Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Trent James Comedy Magic Show

January 21, 2019
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:
Trent’s high-energy performance combines mind-boggling magic with gutbusting humor. Come see his unique sleight of hand magic and fun personality. All ages. Tickets available January 14 for valid District cardholders. ...

Build-it!

January 21, 2019
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 Gears Collection. Ages 6 and up. Drop in. ...

Science and Math Fun

January 21, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Play with our science and math games/kits to promote critical thinking skills. Ages 3 through 7 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

T-Rexplorers

January 21, 2019
4:30pm - 5:45pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
Learn about the days of the dinosaurs in this humorous, educational, and hands-on program. All ages. Aprendan acerca de los días de los dinosaurios en este programa divertido, educacional, e interactivo. Para todas las edades. ...

Excel Basic

January 21, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...

Monday Evening Book Group

January 21, 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: 10
Event Description:
This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel A family reshapes their ideas about family, love and loyalty when youngest son Claude reveals increasingly determined preferences for girls' clothing and accessories and refuses to stay silent. Books avai...

ESL Conversation Club

January 22, 2019
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

January 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. ...

Toddler Storytime

January 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. ...

Drop in Craft / Manualidad Abierta al Público

January 22, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
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. Diferentes materiales serán provistos para cad...

Lego WeDo: Milo the Science Rover

January 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Use our Lego WeDo 2.0 kits to build a rover -- then add sensors and motors and program your rover to move. Grades 3 - 6. Sign up. ...

Teen Interviewing Workshop

January 22, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Description:
Applying for your first after-school job? Experienced job coach Bob Schlacks presents the best tips for you to succeed in your interview.  Grades 7-12. Sign up.  ...

Making the Most of Social Security

January 22, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 73
Event Description:
Discover different filing options for Social Security to learn if you can increase your monthly Social Security income with Mike Heatwole of The Dala Group. ...

Family Storytime

January 23, 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. ...

Cassini: Journey to Saturn

January 23, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Event Description:
Join John Vittallo and Kevin Simkins of the NASA JPL Solar System Ambassadors as they present spectacular recent discoveries from the Cassini mission to Saturn. ...

Baby Storytime

January 24, 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. ...

Drop-in Craft

January 24, 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Event Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. ...

Windows 10 Basics

January 24, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
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. ...

How To Choose And Buy The Right Franchise

January 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 91
Event Description:
An overview of franchising to help you decide which type of franchises might be right for you, and whether or not you are right for franchising.  Presented by Bob Strauss of SCORE. ...

Preschool Storytime

January 25, 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. ...

Toddler Storytime

January 25, 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. ...

Puppet Show / Espectaculo de Titeres

January 25, 2019
11:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road 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. Los Titiriteros de Palatine nos entretendrán nuevamente con dos cuentos perfectos para niños pequeños. ...

Drop in Craft

January 25, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
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.  ...

Family Storytime

January 26, 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. ...

Fit4Mom Presents Stroller Strides ®

January 28, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Stroller Strides ® weaves songs and activities into a routine designed to entertain and engage baby, while moms are led through a series of exercises using their strollers. This special Story Strides edition also includes books! Birth throu...

Preschool Storytime

January 28, 2019
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. ...