Adult Events for the Month of January

Stitching in the Stacks: Project Linus (95th)

Tuesday, January 03, 2017 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Stitch with the library's knit, crochet and needlecraft groups. This season's Pay It Forward project is to create fleece-tied, crocheted, knit or quilted blankets for children. Blankets will be donated to Project Linus for seriously ill and traumatized children. Participants should bring their own supplies to create their blanket, and the library will have a supply of patterns available. All skill levels may attend. Experienced crafters are welcome to share their expertise to beginners. For more information, contact Sandy Peto at 630-961-4100, ext. 6314.

Genealogy: Drop-In Help (NIC)

Tuesday, January 03, 2017 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, January 04, 2017 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Blvd. 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. All adult learners can attend the free groups, and one does not have to attend every session. No registration is required. For more information, contact Literacy DuPage at 630-416-6699. This program is presented in partnership with Literacy DuPage.

Out of this World Book Club (NIC)

Thursday, January 05, 2017 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Celebrate both science fiction and fantasy with the Out of This World Book Club. Check with Mary Vacula at 630-961-4100, ext. 6301 to discuss particulars.
Thursday, Nov. 3 "The Martian" by Andy Weir
Thursday, Dec. 1 "The Forever War" by Joe Haldeman
Thursday, Jan. 5 "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel
Thursday, Feb. 2 "The Name of the Wind" by Patrick Rothfuss

Stitching in the Stacks: Project Linus (NBL)

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Stitch with the library's knit, crochet and needlecraft groups. This season's Pay It Forward project is to create fleece-tied, crocheted, knit or quilted blankets for children. Blankets will be donated to Project Linus for seriously ill and traumatized children. Participants should bring their own supplies to create their blanket, and the library will have a supply of patterns available. All skill levels may attend. Experienced crafters are welcome to share their expertise to beginners. For more information, contact Sandy Peto at 630-961-4100, ext. 6314.

Coloring for Adults (95th)

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Color with other adults using printed designs and various coloring media that will be provided by the library while enjoying tea, listening to music and chatting. Participants also can bring their own coloring books and supplies.

Foreign Films A to Z (95th)

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 6:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
International cinema will be presented in a biweekly series for 26 weeks as 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. 
Tuesday, Dec. 13 "La Haine" (France) 
Tuesday, Dec. 27 "Investigation of a Citizen above Suspicion" (Italy)
Tuesday, Jan. 10 "Jade Warrior" (Finland) 
Tuesday, Jan. 24 "Kolya" (Czech Republic) 
Tuesday, Feb. 7 "Legend of 1900" (Italy) 
Tuesday, Feb. 21 "Mongol" (Russia).

Financial Literacy: Manage Investments in S&P Capital IQ's NetAdvantage (95th)

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Learn from a Wall Street veteran how to use S&P Capital IQ's NetAdvantage, an online investment management resource available at Naperville Public Library. The program will help investors make more informed investing and business decisions as well as access independent detailed company and industry profiles for investing or general research purposes.