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Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Facebook Basics

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...

Baby Halloween Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Dress your baby in a costume and come enjoy this seasonal lapsit storytime. Ages birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Easy One Pot Meals

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Join Chef Rose Deneen as she demonstrates three easy one-pot meals, including one from an Instant Pot. ...

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Show off your costume and treat yourself to a special Halloween Storytime. Bring a camera to capture the fun of our parade through the Library. All ages. Drop in. ...

TV Mini Fest

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Description:
Come in and enjoy crafts, trivia, scavenger hunts, and snacks from your favorite TV shows. Solve all the puzzles and get a button for each featured character. Grades 7 – 12. Sign up. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 88
Description:
Global talent management consultant and career management coach Betty Flasch addresses how ageism is impacting the workplace and teaches how you can overcome these hurdles to pivot toward the future. ...

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Show off your costume and treat yourself to a special Halloween Storytime. Bring a camera to capture the fun of our parade through the Library. All ages. Drop in. ...
Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Show off your costume and treat yourself to a special Halloween Storytime. Bring a camera to capture the fun of our parade through the Library. All ages. Drop in. ...

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
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
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. ...

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: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
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 2
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
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, November 2nd, 2018

Friday Morning Book Group

9:30am - 11:00am
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
This is How it Always Is by Laurie Frankel A family reshapes their ideas about family when youngest son Claude reveals his preferences for girls’ clothing and accessories and refuses to stay silent. Books available October 5. ...

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. 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
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

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

STEAM Fair

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Ages: Kids, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Description:
Discover, problem solve, and engage in critical thinking at our First-Ever STEAM Fair! Join us and our partners at this special event highlighting subjects that promote critical thinking skills: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. Learn ...

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Baby Storytime

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

Tuesday, November 6th, 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. 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
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
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...

Website Coding 101

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Learn the fundamentals of PHP coding from Web developer Andy Fischoff. This class covers simple coding exercises and introduces building dynamic websites. Prerequisite: Comfort using a web browser and prior experience writing HTML. No prior coding...

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Yoga Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, songs, and basic yoga poses with a registered yoga teacher. Ages 3 through 6. Drop in. ...

Excel 2010 Basic

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...

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

Real Estate Seminar

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 83
Description:
Royal Hartwig, managing broker of The Royal Family Real Estate, presents all you need to know about buying and selling a house. ...

Thursday, November 8th, 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. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Outliers : the story of success / Malcolm Gladwell Malcolm Gladwell takes a look at what makes high-achievers different. The answers lie in their environment. ...

iPad Basics

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Learn the iPad features, controls, and settings as well as how to navigate and organize your screens. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Description:
Discover the alluring history, romance and rhythms of salsa, cumbia, bachata, and merengue with Sharona Javit, who has danced for 25 years. Learn the basic steps that will inspire you. Part lecture, part movement.  ...

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. 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
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Drop in Craft

12:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. ...
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
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. Grades 1-4. Drop in. ...

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Branch: In the Community
Ages: Kids, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Stop by the Library’s booth for a fun craft and to win a prize!  This family-friendly expo has activities, food, a 50/50 raffle, and giveaways throughout the day.  At Falcon Park Recreation Center. ...

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

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Stories at Panera Bread

10:00am - 10:30am
Required
Branch: In the Community
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
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
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. ...

Cutting The Cable

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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.   ...

Palatine Library Tours

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Ages: Adults, All Ages
Description:
Are you new to the Library or curious about all the services we have to offer? Drop-in to one of these tours and staff will take you on a brief tour of the Main Library, explain more about our services and collections, and answer any questions you ma...

Tuesday, November 13th, 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.  ...

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. 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
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
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. Diferentes materiales serán provistos para cad...

Website Coding 102

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
Part two of a series: Continue building PHP skills through more dynamic coding exercises from the Website Coding 101 class. Presented by web developer Andy Fischoff. Prerequisite: Website Coding 101 on November 5. This series is progressive. ...

Grow Your Revenue

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 97
Description:
Barry Fowell of SCORE equips small business owners with tried and tested methods for identifying and motivating your target market to buy from you.  ...

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Excel 2010 Intermediate

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly Traveling to a festival in Cornwall to see a total eclipse, an eclipse chaser and his girlfriend intervene in a crime that they cannot prove until a dangerous enemy's activities during a subsequent eclipse forces the...

Let's Play Chess

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced chess scholar's coach. All skill levels welcome. All ages. Sign up. ...

Family 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. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages up through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
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, November 15th, 2018

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. ...

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. ...

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: 1
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. ...

Board Game Night

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Drop in and try our new board games or bring your own. Each session we will demo a different game. Snacks provided! Ages 12 and up. ...

Friday, November 16th, 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. 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
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales
Description:
The Holiday Book Sale is November 16-18. Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friends' members - No Charge Non-members - $5 Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Sunday, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Free admission Bargain day. Al...

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales
Description:
The Holiday Book Sale is November 16-18. Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friends' members - No Charge Non-members - $5 Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Sunday, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Free admission Bargain day. Al...

Busy Toddlers

10:00am - 11:00am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Description:
Engage your senses and stimulate learning with activities and simple crafts just right for teeny-tiny hands. Ages 1-3 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

Friends Used Book Sale

12:30pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales
Description:
The Holiday Book Sale is November 16-18. Choose from a wide assortment of like-new donated items! Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friends' members - No Charge Non-members - $5 Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Sunday,...

Monday, November 19th, 2018

Busy Toddlers

10:00am - 11:00am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Engage your senses and stimulate learning with activities and simple crafts just right for teeny-tiny hands. Ages 1-3 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Description:
With a high energy interactive set of songs, Kevin truly opens up the room to the world of infinite possibilities. All ages. Tickets available November 12 for valid District cardholders. ...

Puppet Show

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
The Palatine Puppet Players will entertain again with two fairytales just right for young children. ...

Holiday Cooking

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Susan Maddox adds some panache to your Holiday table with elegant and delectable recipes that will delight your guests! ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed but one of the book burners suddenly realizes their merit. Available October 15. ...

Tuesday, November 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. 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
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

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 Magformers Collection. Ages 6 and up. Drop in. ...

Comicpalooza

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Celebrate comic books, graphic novels, and manga with family-friendly crafts and activities. Wear a costume for a chance to win a special prize. All ages. Tickets available November 12 for valid District cardholders. ...

Great Books Discussion

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Description:
We are starting a new anthology! Copies of Imperfect Ideal: Utopian and Dystopian Visions are available for $25 at the second-floor Reference desk. Some copies are available for check-out with your library card. Join the group anytime; we welcom...

Teen Book Club

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Thirteen Reasons Why By Jay Asher When high school student Clay Jensen receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah Baker, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking nig...

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

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 Magformers Collection. Ages 6 and up. Disfrute de una tarde educacional y divertida cuando pruebe la colección de Magformers de la biblioteca. Para edades de 6 y mayo...
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
The sky is falling in this hilarious and exciting new take on the folktale of Chicken Little! Watch as Chicken Little and his friends try to save their town from disaster, despite the town's doubts. All ages. ...

Annual Pajama Party

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Grab a pillow or a blanket, put on your coolest pajamas and slippers, and join us for a special storytime. Milk, juice, and cookies will be served. All ages. Drop in. ...

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

Friday, November 23rd, 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. 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
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Description:
On December 3, 2018, Illinois will be 200 years old! A birthday this monumental cannot go uncelebrated. This program discusses everything from Illinois’ early years, historical happenings, and famous Illinoisans. All ages. Tickets available November ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
The Palatine Puppet Players will entertain again with two stories just right for young children. Los Titiriteros de Palatine nos entretendrán nuevamente con dos cuentos perfectos para niños pequeños. ...

Drop in Craft

12:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. ...

Saturday, November 24th, 2018

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

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

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

Holiday Teardrop Swag

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Make an elegant piece to add to your holiday décor. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Tuesday, November 27th, 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.  ...

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. 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
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
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. Diferentes materiales serán provistos para cad...

Teen Coloring Night

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Hang out and help color our full-table coloring sheet while sipping hot chocolate. Grades 7 – 12. Sign up. ...

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Chair Yoga

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Explore gentle postures, breath work, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, registered yoga teacher from Discover Yoga with Karen. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Pokemon Drop-In Night

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Come hang out and meet other Pokémon fans and friends. Bring your deck, play Pokkén Tournament on the Wii-U, and enjoy snacks. All ages. Drop In ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Aprenda a crear y corregir una carta y documentos profesionales. Esta clase es enseñada en español en la Biblioteca Principal. Regístrese. No se requiere tener una tarjeta de la Biblioteca. Learn how to create and edit professional letters and doc...

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

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Drop-in Craft

10:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. ...

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-12 months with parent/caregiver. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 70
Description:
For the State of Illinois' 200th birthday, Terry Lynch discusses everything from Illinois' early years, historical happenings and famous Illinoisans. ...

Friday, November 30th, 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. 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
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Holiday Teardrop Swag

11:00am - 1:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Make an elegant piece to add to your holiday décor. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

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