Nichols Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Family Storytime (NIC)

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Nichols Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities right in your home! At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children to these fun filled programs.

Arduino workshops - Arduino 101 (NIC)

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Those interested in coding and electronics can work with Arduino boards, which are microcontrollers that can be easily programmed using a variant of the C programming language. Participants can write and compile code to bring a variety of projects to life using the Arduino Uno and various electronic components.Arduino projects can be as simple as blinking a light on and off or as complex as a robot or smart thermostat.They can take inputs from a variety of switches or sensors to control lights, motors or other outputs. No prior electronics or programming experience is required.

Meetup & Guest Speaker(NIC)

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
As the Naperville City Council liaison to the Library's Board of Trustees, Bob Fieseler has helped with the creation and development of NaperLaunch. In his professional work as a patent lawyer, Bob works every day with start-ups to protect their innovations and grow their businesses. Guest speaker and networking.
Hosted by NaperLaunch.

Lapsit Storytime (NIC)

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
An introduction to storytime for children from birth - 23 months. This 20-minute interactive program includes stories, songs and fingerplays. You will have time after the program to share board books and other featured titles with your little one. An adult caregiver must attend with each child. The only exception is in the case of twins.

Preschool For 3's, 4's & 5's (NIC)

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
A 30-minute independent storytime experience for children from 3 - 5 only. No younger or older siblings allowed.

Tales For 2s & 3s (NIC)

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols Library
A 20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays for 2 and 3-year-olds and an accompanying adult. Strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. No
younger or older siblings allowed.

Arduino workshops - Arduino 101 (NIC)

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Those interested in coding and electronics can work with Arduino boards, which are microcontrollers that can be easily programmed using a variant of the C programming language. Participants can write and compile code to bring a variety of projects to life using the Arduino Uno and various electronic components.Arduino projects can be as simple as blinking a light on and off or as complex as a robot or smart thermostat.They can take inputs from a variety of switches or sensors to control lights, motors or other outputs.No prior electronics or programming experience is required.

Excel 2 (NID)

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
This class is for participants who have gone through Excel 1 or know the basics of Microsoft Excel 2013 and are interested in improving and enhancing their Excel experience. Learn great features that will make it easier to calculate formulas, analyze trends and apply formatting.