Upcoming Events

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Italian Genealogy 101

March 26, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances, Multicultural
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 71
Event Description:
Sandra Trapp provides you with resources to research your ancestors using Italian birth, marriage, and death records, even if you aren’t an Italian native.    ...

Polish Your Poem with Marjorie Skelly

March 26, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Learn to craft winning poems in this hands-on workshop led by a published author and two-time winner of the Library’s poetry contest. Bring 21 copies of an original poem (maximum 40 lines); be prepared to share. Sign up. Ages 14 and up. ...

Magic Workshop

March 27, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Learn how to perform different kinds of magic tricks and take home your very own magic kit. Ages 7 – 12. Valid District cardholders only. Sign up. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 71
Event Description:
Jim Austgen from CareerPlace provides insight into hiring from a manager's perspective, and the importance of first impression - from eye contact to handshake.  ...

Mr. Freeze

March 28, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Fermilab’s Mr. Freeze show is a fun cryogenic demonstration designed to get kids excited about science. All ages. ...

Wordpress 101

March 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: 4
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. ...

World Dance

March 28, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings, Multicultural
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Begin with deep breathing and relaxing stretches, then flow into dance movements from India, Turkey, Greece, and more with dance and yoga instructor Jenny Hennek. Dress comfortably; no experience needed.  ...

Little Red Riding Hood Puppet Show

March 29, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Follow Little Red Riding hood on a journey to deliver goodies to her sick Granny. On her quest, she must overcome difficult obstacles. Will she make it or be tricked by the Big Bad Wolf? Recommended for Pre-K and up. Tickets available March 18 for va...

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

April 2, 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...

Excel Basics

April 3, 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: 6
Event Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...

Power Employment Workshop

April 4, 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...

Introduction to Scratch

April 4, 2019
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: 9
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. Grades 5 - 12. Sign Up. ...

Beginning Crochet, Part 1

April 5, 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: 1
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. ...

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

April 8, 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
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Is this the first wave of the cashless future, or just another overhyped technology? Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People explains the history of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, how they work, and the terminology associated with digital currency....

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
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. ...

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: 0
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: 1
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: 12
Event Description:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...

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: 11
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: 4
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. ...

Birdhouses

April 19, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Celebrate Earth Day by painting and decorating your very own birdhouse! Grades 1 – 5. Valid District cardholders only. Sign up. ...

Ozobots: Earth Day Challenge

April 19, 2019
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: 9
Event Description:
Explore renewable energy and learn to code with Ozobot, a line-following robot. Grades 3-6. Sign up. ...

Ozobots: Earth Day Challenge

April 19, 2019
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: 1
Event Description:
Explore renewable energy and learn to code with Ozobot, a line-following robot. Grades 3-6. Sign up. ...

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
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.   ...

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: 9
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: 1
Event Description:
Learn the basics about PowerPoint with class time set aside to practice. Topics include slide layout, design elements, and adding images.  ...