Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale

November 17, 2018
9:30am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Book Sales
Event Description:
The Holiday Book Sale is November 16-18. Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Free Admission Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Sunday, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Free admission Bargain day. All items are half price! Guid...

Friends Used Book Sale

November 18, 2018
12:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Book Sales
Event 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,...

Busy Toddlers

November 19, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event 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. ...

Kevin and the Infinite Possibilities

November 19, 2018
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:
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

November 19, 2018
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
The Palatine Puppet Players will entertain again with two fairytales just right for young children. ...

Holiday Cooking

November 19, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Susan Maddox adds some panache to your Holiday table with elegant and delectable recipes that will delight your guests! ...

Monday Evening Book Discussion

November 19, 2018
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: 5
Event 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. ...

Preschool Storytime

November 20, 2018
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

November 20, 2018
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. ...

Build-it!

November 20, 2018
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 Magformers Collection. Ages 6 and up. Drop in. ...

Comicpalooza

November 20, 2018
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event 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. ...

Ben's Bubble Show / Espectáculo de Burbujas de Ben

November 20, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Enjoy art and a touch of magic as Ben creates amazing bubble sculptures right before your very eyes. All ages. Disfrute del arte y el toque de magia que crea Ben con sus esculturas de burbujas ante sus propios ojos. Para todas las edades. ...

Great Books Discussion

November 20, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event 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

November 20, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event 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...

Build-it! / İConstruyelo!

November 21, 2018
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road 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 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...

Improv Playhouse Presents: Chicken Little

November 21, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event 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

November 21, 2018
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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. ...

Preschool Storytime

November 23, 2018
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

November 23, 2018
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. ...

Illinois’ Bicentennial Birthday Bash

November 23, 2018
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:
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 ...

Puppet Show / Espectáculo de Títeres

November 23, 2018
11:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event 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

November 23, 2018
12:00pm - 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

November 24, 2018
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. ...

Preschool Storytime

November 26, 2018
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. ...

Holiday Teardrop Swag

November 26, 2018
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:
Make an elegant piece to add to your holiday décor. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. ...