Virtual Programs @ the Library for Teens & Adults

Teens

Duct Tape Flower Pen

DIY Duct Tape Flower Pen

In tonight's craft program, Teen Services Librarian Kiersten shows you how to make a duct tape flower pen! Enjoy this simple craft and always know what pen is yours!

View

Fancy Coffee Drinks

DIY Whipped Coffee

Whether you're missing fancy coffee fancy drinks or just need a quick boost, Teen Services Librarian Stacey is here with a recipe for DIY Whipped Coffee!

View

Assorted Beads

Beaded Lizard Craft

In this craft program for teens, Jennie is here to show you how to make a Beaded Lizard! Watch-a-long as she makes a cute and colorful reptile -- in only 15 minutes -- and then try for yourself!

View

Darth Vader Cosplay

Sound Like Darth Vader

Have you ever wanted to say, "No, I am your father," like Darth Vader? Here's your chance! Danielle from our Digital Services team is here to show you how to record and edit a track to make your voice sound like Darth Vader using Audacity!

View

Kindness Rocks

Kindness Rocks with Kiersten

In these tough times, it's important to be kind! Teen Services Librarian Kiersten is here to discuss what kindness rocks are, how you can create your own and how they can help brighten someone else's day!

View

Marble design

DIY Marbleized Paper Craft

Want to make DIY birthday cards, greeting cards or bookmarks? Teen Services Librarian Kiersten is here to show you how to make beautiful, colorful marbleized paper!

View

Washers and Nuts

DIY Metal Jewelry Craft

In tonight's craft program, Teen Services Librarian Jennie explains how you can take metal hardware -- like washers or nuts -- and create DIY jewelry!

View

People making slime

Make Your Own Oobleck Slime!

Teen Services Librarian Kiersten is here to show you how to make oobleck slime - -- a special slime that doubles as a solid AND a liquid! Have fun and get messy!

View

Adults

Pepakura Models

Magical Literary Escape Room

This Escape Room was designed for adults, but people of all ages are welcome to participate. You can complete this as a group, or individually. You can also use outside resources, although that may not be necessary. Just be sure to have fun!

View

Pepakura Models

Intro to Pepakura: Star Papercraft

Pepakura is a form of papercrafting that lets you create 3D pieces of art using a household printer and some cardstock! In this program, Christina from our Digital Services Team teaches you how to make a beautiful and detailed star papercraft!

View Download Template

 background

Lynda.com Tutorial

With your library card, you have access to Lynda.com, an online library of instructional videos that can help anyone learn software, technology, creative, and business! Adult Services Librarian Ilya demonstrates how you can use Lynda to help achieve your personal and professional goals!

View

 background

Sharpie Mug Craft

In tonight's craft program, Becky takes an ordinary coffee mug and turns it into a work of art using paint pens like Sharpies! Watch-a-long as she shows you how you can easily create your own monogrammed mug with a few items and your oven!

View

 background

Pantry Pasta with Jennifer!

Have you ever heard of pantry pasta? Adult Services Librarian Jennifer explains how you can use whatever items you have in your pantry or refrigerator to make delicious pasta! This recipe -- which isn't really a recipe at all -- allows you to get creative! Let us know what ingredients you use in YOUR pantry pasta!

View

 background

Set-Up Your Own Home Streaming Station

Want to start streaming video games? Interested in podcasting? Danielle from our Digital Services team is here to show you how to set-up your own home streaming station!

View

 background

Homemade Pasta Sauce with Jennifer

Last week, Jennifer showed you how to make homemade pasta. This week, she's making the sauce! This simple recipe will make about 3 cups...enjoy!

View

 background

DIY Dry Erase Board

Do you have a glass picture frame around the house collecting dust? Adult Services Librarian Shoshana is here to show you how to turn it into a DIY Dry Erase Board!

View

Brainfuse Job Now

Brainfuse Job Now Tutorial

Live, anytime, anywhere job assistance, including up-to-date nation-wide and local job search engines, professional resume critique and proven interview techniques. Adult Services Librarian, Donna demonstrates how to get started with your search!

View

Books arranged in a pink background

Altered Book Crafts

Give new life to old books! In tonight's craft program, Eva and Sarah are here to discuss altered books! Learn what an altered book is, techniques for creating your own and how you can use the library's free resource Creativebug to get started!

View

Computer cables

Cutting the Cord

Thinking about cutting the cord? Adult Services Librarian Shoshana is here to let you know everything you need to know about streaming! Learn about cable & internet bundles, the different streaming options out there and how to decide which platform is right for you.

View

Creative Bug

Get free arts & crafts video classes with CreativeBug!

Watch as Adult Services Librarian Martha shows you how easy it is to use! Whether you're a crafting expert or looking for some inspiration to get started, CreativeBug has something for everyone!

View

Homemade Pasta

DIY Spa Day Products with Becky

Don't forget about self-care during this time at home! Take a moment to relax and watch as Becky shows you how to make DIY Spa Day Products, including an eye mask, sugar scrub and a foot soak!

View

Novelist Logo

Looking for something new to read? Try Novelist!

Watch as Kathleen Longacre, Adult & Teen Services Supervisor demonstrates how you can use Novelist to get information for fiction and non-fiction titles with lists of read-alikes, book reviews, feature articles, book discussion guides, and booktalks.

View

Homemade Pasta

Homemade Pasta with Jennifer

Are you exploring your culinary side while at-home? Looking for something quick and easy to whup-up for dinner? Jennifer is here with a simple recipe to make delicious homemade pasta! Bon Appétit!

View

Gale Power Search Logo

Digital Tutorial: Gale Power Search

With your Naperville Public Library card, you have access to Gale Power Search, a powerful database that gives you access to peer-reviewed articles, academic journals, magazines and more!

View