Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Stories at Panera Bread

December 10, 2018
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: In the Community
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Enjoy stories and music. Children receive a complimentary Petite Chocolate Chipper Cookie and milk. All ages. Sign up. ...

Let’s Explore: Winter!

December 10, 2018
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Explore the natural elements of winter with cozy stories and hands-on exploration. All ages ...

Palatine Library Tours

December 10, 2018
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Event Description:
Are you new to the Library or curious about all the services we have to offer? Staff will take you on a brief tour of the Main Library, explain more about our services and collections, and answer questions. Unable to attend? Visit www.palatinelibrary...

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...

ESL Conversation Club

December 11, 2018
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

December 11, 2018
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

December 11, 2018
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

December 11, 2018
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...

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
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. Sign up for each session individually. ...

Crime Readers Book Discussion

December 12, 2018
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: 7
Event Description:
Invisible City by Julia Dahl Investigating the murder of a Hasidic Jewish woman who because of religious laws will be buried without an autopsy, journalist Rebekah Roberts intercedes to prevent the woman's killer from getting away ...

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: 5
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. ...

Let's Play Chess

December 12, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens, All Ages
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced chess scholar coach. All skill levels welcome. All ages. Sign up. ...

Family Storytime

December 12, 2018
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. ...

Board of Library Trustees Regular Meeting

December 12, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Board Meetings
Event Description:
All meetings will be held the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Rennack/McElroy Room of the Main Library located at 700 N. North Ct., Palatine, IL 60067 unless otherwise noted. View meeting documents.  ...

Drop-in Craft

December 13, 2018
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Event Description:
Drop-in today and make a gingerbread house! ...

Baby Storytime

December 13, 2018
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. ...
Library Branch: In the Community
Room: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Enjoy a meal at Granite City Food & Brewery in Schaumburg and mention Dine to Donate. 20% of your order will be donated to Palatine Public Library District Foundation!  Location: 801 Plaza Drive, Schaumburg  Open 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 ...

Nonfiction Book Discussion

December 13, 2018
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event Description:
Book Share! Share about your favorite books of the year and learn about some buzzworthy new titles.  ...

Board Game Night

December 13, 2018
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...

Using FamilySearch

December 13, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: All Ages
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Learn about the FamilySearch.org website and how to use it to search for records and more.   ...

Preschool Storytime

December 14, 2018
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

December 14, 2018
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. ...
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...

Drop in Craft

December 14, 2018
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.  ...
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...

LEGO Club

December 14, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Join other LEGO enthusiasts for a building challenge using our Legos. Creations will be shared with the other builders at the end of the challenge. Grade 1-4. Drop in. ...

Family Storytime

December 15, 2018
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. ...