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Facebook Basics

September 23, 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: 8
Event Description:
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.

ESL Conversation Club

September 24, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

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 "Adults" group.

Job Search 101: Understanding the Basics

September 24, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Eugene F. Flynn from Community Career Center helps job seekers to understand the current job search environment and the steps to create a highly effective job search. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

What Happens After Your Paycheck Stops

September 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 65
Event Description:
Rich Scheflow of Edward Jones explains how to budget for retirement expenses, including potential sources of income, and risks to retirement income, regarding long-term care and health care costs. ...
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 "Adults" group.

Recording Music with Ableton Live

September 25, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Digital Media Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Turn your musical ideas into finished audio recordings with Ableton Live Suite. Learn how to record and mix songs utilizing the Ableton Push hardware interface and the included library or instruments. Grades 9 and up.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Duct Tape and Fabric Tote Bag

September 26, 2019
11:00am - 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: 1
Event Description:
Create a tote bag out of duct tape and fabric. Valid District cardholders only. All supplies provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dave's Favorite Fall Recipes

September 26, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy 101

September 26, 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
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
A beginner’s look at how to use census, birth, marriage and death records, and more to start your family research. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cutting The Cable

September 30, 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: 2
Event Description:
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.

Big Books of Fall

September 30, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 59
Event Description:
Need help sorting through all the new releases to find the perfect read? We’ve done all the work for you and selected some fabulous fall titles that highlight the biggest books of the season and a few old favorites. Advanced review copies of select t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

October 1, 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Resume Clinic

October 1, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

WordPress 101

October 2, 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: 9
Event Description:
Learn how to create your own blog or website on Wordpress.com, and customize it to your own needs. Please bring your own ideas. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Beatles' Abbey Road 50th Anniversary

October 2, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
Event Description:
Professor Moptop from WXRT Radio's Breakfast with the Beatles discusses his new book, Textbook Beatles, the compositions and recordings of the songs from the band's last album Abbey Road. Books will be available for purc...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Power Employment Workshop

October 3, 2019
9:30am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Bring your lunch to this workshop from Illinois workNet and discover how to set goals, use social media, get past applicant tracking systems, and interview effectively to land the job.  To sign up, visit www.worknetncc.com and click the link und...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Palatine Library Genealogy Group

October 3, 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: 18
Event Description:
Join others interested in genealogy for a session of sharing tips and learning about new research tools. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friday Morning Book Group

October 4, 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: 3
Event Description:
Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson A professor in Denmark and a grandmother in England begin a correspondence, and a friendship, that develops into something extraordinary. Available September 6. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Beginning Crochet, Part 1

October 4, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Beginning Crochet, Part 1 Learn how to crochet and make a simple dishcloth in this two-part workshop.  For beginners only.  Must be a valid Palatine Public Library cardholder.  All materials provided. This series is progressive. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Raising Resilient Children

October 7, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 165
Event Description:
Kids who possess resiliency have improved social and emotional skill, attitudes, behaviors, and academic achievement. Learn how resiliency can be promoted, nurtured, and taught with Greta Nielsen, MA, NCC, LCPC from Clinical Care Consultants. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

October 8, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
Nydia Marín de New York Life compartirá información sobre el cuidado a largo plazo, y como puede ayudar a proteger el futuro de su familia. Nydia Marin from New York Live shares information about long term care and how it can help protect your fa...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Felt Leaf Garland

October 8, 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:
Create a decorative leaf garland out of felt, rope, and wire. Valid District cardholders only. All supplies provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

October 9, 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, a registered yoga teacher from Discover Yoga with Karen. Valid District cardholders only. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crime Readers Book Discussion

October 9, 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: 3
Event Description:
A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas When London is struck by a trio of unexpected deaths and suspicion falls on her sister and her father, Charlotte, under the assumed name Sherlock Holmes, is desperate to find the true culprits and clear t...