Notice - Louder Noise Level at Main Library this Saturday

Saturday, November 16 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., the noise level will be louder than usual due to our Library-wide STEAM Fair.

Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

November 15, 2019
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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Toddler Storytime

November 15, 2019
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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

November 16, 2019
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 Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

STEAM Fair

November 16, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Discover, explore, and engage in critical thinking at our second annual STEAM Fair. Join us at this special event highlighting subjects that promote critical skills: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Learn to code with robots, expe...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

November 18, 2019
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Parents or caregivers must remain with their child. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Soap Making

November 18, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
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:
Turn a premade soap base into unique bars of soap, adding your choice of fragrance, color, and exfoliant. Valid District cardholders only. All supplies provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Monday Evening Book Group

November 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson A professor in Denmark and a grandmother in England begin a correspondence, and a friendship, that develops into something extraordinary. Available October 21. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

November 19, 2019
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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Toddler Storytime

November 19, 2019
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. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

State Representative Tom Morrison Office Hours

November 19, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event Description:
Drop in to talk with a representative from State Representative Tom Morrison's office. Ask about the State Representative's positions on bills and issues, or share your own opinions with the representative. Get help and information on navigating stat...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Influencer Media Camp: Editing

November 19, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Digital Media Center
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Collaborate as influencers to produce a video for the Winter Reading Program and help support this year's Community Challenge partner: Barb's Precious Rescue. Learn how we put together various types of media across multiple platforms to engage t...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Book Club

November 19, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
This is Where it Ends By Marieke Nijkamp Minutes after the principal of Opportunity High School in Alabama finishes welcoming the student body to a new semester, the auditorium doors will not open and someone starts shooting. Four teens, each with ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:
Author Gail Lukasik presents the story of her mother's racial passing within the historical context of the Jim Crow South, and the price she paid for choosing whiteness. Books will be available for purchase. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Board of Library Trustees Regular Meeting

November 19, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
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 third Tuesday of each month at 7 pm in the Rennack/McElroy Room of the Main Library located at 700 N.. North Ct., Palatine IL 60067 unless otherwise noted. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Intermediate

November 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
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 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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

November 20, 2019
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 Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Baby Storytime

November 21, 2019
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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop-in Craft

November 21, 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Event Description:
Spark your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Baby Stay and Play

November 21, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Play is vital to your baby's health and development. Join us after Baby Storytime for a morning of purposeful play. Mingle with other caregivers while enjoying a hot beverage and watching your babies play. Birth through 12 months. Drop...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board Game Night

November 21, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Check out board games from the Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale

November 22, 2019
9:30am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Book Sales
Event Description:
November 22-24. Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sunday, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Bargain day. All items are half price! Guidelines for Sale Days Choose from a wide assortment of like-new donated items! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

November 22, 2019
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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Toddler Storytime

November 22, 2019
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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop-in Craft

November 22, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Spark your child’s creativity by making a craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. All ages. ...