Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Mouse Paint and Color Mixing

October 17, 2018
10:00am - 10:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Enjoy a storytime with the book Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh as we explore and experiment with colors. Age 3-5 with parent/caregiver. Sign up.   ...

La Loteria

October 17, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Learn to play La Lotería, a traditional game of chance played throughout Mexico that most resembles BINGO with pictures. Aprenda a jugar La Lotería, un juego de azar tradicional que se juega a través de todo México parecido a BINGO con fotos. ...

Excel 2010 Intermediate

October 17, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
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

October 17, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced chess scholar's coach. All skill levels welcome. All ages. Sign up. ...

Family Storytime

October 17, 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 up through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Board of Library Trustees Regular Meeting

October 17, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
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.  ...

Dead People of Illinois

October 17, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
In celebration of Halloween and Illinois' 200th birthday, John Lynn shares his exploration of hundreds of Illinois cemeteries to find interesting graves, headstones, intriguing lives and deaths.Warning: grave subject matter. ...

Drop-in Craft

October 18, 2018
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. Drop-in today to make a candy corn collage. ...

Baby Storytime

October 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:
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. ...

Board Game Night

October 18, 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...

PowerPoint 2010 Basic

October 18, 2018
7:00pm - 8:15pm
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 PowerPoint basics like how to create a well-designed presentation using templates, images, and animation.  ...

Toddler Storytime

October 19, 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. ...

Preschool Storytime

October 19, 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. ...
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...

Friends of the Library Book Sale

October 19, 2018
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Book Sales
Event Description:
The October Book Sale is October 19-21. Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friends' members - No Charge Non-members - $5 Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Sunday, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Free admission Bargain day...

Friends of the Library Book Sale

October 20, 2018
9:30am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Book Sales
Event Description:
The October Book Sale is October 19-21. Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friends' members - No Charge Non-members - $5 Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Sunday, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Free admission Bargain day...

Family Storytime

October 20, 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 up to 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Friends of the Library Book Sale

October 21, 2018
12:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Book Sales
Event Description:
The October Book Sale is October 19-21. Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friends' members - No Charge Non-members - $5 Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Sunday, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Free admission Bargain day...

Halloween Storytime

October 22, 2018
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Show off your costume and treat yourself to a special Halloween storytime. We’ll share some good tales, play a game, and make a craft. All ages. ...

Windows 10 Basics

October 22, 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: 1
Event Description:
Learn everything to get started with Windows 10, including the new Start menu, Edge, Cortana, and basic customization. Presented by Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:
Historian Olivier Lebleu from LaRochelle, France presents the life of Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan, the daughter of an American billionaire and former Duchess of Marlborough, from her early life in an arranged marriage to social activism in France and ...

ESL Conversation Club

October 23, 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

October 23, 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

October 23, 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

October 23, 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...

Sugar Skull Decoration

October 23, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Event Description:
Learn about and celebrate Day of the Dead while decorating your own sugar skull. One sugar skull per registrant. All ages. Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Sign up. Aprenda y celebre el Dia de los Muertos mient...