Upcoming Events

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Mac Computer Q&A Drop-In

September 19, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Have a question about your Mac computer or laptop? Bring in your device and we will help you solve your Mac-related issues; from basic functionality to file sharing to and syncing. Note: We cannot re-format or fix broken devices. Drop in.&n...

Medicare Basics and You

September 19, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 53
Event Description:
Have Medicare questions? Learn about eligibility, enrollment, costs, Medicare supplements, prescription drug plans, advantage plans, and low-income assistance with Nancy Frenk, MA, Director of Social Services at the Palatine Township Senior Citizens ...

Board Game Night

September 19, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Check out board games from the Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...

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: 16
Event Description:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...

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.  ...

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: 90
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. ...

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: 10
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. ...

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: 8
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.  ...

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
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Create a tote bag out of duct tape and fabric. Valid District cardholders only. All supplies provided. ...

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
Seats Remaining: 5

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
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Tired of paying an outrageous cable bill each month? Find out how to watch your favorite movies and shows on the Internet.  ...

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: 70
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...

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...

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: 13
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. ...

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: 13
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. ...

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: 81
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...

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...

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: 20
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. ...

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. ...

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: 174
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. ...

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.  ...
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...

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: 2
Event Description:
Create a decorative leaf garland out of felt, rope, and wire. Valid District cardholders only. All supplies provided. ...

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: 2
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. ...

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: 15
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...

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

October 9, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 74
Event Description:
Martina Mathisen portrays the six wives of Henry VIII artfully interweaving tales of power, personality and politics. ...

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: 19
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. ...