Virtual Programs @ the Library for Teens & Adults

Teens

Colorful Sharpie Markers

Sharpie Tile Coasters

In tonight's craft program for teens, Stacey from the Naper Blvd. Library is here to show you how to make marbleized tile coasters using Sharpies and rubbing alcohol! The best part? Every coaster you make will turn out totally unique!

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CD Scratch Art

DIY CD Scratch Art

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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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Adults

Job Applicant Passing Her Documents

Cover Letter Workshop

Never pass up an opportunity to share more about yourself with the hiring manager! Cover letters are often the key for job seekers to gain the attention of hiring managers and secure an interview!

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Frankenstein Book

WHAT'S NEXT - Frankenstein

If you liked Frankenstein, you'll love What's Next! If you're a fan of the Mary Shelley classic, check out Shannon's recommendations on similar titles you might enjoy!

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Magazine Rack

Upcycled Magazine Wall Art

Want to turn old magazines into colorful wall art? Julia from the 95th St. Library is here to show you how! In tonight's craft program, learn how to upcycle magazines to create either a 3D, or flat and framable, piece of art!

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Fresh Bread

Super Easy Quick Bread

No yeast? No problem! Jennifer from Nichols Library is here with a super easy recipe for how to make your very own loaf of bread at home!

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No Passport

Book Buffet - Passport Not Required

Hungry for a new book? Join Sarah and Lisa from the 95th St. Library for a virtual book buffet! Tonight, we're discussing books that take place outside of the United States in Passport Not Required! This globetrotting collection of titles contains books set in Korea, Japan, Spain, Nigeria and more!

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Pride and Prejudice

WHAT'S NEXT - Pride & Prejudice

If you liked Pride & Prejudice, you'll love What's Next! In this new video series, Shannon from Nichols Library takes a classic from our collection and discusses other titles she thinks you'd enjoy, too!

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Apps

Make Summer Solstice Stickers

Celebrate June 20, the longest day of the year, by creating unique and vibrant stickers from the comfort of home. In tonight's craft program, Shoshana explains what the Summer Solstice is before giving us some great ideas for stickers!

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Apps

Using the NPL App to Check Out Your Books

In this digital tutorial, Christy explains how to download the NPL app, how to enter your library card information and how to scan your barcode at our self-checkout stations. Find the Naperville Public Library app in the App Store on iPhones and on the Play Store for Androids!

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Zoom

Getting Started with Zoom

Many of us are using Zoom for the first time! Whether you're using it for work, or to connect with family, Christy has some helpful tips for a much smoother Zoom experience!

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Dad and his graduate daughter

Dads and Grads Cards

Summer is almost here! We're nearing the end of graduation season and heading into Father's Day on Sunday, June 21. In tonight's craft program, we're making cards to celebrate all of the dads and grads in our life!

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Birthday Cake

DIY Birthday Candle Board

Birthday parties might feel a little different this Summer, but thanks to Becky's DIY Birthday Candle Board, we can all still enjoy a little cake!

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Quilled Craft

Quilled Flower Craft

In tonight's craft program, Teen Services Librarian Jennie is here with a Quilled Flower Craft! Learn how to wrap or “quill” strips of paper into tiny creations of flowers and more from the comfort of home.

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Feltbird Craft

Felt Bird Bookmark

In tonight's craft program, Jen shows you how to make a simple bird bookmark using felt and other items around the house!

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Colorful Books on Shelf

Book Buffet - Books About Books

Hungry for a new book? Join Sarah and Lisa from the 95th St. Library for a virtual book buffet as we discuss Books about Books! There's titles here from Susan Orlean, Stephen King and Abbi Waxman!

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Colorful Books on Shelf

WHAT'S NEXT - The Great Gatsby

If you liked The Great Gatsby, you'll love What's Next! In this new video series, Shannon from Nichols Library takes a classic from our collection and discusses other titles she thinks you'd enjoy, too!

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Non-Fiction Books

Summer Book Buzz - Speculative Fiction

In our fifth and final episode, we're discussing Speculative Fiction! Preview the sequel to Bird Box, the new entry in the Lady Astronaut series and "Axiom's End," the debut novel from Lindsay Ellis.

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