Library Closed on Thanksgiving Day

All branches will be closed on Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving Day. The Library will reopen on Friday, November 23.

Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Holiday Cooking

November 19, 2018
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: 19
Event Description:
Susan Maddox adds some panache to your Holiday table with elegant and delectable recipes that will delight your guests! ...

Holiday Teardrop Swag

November 26, 2018
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 an elegant piece to add to your holiday décor. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Teen Coloring Night

November 27, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Hang out and help color our full-table coloring sheet while sipping hot chocolate. Grades 7 – 12. Sign up. ...

Chair Yoga

November 28, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
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. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Aprenda a crear y corregir una carta y documentos profesionales. Esta clase es enseñada en español en la Biblioteca Principal. Regístrese. No se requiere tener una tarjeta de la Biblioteca. Learn how to create and edit professional letters and doc...

Holiday Teardrop Swag

November 30, 2018
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: 0
Event Description:
Make an elegant piece to add to your holiday décor. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. ...

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

December 4, 2018
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

December 4, 2018
6:00pm - 8:45pm
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:
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. ...

Facebook Basics

December 5, 2018
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: 14
Event Description:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...

Excel 2010 Basics

December 5, 2018
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:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...

Power Employment Workshop

December 6, 2018
9:30am - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
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...

World Dance

December 6, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Description:
Begin with deep breathing and relaxing stretches, then flow into World Dance movements from India, Turkey, Greece, and more with dancer and yoga instructor Jenny Hennek. Dress comfortably; no experience needed.  ...

Holiday Cards for Food Pantry Clients

December 10, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Drop in to make and decorate holiday cards for Palatine Township Food Pantry clients and spread some cheer!  This fun activity provides an opportunity to add a personal touch to the Winter Reading Program. All supplies provided.  All a...

Chair Yoga

December 12, 2018
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: 8
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. ...

Excel 2010 Intermediate

December 12, 2018
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: 15
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. ...

SQL and Relational Databases

December 17, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
In this introductory class learn about relational databases and how they're used in modern websites. Design tables from scratch and make an application which puts them to work. Presented by web developer Andy Fischoff. Prior experience with coding is...

Introduction to Scratch

December 18, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Learn how to manipulate on-screen objects using the Scratch programming language and develop your own games and programs. No previous experience necessary. ...

Ozobots: Blizzard Challenge

December 27, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Description:
Use your coding skills to guide a tiny robot on a snowy adventure. Grades 3-6. Sign up. ...

Ozobots: Blizzard Challenge

December 27, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Use your coding skills to guide a tiny robot on a snowy adventure. Grades 3-6. Sign up. ...

Power Employment Workshop

January 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 under “Ev...

Computer Basics

January 3, 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: 15
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. ...

Family Gingerbread House

January 4, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Join us in decorating a gingerbread house with your family! We provide the supplies and you provide the creativity! Ages 4 and up. Valid District cardholders only. One house per family. Sign up. ...