Library Closed – Adding Curbside Pickup

Due to the extended Governor’s stay-at-home order, all Palatine Public Library District facilities will remain Closed. New Curbside Pickup service starts June 2. Begin returning materials on May 20. Due dates extended through June 30. Watch the website and social media for updates. .

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

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

ESL Conversation Club - Virtual

June 9, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
About This Event:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended.  Contact us to receive a link to the program.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crime Readers Book Group - Virtual

June 10, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone by Felicity McLean Two sisters return to their Australian hometown to make sense of the unsolved disappearance of their best friends from 20 years earlier. Ebook and EAudiobook copies are available in Overdrive and Hoo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type:
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 68

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Monday Evening Book Group - Virtual

June 15, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai A novel set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris follows the director of a Chicago art gallery and a woman looking for her estranged daughter in Paris who both struggle to come to terms with the ways AIDS h...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Android Basics

June 16, 2020
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club - Virtual

June 16, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended.  Contact us to receive a link to the program.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Polish Cooking - Virtual Program via Zoom

June 17, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: , Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 56
About This Event:
Expand your culinary expertise and join Susan Maddox as she prepares some Polish recipes for us to taste and try at home. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Media for Business

June 22, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
About This Event:
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club - Virtual

June 23, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Program link will be emailed to participants.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Medicare Basics and You - VIRTUAL

June 25, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type:
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Safety for Smart Devices

June 30, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
About This Event:
Learn how to keep information on your Android or Apple phone or tablet safe from prying eyes. Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People covers location tracking, privacy settings, app settings, and password safety.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Facebook Basics

July 2, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
About This Event:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

iPad Basics

July 7, 2020
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
About This Event:
Learn iPad features, controls, and how to navigate and organize your screens. Bring your personal iPad to class. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club - Virtual

July 7, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings, Multicultural

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended.  Contact us to receive a link to the program.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

July 8, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
About This Event:
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.

Virtual Crime Readers Book Discussion

July 8, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
Leave No Trace by Mindy Mejia Maya Stark, a language therapist at a psychiatric facility, is challenged when a boy missing for ten years refuses to speak about his father, the ransacked campsite they both disappeared from, or what has transpired o...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Word Basics

July 9, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club - Virtual

July 14, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Share your email to receive a link to the program.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Dark History of Nursery Rhymes

July 15, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 104
About This Event:
John Gowing presents the real meaning behind the nursery rhymes we learned as children and how they played a role in some dark periods of Britain's past. Not suitable for children. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Word Intermediate

July 16, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cancelled - Digital Newspapers

July 20, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
About This Event:
Cancelled - From the Southampton Hampshire Chronicle of 1772 to the current issue of the Daily Herald, learn which archived newspapers are available at the Library and how to use them for family and historical research. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cutting The Cable

July 20, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
About This Event:
Tired of paying an outrageous cable bill each month? Find out how to watch your favorite movies and shows on the Internet. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Monday Evening Book Group

July 20, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras The story of a sheltered girl and a teen maid, who forge an unlikely friendship that threatens to undo them both amid the violence of 1990s Columbia. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club - Virtual

July 21, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended.  Contact us to receive a link to the program.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Basics

July 22, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mac Basics

July 23, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
About This Event:
Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People will show you everything you need to know about using mail, surfing the web, keeping the computer updated and backed up and more. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club - Virtual

July 28, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Share your email to receive a link to the program. ...