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Register to Vote!

September 24, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Representatives from the League of Women Voters will help you register to vote.  Before you know it, the presidential primary will be here on March 17, 2020, and the presidential election on November 3, 2020!  Make sure you are registered s...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Register to Vote!

September 24, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Representatives from the League of Women Voters will help you register to vote.  Before you know it, the presidential primary will be here on March 17, 2020, and the presidential election on November 3, 2020!  Make sure you are registered s...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Taste of Italy

September 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Learn to prepare and cook Italian Cuisine alongside Chef Kristyn Slick. Be sure to bring your appetite! Valid District Cardholders only. Ages 14 and up. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

October 7, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Sign up and compete in the latest release of Smash Bros on Nintendo Switch. Claim your glory and win prizes! Grades 5-12. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Let's Play Chess

October 9, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Library Resources for Job Seekers

October 10, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
We provide many resources to help you in your job search. Learn about online tools such as ReferenceUSA, JobNow, and BigInterview that may help you choose a career, find quality employers, perfect your resume, and more. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Book Club

October 15, 2019
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: 6
Event Description:
They Both Die at the End By Adam Silvera  In near-future New York City where a service New York City where a service alerts people on the day they will die, teenagers Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio meet using the Last Friend app and are faced...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

PHS Community Choice Awards and Reception

October 17, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Come support Palatine High School artists at this reception and enjoy refreshments as we announce the winners voted for by the Palatine Library community. All ages. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board Game Night

October 24, 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 "Teens" group.

Crafternoon

October 27, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
A program beyond your wildest dreams where we'll be making dream catchers and paper flowers. Grades 7 - 12. Sign up.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Influencer Media Camp: Pizza and Pitches

October 28, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Collaborate to produce a video to help support the Library. Learn how we put together various types of media across multiple platforms to engage the community. Grades 6 and up. This series is progressive. When you sign up, you are committing to all c...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Influencer Media Camp: Pre-Production

October 30, 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: 11
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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Minecraft Mania

November 6, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Enter the world of Minecraft. Grades 5-12. Sign up.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Influencer Media Camp: Filming

November 7, 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: 11
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.

Virtual Reality

November 10, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Have a blast playing the virtual reality game Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes. Grades 7 - 12. Drop in.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Influencer Media Camp: Filming

November 11, 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: 11
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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

HTML Basics

November 11, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Come get hands on experience in basic HTML. Please only sign up if confident in keyboard, mouse, and web browser skills. Age 16 and up.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Let's Play Chess

November 13, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
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 "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: 11
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 - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
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 "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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sensational Science STEM / Ciencia Sensacional

November 29, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Steve Belliveau demonstrates liquid nitrogen at 320◦F, electric generators, magnets, a hovercraft, and more with this sensational science show. All ages. Steve Belliveau nos demostrara nitrógeno liquido -320◦F, generadores eléctricos, imanes, un a...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DIY Photobook

December 3, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Create and design a custom photo book to store your favorite memories. Bring multiple sized photos no larger than 6 x 8. All materials provided. Valid district cardholders only. Ages 14 and up. Sign-up.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Mario Kart Open Play TBA

December 5, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Nintendo Switch with your friends and family. Drop in. All ages.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Coding Cat Class TBA

January 7, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room A
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
TBA ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Job Simulator

January 8, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Come by and play Job Simulator on Playstation VR. Grades 5-12. (Ages 9-11 with parent/caregiver.) Drop In. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

HTML Basics TBA

January 13, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Come get hands on experience in basic HTML. Please only sign up if confident in keyboard, mouse, and web browser skills. Age 16 and up.  ...