Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

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! ...
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 ...

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: 10
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. ...

A Classical Christmas with Syncronia

December 16, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 56
Event Description:
Violinists Kathryn Siegel and Marty Hackl of The Syncronia Duo perform some classical as well as traditional music to help you get into the holiday mood. ...

Preschool Storytime

December 17, 2018
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. ...

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

December 17, 2018
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
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.  ...

SQL and Relational Databases

December 17, 2018
6:00pm - 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:
In this introductory class learn about relational databases and how they're used in modern websites. Design tables from scratch and make an application which puts them to work. Presented by web developer Andy Fischoff. Prior experience with coding is...

Finals Week Support: Comfort Dogs

December 17, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens
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.  ...

Preschool Storytime

December 18, 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. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. ...

Toddler Storytime

December 18, 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. ...

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

December 18, 2018
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
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.  ...

Introduction to Scratch

December 18, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Learn how to manipulate on-screen objects using the Scratch programming language and develop your own games and programs. No previous experience necessary. ...

Teen Book Club

December 18, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness Todd Hewitt is the only boy in a town of men that were infected with the noise germ. Now Todd hears everything the men think, and they hear everything he thinks. He find out the town is hiding somethin...

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

December 19, 2018
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
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.  ...

Family Storytime

December 19, 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. ...

Baby Storytime

December 20, 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. ...

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

December 20, 2018
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
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.  ...

Family Gingerbread House

December 20, 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Get ready for the holiday season by decorating a gingerbread house with your family! We provide the supplies and you provide the creativity. Ages 4 and up. Valid District cardholders only. Sign up ...

Toddler Storytime

December 21, 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. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. ...