Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. ...

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. ...

Using FamilySearch

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Learn about the FamilySearch.org website and how to use it to search for records and more. ...

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Description:
Come help us chart the Library’s future! We sincerely care about the needs of our community and value your feedback. Drop-in to this session for a guided discussion aimed at informing our next Strategic Plan. Refreshments and pastries serve...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Come help us chart the Library’s future! We sincerely care about the needs of our community and value your feedback. Drop-in to this session for a guided discussion aimed at informing our next Strategic Plan. Refreshments and pizza served.&...
Required
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Come help us chart the Library’s future! We sincerely care about the needs of our community and value your feedback. Drop-in to this session presented in Spanish, for a guided discussion aimed at informing our next Strategic Plan. Craft activity...

Pokemon Drop-In Night

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Come hang out and meet other Pokémon fans and friends. Bring your deck, play Pokkén Tournament on the Wii-U, and enjoy snacks and music. All ages. Drop In. ...

Preschool Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Description:
Come help us chart the Library’s future! We sincerely care about the needs of our community and value your feedback. Drop-in to this session for a guided discussion aimed at informing our next Strategic Plan. Refreshments and desserts serve...

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Baby Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Summer Reading Kickoff

12:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Celebrate our Summer Reading Program with an exciting selection of games and activities including BINGO and face painting.  Stop by the craft station to make your own dragon to take home. Drop a ticket in a drawing box for your chan...

Juggling Funny Stories

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes, Games & Activities, Lectures & Performances
Description:
Chris Fascione brings stories to life through an interactive performance combining comedy, mime, juggling, and storytelling. All ages. Tickets available May 26 for valid District cardholders. ...

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Dandelions Storytime

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes, Games & Activities
Description:
Learn and explore up close the different stages of a dandelion in this interactive storytime. Ages 5 and up.  ...

Cutting The Cable

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Save money and discover the newest streaming services and devices for movies, music, and productivity such as Google Chromecast, Roku, Netflix, Hulu, and more.   ...

Drop-In STEAM

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Learn how to crochet and make a simple dishcloth in this two-part workshop.  All materials provided.  For beginners only.  Must be a valid Palatine Public Library cardholder. This series is progressive. When you register, you are co...

Baby Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages Birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
Do you have a business question?  SCORE's experienced business mentors provide advice on every aspect of business planning, start-up, management, and growth.  To schedule a one hour appointment, visit www.score.org/find-mentor.  Meetin...

Resume Clinic

6:00pm - 8:45pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Career counselor Fred Ettinger presents strategies for creating a resume in today’s market, followed by a one-on-one review of your resume with tips for improving.  Valid District cardholders only. ...

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Bring your imagination and build something fun when you try out our LEGO collection. Trae tu imaginación y construye algo divertido cuando pruebes nuestra colección de LEGO. ...

Digital Assistants

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Siri, Alexa and Cortana are the biggest names in technology right now. Discover how these speech-activated personal assistant devices are battling their way into our phones and homes, in order to make our lives easier. Presented by Mike Gershbei...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Description:
Historian Jim Gibbons presents the life of Robert Kennedy honoring the 50th Anniversary of his death.   ...

Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Where will your imagination take you? Drop-in today between 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. and make a rocket ship. ...

Baby Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Sign up and compete in the latest release of Smash Bros and claim your glory -- win prizes! Grades 5-12. Sign up. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Join others interested in genealogy for a session of sharing tips and  learning about new research tools. Held in Meeting Room 1. Note Room change.  ...

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Patriotic Wreath

11:00am - 1:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Learn to make a festive deco mesh wreath in time for the Fourth of July. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. For ages 14 through adult. Sign up.   ...

Drop in Craft

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date.  ...

LEGO Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Join other LEGO enthusiasts for a building challenge using our Legos. Creations will be shared with the other builders at the end of the challenge. ...

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Stories at Panera Bread

10:00am - 10:30am
Required
Branch: In the Community
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Enjoy stories and music. Children receive a complimentary Petite Chocolate Chipper Cookie and milk. All ages. Sign up. ...

Preschool Storytime

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children ages one through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child.  ...

Drop-In STEAM

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Prerequisite: Beginning Crochet, Part 1 Learn how to crochet and make a simple dishcloth in this two-part workshop.  All materials provided.  For beginners only.  Must be a valid Palatine Public Library cardholder. This series is...

Excel Basic

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Todos los materiales serán provistos para ...

Book Buddies

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Description:
Strengthen your reading skills with the guidance of teen volunteers while sharing stories. Partners may vary throughout the program. Grades 1-4.  Sign up. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 74
Description:
Learn how to navigate the LinkedIn app and use its unique features to find your next job.  Presented by LinkedIn and Social Media Manager, Bruce Bixler. ...

TAB

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Teens
Description:
Teen Advisory Board Monthly Meeting  ...

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Chair Yoga

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Explore gentle postures, breathwork, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, registered yoga teacher from Discover Yoga with Karen. Valid District cardholders only.  ...

Welcome to my World

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Enjoy a cutting edge performance of comedy, magic, fire eating and juggling with Rick Colen. He has performed with the Ringling Brother and his feats are sure to amuse and amaze you. All ages.  ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Girl in Disguise by Greer Macallister. Kate Warne, the first female Pinkerton detective, assumes a range of sophisticated identities to track down evildoers and bring them to justice in 19th Century Chicago. Books available May 9. ...

Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Board Meetings
Description:
All meetings will be held the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Rennack/McElroy Room of the Main Library located at 700 N. North Ct., Palatine, IL 60067 unless otherwise noted. View meeting documents.  ...

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Drop-in today to make to make a superhero stick puppet. Additional supplies provided to make a superhero greeting card option. ...

Baby Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: In the Community
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Share stories and songs in the fresh air as we present programs for preschoolers and their families. Questions, call Salt Creek Park District, 847-259-6890. Drop in. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Description:
Treat yourself to an afternoon of educational fun when you try out the Library’s Tinkertoy Collection. Ages 3 and up.   Disfrute de una tarde educacional y divertida cuando pruebe la colección de Tinkertoy de la biblioteca. Para edades de ...

Facebook Basics

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...
Branch: Main Library
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Description:
Drop in and learn more about the Point and Shoot cameras available for checkout in the DMC. We will be located in the lobby to the right of the stairs.  ...

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
The Palatine Puppet Players entertain again with two fairytales just right for young children: The Frog Prince, and The Princess and the Dragon. All ages.  Los Titiriteros de Palatine nos entretendrán nuevamente con dos cuentos de hadas perfe...
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales
Description:
The June Book Sale is June 15-17. Choose from a wide assortment of like-new donated items! Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friends' members - No Charge Non-members - $5 Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Sunday, 1...

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales
Description:
The June Book Sale is June 15-17. Choose from a wide assortment of like-new donated items! Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friends' members - No Charge Non-members - $5 Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Sunday, 1...

Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Cookies and Coloring

10:30am - 11:00am
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Bring your family and join us for a relaxing morning of coloring and sample some tasty cookies, too! All ages. ...

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales
Description:
The June Book Sale is June 15-17. Choose from a wide assortment of like-new donated items! Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friends' members - No Charge Non-members - $5 Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Sunday, 1...

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Drop-in STEAM

12:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in.  ...

Oculus Go Pop-up

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Ages: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Description:
Come to the lobby and get a demonstration of the wireless VR headset that will be ready to check out of the library soon: Oculus Go Drop in. Ages 9-11 must be with a parent.  ...

Drop-In STEAM

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Excel Intermediate

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Learn to use a table to sort and filter data, apply conditional formatting, and create a Pivot Table.  Use “Logical” and “VLOOKUP” functions, and run a Macro. Prerequisite: Excel Basic ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Description:
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. A prominent lawyer discovers her family’s connection to an unscrupulous children’s home in the 1930s.  Books available May 21. ...

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Book Buddies

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Description:
Strengthen your reading skills with the guidance of teen volunteers while sharing stories. Partners may vary throughout the program. Grades 1-4.  Sign up. ...

Minecraft Mania

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Description:
Enter the world of Minecraft. Use your creativity to build your world, work with others to craft objects, and watch out for Minecraft Creepers. Grades 5-12. Sign up.  ...

Patriotic Wreath

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Learn to make a festive deco mesh wreath in time for the Fourth of July. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. For ages 14 through adult. Sign up. ...

Teen Book Club

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
I Hunt Killers By Barry Lyga  Jasper "Jazz" Dent is a likable teenager. A charmer, one might say. But he's also the son of the world's most infamous serial killer, and for Dear Old Dad, Take Your Son to Work Day was year-round. Jazz has wi...

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Digging Dinosaurs

10:00am - 11:00am
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Become a paleontologist as we explore dinosaurs through art, math, and science. Ages 4-6 with parent/caregiver. Sign up.  ...

Drop in LEGO

1:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Bring your imagination and build something fun when you try out our LEGO collection.  ...

Video Camera Pop-up

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Description:
Come to the the lobby to get a demonstration of the video cameras available for checkout from the DMC. Drop in.  ...

Cutting The Cable

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Save money and discover the newest streaming services and devices for movies, music, and productivity such as Google Chromecast, Roku, Netflix, Hulu, and more.   ...

Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. Drop-in today to make a paper chain caterpillar! ...

Baby Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Gary Kantor Magic Show

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Description:
Enjoy a thrilling magic show filled with comedy and audience participation. All ages. Tickets available June 14 for valid District cardholders. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
This series is progressive. When you sign up, you are committing to both classes. Are you already using the Internet but still have basic questions about how your computer or device works? Do you need some clarification with computer terms like “t...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Getting ready to retire? Learn about your choices, estimated costs and timelines to enroll in Medicare Supplements, Part D Drug Plans, and Medicare Advantage Plans. Presented by Insurance Broker, Donna Spigolon.  ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Description:
Work in a team to guide a tiny, easy-to-use robot on a globetrotting adventure. Grades 3-6. Sign up. ...

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Gentle Yoga and Meditation

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Bring your own yoga mat and explore gentle stretching and breathwork with Jenny Hennek, registered yoga teacher from Himalayan Yoga and Meditation Center. Valid District cardholders only.  ...

Drop in Craft

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date.  ...

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children ages one through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child.  ...

Instagram and Snapchat

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Instagram and Snapchat have become two of the most popular social networks. Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People discusses these photo/video sharing apps and shows you how to get started. ...

Drop-In STEAM

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Description:
Visit Hogwarts, Camazotz, Tatooine, Superhero-topia, and Camp Half-Blood as family-friendly activities, games, snacks, and prize drawings bring your favorite fantasy and science fiction series to life. Costumes encouraged. All ages. Tickets available...

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

ESL Conversation Club

9:30am - 11:00am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings
Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Todos los materiales serán provistos para ...

Book Buddies

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Description:
Strengthen your reading skills with the guidance of teen volunteers while sharing stories. Partners may vary throughout the program. Grades 1-4.  Sign up. ...

Chopped

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Compete to create the tastiest dishes! Teens are divided and asked to make an appetizer, main dish, and a dessert using three secret ingredients, and various items from the Library's "pantry." The winner receives a book of their choice and special re...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 72
Description:
Learn how to use Google Analytics to analyze and optimize traffic to your website.  Presented by Margaret Eastwood of SCORE. ...

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Go Pro Pop-up

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Description:
Come by the lobby and do and get a demonstration of the Go Pro cameras that are available for checkout from the DMC. Drop in. ...
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Unicorns, dragons, and griffins, oh my! Enjoy stories and rhymes about all sorts of magical creatures. Ages 3 through 5. Drop in. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 85
Description:
Palatine Bank and Trust presents the different forms and steps to prevention of identity theft, as well as examples and ways to prevent or reduce elder financial abuse. ...

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. ...

Baby Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
This series is progressive. When you sign up, you are committing to both classes. Are you already using the Internet but still have basic questions about how your computer or device works? Do you need some clarification with computer terms li...

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Stop by all summer for fun STEAM activities. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver.  Visitanos durante todo el verano y diviértete con las actividades STEAM. Para edades de 5 o mayor con padre/persona de cuido. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities, Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Share your thoughts about Ms. Bixby’s Last Day while enjoying snacks and tie-in activities. Grades 3-6. Sign up.             Ms. Bixby’s Last Day Three sixth graders work together to honor ...

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Hometown Fest Parade

11:00am - 1:00pm
Branch: In the Community
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Social Gatherings
Description:
Cheer on the Palatine Library as we walk in the annual Palatine Jaycees Hometown Fest Parade. Hometown Fest’s annual parade includes professional entertainment, as well as entries from local organizations and businesses, local government officials...