Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Introduction to Scratch

October 24, 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: 1
Event Description:
Come learn how to manipulate on-screen objects using the Scratch programming language. This class will give you the basic skills that you need to develop your own games and programs with Scratch. No previous experience necessary. ...

TV Mini Fest

October 30, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Come in and enjoy crafts, trivia, scavenger hunts, and snacks from your favorite TV shows. Solve all the puzzles and get a button for each featured character. Grades 7 – 12. Sign up. ...

Super Smash Bros. Wii U Tournament

November 1, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Sign up and compete in the latest release of Smash Bros and claim your glory -- win prizes! Grades 5-12. Sign up. ...

STEAM Fair

November 3, 2018
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Discover, problem solve, and engage in critical thinking at our First-Ever STEAM Fair! Join us and our partners at this special event highlighting subjects that promote critical thinking skills: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. Learn ...
Library Branch: In the Community
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Stop by the Library’s booth for a fun craft and to win a prize!  This family-friendly expo has activities, food, a 50/50 raffle, and giveaways throughout the day.  At Falcon Park Recreation Center. ...

Let's Play Chess

November 14, 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: 37
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. ...

Board Game Night

November 15, 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 and try our new board games or bring your own. Each session we will demo a different game. Snacks provided! Ages 12 and up. ...

Teen Book Club

November 20, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Thirteen Reasons Why By Jay Asher When high school student Clay Jensen receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah Baker, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking nig...

Teen Coloring Night

November 27, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Hang out and help color our full-table coloring sheet while sipping hot chocolate. Grades 7 – 12. Sign up. ...

Pokemon Drop-In Night

November 28, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Come hang out and meet other Pokémon fans and friends. Bring your deck, play Pokkén Tournament on the Wii-U, and enjoy snacks. All ages. Drop In ...

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...

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: 12
Event Description:
Come learn how to manipulate on-screen objects using the Scratch programming language. This class will give you the basic skills that you need to develop your own games and programs with Scratch. No previous experience necessary. ...

Mario Kart Open Play

January 10, 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:
Drop in with your friends and family and play Mario Kart on Wii U! All ages. ...

Board Game Night

January 17, 2019
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...

Minecraft Mania

January 29, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Enter the world of Minecraft. Use your creativity to build your world, work with others to craft objects, and watch out for Minecraft Creepers. Grades 5-12. Sign up.  ...

Super Smash Bros. Wii U Tournament

February 6, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Sign up and compete in the latest release of Smash Bros and claim your glory -- win prizes! Grades 5-12. Sign up. ...

Board Game Night

February 21, 2019
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...

PHS Community Choice Awards and Reception

March 15, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Come support Palatine High School artists at this reception and enjoy refreshments as we announce the winners voted by the Palatine Library community. ...