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Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Sunday, April 1st, 2018

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Spring Puppet Show

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
The Palatine Puppet Players perform spring stories sure to make you smile. Ages 3-6. Drop in. ...

Build It

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Treat yourself to an afternoon of educational fun when you try out the Library's Q-BA-Maze 2.0 Collection. Ages 6 and up. Drop in.  ...

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: 4
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. ...

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. Drop in. ...

Tuesday, April 3rd, 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. ...

Resume Clinic

6:00pm - 8:45pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Visit the flowers and return to the hive without being caught by the spiders. Learn basic coding and problem solving skills using the Bee-Bot robot. Ages 4 through 7 with parent/caregiver. Sign up. ...

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Facebook Basics

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...

April Showers Storytime

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Listen to rain stories, sing songs, and create a shaving cream rain cloud at this special storytime. Ages 3 through 5. Drop in. ...

Sip and Color

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Join us for a relaxing adult coloring night. Just bring your creativity and enjoy some refreshments. All supplies provided. Sign up. Ages 16 and up. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
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. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Digital Media Center
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Learn how to superimpose backgrounds into your videos using iMovie's green-screen effect and our Digital Media Center. Valid District cardholders only. Grades 7-12. Sign Up. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Aprenda conceptos básicos sobre las computadoras e internet, incluyendo como usar el sitio web de Palatine Library. Esta clase será instruida en español, en la Biblioteca Central. Necesita inscribirse. Para tarjetahabientes validos del Distrito. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Join others interested in genealogy for a session of sharing tips and  learning about new research tools. Held in Meeting Room 2. ...

Friday, April 6th, 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: 4
Description:
The Atomic Weight of Love by Elizabeth Church.  A scientific woman struggles against social expectations from World War II through the 1970s.  Available March 2. ...

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: Storytimes
Description:
The Palatine Puppet Players will entertain again with two fairytales just right for young children. Los Titiriteros de Palatine nos entretendrán nuevamente con dos cuentos de hadas perfectos para niños pequeños. ...

Saturday, April 7th, 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, April 9th, 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.  ...
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
AMITA registered nurses offer cholesterol and blood pressure screenings, and an assessment for the risk of stroke. Consultation on improving negative results provided. To sign up, please call: 1-855-MyAMITA (1-855-692-6482) or visit www.AMITAhealth.o...

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: 3
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, April 10th, 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. 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:
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 ca...

Website Coding 101

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Rescheduled from April 3 Learn the fundamentals of HTML and CSS. Web developer Andy Fischoff covers common tags and techniques that will make your site look great on screens of all sizes. No prior coding experience necessary; you should be comfort...

TAB

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

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Nursery Rhyme and Rhythm

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Join us with your baby to celebrate poetry month by enjoying nursery rhymes and poetry. Ages birth through 24 months. Drop in. ...

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.  ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino.  A brilliant math teacher tries to cover up a murder but will a veteran police detective outwit him? Available March 14 ...

Photo Editing with Pixlr

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Learn how to edit photos using Pixlr, a free online photo-editing tool. ...

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, April 12th, 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 baby robin craft! ...

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:
Cookies! Choose a cookbook and bake a batch of cookies of your choice to share. Discuss what you liked and didn't like about the book and recipe.    ...

Excel 2010 Basic

2:00pm - 3:30pm
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. ...

The Life of Anne Frank

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
Historian Jim Gibbons presents the life of Anne Frank, a famous victim of the Holocaust, on Holocaust Remembrance Day ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Aprenda a usar la computadora para navegar el internet y como explorar el sitio de la biblioteca de Palatine. Esta serie es progresiva. Cuando se registre, se comprometes a las dos clases. ...

Friday, April 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. ...

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.  ...

Succulent Terrarium

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Bring the outdoors in by making a simple succulent arrangement to take home. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. For ages 14 through adult. ...

LEGO Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
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, April 14th, 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. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Visit the flowers and return to the hive without being caught by the spiders. Learn basic coding and problem solving skills using the Bee-Bot robot. Ages 4 through 7 with parent/caregiver. Sign up. ...

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
From the Southampton Hampshire Chronicle of 1772 to the Daily Herald of 2014, learn what archived newspapers are available at the library and how to use them for family and historical research. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
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. Available March 19. ...

Tuesday, April 17th, 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. ...
Cancelled

Cutting The Cable

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
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.   ...

Website Coding 102

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
Learn the fundamentals of HTML and CSS. Web developer Andy Fischoff covers common tags and techniques that will make your site look great on screens of all sizes. No prior coding experience necessary; you should be comfortable typing and saving files...

Teen Book Club

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
The Silence of Murder By Dandi Daley Mackall 18-year-old Jeremy Long hasn’t spoken a single word in 12 years and is accused of murdering John Johnson, a beloved baseball coach. His 16-year-old sister, Hope, is the only person who believes Jeremy i...

Great Books

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Description:
We're looking for new members! Read short selections from Counterparts to explore ideas through meaningful discussion. Copies are available for checkout or for $25 at the second floor Reference Desk. Join the group anytime.  War Ode 3.2 by...

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

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

Anti-Bullying Workshop

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Empower yourself with the knowledge and tools to identify and rise above bullying at school and online. Presented by Itzel Gama of The Bridge: Youth and Family Services. Grades 5 and up. Sign up. ...
Required
Branch: In the Community
Room: Off Site
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
The ukulele is easy to learn, lightweight, and inexpensive. Join us at the Music Room in Palatine for a hands-on opportunity to experience the joy of ukulele. Valid District cardholders only. Ukuleles will be available for purchase after the class at...

Thursday, April 19th, 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 2010 Intermediate

2:00pm - 3:30pm
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. ...

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. ...

Word 2010 Basics

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Learn how to create and format a document as well as perform common editing functions in Word 2010. ...

Friday, April 20th, 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. ...

Earth Fest

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Commemorate Earth Day and turn over a new leaf at a unique party featuring earth-friendly activities and refreshments. Grades K–3, parents welcome. ...

Saturday, April 21st, 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. ...

Volunteer Fair

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings
Description:
Nothing feels better than giving back to your community. Stop by any time during this event to learn about these, and other organizations in the area looking for volunteers: Barb's Precious Rescue; Buddy Foundation; The Center for Enriched Living; Cl...

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Kite Storytime and Craft

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Join us for a story all about kites, and make a paper kite of your own. All ages. ...

Windows 10 Basics

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
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. ...

Succulent Terrarium

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Bring the outdoors in by making a simple succulent arrangement to take home. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. For ages 14 through adult ...

Tuesday, April 24th, 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. 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:
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 ca...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Join artist Freddy Bustamante to take a look at his “coup drawing” creative process and artwork. Learn to take an abstract idea and put it to practice to form a piece of art of your own! All materials provided. Grades 7–12. Sign up. ...

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Fairy or Gnome Garden

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Design your own magical fairy or gnome garden that you can take home. ...

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, April 26th, 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.  Today we're using paper muffin cups to make pretty flowers. The option to use the flower to make a greeting card available. ...

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
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Learn to format pictures, work with tables, create an automatic Table of Contents, and create a Mail Merge document. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 67
Description:
Peggy Lami presents a visual, architectural tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s circa 1908 masterpiece, Unity Temple of Oak Park, recently restored to its original glory. ...

Friday, April 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. ...

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.  ...

Saturday, April 28th, 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, April 30th, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
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...

Tuesday, May 1st, 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: 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: 2
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. ...

Excel Basic

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Introduction to Mac

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
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. ...

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. ...

Conservation at Home

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 76
Description:
The Barrington Area Conservation Trust presents ways to install native plants, create friendly habitats for wildlife, utilize rain barrels, and attract Monarch butterflies in an effort to keep the species alive. ...

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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: 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. ...

Puppet Show

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
The Palatine Puppet Players will entertain again with two fairytales just right for young children. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Decorate a Ukrainian pysanka (Easter egg) and then transform it into a cheerful bird. Grades 2–6. Sign up. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
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 1
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
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, May 4th, 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: 7
Description:
News of the World by Paulette Jiles. In the aftermath of the Civil War, a retired captain agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa Indian tribe back to her people.  Available April 6. ...

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. ...

Star Wars Movie

11:00am - 1:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Description:
Watch Star Wars: The Clone Wars, an animated feature length film, on our big screen. Bring your own drink and we'll provide a light snack. A Blu-ray copy of Star Wars: A New Hope will be given to one lucky winner. Rated PG. 1 hour...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Hear traditional Ukrainian tales and songs. Make a special craft and learn how to say hello and goodbye in Ukrainian! Ages 4 through 7. Ven a escuchar canciones y cuentos tradicionales de ucrania. ¡Crea una manualidad especial y aprende a decir ho...

Drop in LEGO

12:00pm - 3:00pm
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.  ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Treat yourself to an afternoon of educational fun when you try out the Library’s Q-BA-Maze 2.0 Collection. Ages 6 and up. Drop in. Disfrute de una tarde educacional y divertida cuando pruebe la colección de Q-BA-Maze 2.0 de la biblioteca. Para eda...
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Celebrate the series with crafts, activities, and an intergalactic scavenger hunt. Grades K-6. Drop in. ...

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

Branch: In the Community
Room: Off Site
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Social Gatherings
Description:
Stop by the Library’s table at this annual Palatine Park District event. See and touch the town’s largest vehicles in the parking lot of the Family Aquatic Center. Held offsite at 340 East Palatine Road, Palatine. Questions, call Karen Rude (PPD), 84...

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. ...