Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Palatine Library Genealogy Group

May 2, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Join others interested in genealogy for a session of sharing tips and  learning about new research tools. Held in Meeting Room 2. ...

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 ...

Preschool Storytime

May 3, 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

May 3, 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. ...

Build-it!

May 3, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman 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 Q-BAMaze 2.0 Collection. Ages 6 and up. Drop in. ...

Escape Room: Wizards Edition

May 3, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Event Description:
Are you destined for Hogwarts? Solve puzzles and complete magical challenges to earn a prize befitting a wizard. Grades K-6. Tickets available April 25. ...

Family Storytime

May 4, 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 Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Big Trucks

May 4, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: In the Community
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Stop by the Library's table at this annual Palatine Park District event. See and touch the town's largest vehicles in the parking lot of the Family Aquatic Center (parking available at the Community Center 250 E. Wood St., Palatine). All ages. I...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes, Multicultural
Event Description:
Enjoy stories and tasty treats to celebrate Mexico’s victorious Cinco de Mayo! All ages. ¡Disfrutemos de historias y de sabrosas golosinas para celebrar la victoria Mexicana del Cinco de Mayo! Todas las edades. ...

2019 Poetry Fest

May 5, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 81
Event Description:
Celebrate poetry with light refreshments and a supportive audience as we honor our 2019 award winners. Read in our family-friendly open mic for a chance to win a special prize. All ages. Sign up online to reserve your seat; check in for the Open Mic ...

Baby Storytime

May 6, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
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. ...

Social Media for Business

May 6, 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 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. ...

Preschool Storytime

May 7, 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

May 7, 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. ...

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

May 7, 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

May 7, 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. ...

Chair Yoga

May 8, 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: 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. ...

Crime Readers Book Discussion

May 8, 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:
Barbed Wire Heart by Tess Sharpe The daughter of a meth kingpin is torn between staying in the family business or getting out, when her family's biggest rivals come gunning for her. Available April 10 ...

Excel Basic

May 8, 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: 14
Event Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...

Fairytale Storytime and Craft

May 8, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Hear stories of clever animals, royalty, and magic. Enjoy making a fun castle craft, too. Ages 3 through 6 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Word Intermediate

May 8, 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: 7
Event Description:
Learn to format pictures, work with tables and text boxes and create an automatic Table of Contents using Styles. ...

Beaded Sun-Catcher

May 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: 0
Event Description:
Make a sun-catcher with glass beads and fishing line. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Baby Storytime

May 9, 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. ...

Nonfiction Book Discussion

May 9, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event Description:
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly The story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calcula;tion helped launch Americans into space. Available April 11 at the Reference Desk. Sign up, ext. 167.  ...

The Cloud

May 9, 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: 1
Event Description:
Are you unsure of what “the Cloud” is? This class explains "the Cloud" services and gives you tips on how you can use them for storage and organization. ...

Every Bloomin' Thing!

May 9, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 65
Event Description:
Master Gardener Colleen Graudins shares tips for planting a seasonal blooming garden. ...

Preschool Storytime

May 10, 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. ...