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Sign Up for Summer Volunteer shifts

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
All Libraries
NEW THIS YEAR - apply and signup ONLINE.
NOW -
fill out your application online to be a Summer Reading Program volunteer!
SIGN UP online for your volunteer shift starting May 13 at 9 A.M.
See complete information on our website.
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SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
All Libraries
Summer Reading Program is open to all; no library card is required. Register for the library’s Summer Reading Program by visiting any of the three library locations or online at http://naperville.readsquared.com/ .
• Participants can read or listen to books, or attend summer learning clubs to complete program levels.
• When a program level is completed, visit the library to receive a prize (books and coupons) as well as entries into prize drawings.
• The last day to complete the program and receive prizes is Aug. 15.
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Meetup - SCORE Business Roundtable (NIC)

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room
Join SCORE Mentors and other business owners in an informal roundtable discussion and learn how other entrepreneurs solve common, and not so common challenges.
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Lapsit Storytime (NIC)

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Nichols Library
New Program 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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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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Registration is open — Register at the library

EXCEL 2 (NIC)

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Nichols Library
Program Room
Practice using efficient features in Microsoft Excel that will make it easier to calculate formulas, analyze trends and apply formatting in spreadsheets. *Program requires advance registration with a fee and is limited to 12 participants.
This class has a non-refundable attendance fee that must be paid at the time of registration. This class is appropriate for adults and students age 13 or older unless otherwise noted. Registration for these classes are taken at the computer lab desks.
The fee for these classes is:
Naperville Public Library cardholders: $10
Non-Naperville Public Library cardholders: $20
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Genealogy: Ancestry Library Edition for Beginners (NIC)

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room
Cancelled - Ancestry Library Edition provides family history explorers with more than 3,000 databases and census records and more than 1 billion names. This class will provide an overview of Ancestry Library Edition with search tips and research examples. Genealogy beginners welcome.
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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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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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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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Exam Cram (95th)

2:00 PM - 8:30 PM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A/B
The library has reserved space for teens to study for finals. Tables for group study, free Wi-Fi access, reference help and snacks will be available. The program is for teens in 9th through 12th grades.
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Washer Necklaces (NBL)

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
Teens can create their own stunning necklaces using nothing but washers and some enamel! The library will provide all that is needed to create two necklaces using simple hardware, ribbon and some enamel polish! *Program requires advance registration and is limited to 15 teen participants in 6th through 12th grades.
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Foreign Films A to Z (95th)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
95th Street Library
Nomura Room
Twin Sisters, (Netherlands)
The story of German twin sisters who are separated, with one being raised in Holland and the other in rural Germany. The sisters' lives take very different turns until they meet again 40 years after WWII.

International cinema is presented in a biweekly series for 26 weeks as Naperville Public Library highlights its foreign film collection in alphabetical order by title. Drama, thrills, suspense, intrigue and romance fill the screen with international cinematic styles.
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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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Exam Cram (95th)

12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A/B
The library has reserved space for teens to study for finals. Tables for group study, free Wi-Fi access, reference help and snacks will be available. The program is for teens in 9th through 12th grades.
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Lapsit Storytime (95th)

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
95th Street Library
Children's Program 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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NaperLaunch Meetup – Pitch Training (NIC)

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room
On the first Thursday meetup of each month learn how to make a better pitch! Each month a local expert will teach a lesson on making a presentation. The sessions will focus on preparing to make a sales pitch, a funding request or a pitch for a strategic alliance partner, which are the three categories available for The Pitch Session that is held each quarter on fifth Thursdays. Prepare to make a pitch by attending this training session on the first week each month.
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Read Aloud Book Club (95th)

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
95th Street Library
LookOut Room
The June 1st Read Aloud Book Club has been cancelled. See you at the next meeting.
Reading aloud is a long-standing social tradition. Historically, families often read together as a form of entertainment, and factory workers had books read to them as a way to relieve the tedium. Naperville Public Library is reaching out in that tradition with its Read Aloud Book Club for adults who wish to enjoy and explore the written word in this historical format. The book club is open to all adult readers, especially those who are learning English. Short stories will be read at a pace determined by the group.
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Exam Cram (95th)

12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A/B
The library has reserved space for teens to study for finals. Tables for group study, free Wi-Fi access, reference help and snacks will be available. The program is for teens in 9th through 12th grades.
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Out of this World Book Club (NIC)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Nichols Library
Program Room
Celebrate both science fiction and fantasy with the Out of This World Book Club.
Thursday, June 1 - “Map of Time” by Felix Palma
Thursday, July 6 - “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline
Thursday, Aug. 3 - “Going Postal” by Terry Pratchett
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Baby Play Date (NBL)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
Babies learn through play! Adults and infants can enjoy stories, songs and bounces, followed by 10 minutes of exploratory play with their new friends. For infants through 23-month-olds and their caregivers.
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