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YA March Madness 2017 Voting

Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Other

It’s March Madness time, but instead of NCAA basketball, the brackets are full of young adult books. Thirty-two YA and manga titles from 2016 have been selected and placed in the YA Book March Madness Brackets. On Feb. 28, teens can start casting their ballots for their favorite YA titles in the first round through the library’s website, www.naperville-lib.org.  Each week, the field will be narrowed down to the final showdown on March 27, and a YA March Madness champion will be crowned on April 4! Check the library website each week to cast a vote!

PRELIMS:      Feb. 28– March 6
SWEET 16:    March 7 – March 13
ELITE 8:         March 14 – March 20
FINAL 4:         March 21 – March 27
FINAL CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND: March 28 – April 3
YA MARCH MADNESS CHAMPION CROWNED:            April 4

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Spring Break Challenge Quest

Friday, March 31, 2017
All Libraries
Visit any Naperville Public Library building during spring break from March 27 through March 31 to challenge the mind, body and creativity. Every day the children’s department will offer a different fun and engaging challenge for kids up to 6th grade.
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Lapsit Storytime (95th)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A
An introduction to storytime for infants to 23-month-olds. This 20-minute interactive program will include stories, songs and fingerplays. Attendees will have time after the program to share board books and other featured titles with their little one.
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Lapsit Storytime (NIC)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room
An introduction to storytime for infants to 23-month olds. This 20-minute interactive program will include stories, songs and fingerplays. Attendees will have time after the program to share board books and other featured titles with their little one.
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Make It! Take It! (NBL)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
Preschoolers and their caregivers can enjoy this fun program of stories and crafts. The activities are geared toward 3- and 4-year-olds, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child as coloring sheets will be available for them. At least one adult caregiver must attend with the child. This program is limited to 20 children making crafts.
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Preschool for 3s, 4s & 5s (95th)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room B
This 30-minute independent storytime experience is for 3- to 5-year-olds only.
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Tales for 2s & 3s (NIC)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Nichols Library
Storyroom
This 20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays is for 2- to 3-year-olds and their accompanying adult. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home.
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Family Storytime (95th)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A/B
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.
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Family Storytime (NBL)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
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.
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Family Storytime (NIC)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room
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.
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Homeschool Happenings

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room

Homeschooled children from first through fifth grade are invited to the 95th Street Library every other Tuesday for activities, games and crafts.  Families will have an opportunity to network at the end of each session.

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Curious Kids (NBL)

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
It is full STEAM ahead as curious participants can come twice a month to join in activities featuring science, technology, engineering, art and math. For children in kindergarten through 2nd grade.
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Make It! Take It! (95th)

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room
Preschoolers and their caregivers can enjoy this fun program of stories and crafts. The activities are geared toward 3- and 4-year-olds, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child as coloring sheets will be available for them. At least one adult caregiver must attend with the child. This program is limited to 20 children making crafts.
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NaperLaunch Academy

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Nichols Library
NaperLaunch
Session 2.1: Early Stage Idea Development
Instructors: Mike Ronchetti, Bruce Marino
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Family Storytime (95th)

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room
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.
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Make It! Take It! (NIC)

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Nichols Library
Children’s Storyroom
Preschoolers and their caregivers can enjoy this fun program of stories and crafts. The activities are geared toward 3- and 4-year-olds, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child as coloring sheets will be available for them. At least one adult caregiver must attend with the child. This program is limited to 20 children making crafts.
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Lapsit Storytime (NIC)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room
An introduction to storytime for infants to 23-month olds. This 20-minute interactive program will include stories, songs and fingerplays. Attendees will have time after the program to share board books and other featured titles with their little one.
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Tales for 2s & 3s (95th)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room
This 20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays is for 2- to 3-year-olds and their accompanying adult. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home.
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Tales for 2s & 3s (NBL)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
This 20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays is for 2- to 3-year-olds and their accompanying adult. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home.
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Tales for 2s & 3s (NIC)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Nichols Library
Storyroom
This 20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays is for 2- to 3-year-olds and their accompanying adult. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home.
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English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Naper Blvd. Library
LL Conf. Room
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.
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Family Storytime (95th)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A/B
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.
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Family Storytime (NBL)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
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.
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Make It! Take It! (NIC)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room
Preschoolers and their caregivers can enjoy this fun program of stories and crafts. The activities are geared toward 3- and 4-year-olds, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child as coloring sheets will be available for them. At least one adult caregiver must attend with the child. This program is limited to 20 children making crafts.
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Storytime at the Museum

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Other
Dupage Children's museum
Join Naperville Public Library staff the first and third Wednesdays of the month for a special storytime at DuPage Children’s Museum. This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun is for children of all ages. Museum admission purchase is needed to attend story time.
DuPage Children’s Museum, 301 N. Washington St.
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