Library Closed through April 30

Due to the extended Governor’s stay-at-home order, all Palatine Public Library District facilities will remain closed through April 30. Please do not return your Library materials until the Library reopens. There will not be any late penalties. Watch the website and social media for updates.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

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

Social Media for Business

April 6, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Learn how to use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more to promote your business. Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People shows you how to choose the best site for you and the steps to get started. ...

The Great Navy War Birds of Lake Michigan

April 6, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
Taras Lyssenko's firsthand account of the many years of marine exploration and aircraft recovery in Lake Michigan ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

April 7, 2020
5:00am - 8:00am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

April 7, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
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

April 7, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
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 "Adults" group.

Resume Clinic

April 7, 2020
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
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. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

CANCELLED Delectable Polish Desserts

April 7, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Learn how to make delicious Polish desserts alongside Chef Kristyn Slick. Be sure to bring your sweet tooth! Valid district cardholders only. Ages 14 and up. Sign-up.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

April 8, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Explore gentle postures, breath work, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, a registered yoga teacher from Discover Yoga with Karen.Valid District cardholders only. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crime Readers Book Discussion

April 8, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event Description:
The Widows by Jess Montgomery Vowing revenge against her sheriff husband's killers in 1924 Ohio, Lily offers help to a fellow widow and uncovers dangerous evidence revealing her husband's corrupt secret life and the complexities that triggered his...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

April 8, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
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. Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Let's Play Chess

April 8, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced Chess Scholars coach. All skill levels welcome. Ages 5 – 13. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Basics

April 8, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Baby Storytime

April 9, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
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. Birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop-in Craft

April 9, 2020
10:00am - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Spark your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Census Open Lab/Laboratorio abierto del Censo

April 9, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Get help filling out your form for the U.S. Census. Staff are available to assist with the process. If you can't attend any of these dates, set up and alternate time by visiting palatinelibrary.org/services/appointments and mention the U.S. Census wi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Celebrating 50th Anniversary of Earth Day-CANCELLED

April 9, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Author Arthur Melville Pearson presents the story of convservation hero George Fell, pioneer of organizations protecting native plants, woodlands, and wetlands in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

April 10, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
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

April 10, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
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. ...

Chemical Reactions

April 10, 2020
11:00am - 11:45am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Have fun with science as Scott Douglas from Discover Science does chemistry experiments with help from the audience. Recommended for grades 1 and up. Tickets available April 3 for valid District cardholders ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Oculus Virtual Reality Pop-up

April 10, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Please stop by and test out the Oculus VR headsets available for checkout! Ages 9-11 must have parental permission and supervision. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop in Craft

April 10, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
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.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pixel Art

April 10, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Explore your creative side by creating fun pictures with small mosaic tiles. Grades 7 - 12. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

April 11, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
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. Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Let’s Explore: Recycling

April 13, 2020
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Reuse, reduce, & recycle! Celebrate Earth day by learning all about the three R’s, and create a cool project using recycled materials! All ages. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cutting The Cable

April 13, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Tired of paying an outrageous cable bill each month? Find out how to watch your favorite movies and shows on the Internet.  ...