Adult Events for the Month of October

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, October 01, 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.

Arduino workshops - Arduino 101 (NIC)

Wednesday, October 01, 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.

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Exporting and New Technologies(NIC)

Thursday, October 02, 2014 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
The International Trade Center at College of DuPage will address new and existing business strategies, including e-commerce as well as brick and mortar distribution channel development.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

iWork - Numbers (NSL)

Thursday, October 02, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Starting with Numbers is as easy as 1, 2, 3! Numbers for Mac starts with a blank canvas, ready to be created, not an endless grid that can be overwhelming. This presentation will show how to choose fonts, style cell borders and introduce formulas. As well as show over 30 templates that work great between Macs and iOS devices.

Nanowrimo preparatory workshops (NIC)

Saturday, October 04, 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 for
more information on these workshops and a listing of
free NaNoWriMo events.

Rivulets (NSL)

Saturday, October 04, 2014 at 1:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Naperville Writers Group members will present the
newest edition of the annual literary magazine called
Rivulets, which highlights members?' poetry and prose.
During this group meeting that is open to the public,
authors will read their work and beverages and light
refreshments will be served.

Intellectual property fundamentals (NIC)

Monday, October 06, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Steven M. Evans, Patent and Trial Attorney, of Chicago IP Law, will present information on patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Learn about the process of making these registrations to find out what they actually protect. This is a part of NaperLaunch program.

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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