Naper Blvd. Library Events for the next 7 days
ENGLISH CONVERSATION GROUPS FOR ESL STUDENTSWednesday, July 30, 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.
Read2gether (NBL)Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
ATTENTION! Students entering 1st through 5th grades, do you want to spend time reading aloud with an older student? This non-tutoring program is intended to provide children with an opportunity to spend time reading aloud with a student volunteer. Come to the library at one of the times listed below. Children will be paired with a volunteer entering 6th through 12th grades and will spend the one-hour session taking turns reading aloud. Depending on attendance, a child may be placed in a group.
Baby Play Date (NBL)Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Parents can stroll into the library with their baby for a fun play date. This program will include 20 minutes of stories, songs and bounces and 10 minutes of exploratory play. The program is the perfect opportunity for children to share some interactive time with their caregivers and meet new friends. The program is for infants to 23-month-olds and their caregivers.
Family Storytime (NBL)Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:30 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities right in your home! At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children to these fun filled programs.
Costume Party Fun! (NBL)Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 1:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Kids love dressing up all year long, so why should they only wear costumes during Halloween? Whether participants dress up as their favorite animal, superhero, doctor, royalty or whatever costume they want, they can visit the library in costume, share stories about the joys of dressing up, dance and make a craft.
*Illuminated Plush Monsters (NBL)Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 1:30 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Attendees can create monsters from felt and use conductive thread to sew in batteries, LED lights and LilyTiny microcontrollers to give them glowing eyes, beating hearts and other cool features. *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 10 teen participants.
Retro Crafts for Kids (NBL)Friday, August 01, 2014 at 11:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Children can enjoy a blast from the past with some groovy cool crafts from the ?'70s and ?'80s. Kids can create a different retro craft at each session and perhaps restart the trend all over again. For children in 3rd through 5th grades. Room limit of 20 participants.
Movies at the Library (NBL): Rio 2Monday, August 04, 2014 at 3:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Rio 2Whether movie lovers are jumping the hold list on the latest popular movie releases or just relaxing with some classics, film buffs can celebrate the summer with great movies and delicious popcorn.