Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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 Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 76
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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. ...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event 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
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
The Palatine Puppet Players will entertain again with two fairytales just right for young children. ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Decorate a Ukrainian pysanka (Easter egg) and then transform it into a cheerful bird. Grades 2–6. Sign up. ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Event Description:
Sign up and compete in the latest release of Smash Bros and claim your glory -- win prizes! Grades 5-12. Sign up. ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Event 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...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Bring your imagination and build something fun when you try out our LEGO collection.  ...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event 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...
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Celebrate the series with crafts, activities, and an intergalactic scavenger hunt. Grades K-6. Drop in. ...

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

Library Branch: In the Community
Room: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Social Gatherings
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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, May 6th, 2018

2018 Poetry Fest

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
Celebrate poetry with light refreshments, prize drawings, and a supportive audience as we announce our 2018 award winners. All guests are invited to read in a family-friendly open mic. All ages. Sign up online to reserve your seat; register for the O...

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

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

Instagram and Snapchat

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

Baby Storytime

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

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

ESL Conversation Club

9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Social Gatherings
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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. ...

Excel Intermediate

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event 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 ...

TAB

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

Facebook LIVE!

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 88
Event Description:
Learn how to livestream on Facebook to engage with your customers and increase business. Presented by Vanessa Cabrera of the Illinois Small Business Development Center, Harper College. ...

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Chair Yoga

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Where it Hurts by Reed Farrel Coleman. Former Long Island cop Gus Murphy reluctantly agrees to help an ex-con investigate a murder. Available April 11. ...

Ukrainian Storytime

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Hear traditional Ukrainian tales and songs in this special storytime. Learn how to say hello and goodbye in Ukrainian!   Ages 4-7. Drop-in. ...
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Board Meetings
Event 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. The meeting on May 9, 2018 will be held at the Community Re...

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Baby Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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. ...

Mosaic Trivet

11:00am - 1:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Make a simple rectangular mosaic trivet using glass tiles. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. For ages 14 through adult. ...
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event Description:
Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann In 1920s Oklahoma, the newly established FBI investigates a series of murders of members of the prosperous Osage Indian tribe. Copies available beginning Apri...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Digital Media Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Event Description:
Learn how to take and edit a self-portrait using various tools in Photoshop. Grades 7-12. Sign Up. ...

PowerPoint 2010 Basic

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Learn basics about PowerPoint like slide layout, design, and images.   ...

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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 Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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 papas o persona de cuido tienen que estar pr...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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 papas o persona de cuido tienen que estar pr...

LEGO Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event 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, May 12th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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 Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Kids, bring your mom to this storytime created just for her! Muffins will be served afterward. All ages. ¡Niños, traigan a su mamá a este dia de cuentos creado para ella! Magdalenas serán servidas después. Para todas las edades.   ...

Folk Music of Ukraine

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Description:
Enjoy the many hues of Ukrainian folk music. Performer Ivan Shmilo and his ensemble perform a medley of traditional songs accompanied by the Ukrainian string instrument, the bandura. Have your photo taken on a scenic background with our green screen,...

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Intro to Google Docs

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Event Description:
Learn what you can do with Google Docs, a free online alternative to Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Presented by Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People.  ...

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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. ...

Keyboarding

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
This class covers the basics of using your keyboard. Learn about the best hand placement and easy shortcuts to become more efficient at typing. ...

Teen Book Club

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe By Benjamin Alire Saenz This book follows two boys, Aristotle and Dante, their friendship, and their struggles with racial and ethnic identity, sexuality, and family relationships. Copies...

Great Books

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event 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.  Theme: Literature...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
Event Description:
Colleen Graudins, master gardener and volunteer for the Chicago Botanic Garden presents tips and ideas on how to attract birds, bees, and butterflies in your own garden. ...

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Facebook Basics

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...

Preschool Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
Event Description:
The history and photographs of several local cemeteries with stories of some the people buried in them is presented by the Palatine Historical Society. ...

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Baby Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 84
Event Description:
Learn about nonprofit job opportunities in the Chicago area and best practices for your job search. Presented by Pier C. Rogers, PhD, North Park University Professor and Director, Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management. ...

La Loteria

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event 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 México que tiene un parecido a BINGO con...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Learn how to shop smart and plan nutritious, budget-friendly meals for you and your family with Kathy Stanislawski, registered licensed dietitian from Amita Health. ...

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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 Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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 papas o persona de cuido tienen que estar pr...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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 papas o persona de cuido tienen que estar pr...

Know What to Do!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: -1
Event Description:
Learn basic knowledge from the Red Cross on how to deal with strangers, what to do if an emergency happens, and how to call 9-1-1. Grades K–5 with parent/caregiver. Sign up ...

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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. ...

Build It! STEM

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Let your imagination run wild with our building sets. Try Q-BaMaze, Tinkertoy vehicles, Magformers, or Learning Resources Gears. Ages 4 through 7 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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. Drop-in.  ...
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Event Description:
The first-floor Story Rooms are open to teens looking for a quiet place to study during finals week. Bring your snacks and visit the Reader Assistance Desk to get a de-stress kit.  While supplies last. Grades 9-12. Drop in.  ...

VR Break Time

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Teens
Event Description:
Give your stressed brain a rest from finals. Come to Story Room C and play! If you’re feeling competitive, try a round of Danger Ball. Just want to be somewhere else for a little while? Try Ocean Descent. Grades 9–12. Drop in. ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
The Atomic Weight of Love by Elizabeth Church.  A scientific woman struggles against social expectations from World War II through the 1970s.  Available April 16. ...

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

ESL Conversation Club

9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Social Gatherings
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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 Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Event Description:
The first-floor Story Rooms are open to teens looking for a quiet place to study during finals week. Bring your snacks and visit the Reader Assistance Desk to get a de-stress kit.  While supplies last. Grades 9-12. Drop in.  ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Event Description:
Author and Chicago White Sox historian Richard Lindberg presents the full gamut of Chicago White Sox history, from Charles Comiskey to the modern age, featuring never-beforeseen images ...

Meditation

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Meditation Chicago teaches you three ways to practice meditation: breathing, mantra with beads, and kirtan, to help you get through finals week. Grades 9–12. Drop in. ...

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Busy Toddlers

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Engage your senses and stimulate learning with activities and simple crafts just right for teeny-tiny hands. Ages 1 through 3 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Event Description:
The first-floor Story Rooms are open to teens looking for a quiet place to study during finals week. Bring your snacks and visit the Reader Assistance Desk to get a de-stress kit.  While supplies last. Grades 9-12. Drop in.  ...

Cutting The Cable

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Event 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.   ...

Ukrainian Cooking

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Join Susan Maddox as she helps us celebrate everything Ukranian during the month of May by demonstrating some traditional recipes from the Ukraine. ...
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Make a beautiful paper flower craft at the end of this special storytime. Ages 3 through 5. Drop in. ...

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Baby Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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. ...
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Event Description:
The first-floor Story Rooms are open to teens looking for a quiet place to study during finals week. Bring your snacks and visit the Reader Assistance Desk to get a de-stress kit.  While supplies last. Grades 9-12. Drop in.  ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Learn how to use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more to promote your business. Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People shows you how to choose the best site for you and the steps to get started. ...

Friday, May 25th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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 Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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 papas o persona de cuido tienen que estar pr...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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 papas o persona de cuido tienen que estar pr...

Saturday, May 26th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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, May 27th, 2018

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

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

Using FamilySearch

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

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Event Description:
Come help us chart the Library’s future! We sincerely care about the needs of our community and value your feedback. Drop-in to this session for a guided discussion aimed at informing our next Strategic Plan. Refreshments and pastries serve...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Come help us chart the Library’s future! We sincerely care about the needs of our community and value your feedback. Drop-in to this session for a guided discussion aimed at informing our next Strategic Plan. Refreshments and pizza served.&...
Required
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Come help us chart the Library’s future! We sincerely care about the needs of our community and value your feedback. Drop-in to this session presented in Spanish, for a guided discussion aimed at informing our next Strategic Plan. Craft activity...

Pokemon Drop-In Night

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

Preschool Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Event Description:
Come help us chart the Library’s future! We sincerely care about the needs of our community and value your feedback. Drop-in to this session for a guided discussion aimed at informing our next Strategic Plan. Refreshments and desserts serve...

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Baby Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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. ...