Library Closed Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day

We will resume regular hours on Tuesday, May 29.

Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Preschool Storytime

May 26,
10:30am - 11:00am
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. ...

Closed for Memorial Day

May 27,
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Branches:
Main Library, North Hoffman Branch, Rand Road Branch, In the Community
Description:
We're closed Sunday and Monday for Memorial Day. ...

Closed for Memorial Day

May 28,
9:00am - 9:00pm
Branches:
Main Library, North Hoffman Branch, Rand Road Branch, In the Community
Description:
We're closed Sunday and Monday for Memorial Day. ...

Preschool Storytime

May 29,
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. ...

Toddler Storytime

May 29,
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. ...

Using FamilySearch

May 29,
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Learn about the FamilySearch.org website and how to use it to search for records and more. ...

Library Focus Group for Adults

May 30,
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
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...

Library Focus Group for Teens

May 30,
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
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.&...
Registration
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

May 30,
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

May 30,
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. ...

Library Focus Group for Adults

May 30,
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
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...

Baby Storytime

May 31,
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. ...

Preschool Storytime

June 1,
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

June 1,
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. ...

Family Storytime

June 2,
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

June 2,
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

June 2,
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. ...

Dandelions Storytime

June 4,
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

June 4,
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
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

June 4,
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. ...

Beginning Crochet, Part 1

June 4,
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
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

June 4,
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. ...

Toddler Storytime

June 5,
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

June 5,
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. ...

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

June 5,
5:00pm - 8:00pm
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

June 5,
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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. ...