Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
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This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

December 11, 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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Let's Play Chess

December 11, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced Chess Scholars coach. All skill levels welcome. Ages 5 – 13. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Baby Storytime

December 12, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Board Game Night

December 12, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Come play board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

December 13, 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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Toddler Storytime

December 13, 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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
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 pre...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop in Craft

December 13, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
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.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
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 pre...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Button Bookmarks

December 13, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room BC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Chill out with cool tunes and warm up with hot cocoa while making unique bookmarks, just in time for holiday gift-giving. Contact staff for allergy information. Grades 4-6. Sign up.   ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

December 14, 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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

December 16, 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.  ...

2020 Census Bureau

December 16, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Event Description:
Representatives from the Census Bureau are available to share information on the 2020 Census and answer questions. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

December 16, 2019
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
The first-floor Story Rooms are open to teens looking for a quiet place to study during finals week. Bring your snacks and visit the Reader Assistance Desk to get a de-stress kit. While supplies last. Grades 9-12. Drop in.  ...

U.S. Census Bureau

December 16, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Event Description:
Representatives from the U.S. Census Bureau are available to provide information about and discuss Census jobs. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Intermediate

December 16, 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 to use a table to sort and filter data, apply conditional formatting, and create a pivot table. Use "Logical" and "VLOOKUP" functions.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Week Support: Comfort Dogs

December 16, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Need a break from studying? Stop by and spend some time with a friendly, furry friend to forget all your worries! Grades 9 – 12. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

December 17, 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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Toddler Storytime

December 17, 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. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

December 17, 2019
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
The first-floor Story Rooms are open to teens looking for a quiet place to study during finals week. Bring your snacks and visit the Reader Assistance Desk to get a de-stress kit. While supplies last. Grades 9-12. Drop in.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

An Old-Fashioned Christmas

December 17, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 57
Event Description:
Author Rochelle Pennington captures the spirit of bygone holidays between 1930 and 1960 with heartwarming highlights of Christmas feasts, holiday shopping through the Sears catalog, and many more cherished memories. Books will be available for p...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Book Club

December 17, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Let It Snow By John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle Three of today's bestselling YA authors whip up a recipe for holiday romance in this trio of hilarious interconnected tales of love. A Christmas Eve snowstorm transforms one small town ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Board of Library Trustees Regular Meeting

December 17, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Board Meetings
Event Description:
All meetings will be held the third Tuesday of each month at 7 pm in the Rennack/McElroy Room of the Main Library located at 700 N.. North Ct., Palatine IL 60067 unless otherwise noted. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

December 18, 2019
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
The first-floor Story Rooms are open to teens looking for a quiet place to study during finals week. Bring your snacks and visit the Reader Assistance Desk to get a de-stress kit. While supplies last. Grades 9-12. Drop in.  ...

2020 Census Bureau

December 18, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Event Description:
Representatives from the Census Bureau are available to share information on the 2020 Census and answer questions. ...