Upcoming Events

Event Type

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

Power Employment Workshop

December 5, 2019
9:30am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Bring your lunch to this workshop from Illinois workNet and discover how to set goals, use social media, get past applicant tracking systems, and interview effectively to land the job.  To sign up, visit www.worknetncc.com and click the link und...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop-in Craft

December 5, 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Event Description:
Spark your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. Drop-in today and make a long-neck giraffe. ...

Building Renovation Committee

December 5, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Event Description:
The Building Renovation Committee of the Library Board of Trustees will meet to review plans for renovation at the three Library locations. ...

U.S. Census Bureau

December 5, 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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Mario Kart Open Play

December 5, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Nintendo Switch with your friends and family. All ages. Drop in.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Palatine Library Genealogy Group

December 5, 2019
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: 15
Event Description:
Join others interested in genealogy for a session of sharing tips and  learning about new research tools. Held in Meeting Room 1. Note Room change.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friday Morning Book Group

December 6, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
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:
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 po...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

December 6, 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 6, 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.
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.

Family Storytime

December 7, 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.

Stories at Fast Laundry

December 8, 2019
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: In the Community
Room: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Do your laundry while enjoying stories, rhymes, and songs! We're excited to help entertain your kids while you get some chores done. All ages with parent/caregiver. Drop in. Held offsite at Fast Laundry, 2365 N. Hicks Road, Palatine. &nb...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Stories at Panera Bread

December 9, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: In the Community
Room: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Enjoy stories and music. Children receive a complimentary Petite Chocolate Chipper Cookie and milk. Ages 2 through 6 with parent/caregiver. Sign up. Held offsite at Panera Bread, 1603 N. Rand Road, Palatine. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Basics

December 9, 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: 6
Event Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

December 10, 2019
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.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

State Representative Tom Morrison Office Hours

December 10, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event Description:
Drop in to talk with a representative from State Representative Tom Morrison's office. Ask about the State Representative's positions on bills and issues, or share your own opinions with the representative. Get help and information on navigating stat...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

December 10, 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 10, 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.

Drop in Craft / Manualidad Abierta al Público

December 10, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road 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. Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Diferentes materiales serán provistos para cada...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

New Year New Bullet Journal

December 10, 2019
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Learn how to migrate your Bullet Journal into the new year and try something new. This class is for those who have taken the Getting Started workshop of have some Bullet Journal experience. Supplies provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

December 11, 2019
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: 0
Event Description:
Explore gentle postures, breathwork, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, a registered yoga teacher from Discover Yoga with Karen. Valid District cardholders only.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crime Readers Book Discussion

December 11, 2019
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: 3
Event Description:
The Frangipani Tree Mystery by Ovidia Yu. Intrepid Chen SuLin helps Chief Inspector Thomas LeFroy investigate a suspicious death at the governor's mansion in the British Colony of Singapore in 1936.   ...
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: 24
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. ...