Adult events for the next 7 days

Photography At Naper Settlement

Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 9:00 AM -- Other
Get tips on taking professional photos with a DSLR (digital single-lens reflex camera) in different lighting conditions and use it in real life situations. Take pictures of the re-enactments and buildings at Naper Settlement. This program is in partnership with Naper Settlement. *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 20 participants.

Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

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NaNoWriMo Preparatory Workshops (NIC)

Saturday, October 22, 2016 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.

Free Movie @ the Library (95th)

Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
10/23 - "The Legend of Tarzan" (PG-13)
No more waiting in long lines at the theater or on long hold lists at the library to see a new movie. Join fellow movie lovers each month for a screening of a new movie release. Check the library's website for upcoming titles. No one younger age 18 will be admitted to an R-rated movie without a parent or guardian.

Coloring for Relaxation (95th)

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Relax and refresh by coloring while enjoying a cup of tea, listening to music and chatting with other adults trying to decompress. Use printed designs and various coloring media that will be provided by the library. Adults can bring their own coloring book and supplies.

DIY Spa Products (NIC)

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Bath and body enthusiasts can take charge of what goes into their bath products by making recipes themselves. When customized with essential oils, these fragrant creations are a luxurious treat for personal use, or when given as a gift. Participants are asked to bring their own container.  

Tuesday, Oct. 25 Bath Salts

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English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, October 26, 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.

Read Around the World Book Club (95th)

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 10:30 AM -- 95th Street Library
Travel the globe with the Read Around the World Book Club. Titles will represent a variety of countries and cultures. 
Wednesday, Sept. 28 "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr 
Wednesday, Oct. 26 "An Unnecessary Woman" by Rabih Alameddine 
Wednesday, Nov. 16 "The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out a Window and Disappeared" by Jonas Jonasson

Fuzzy Pumpkins: Needle Felting 101 (NIC)

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Date changed to October 26 due to renovation construction
Needle felting is a bit like painting or sculpting with warm natural fiber. This no-mess art is useful for creating and embellishing household items, clothing and toys, as well as for mending and rejuvenating existing items. In this workshop, make an eye-catching seasonal ornament while learning the craft of needle felting. *Program requires advanced registration.

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