Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Learn how to crochet and make a simple scarf in this two-part workshop.  For beginners only.  Must be a valid Palatine Public Library cardholder.  All materials provided. This series is progressive. When you register, you are commit...

Be Safe Online

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:
Gain practical tips on avoiding credit card and identity theft online by managing passwords, avoiding malware and viruses and showing online smarts. Presented by Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People.  ...

Fall Home Décor

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Create your own fall home decor to display in your house! All materials will be provided. Ages 14 and up. Sign up.  ...

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

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: 4
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, October 3rd, 2018

Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
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. ...

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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...

Internet 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: 7
Event Description:
Are you already using the Internet but still have basic questions about how to surf the web and use your browser efficiently? Would you like some insight on how to identify potential threats online? Come to this class/discussion group to get inf...

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Prerequisite: Beginning Crochet, Part 1 Learn how to crochet and make a simple scarf in this two-part workshop.  For beginners only.  Must be a valid Palatine Public Library cardholder.  All materials provided. This series is pro...

Digital Assistants

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: 10
Event Description:
Siri, Alexa and Cortana are the biggest names in technology right now. Discover how these speech-activated personal assistant devices are battling their way into our phones and homes, in order to make our lives easier. Presented by Mike Gershbei...

Animated Coding

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Room: North Hoffman Room
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Learn to code simple animations using Google CS First!  Ages 9- 14. Sign-up. ...

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Create a costume for Ozobot, a tiny robot, then use codes to guide the bot through a Halloween maze. Grades 3-6. Sign up.   ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Create a costume for Ozobot, a tiny robot, then use codes to guide the bot through a Halloween maze. Grades 3-6. Sign up.   ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 79
Event Description:
Learn how to build your profile, connect with others, and get noticed by recruiters on LinkedIn.  Presented by Human Resources Executive and Talent Management Expert, David O’Brien. ...

Wednesday, October 10th, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event 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. ...

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: 3
Event Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

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. ...
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Digital Media Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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. ...

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Computer 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: 2
Event Description:
Have you been using your computer but still have basic questions about how it works? Would you like some insight on how to efficiently manage your files? Come to this class/discussion group to get information & answers to basic computer ...

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Cutting The Cable

2:00pm - 3:30pm
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:
Save money and discover the newest streaming services and devices for movies, music, and productivity such as Google Chromecast, Roku, Netflix, Hulu, and more.   ...

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

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
Seats Remaining: 1
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. ...

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

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: 7
Event Description:
Learn PowerPoint basics like how to create a well-designed presentation using templates, images, and animation.  ...

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Windows 10 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: 1
Event Description:
Learn everything to get started with Windows 10, including the new Start menu, Edge, Cortana, and basic customization. Presented by Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People. ...

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Sugar Skull Decoration

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Event Description:
Learn about and celebrate Day of the Dead while decorating your own sugar skull. One sugar skull per registrant. All ages. Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Sign up. Aprenda y celebre el Dia de los Muertos mient...

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Android Basics

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
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Get more comfortable with your Android tablet or phone as we demonstrate how to navigate, find apps and customize your device. Presented by Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People. ...

Introduction to Scratch

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Come learn how to manipulate on-screen objects using the Scratch programming language. This class will give you the basic skills that you need to develop your own games and programs with Scratch. No previous experience necessary. ...

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Monday, October 29th, 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: 9
Event Description:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...

Easy One Pot Meals

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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join Chef Rose Deneen as she demonstrates three easy one-pot meals, including one from an Instant Pot. ...