Plan A Visit

Things To Do At Nichols Library

  • Come in and ask our skilled staff questions. They will get you answers!

  • Staff loves talking about books. Come in and get suggested new authors.

  • Looking for a job? We have staff trained in business research.

  • Use the Computer Lab to draft your resume, email family, or play a game.

  • Programs, programs, programs!! We offer over 40 different children’s programs every week. Come in for the stories, songs and fun!

  • Need help with homework – even for that graduate level class you’re taking? Staff at our Children’s and Adult Services desks can show you the resources you need.

  • Meet your friends and work together on projects in the group study rooms.

  • Use the free wi-fi to research your favorite topics.

  • Check out a DVD from the collection for family night at home.

  • Bring the children in to the Children’s Computer Lab to play games on the PCs.

  • Enjoy an afternoon reading the current magazines or a book while looking out on the Riverwalk from the upstairs windows.

  • Want to feel like a kid again? Stop in the lobby and press the light on the miniature replica of the original Nichols Library.

  • Read about the history of Naperville and DuPage County in the Local History Room.

  • Sit on the floor in the Family Center with your children playing with puzzles, reading books, or creating a puppet show.

  • Rediscover an old crush in the Naperville high school yearbooks, going as far back as 1946.

  • Discover your family’s history using Ancestry.com and back issues of newspapers.

  • Relax in the Miriam Fry room and read a book with no interruptions.

  • Find out what’s happening with your investments at the Investment Table.

  • Read all of the major newspapers without spending a dime.

  • Enjoy a quiet morning or afternoon just browsing the many collections.