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The History of Fermilab

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Fermilab celebrates its 50th anniversary of discovery and innovation this year. Join Lab Archivist and Historian Valerie Higgins to learn more about our neighbor and the research they do to advance humankind’s understanding of energy, matter, space and time. Registration required.

This program is part of the History in the Making series.
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Come Write-In

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
If you’ve always fancied yourself a writer, join other budding authors at the Library and around the world to write a 50,000-word novel during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). To register to participate in NaNoWriMo, visit nanowrimo.org. Visit naperwrimo.org for a calendar of other local write-in events. Registration required.
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Afternoon at the Movies: Norman - Ages 18 and up

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Bring your own popcorn and join us for a movie matinee. Norman Oppenheimer (Richard Gere) is a fixer – he knows people and he gets things done. He befriends a young politician at a low point in his life, but when that politician later becomes a major world leader, Norman’s life changes dramatically, for better and for worse. (R, 118 min.)​ Register online if you want a reminder email or text. Advance registration welcome, but not required.
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Tech Gifts - Ages 18 and up

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Need some gift ideas for the holidays? Michael Gershbein, founder of Very Smart People, Chicagoland’s tech tutors, will show off unique technology products from inexpensive to pricey, from practical to off-the-wall. Registration required.
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Book Discussion: Favorite Reads of 2017 and Book Selection for 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Share insights with other readers and discover new books the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm. Books for discussion are available for checkout to Warrenville cardholders at the Member Services Desk one month prior to the discussion date. (There are no books to checkout for December discussion.)
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Vintage Cocktail Parties - Ages 18 and up

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
What’s old is new again! Just in time for the holidays, vintage cookbook and craft blogger Amy Alessio will show you how to make your next get-together classy and memorable with vintage yummies and beverages. Sample treats and take home recipes to wow your family and guests. Registration required.
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Book Discussion: "Girl Waits with Gun" by Amy Stewart

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Share insights with other readers and discover new books the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm. Books for discussion are available for checkout to Warrenville cardholders at the Member Services Desk one month prior to the discussion date.
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Embrace the New Year with Meditation - Ages 18 and up

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Learn how meditation can be the key to a calmer, healthier and more balanced lifestyle. Markus Schramm brings humor and over 30 years of meditation experience to helping you renew your spirit. Registration required.
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Organizing Digital Photos and Files

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
We all have digital photos, important emails, maybe even sentimental voicemails we want to hold on to forever. Learn how to save, find, preserve, back up and archive your digital memories well beyond the lifespan of your current devices.
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An Afternoon at the Movies: "My Cousin Rachel" - Ages 18 and up

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Bring your own popcorn and join us for a movie matinee. Convinced that his cousin Ambrose was murdered by his wife Rachel, Philip travels to Italy to exact his revenge…but winds up falling in love instead. This 2017 movie starring Rachel Weisz and Sam Claflin is based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier. (PG-13, 106 min.)
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Joy and Health Benefits of Tea - Ages 18 and up

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
January is National Hot Tea Month. Come in from the cold and expand your knowledge of this popular beverage with tea expert Sarine from Serene Teaz. Drink fragrant and delicious samples while Sarine shares a brief history of tea, its health benefits and proper preparation techniques. Registration required.

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Maintaining Your Computer

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
You change the oil in your car every few thousand miles, but are your computer and devices getting the same kind of care and attention? Learn how to reduce the risks of data loss, computer viruses and aggravating slowdowns. Registration required.
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Book Discussion: "Hold Tight" by Harlan Coben

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Share insights with other readers and discover new books the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm. Books for discussion are available for checkout to Warrenville cardholders at the Member Services Desk one month prior to the discussion date.
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Book Club Social

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Book Club Social is for book lovers who just have to tell someone about their favorite reads. Come chat about one or two books you simply couldn’t put down, either fiction or nonfiction of any genre. Leave with plenty of book recommendations from others in the group. Registration required.
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Mrs. Lincoln in Love

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Go back to January, 1862, when Mrs. Lincoln and her family are settled comfortably in the Executive Mansion. Actress and historic researcher Laura Keyes puts on a one-woman show as Mrs. Lincoln, reflecting on the loves of her life – her children, her husband and her country. She even shares some of Mr. Lincoln’s love letters! This program is presented in association with the Warrenville Historical Society. Registration required.
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Introduction to Calligraphy - Ages 18 and up

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Hand-drawn calligraphy is a beautiful art worth exploring. Learn the basics of the Chancery Cursive font in this hands-on class taught by Robin Stephens of Water Street Studios in Batavia. Calligraphy markers and parchment paper will be provided. Registration required.
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An Afternoon at the Movies: "Churchill" - Ages 18 and up

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Bring your own popcorn and join us for a movie matinee. On the eve of D-Day, Winston Churchill is consumed with doubts, fearing the operation will be a disaster. With time running out, his closest allies must convince him to go ahead with the invasion. (PG, 105 min.)
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Book Discussion: "Damaged" by Lisa Scottoline

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Share insights with other readers and discover new books the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm. Books for discussion are available for checkout to Warrenville cardholders at the Member Services Desk one month prior to the discussion date.
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Appy Hour: Healthy Living

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
There’s an app for everything! Spend an hour at the Library and discover apps for Android and iOS devices that can help you eat healthier, get more exercise, sleep better and track your health goals. Registration required.
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Inside Writing and Publishing: Finding the Novel Inside You

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Throughout the month of March a series of free programs are offered at local libraries to help budding authors learn more about writing and publishing. A complete list of programs will be available after January 1 at warrenville.com.

We all have a novel inside of us, burning to be told. William Hazelgrove tells the secrets and method to getting started on that idea and keeping at it through the first draft and subsequent revisions. He also covers the “ins-and-outs” of getting published, sharing stories of paperback auctions, movie options and his first big contract. Co-sponsored by Wheaton Public Library. Registration required.
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