Upcoming Events

Event Type

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Age
Program Type
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Chair Yoga

April 10, 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
Seats Remaining: 35
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. ...

Crime Readers Book Discussion

April 10, 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:
Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye In 1845, Irish immigrant Timothy Wilde joins the newly formed NYPD and investigates an infanticide and the body of a 12-year-old Irish boy whose spleen has been removed.  Available March 13 ...
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 103
Event Description:
Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire and film historian Raymond Benson present a retrospect on the films of Stanley Kubrick. ...

Nonfiction Book Discussion

April 11, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event Description:
Educated: a memoir by Tara Westover Tara was seventeen the first time she entered a classroom. Raised by survivalists, she had an unconventional childhood. When she leaves home, she becomes transformed by her quest for knowledge. Available March 1...

Addiction and Mental Health

April 11, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
Gain a better understanding of the common stigmas associated with addiction, plus learn about helpful local community resources with Nicholas Zajak, MA, LCPC, from AMITA Behavioral Health Group Practice. Drop in.  ...

iPhone Photography

April 11, 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:
Learn to take better photos with your iPhone using principles of composition and popular apps to edit and enhance your images.  ...

Beginning Crochet, Part 2 (Prerequisite Part 1)

April 12, 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
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Beginning Crochet, Part 2 (Prerequisite, 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 ...

Facebook Basics

April 15, 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
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. ...

Monday Evening Book Group

April 15, 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: 20
Event Description:
Salt Houses by Hala Alyan Foreseeing blessings and troubles in the lives of her daughter and grandchildren, Salma endures hardships stemming from the Six-Day War of 1967 in Palestine before rebuilding in Kuwait, before the family is scattered by S...
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 104
Event Description:
A veteran cyclist shares his knowledge and experience of cycling for health and enjoyment as well as information about equipment, repair and safety. For all levels of cycling.  ...

Great Books Discussion

April 16, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event Description:
We are starting a new anthology! Copies of Imperfect Ideal: Utopian and Dystopian Visions are available for $25 at the second-floor Reference desk. Some copies are available for check-out with your library card. Join the group anytime; we welcom...

Excel Intermediate

April 17, 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:
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. ...

Computer Basics

April 18, 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:
Are you using your computer but still have basic questions about how it works? Would you like some insight on how to efficiently manage your files? Come to this class for information and answers to basic computer questions. ...

Board Game Night

April 18, 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:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Try board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...

Cutting The Cable

April 22, 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: 16
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.   ...

ESL Conversation Club

April 23, 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.  ...

Twitter 101

April 24, 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: 18
Event Description:
Learn how to use Twitter to stay in touch with causes, businesses and celebrities, promote your business, or simply share your interests with the world. Presented by Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People. ...

PowerPoint Basic

April 24, 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: 16
Event Description:
Learn the basics about PowerPoint with class time set aside to practice. Topics include slide layout, design elements, and adding images.  ...

Barrington Area Conservation Trust

April 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 104
Event Description:
The Barrington Area Conservation Trust presents ways to install native plants, create friendly habitats for wildlife, utilize rain barrels, and attract Monarch butterflies to help keep the species alive. ...

Introduction to Mac

April 29, 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: 6
Event Description:
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and more. ...

Rachel Carson: Silent Spring

April 29, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 104
Event Description:
Actress and Historian Leslie Goddard portrays environmental writer, marine biologist Rachel Carson in celebration of Earth month. ...

Stay Private Online

April 30, 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:
Are you curious about the types of information that's being collected by internet companies and advertisers while you surf the net? Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People presents what you need to know to keep yourself hidden.  ...

Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Screening

May 1, 2019
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
AMITA registered nurses offer cholesterol and blood pressure screenings. Consultation on improving negative results will be provided. To sign up, please call 1-855-MyAMITA (1-855-692-6482) or visit: www.AMITAhealth.org. Held at Main Library.  ...

Word Basics

May 1, 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:
Learn how to create and format a document as well as perform common editing functions in Word 2010. ...

Power Employment Workshop

May 2, 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

May 3, 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:
Setting Free the Kites by Alex George Two friends deal with bullying and family tragedies while working at a rundown amusement park in 1970s Maine. Available April 5 ...