Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Busy Toddlers

July 27, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Engage your senses and stimulate learning with activities, food play, and simple crafts. Dress for messy fun. Contact staff for allergy information. Ages 1-3 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Busy Toddlers

July 29, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Engage your senses and stimulate learning with activities, food play, and simple crafts. Dress for messy fun. Contact staff for allergy information. Ages 1-3 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Book Buddies

July 29, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Strengthen your reading skills with the guidance of teen volunteers. Partners may vary throughout the program. Grades 1-4. Sign up. ...

Zumba

July 29, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
The routines in this program combine fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Not only is Zumba fun, but it is easy to do. Come and see for yourself! Ages 14 and up. Wear athletic shoes. Sign up. Las rutinas de este programa están comb...

Preschool Storytime

July 30, 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

July 30, 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 STEAM activity

July 30, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all Summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

DIY Tea Bags

July 30, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Make homemade tea bags, customize the tags however you like, and fill them with your own signature tea blends. Grades 7-12. Sign up.  ...

Screen Writing 101

July 30, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 93
Event Description:
Got an idea for film or TV show? Join Palatine resident Frederick Mensch - writer of the Emmy-nominated HBO Film Nightingale - for a look at the art, craft, and business of screenwriting.  ...

Harry Potter Youth Trivia

July 31, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with snacks and trivia from the first three Harry Potter books. Come with a team or on your own. Grades 3 – 6. Teams limited to five members. Tickets available July 24 for valid District cardholders. ...

Family Storytime

July 31, 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. ...

Harry Potter Teen Trivia

July 31, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with snacks and trivia from the series. Come with a team or on your own. Grades 7 – 12. Teams limited to five members. Drop in. ...

Power Employment Workshop

August 1, 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...

Baby Storytime

August 1, 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. ...

Drop-in Craft

August 1, 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Event Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. ...

Get Ready for Kindergarten

August 1, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Practice circle time, fine and gross motor coordination, following directions and social skills in preparation for entering Kindergarten in Fall 2019. Breakout activities focus on a different subject each week.  August 1: Science. Grad...

Ugly Prey: A Scandal in the Chicago Jazz Age

August 1, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 71
Event Description:
Author Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi tells the riveting story of the case against Sabella Nitti and the fight to save her life during the jazz age of the early 1920's. Books will be available for purchase. ...

Preschool Storytime

August 2, 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

August 2, 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. ...

Book Folding

August 2, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
Fold pages of an old book to form the word "READ."  All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Drop in Craft

August 2, 2019
1:00pm - 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.  ...

Immigration: Free Legal Advice Clinic

August 3, 2019
9:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
The Alliance for Immigrant Neighbors (AIN) offers free legal consultations on immigration matters. By appointment or walk-in. Limit to one 30-minute session per person/family. To register, visit this link: tinyurl.com/Pal-Library-Legal-Clinic ...

Family Storytime

August 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 Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...