented on Wednesday, March 20, 3 p.m., Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave., requires advanced registration at www.naperville-lib.org. This program is part of the Healthy, Wealthy & Wise, a year-long education initiative.
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About the Naperville Public Library
The Naperville Public Library serves a population of more than 142,000 at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave., the Naper Boulevard Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd., the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.; and our website, www.naperville-lib.org. The Library’s collection of more than 830,000 items includes magazines, newspapers, large-type books, CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray Discs, books on CD, eBooks, downloadable audio books, music and movies; online resources, and, of course, books. The Naperville Public Library supports all residents of Naperville in their lifelong pursuit of learning, enjoyment and inspiration by providing excellence in public library services, resources and programs. For more information visit www.naperville-lib.org.