Adult Events for the Month of September

NaperLaunch Meetup - Mechanics of a Great Pitch

Thursday, September 01, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library

You have the best product or service in the world, but you only have 10 minutes to present it! How do you structure this time? This session will organize your thoughts in the most persuasive way possible. You will walk away with a template that adapts to your needs. Richard Oberbruner is an Employee Engagement Trainer. His expertise is in applying Second City Theater improv techniques to solve business problems.

Stitching in the Stacks: Red Hats for Newborns (95th)

Tuesday, September 06, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Stitch with the library's knit, crochet and needlecraft group. This season's Pay it Forward project is knitting or crocheting red hats for newborns and preemies. Hats will go to Edward Hospital on behalf of the American Heart Association's Little Hats, Big Hearts program. Knitters also can bring their own projects to work on with fellow crafters. Participants should bring their own supplies and choice of machine washable red yarn, and the library will supply patterns. All skill levels may attend. Experienced crafters are welcome to share their expertise and beginners can learn.

Foreign Films A to Z (95th)

Tuesday, September 06, 2016 at 6:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
International cinema is presented in a biweekly series for 26 weeks, as the Naperville Public Library highlights its foreign film collection in alphabetical order by title. Drama, thrills, suspense, intrigue, and romance fill the screen with international cinematic styles. The series begins this fall with six films:
Sept. 6 - "Amore Perros" (Mexico)
Sept. 20 - "Baran" (Iran)
Oct. 4 - "Caramel" (Lebanon)
Oct. 18 - "Devdas" (India)
Nov. 1 - "Europa Europa" (Germany)
Nov. 15 - "Festen" (Denmark)
Nov. 29 - "Gloria" (Chile)

Genealogy: Drop-In Help (NIC)

Tuesday, September 06, 2016 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.

English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, September 07, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Blvd. 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.

Job Search: Mom, Inc.(95th)

Wednesday, September 07, 2016 at 11:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Kim White from the Community Career Center presents strategies and guidance for moms returning to the workforce. Learn how to turn experiences into job qualifications and how to market oneself to get the job.

Naperville Public Library @ Your Farmers Market

Wednesday, September 07, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- Other
Fresh food and fun! All summer long, stop by the Naperville Public Library's booth at the Farmers Market at St John's Episcopal Church! We've got summer reading logs, crafts or games, and great recipes and nutrition information for fresh fruits and vegetables.  Are you ready for a good time?  Come on and check us out at 750 Aurora Avenue near downtown Naperville!

SCORE Business Roundtable at NaperLaunch (NIC)

Thursday, September 08, 2016 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
 This roundtable will focus on eCommerce businesses. A 90 minute discussion on relevant business issues every entrepreneur faces. Get feedback and guidance from experienced fellow entrepreneurs on how to solve every-day business challenges. No business owner should walk alone. Use this group for advice and counsel that will lead to simply elegant solutions.