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Rocking on the Road to Reading

All Day
Online
During the week of Sept. 21 - 26, parents and caregivers are invited to explore one of the five Early Literacy activities (talking, reading, writing, singing and playing) that encourage children to read. Directions and a list of items easily found in the home that will be needed for each day’s program will be provided, enabling caregivers to share these activities without additional screen time. Birth – 5 years with a caregiver. 

Hosted on the library’s Niche Academy page. One-time registration will access all storytime videos. *Register

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Virtual Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
A virtual program of stories, songs and fun activities for children of all ages lead by staff from a different building each day. Hosted on the library’s Niche Academy page. One-time registration will access all storytime videos. *Register
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Teen Book Club

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Online
Teens can discuss books they are currently reading and share recommendations. This program is being held virtually. *Register
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Virtual Pokémon League

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Online
Virtual Program
Play and talk Pokémon with other trainers virtually. (Due to Pokémon canceling all official league gatherings for the remainder of 2020, this is not an official league meeting) Participants can share favorite cards, toys, artwork or other Pokémon items for show-and-tell. 95th Street Library staff will be hosting this event. 6 years and older. This program is being held virtually via Zoom. *Register, registration closes 1 hr. before the start of the program.
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Rocking on the Road to Reading

All Day
Online
During the week of Sept. 21 - 26, parents and caregivers are invited to explore one of the five Early Literacy activities (talking, reading, writing, singing and playing) that encourage children to read. Directions and a list of items easily found in the home that will be needed for each day’s program will be provided, enabling caregivers to share these activities without additional screen time. Birth – 5 years with a caregiver. 

Hosted on the library’s Niche Academy page. One-time registration will access all storytime videos. *Register

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Virtual Baby Storytime

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Online
A virtual program of stories, songs and fingerplays for infants to 23-month-olds with an adult caregiver presented by staff from a different building each day. Hosted on the library’s Niche Academy page. One-time registration will access all storytime videos. *Register

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Virtual Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
A virtual program of stories, songs and fun activities for children of all ages lead by staff from a different building each day. Hosted on the library’s Niche Academy page. One-time registration will access all storytime videos. *Register
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Kumihimo Woven Bracelets/Bookmark

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Online
Learn how to use a cardboard kumihimo disk to weave a braided patterned bracelet or bookmark. This craft program will be hosted on Naperville Public Library’s YouTube and Facebook pages. Registrants can pick up a supply kit at the Naper Blvd. Adult/Teen Services desk a week before the program to follow along at home. *Register
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Virtual Excel Intermediate

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Online
Practice using great features that make it easier to calculate formulas, analyze trends and apply formatting in spreadsheets. This program is being held virtually via Zoom. *Register

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Baseball Card Collecting

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online
Virtual Program
Many people have started or rediscovered baseball card collecting while they have been stuck at home during the pandemic. Brian Johnston will share a brief overview on the history of collecting, things to know for new collectors, tips on how to get started, how to get a collection appraised and more.

This program is being held virtually via Zoom. Please register here: Baseball Card Collecting

Once registration has been complete, an email will be sent to the email provided with a link to join the meeting. Only 1 registration is required per viewing login. If multiple people will be viewing on the same screen, only 1 person needs to register.

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Medicare 101

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Online
Webinar
David Wylly of Medicare Solutions Network will bring participants up to speed on what Medicare does and does not cover as well as potential out of pocket exposure. Supplemental Plans, Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Coverage and cost saving strategies for the years ahead will be discussed. 

This program will be held virtually via Zoom. Please register here: Medicare 101 
Once registration has been complete, an email will be sent to the email provided with a link to join the meeting. Only 1 registration is required per viewing login. If multiple people will be viewing on the same screen, only 1 person needs to register.

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Rocking on the Road to Reading

All Day
Online
During the week of Sept. 21 - 26, parents and caregivers are invited to explore one of the five Early Literacy activities (talking, reading, writing, singing and playing) that encourage children to read. Directions and a list of items easily found in the home that will be needed for each day’s program will be provided, enabling caregivers to share these activities without additional screen time. Birth – 5 years with a caregiver. 

Hosted on the library’s Niche Academy page. One-time registration will access all storytime videos. *Register

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Family Storytime on the Riverwalk

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Other
Riverwalk Amphitheater
Children’s staff will host a Family Storytimes at the Riverwalk on Wednesdays in September.

Attendees should adhere to the following safety guidelines in accordance with the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity Phase 4 Indoor & Outdoor Recreation Guidelines:
  • Remain socially distant at 6 feet apart, unless from the same household
  • Wear a face covering
  • Program attendance is limited to 50 participants
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Virtual Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
A virtual program of stories, songs and fun activities for children of all ages lead by staff from a different building each day. Hosted on the library’s Niche Academy page. One-time registration will access all storytime videos. *Register
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Haunted Halloween Virtual Escape Room

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Online
Virtual Program
Teens can work together to solve clues to escape the haunted room! This is a virtual escape room being held via Zoom. *Register

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Kawaii Pop Tart Pouch

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Online
Learn to make Kawaii (cute!) pop-tart shaped wallets using felt and a bit of hand sewing. Teens should be familiar with using a needle and thread and knowledge of basic sewing skills for this project. This craft program will be hosted on Naperville Public Library’s YouTube and Facebook pages. Registrants can pick up a supply kit at the 95th Street Adult/Teen Services desk a week before the program to follow along at home. *Register
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NaperLaunch Academy Workshop: Business Conceptualization

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Online
Webinar
Founders will gain understanding on how to use a lean business model canvas to develop a business concept and how to craft a powerful unique value proposition. They will also engage in a self-assessment of their entrepreneurial skills and learn how to compensate for any weaknesses. This workshop will be held virtually via Zoom. *Register
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Bringing The Job Search to the Library

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online
Job seekers can learn how to use free databases available through the library, how to prepare for interviews and do in-depth research. This presentation will be posted on Naperville Public Library’s YouTube and Facebook pages.
 

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Make Your Own Board Game

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Online
Virtual Program
Participants will learn to create a board game, anything from adaptations of classics to entirely new games. A presentation about steps, approaches and resources will provide the information to get started. Then get creative with guided brainstorming and activities. This program is being held virtually via Zoom. *Register


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Rocking on the Road to Reading

All Day
Online
During the week of Sept. 21 - 26, parents and caregivers are invited to explore one of the five Early Literacy activities (talking, reading, writing, singing and playing) that encourage children to read. Directions and a list of items easily found in the home that will be needed for each day’s program will be provided, enabling caregivers to share these activities without additional screen time. Birth – 5 years with a caregiver. 

Hosted on the library’s Niche Academy page. One-time registration will access all storytime videos. *Register

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SCORE Business Roundtable

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
Intended to provide sharing of experiences and knowledge among members and guests of NaperLaunch. Discussion topics are selected based on the interests and needs of the participants. This roundtable will be held virtually. Please register directly with Fox Valley SCORE, https://score.tfaforms.net/17?EventID=a100b000006QsHE


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Virtual Green Screen & Sound Recording Studio Orientation

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Online
Virtual Program
This is the orientation required to use the Green Screen Room and Sound Recording Studio. Participants must be a Naperville Public Library cardholder or a registered Reciprocal Borrower to register. This program is being held virtually via Zoom. *Register
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Virtual Intro to Green Screen Room

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Online
Virtual Program
Tour the Green Screen Room. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and how to remove the background using Photoshop and iMovie. This program is being held virtually via Zoom. *Register

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Travel to Tokyo

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online
Hear about different Tokyo neighborhoods, learn useful Japanese language phrases and discover money-saving tips for a trip to Japan. This presentation will be posted on Naperville Public Library’s YouTube and Facebook pages.

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Rocking on the Road to Reading

All Day
Online
During the week of Sept. 21 - 26, parents and caregivers are invited to explore one of the five Early Literacy activities (talking, reading, writing, singing and playing) that encourage children to read. Directions and a list of items easily found in the home that will be needed for each day’s program will be provided, enabling caregivers to share these activities without additional screen time. Birth – 5 years with a caregiver. 

Hosted on the library’s Niche Academy page. One-time registration will access all storytime videos. *Register

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