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Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Website Coding 102

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Ready for more HTML and CSS? Web developer Andy Fischoff returns to share modern design techniques using the popular responsive framework, Bootstrap. He also demonstrates how to make your site more interactive with jQuery. Prerequisite: Website Codin...

Crochet 102: Part 2

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Learn to crochet a cowl in this two-part workshop. Prerequisite: Crochet 101 or basic crochet skills. This series is progressive. When you register, you are committing to both classes. Crochet 102: Part 1 - Monday, January 22, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Cr...

Tuesday, January 30th, 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. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Learn powerful online tools available from the Library that can help you choose a career, find quality employers, perfect your resume, prepare for the interview, and learn marketable new skills. ...

Word Intermediate

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Learn to format pictures, work with tables, create an automatic Table of Contents, and create a Mail Merge document. ...

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Excel 2010 Intermediate

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
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. ...

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. ...

Thursday, February 1st, 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...

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: 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...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Description:
Join others interested in genealogy. This group meets on the first Thursday of most months for a session of sharing tips and learning about new research tools. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 104
Description:
Author Rebecca Hunter discusses the history of mail order homes sold through Sears Roebuck catalogs and found in Palatine as well as other railroad towns in our area. Books will be available for purchase. ...

Friday, February 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. 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. ...

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Preschool Storytime

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. ...

Monday, February 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.  ...

Tuesday, February 6th, 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. ...

Twitter 101

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 how to use Twitter to stay in touch with causes, businesses and celebrities, promote your business, or simply share your interests with the world. Presented by Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People. ...

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
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 “the Cloud”?  Come to this class/discussion group to get information & answer...

La Loteria

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Learn to play La Loteria, a traditional game of chance played throughout Mexico that most resembles BINGO with pictures.  Aprenda a jugar La Lotería, un juego de azar tradicional que se juega atravez de todo Mexico que tiene un parecido a BIN...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Description:
Historian Jim Gibbons presents the life of Martin Luther King Jr., Civil Rights activist, honoring the 50th anniversary of his death and African-American History month. ...

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. ...

Thursday, February 8th, 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. All supplies are provided for a different craft each date. ...

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: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Description:
In 1879, scientists and tourists from all over the country flocked to the west to see the eclipse. A story about a young America that's part Wild West history, part science.  ...

Bollywood Dance

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Description:
Get your heart pumping in this Bollywood-inspired dance fitness program led by Deepthi Chiruvuri from Bolly DanceFit. Wear comfortable clothing and gym shoes. ...

Friday, February 9th, 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. ...

Drop-in Craft

12:00pm - 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 provided for a different craft each date.     ...

Valentine Paint Date

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
Calling all Lovebirds! Show your love by sharing a painting project for Valentine's Day.  Two separate canvases, side-by-side, will form one painting.  Valid District cardholders only. All supplies provided. ...

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

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. ...

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children ages 1 through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child.  ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
In this introductory class learn about relational databases and how they're used in modern websites. Design tables from scratch and make an application which puts them to work. Presented by web developer Andy Fischoff. Prior experience with coding is...

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. ...

Top 10 Tricks and Tips

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 83
Description:
A presentation and review of the top genealogical websites and how to use them most efficiently.  ...

Tuesday, February 13th, 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. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. ...

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. ...

ESL Conversation Club

10:30am - 12:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended.  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 provided for a different craft each date. Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Diferentes materiales serán provistos para cada man...

Advanced LinkedIn

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Description:
Already have a strong profile, many connections, and are participating in LinkedIn groups?  This class is for you!  Learn new, upcoming, and advanced LinkedIn features with Michael Yublosky, JEM Consulting. ...

Wednesday, February 14th, 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, breath work, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, certified yoga instructor from Discovery Yoga with Karen. Valid District cardholders only. Sign up for each session individually. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
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 “the Cloud”?  Come to this class/discussion group to get information & answer...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Description:
Join Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire, and film historian Raymond Benson as they discuss their picks for the 2018 Academy Awards. ...

Valentine Paint Date

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Calling all Lovebirds! Show your love by sharing a painting project for Valentine's Day.  Two separate canvases, side-by-side, will form one painting.  Valid District cardholders only. All supplies provided. ...

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. ...
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, February 15th, 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. ...

Excel Basic

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

Let's Play Chess

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Drop by to learn the game of chess from International Chess Master Arjun Vishnuvardhan. All skill levels welcome. Grades 2-12. Drop in. ...

Friday, February 16th, 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. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. ...

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. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Children ages 1 through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child./Niños de 1 año hasta preescolares están invitados asistir a la hora de cuentos. Los papás o persona de cuido tienen que estar prese...
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales
Description:
The February Used Book Sale is February 16 - 18. 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 ...

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales
Description:
The February Used Book Sale is February 16 - 18. 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 ...

Preschool Storytime

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. ...

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales
Description:
The February Used Book Sale is February 16 - 18. 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 ...

Monday, February 19th, 2018

The Prehistoric Animal Show

11:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Description:
Enjoy an up-close experience with some of the world’s most ancient animals as Crosstown Exotics brings reptiles, amphibians and bugs to the library for some interactive fun.  All ages. Tickets available February 12 for valid District cardholders...
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. ...
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Description:
Learn about foggy dry ice storms, and a special burp potion in this fun, interactive program about chemical reactions, air pressure, and states of matter. All ages.  ...

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. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Homegoing by  Yaa Gyasi. The story of two half-sisters in 18th century Ghana and seven generations of their descendants. Books available January 15. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Description:
A children's dental hygienist explains how parents can help their young children take care of their teeth. Program includes audience participation, puppets, video, free toothbrushes, and handouts . Ages 3 through 6 with parent/caregiver. Sign up.&...

Tuesday, February 20th, 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. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
Share your thoughts about Peter Brown’s best-selling novel The Wild Robot while enjoying snacks and tie-in activities. Grades 3-6. Sign up. The Wild Robot by Peter Brown Roz the Robot fends for herself after being shipwrecked on a remote island. ...

Cutting The Cable

6:30pm - 8:00pm
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. ...

Math Skills with Bee-Bot

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Play fun math games with our robot friends the Bee-Bots. Ages 4 through 7 with parent/caregiver. Sign up. ...

Great Books

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Description:
We're looking for new members to join our friendly group! Read short selections from Counterparts to explore ideas through meaningful discussion. Want to try this book before buying it? Check out a copy at the second floor Reference Desk, or purchase...

Teen Book Club

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
The Serpent King By Jeff Zentner Dill isn't the most popular kid at his rural Tennessee high school. After his father fell from grace in a public scandal that reverberated throughout their small town, Dill became a target. Fortunately, his tw...

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Math Skills with Bee-Bot

10:00am - 11:00am
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Play fun math games with our robot friends the Bee-Bots. Ages 4 through 7 with parent/caregiver. Sign up. ...

Word 2010 Basic

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Learn how to create and format a document as well as perform common editing functions in Word 2010. ...

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 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 67
Description:
Bike Palatine Club invites you on the third virtual ride across America with cross-country cyclist Pat Brummet as she travels the southern route of our country. ...

Thursday, February 22nd, 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. All supplies are provided for a different craft each date. ...

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. ...

Excel Intermediate

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
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 ...

Improv and Comedy Night

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
A blast for all teens who want to jump into improv comedy, or just have some fun! Grades 7-12. Sign up.  ...

Friday, February 23rd, 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. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Children ages 1 through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child./Niños de 1 año hasta preescolares están invitados asistir a la hora de cuentos. Los papás o persona de cuido tienen que estar prese...

Drop-in Craft

12:00pm - 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 provided for a different craft each date.   ...

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 the Himalayan Yoga and Meditation Center. Limit 15. Valid District cardholders only. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Calling all Lovebirds!  Show your love by sharing a painting project for Valentine's Day. Two separate 11X14 canvases side by side will form one painting. Valid District Cardholders only.   All supplies provided. ...

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

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. ...

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

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

Mario Kart Open Play

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: 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. ...

Tuesday, February 27th, 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. ...

ESL Conversation Club

10:30am - 12:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended.  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 provided for a different craft each date. Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Diferentes materiales serán provistos para cada man...

DIY Spa

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Come and create your own spa products with natural ingredients and different scented oils. Grades 4-7. Sign up. ...

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Word 2010 Intermediate

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Learn to format pictures, work with tables, create an automatic Table of Contents, and create a Mail Merge document. ...

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. ...

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
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...

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. ...

Excel 2010 Basics

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Join others interested in genealogy for a session of sharing tips and  learning about new research tools. Held in Meeting Room 2. ...

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Friday Morning Book Group

9:30am - 11:00am
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Map of Betrayal by Ha Jin. A woman discovers that her deceased father was a Chinese spy and that he had a second family back in China. Books available now. ...

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. ...

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Preschool Storytime

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. ...