Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Canning and Preserving

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 64
Description:
Michael Maddox demonstrates the process of home canning and preserving.  A great way to have local seasonal food in your kitchen all year round! ...

Tuesday, August 28th, 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.  ...

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 ...

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

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 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

PowerPoint 2010 Basic

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10

Thursday, August 30th, 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. ...

Word 2010 Intermediate

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Learn to format pictures, work with tables, create an automatic Table of Contents, and create a Mail Merge document. ...

Friday, August 31st, 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. ...

Saturday, September 1st, 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. ...

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Tuesday, September 4th, 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: 13
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, September 5th, 2018

Minecraft Mania

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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.  ...

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 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 104
Description:
Discover different filing options for Social Security to learn if you can increase your monthly Social Security income with Mike Heatwole of The Dala Group. ...

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Bring your lunch to this workshop from Illinois workNet and discover how to set goals, use social media, get past applicant tracking systems, and interview effectively to land the job.  To sign up, visit www.worknetncc.com and click the link und...

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
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. ...

Creative Cloud Overview

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Digital Media Center
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
TBD ...

Friday, September 7th, 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, September 8th, 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, September 10th, 2018

Stories at Panera Bread

10:00am - 10:30am
Required
Branch: In the Community
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Enjoy stories and music. Children receive a complimentary Petite Chocolate Chipper Cookie and milk. All ages. Sign up. ...

Excel Basic

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

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, September 11th, 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. ...

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Chair Yoga

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30

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 through 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, September 13th, 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. ...

Facebook Basics

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...

Friday, September 14th, 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, September 15th, 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, September 17th, 2018

Excel Intermediate

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
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 ...

Tuesday, September 18th, 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. ...

Great Books Discussion

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Description:
Read short selections from Counterparts to explore ideas through meaningful discussions. Copies are available for checkout or for $25 at the second floor Reference Desk. Join the group anytime.  ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 104
Description:
John Lynn presents the various ways to paddle canoes and bicycle trails while enjoying the beauty of Illinois for our state's 200th birthday. ...

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

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 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

PHS Program

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Description:
PHS ...

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
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. ...

Windows 10 Basics

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Learn everything to get started with Windows 10, including the new Start menu, Edge, Cortana, and basic customization. Presented by Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People. ...

Board Game Night

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Drop in to try board games from the library’s new collection or bring one of your own to play with fellow gamers. No experience required. Each session we will be teaching how to play a different board game. Snack...

Friday, September 21st, 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. ...

Saturday, September 22nd, 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, September 24th, 2018

Introduction to Mac

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and more. ...

Tuesday, September 25th, 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. ...

Be Safe Online

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Gain practical tips on avoiding credit card and identity theft online by managing passwords, avoiding malware and viruses and showing online smarts. ...

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

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 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Thursday, September 27th, 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. ...

LEGO Island Challenge

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Do you like building with LEGOs? Can you adapt to challenges? Come build a LEGO island and find out! Grades 3-6. Sign up. ...

Friday, September 28th, 2018

Saturday, September 29th, 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, October 1st, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Learn how to crochet and make a simple scarf in this two-part workshop.  For beginners only.  Must be a valid Palatine Public Library cardholder.  All materials provided. This series is progressive. When you register, you are commit...

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, October 2nd, 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: 13
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. ...

Mario Kart Open Play

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids, Teens, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Description:
Drop in with your friends and family and play Mario Kart on Wii U! All ages. ...

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Is this the first wave of the cashless future, or just another overhyped technology? Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People explains what Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are, how they work, and the terminology associated with digital currency. ...

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 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Bring your lunch to this workshop from Illinois workNet and discover how to set goals, use social media, get past applicant tracking systems, and interview effectively to land the job.  To sign up, visit www.worknetncc.com and click the link und...

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
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. ...

Friday, October 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. ...

Saturday, October 6th, 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. ...