Upcoming Events

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Build It! / ¡Constrúyelo!

February 19, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Treat yourself to an afternoon of educational fun when you try out the Library’s Gears Collection. Ages 6 and up. Disfrute de una tarde educacional y divertida cuando pruebe la colección de Gears de la biblioteca. Para edades de 6 y mayor. ...

Social Media for Business

February 19, 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:
Learn how to use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more to promote your business. Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People shows you how to choose the best site for you and the steps to get started. ...

Bee-Bot: There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Rose

February 19, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Learn basic coding and problem solving with our robot friends the Bee-Bots along with the story There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rose. Grades K - 2. Sign up. ...

Interviewing Skills Workshop

February 19, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Preparing for an interview, including: the importance of appearance, punctuality, and non-verbal communication, the five different kinds of interviews, and the twelve most commonly asked questions.  Presented by Bob Schlacks. ...

Great Books Discussion

February 19, 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...

Teen Book Club

February 19, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Nyxia by Scott Reintgen Emmett Atwater isn't just leaving Detroit, he's leaving Earth. Why the Babel Corporation recruited him is a myster, but the number of zeroes on their contract has him boarding their lightship and hoping to return to Earth wit...

Excel Intermediate

February 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
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:
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. ...

La Lotería

February 20, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Learn to play La Lotería, a traditional game of chance played throughout Mexico that most resembles BINGO with pictures. Aprenda a jugar La Lotería, un juego de azar tradicional que se juega atreves de todo México parecido a BINGO con fotos. ...

Family Storytime

February 20, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Martha Washington

February 20, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 44
Event Description:
Lynn Rymarz portrays Martha Washington, our nation's founding mother, and how she played a role in the formation of our country. ...

Baby Storytime

February 21, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages Birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Acrylic Pour Painting

February 21, 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: 0
Event Description:
Make abstract art using the popular pour technique. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Palatine Library Community Forum

February 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: In the Community
Room: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Event Description:
Palatine Public Library District Board of Trustees has voted to place a referendum on the ballot on April 2, 2019. The referendum asks voters to approve a limiting rate increase on the Library’s property tax levy of 0.075. For a median value home in ...

Board Game Night

February 21, 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! Drop in to try board games from the library’s new collection or bring one of your own to play with fellow gamers. No experience required. Each session we will be teaching how to play a different board game. Snack...

It’s Not Online – The other 90% of records

February 21, 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: 90
Event Description:
Many useful records for genealogy research are not online. Learn how to find off-line sources to expand your family history research.   ...

Drop in Craft

February 22, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date.  ...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Children ages 1 through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child. Niños de 1 año hasta preescolares están invitados asistir a la hora de cuentos. Los papas o persona de cuido tiene que estar pr...

Busy Toddlers

February 23, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes, Games & Activities
Event Description:
Engage your senses and stimulate learning with activities and simple crafts just right for teeny-tiny hands. Ages 1 through 3. Drop in. ...

Preschool Storytime

February 25, 2019
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Children ages 1 through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child. ...

Internet Basics

February 25, 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: 11
Event Description:
Are you already using the Internet but still have basic questions about how to surf the web and use your browser efficiently? Come to this class to get information and answers to basic internet questions.  ...

The Legends of Sun Records

February 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Event Description:
Musician/historian Randy Walker presents the history of early rock and roll and also plays some of the classic songs of Elvis, Johnny Cash and more. ...

ESL Conversation Club

February 26, 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.  ...

Preschool Storytime

February 26, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

February 26, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Drop in Craft / Manualidad Abierta al Público

February 26, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Diferentes materiales serán provistos para cad...

Escape Room: Harry Potter

February 26, 2019
7:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Calling all wizards and muggles alike! Put your Harry Potter knowledge to the test solving puzzles, riddles, and challenges in 30 minutes to escape. Grades 7-12. Sign up. ...