Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Drop-In STEAM

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

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 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Tuesday, July 3rd, 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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
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: 9
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. ...

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
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...

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together.  ...

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. ...

Mario Kart Open Play

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

Friday, July 6th, 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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
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 a preescolar están invitados a asistir a la hora de cuentos. Los padres o persona de cuido tienen que e...

Saturday, July 7th, 2018

Family 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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Stories at Panera Bread

10:00am - 10:30am
Required
Library Branch: In the Community
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Enjoy stories and music. Children receive a complimentary Petite Chocolate Chipper Cookie and milk. All ages. Sign up. ...

Preschool Storytime

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

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: 13
Event Description:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...

Drop-In STEAM

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Tuesday, July 10th, 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.  ...

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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Todos los materiales serán provistos para ...
Cancelled

Roku Pop-up

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Come by the lobby and get a demonstration of the Roku streaming device that is available for checkout. Drop in.  ...

Book Buddies

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Strengthen your reading skills with the guidance of teen volunteers while sharing stories. Partners may vary throughout the program. Grades 1-4.  Sign up. ...
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
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...

Intro to QuickBooks

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 68
Event Description:
Learn how to get started with the popular accounting software QuickBooks, and how it can help your business. Presented by Joel Shabsin of SCORE. ...

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Chair Yoga

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event 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
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Event Description:
Practice circle time, fine and gross motor skills, following directions and taking turns, in preparation for Kindergarten in Fall 2018. Learn concepts in a different subject each week!  July 11: Reading. Grade K. Sign up. ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join artist Terri Murphy in creating imaginary animals using her reverse ink process. Ages 8 through 13. Sign up. ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
The Shadow District by Arnaldur Indrioason. A suspicious death in contemporary Iceland is linked to the murder of a young woman in Reykjavík during the American occupation in 1944. Books available June 13. ...

Summer Dance Party

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Rock out to kid-friendly summer hits and storytime favorites while enjoying a light snack. All ages. 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. View meeting documents.  ...

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together.  ...

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: In the Community
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Share stories and songs in the fresh air as we present programs for preschoolers and their families. Questions, call Salt Creek Park District, 847-259-6890. Drop in. ...
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Event Description:
Discover what’s so “cool” about science as Fermilab engineer Jerry Zimmerman, a.k.a. "Mr. Freeze” conducts experiments using liquid nitrogen. Tickets available July 5 for valid District cardholders. ...
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. ...
Cancelled

Spiderman VR Pop-up

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Come by Popular Materials and play Spiderman VR! Ages 9-11 must be with a parent or caregiver. Drop in.  ...

Excel 2010 Basics

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: 4
Event Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...

Bollywood Dance

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event 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, July 13th, 2018

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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Drop in Craft

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date.  ...

Galaxy in a Jar

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Let your imagination take you to a galaxy far, far away (or in your own room). Come create a galaxy in a jar to take home with you. Grades 4-8. Sign up.            ...

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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
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, July 14th, 2018

Family 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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring and sample some tasty cookies, too! All ages.  ¡Acompañanos a colorear y tener una mañana relajante mientras saboreamos unas sabrosas galletas también! Para todas las edades.   ...

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Puppet Show

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes, Games & Activities
Event Description:
The Palatine Puppet Players entertain again with two fairy tales just right for young children: The Frog Prince, and The Princess and the Dragon. All ages. ...

Drop-In STEAM

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden. Vasya, the daughter of a supposed witch, must save her village in this story influenced by Russian folklore. Books available June 18. ...

Tuesday, July 17th, 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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Drop in LEGO

1:30pm - 4:30pm
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. ...

Book Buddies

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Strengthen your reading skills with the guidance of teen volunteers while sharing stories. Partners may vary throughout the program. Grades 1-4.  Sign up. ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Event Description:
Is this the first wave of the cashless future, or just another overhyped technology? Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People explains what Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are, how they work, and the terminology associated with digital currency. ...

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: 0
Event Description:
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer By Michelle Hodkin Mara Dyer believes life can't get any stranger than waking up in a hospital with no memory of how she got there. It can. She believes there must be more to the accident she can't remember that killed ...

How to Speak Midwestern

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 53
Event Description:
Chicago author Ted McClelland presents a witty and informed analysis of the strange customs of Midwestern speech based on his book How to Speak Midwestern. Books will available for purchase. ...

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Learn and explore up close the different stages of a dandelion in this interactive storytime. Ages 5 and up. Aprende y explora de cerca las diferentes fases de la flor diente de león en este cuentacuentos interactivo. Para edades de 5 o ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Practice circle time, fine and gross motor skills, following directions and taking turns, in preparation for Kindergarten in Fall 2018. Learn concepts in a different subject each week! July 18: Math. Grade K. Sign up. ...

Danger Ball Pop-up

5:30pm - 8:15pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Come by Popular Materials and play Danger Ball on VR! Ages 9-11 must be with parent or caregiver. Drop in.  ...

Family 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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Let's Play Chess

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Drop by to learn the game of chess by Chess Scholars. All skill levels welcome. Grades 2-12. Drop in. ...

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together.  ...

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. ...

Build It!

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman 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 Tinker Toy Collection. Ages 3 and up. Drop in.  ...
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
AMITA registered nurses offer cholesterol and blood pressure screenings. Consultation on improving negative results will be provided. To sign up, please call: 1-855-MyAMITA (1-855-692-6482) or visit www.AMITAhealth.org. Held at Main Library.  ...

Excel 2010 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
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. ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Digital Media Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event 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. ...

Friday, July 20th, 2018

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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
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 a preescolar están invitados a asistir a la hora de cuentos. Los padres o persona de cuido tienen que e...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Work in a team to guide a tiny, easy-to-use robot on a globetrotting adventure. Grades 3-6. Sign up. ...

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Family 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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Monday, July 23rd, 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 one through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child.  ...

Drop-In STEAM

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Bring your favorite stuffed animal to a special pajama storytime and then leave them at the Library for a sleepover. Super-secret cameras will catch all the fun! Pick up your animal and a photo of their Library escapades after 3:00 p.m. on Tuesd...

Tuesday, July 24th, 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.  ...

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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Todos los materiales serán provistos para ...

Book Buddies

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Strengthen your reading skills with the guidance of teen volunteers while sharing stories. Partners may vary throughout the program. Grades 1-4.  Sign up. ...

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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. ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Event Description:
Practice circle time, fine and gross motor skills, following directions and taking turns, in preparation for Kindergarten in Fall 2018. Learn concepts in a different subject each week! July 25: Science. Grade K. Sign up. ...

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 Lotería, 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 a través de todo México parecido a BINGO con fotos. ...

Nintendo Labo Pop-up

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Please stop by Popular Materials and help us build a toy con for the Nintendo Labo and play a few games with it.  ...

Family 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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Intro to Ozobots

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Learn to code by designing a maze for Ozobot, a tiny and easy-to-use robot. Grades 3-6. Sign up. ...

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Drop-in to make a Flying Saucer UFO craft. ...

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. ...

The Mystery Shop

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
The actors of the Mystery Shop blend together tall tales, funny fables, bittersweet legends, and spine-tinglers with delightful songs—and plenty of audience participation to create a great show for the whole family.      All ages. T...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Learn the iPad features, controls, and settings as well as how to navigate and organize your screens. ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
This fast-paced mystery game will have you up and out of your seat. You don’t just watch this performance, you experience it through total audience participation. One thing is certain, a murder has been committed and you’re involved. Grades 7 – 12...

Friday, July 27th, 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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Violet Painting

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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Celebrate the 200th Birthday of Illinois and create a painting of a violet, our state flower. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. ...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Stop by all summer for fun STEAM activities. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Visitanos durante todo el verano y diviértete con las actividades STEAM. Para edades de 5 o mayor con padre/persona de cuido.  ...

Drop in Craft

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date.  ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Share your thoughts about The Infamous Ratsos while enjoying snacks and tie-in activities. Grades 1-3 with parent/caregiver. Sign up.             The Infamous Ratsos The Ratso brothers try ...

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Family 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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Amy Lowe: Stomp Your Feet

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
Environmental awareness, neighborhood diversity, and the ability of everyone to make his or her own music are just a few of the themes covered in Amy Lowe’s entertaining program. All ages. Tickets available July 23 for valid District cardholders. ...

Drop-in STEAM

12:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver.  ...

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
Seats Remaining: 1
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. ...

Drop-In STEAM

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
An introduction to our library's online resources for genealogical. ...

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

LinkedIn 101

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 how to create an account, build your profile, join groups, make connections, and search for jobs on LinkedIn. ...