Upcoming Events

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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.  ...

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. ...

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: 42
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. ...

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. ...

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...

Excel Intermediate

January 28, 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
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Learn to use a table to sort and filter data, apply conditional formatting, and create a Pivot Table.  Use “Logical” and “VLOOKUP” functions, and run a Macro. Prerequisite: Excel Basic ...

What Happens After Your Paycheck Stops

January 29, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 79
Event Description:
Rich Scheflow of Edward Jones explains how to budget for retirement expenses, including potential sources of retirement income, and risks to retirement income, regarding long term care and health care costs. ...

Instagram and Snapchat

January 31, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Instagram and Snapchat have become two of the most popular social networks. Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People discusses these photo/video sharing apps and shows you how to get started. ...

AMITA Osteoporosis Screening

January 31, 2019
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Early detection of osteoporosis is crucial. Men and women over 35 are encouraged to make an appointment. To sign up, please call: 1-855-MyAMITA (1-855-692-6482) or visit www.AMITAhealth.org. Held at the Main Library. ...

Friday Morning Book Group

February 1, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey A war hero leads a small expedition into the wild Alaska Territory where they encounter native tribes and a mysterious force that threatens their lives. Books available January 4. ...

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

February 5, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
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.  Meetin...

Resume Clinic

February 5, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
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.  Valid District cardholders only. ...

A New Birth of Freedom with Abraham Lincoln

February 5, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Description:
Kevin Woods portrays Abraham Lincoln as he describes the events that led him into politics and recites some of his best known speeches and writings which gave him hope for a new birth of freedom for our country. ...

Sweets for your Sweetheart

February 6, 2019
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: 0
Event Description:
Love is in the air! Dave Esau demonstrates some amazing sweet recipe ideas to make for someone special.     ...

Word 2010 Basics

February 6, 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
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Learn how to create and format a document as well as perform common editing functions in Word 2010. ...

The Cloud

February 7, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Are you unsure of what “the cloud” is? This class will explain what cloud services are and give you tips on how you can use them for storage and organization. ...

Intro to Google Slides

February 7, 2019
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
A free online alternative to PowerPoint. Learn the basics about using Google slides to create professional looking presentations.  ...

Palatine Library Tours

February 11, 2019
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Event Description:
Are you new to the Library or curious about all the services we have to offer? Staff will take you on a brief tour of the Main Library, explain more about our services and collections, and answer questions. Unable to attend? Visit www.palatinelibr...

Cutting The Cable

February 11, 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: 7
Event Description:
Save money and discover the newest streaming services and devices for movies, music, and productivity such as Google Chromecast, Roku, Netflix, Hulu, and more.   ...

Weave a Chainmaille Bracelet

February 11, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Learn about Chainmaille (armor/jewelry made by weaving metal rings together) from a professional artisan, and make a bracelet using the historical European four-in-one pattern. Ages 14 and up. Valid district cardholders only. Sign up. ...

ESL Conversation Club

February 12, 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.  ...

Acrylic Pour Painting

February 12, 2019
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 abstract art using the popular pour technique. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Chair Yoga

February 13, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Explore gentle postures, breath work, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, registered yoga teacher from Discover Yoga with Karen. Valid District cardholders only. Sign up for each session individually. ...

Crime Readers Book Discussion

February 13, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
American Fire by Monica Hesse. Documents the trial of a man charged with dozens of counts of arson in a rural Virginia county, sharing insight into his struggles with addiction, his relationship with his accomplice girlfriend, and the impact of the f...

Excel Basic

February 13, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...