Adult Events for the Month of September

Stitching in the stacks(NSL)

Tuesday, September 01, 2015 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library

Stitch with the library's community knit, crochet and needlecraft group. Crafters can bring their own project or pay it forward by knitting or crocheting red scarves using any pattern for collegiate foster students. Scarves will be donated to the Red Scarf Project of Foster Care to Success to be included in their student care packages.
Bring machine washable worsted weight acrylic soft red yarn and US size 8, 9 or 10 knitting needles or H, I or J crochet hook. All skill levels may attend.Experienced knitters and crocheters are welcome to share their expertise, and beginners can learn.For more information, contact Sandy Peto at 630-961-4100, ext. 6314.

(95th)Nomura Room C 3:00pm to 5:00 pm
Tuesday, Sept. 1 & 15
Tuesday, Oct. 6 & 20
Tuesday, Nov. 3 & 17

(NBL)Lower Level Conference Room 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, Sept. 8
Tuesday, Oct. 13
Tuesday, Nov. 10

(NIC)NaperLaunch 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Thursday, Sept. 10 & 24
Thursday, Oct. 8 & 22
Thursday, Nov. 12

Genealogy Drop-in Help (NIC)

Tuesday, September 01, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library

A volunteer from the Fox Valley Genealogical Society will be available in the adult services department to help any interested individuals who wish to obtain assistance either to get started on a genealogy project or to complete difficult genealogical research challenges.


Adult Services Department
1st Tuesday each month 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
3rd Thursday each month 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.


Adult Services Department
2nd Wednesday each month 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.


Adult Services Department
3rd Thursday each month 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
These groups are designed to give English-as-a-second-language students a change to practice their skills in a relaxed and comfortable environment. All adult learners can attend the free groups, and one does not have to attend every session. No registration is required.

NaperLaunch Meet-up: Government Contracting for Growth(NIC)

Thursday, September 03, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Rita Haake, Director of the Procurement Technical Assistance Center, will offer guidance on how to register for, search for and ultimately acquire government contracts for products and services. Getting through the maze that is government contracts just might be a new avenue for revenue growth!

How-to for the Holidays (Great gift baskets)(NIC)

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 at 7:00 AM -- Nichols Library

Those looking to add a personalized touch to holiday gifts can learn as each of the three programs will discuss a different way to create memorable presents.

Community Room 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 8 Great Gift Baskets

Tuesday, Oct. 6 Gifts in a Jar
Tuesday, Nov. 10 Wrap It Up

Stitching in the stacks(NBL)

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 at 1:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Stitch with the library's community knit, crochet and needlecraft group. Crafters can bring their own project or pay it forward by knitting or crocheting red scarves using any pattern for collegiate foster students. Scarves will be donated to the Red Scarf Project of Foster Care to Success to be included in their student care packages.
Bring machine washable worsted weight acrylic soft red yarn and US size 8, 9 or 10 knitting needles or H, I or J crochet hook. All skill levels may attend.Experienced knitters and crocheters are welcome to
share their expertise, and beginners can learn.

Investing workshop:Morningstar Investment Research Center (NIC)

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
This comprehensive review of the Morningstar Investment Research Center, an online resource at the library, will teach investors how to access dozens of professional-level online courses to enhance investing knowledge. Attendees can learn how to use investing tools such as stock or fund screeners to make selections, the portfolio X-ray to evaluate and balance asset allocations and professional analyst reports on companies and funds.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
These groups are designed to give English-as-a-second-language students a change to practice their skills in a relaxed and comfortable environment. All adult learners can attend the free groups, and one does not have to attend every session. No registration is required.