95th Street Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Pearl Harbor: a Day That Will Live in Infamy (95th)

Sunday, December 04, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
On Dec. 7, 1941, the United States was suddenly and deliberately surprise attacked by Japanese Naval and Air Forces and then thrust from isolationism into World War II. Historian, Jim Gibbons will discuss the beginnings of the storms of war that led to the predawn attack. He also will talk about how the government in Washington and the people of the United States were wooed to vulnerability and then struck hard by the Empire of Japan. Suffering a devastating naval loss in a little over one hour and 50 minutes, Gibbons will show how the people of the United States, as former president Franklin Delano Roosevelt stated, "In their righteous might [did] succeed to absolute victory!"

Mini Masterpieces (95th)

Monday, December 05, 2016 at 9:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
Infants through 23-month-olds can enjoy a baby storytime followed by a hand or foot print keepsake. Caregivers can chat while the babies play with books and toys waiting for their artwork to dry. Program is limited to 20 participants.

Family Storytime (95th)

Monday, December 05, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany their children.

Monthly Teen Book Giveaway (95th)

Monday, December 05, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Bookworms can read and share their thoughts on the books they are reading by stopping by the lower level teen services desk for the Teen Book Giveaway. Teens can take home (and keep!) one shiny new book or Advanced Reader's Copy (ARC) each month. All that is asked in return is that participants write a review (the good and the bad) for the book taken and bring the review back to the library within the next month. Reviews will be posted on the teen section of the library's website.

Interactive Sensory Evening (95th)

Monday, December 05, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Families will participate in activity stations, reading and crafts with their children who will enjoy sensory experiences. This drop-in program is for children 3 years old and older and has a room limit of 30 participants.

Get Crafty for Adults: Ornaments (95th)

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Enhance holiday decorations by making a beautiful and easy-to-make, ornament. To get a sneak peek of the ornament to be made in this workshop, stop by the adult services desk 95th Street Library starting on Nov. 9. All supplies will be provided. *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 15 participants.

Stitching in the Stacks: Project Linus (95th)

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 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.

3-D Software & Printing for Teens (95th)

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 at 4:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Teens can learn how to design three-dimensional object using 3-D software as well as the process of printing it using the library's 3-D printer. *Program requires advanced registration with a fee and is limited to 12 participants.
This class is appropriate for adults and students in 8th grade or older and are limited to 12 participants. Registration is taken at the computer lab desks.
This class has a non-refundable attendance fee that must be paid at the time of registration.
The fee for these classes is:
Naperville Public Library card holders: $10
Non-Naperville Public Library card holders: $20

Participants can transfer to another class with one week's advance notice. If individuals cannot attend a class for any reason, they should inform the computer lab staff so the spot may be available to an individual on the waiting list.