The herb Wild Rocket, a cousin to arugula, will grow anywhere. It is best planted in the ground in late spring. (Grow Herbs by Jekka McVicar)
“What is a Parent to Do?” Naperville Public Library Offers a Program on Internet Safety
As part of October Internet Safety Month, the Naperville Public Library is hosting “Your Digital Footprint Matters—What is a Parent to Do?” The program will be presented on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr. A speaker from TrueCare will explain how parents can encourage children to become positive Digital Citizens. Tips will be offered to help parents prevent their children from engaging in the dangers of cyberbullying. This program is in partnership with KidsMatter.
Teens! There are Two Writing Contests in October
Teens, limber up your fingers and brains. The Naperville Public Library is holding 2 writing contests in October – Frightful Nights and WWE Wrestlemania Reading Challenge. For Frightful Nights, all you have to do is complete the sentence “It was a dark and stormy night…” in less than fifty words for a chance to win a cool prize. Feel free to be funny, scary, silly or downright spooky, just as long as you’re creative and original. For the WWE Challenge, you need to write a letter to your favorite WWE Superstars telling them why they should read your favorite books! Both contests are held from Oct. 1 to 31. For more information visit the TeenSpace on the Library’s website.
Let Us Give You Goosebumps! For Kids in Grades 3 to 5
Are you in need of a little scare this Halloween? Join us for a frightful storytime where we will tell scary stories and do dastardly deeds that are sure to give you goosebumps. This program is not for the faint of heart and is for kids in grades 3 - 5 who can handle scary stuff. Dates and locations are: Friday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.; Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Naper Boulevard Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd.; Monday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. in the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.
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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, http://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 http://www.naperville-lib.org.