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Science Tellers

February 17, 2020
11:00am - 11:45am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Science experiments bring this amazing intergalactic story to life. Science Tellers show behind the scenes special effects and recreate science experiments with the help of volunteers from the audience. Recommended for Grades K and up. Tickets availa...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Bee-Bot: Diary of a Worm

February 17, 2020
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Learn basic coding while sequencing a story with our robot friends the Bee-Bots along with the story Diary of a Worm. Grades 1-3. Sign-up.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Watercolor Art / Arte de Acuarela

February 17, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Use watercolor pencils and water brushes to create original artwork. All ages.  Vamos a crear arte con lápices de acuarela y pinceles. Para todas las edades. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pottery Workshop: Slab Building

February 17, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Want to build something cool that you can use? Cups, bowls, plates, and anything your imagination can create. Turn a boring slab of clay into your very own masterpiece. Grades 7 – 12. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Monday Evening Book Group

February 17, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantu A former agent for the U.S. Border Patrol describes his upbringing as the son of a park ranger and grandson of a Mexican immigrant, who upon joining the Border Patrol encountered the violence and politi...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

February 18, 2020
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

February 18, 2020
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 "Adults" group.

Excel Intermediate

February 18, 2020
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, use drop-down menus, PivotTables, conditional functions, VLOOKUP, and more. ...

Census Hiring

February 18, 2020
3:15pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Event Description:
The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill hundreds of thousands of temporary positions across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. A representative from the Census will be here to answer questions and laptops will be available to appl...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

CANCELLED - Intro to Google Slide Design

February 18, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
A free, online alternative to PowerPoint. Learn the basics about using Google Slides to create professional presentations.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Book Club DATE CHANGE

February 18, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Damsel By Elana Arnold Required to slay a dragon and rescue a damsel to be his bride in order to inherit, a crown prince astonishes the girl of his choice. She has no memory of her capture and discovers unsettling truths about the legends shaping t...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Board of Library Trustees Regular Meeting

February 18, 2020
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 "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

February 19, 2020
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. Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Word Basics

February 19, 2020
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: 1
Event Description:
Learn how to create and format a document as well as perform common editing functions in Word 2016. ...

UP Coalition Transportation Survey

February 20, 2020
9:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Event Description:
The United Palatine Coalition (UP) is a group of residents, non-profits, and government agencies working together to create opportunities for Palatine families and youth. Transportation needs are one of the focus areas for UP. We believe that lack of...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Baby Storytime

February 20, 2020
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. Birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Basics

February 20, 2020
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: 10
Event Description:
Are you using your computer but still have basic questions about how it works? Would you like some insight on how to efficiently manage your files? Come to this class for information and answers to basic computer questions. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cannabis Access in Illinois

February 20, 2020
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: 52
Event Description:
Learn what legalized marijuana means for you and your community by getting the most recent information regarding both recreational use and the Medical Cannabis Program with speaker Kirsten Velasco.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

STEM Challenge: Valentine Zip Lines

February 20, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Explore slopes, tension, and gravity by designing a zip line delivery system to safely transport Valentine candy. Contact staff for allergy information. Grades 4-6. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

February 22, 2020
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. Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Baby Sensory Play

February 23, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Engage your baby's senses with activities designed just for them while visiting with other parents. Birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

February 24, 2020
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.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mac Computer Q&A

February 24, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Have a question about your Mac computer or laptop? Bring in your device and we will help you solve your Mac-related issues; from basic functionality to file sharing to and syncing. Note: We cannot re-format or fix broken devices. Drop in.&n...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Acrylic Pour Painting

February 24, 2020
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:
Pour paint on canvas to create abstract art.  Valid District cardholders only. All supplies provided.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

February 25, 2020
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...