Adult Events for the Month of October

Reader's Night Out

Monday, October 06, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Other
Individuals can visit Quigley?'s Irish Pub for a night of socializing with other readers. They can share a book they have recently finished or just a book they love. Participants can arrive at the pub at 6:15 p.m. to purchase dinner, or they can just attend the discussion, which will start at 7 pm.
Quigley?'s Irish Pub, 43 E. Jefferson Ave.

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Create A Business Promo Video (NSL)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Creating a video for a business can be simple with the right tools. This presentation will demonstrate how easy it is to record with the HD Canon digital camera, lavaliere microphone and tripod and how to incorporate a green screen. Next, create background music to add to your video using GarageBand and then import that into iMovie to put the finishing touches on it. Finally get some quick advice on how to save the final video to the correct format and resolution to post to a website or blog. This class is an introduction that will lead into other classes for a more precise understanding of the software and equipment.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
These groups are designed to give English-as-a-Second-Language students a chance to practice their skills in a relaxed and comfortable environment. There is no fee for attending these classes, and one does not have to attend every session. Patrons are invited to attend whenever they can. All adult learners are welcome.

Business Roundtable(NIC)

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Join SCORE Mentors and other business owners in an informal roundtable discussion and learn how other owners solve today's challenges.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.


Introduction to essential oils (NSL)

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Presenter Dawn Duffy will discuss how essential oils help restore, rejuvenate and refresh the body, mind and spirit. Participants can learn how to use essential oils, which are natural aromatic compounds found in seeds, bark, stems and flowers, as an alternative to
pharmaceutical products.

Nanowrimo preparatory workshops (NIC)

Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 1:00 PM -- Nichols Library
National Novel Writing Month is an annual event in November designed to encourage and support people to write their own 50,000+ word novel in 30 days. Writers can attend the preparatory workshops, which are open to the public, to help ensure success throughout NaNoWriMo. Visit naperwrimo.org for more information on these workshops and a listing of free NaNoWriMo events.

'The X Factor' and 'American Idol' contestant to perform (NSL)

Monday, October 20, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
"The X Factor" and "American Idol" contestant Jillian Jensen, who is most notable for her powerful TV performance about being bullied in school, will visit Naperville Public Library to sing songs from her recently released album. In recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month in October, the library welcomes Jensen, who will speak about her personal experience as a victim of bullying. This program is intended for teens in 6th through 12th grades and adults but all ages are welcome. This program is funded by the SECA grant from the City of Naperville, The Exchange Club of Naperville, DuPage Child Abuse and Prevention Coalition, Edward Hospital-Linden Oaks, Naperville Park Dist. and Hilton-Lisle Naperville Hotel.
Free movie passes to first 75 teens in attendance.

Teens enter to win $100 Amazon Gift card.

Free Pizza will be served.


Craft & Stitch (NSL)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Knitters can visit with other like-minded crafters to work on needlework or other small projects together. Try a new craft that we supply or bring your own. Swap or share materials and get new ideas for future projects.

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