Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Teen Interviewing Workshop

January 22, 2019
6:30pm - 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: 17
Event Description:
Applying for your first after-school job? Experienced job coach Bob Schlacks presents the best tips for you to succeed in your interview.  Grades 7-12. Sign up.  ...

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: 13
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.  ...

Pokemon Drop-In Night

January 30, 2019
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 and music. All ages. Drop In. ...

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. Claim your glory and win prizes! Grades 5-12. Sign up. ...

Weave a Chainmaille Bracelet

February 11, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Learn about Chainmaille (armor/jewelry made by weaving metal rings together) from a professional artisan, and make a bracelet using the historical European four-in-one pattern. Ages 14 and up. Valid district cardholders only. Sign up. ...

Let's Play Chess

February 13, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced chess scholar coach. All skill levels welcome. All ages. Sign up. ...

Teen Book Club

February 19, 2019
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: 7
Event Description:
Nyxia by Scott Reintgen Emmett Atwater isn't just leaving Detroit, he's leaving Earth. Why the Babel Corporation recruited him is a myster, but the number of zeroes on their contract has him boarding their lightship and hoping to return to Earth wit...

La Lotería

February 20, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
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 atreves de todo México parecido a BINGO con fotos. ...

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...

Escape Room: Harry Potter

February 26, 2019
7:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Calling all wizards and muggles alike! Put your Harry Potter knowledge to the test solving puzzles, riddles, and challenges in 30 minutes to escape. Grades 7-12. Sign up. ...

Escape Room: Harry Potter

February 26, 2019
7:45pm - 8:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Calling all wizards and muggles alike! Put your Harry Potter knowledge to the test solving puzzles, riddles, and challenges in 30 minutes to escape. Grades 7-12. Sign up. ...

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

March 7, 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 on Nintendo Switch and claim your glory -- win prizes! Grades 5-12. Sign up. ...

Minecraft Mania

March 18, 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.  ...

PHS Community Choice Awards and Reception

March 19, 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. ...

Board Game Night

March 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! Try board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...

Introduction to Scratch

April 4, 2019
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:
Learn how to manipulate on-screen objects using the Scratch programming language and develop your own games and programs. No previous experience necessary. ...

Board Game Night

April 18, 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! Try board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...

Mario Kart Open Play

April 23, 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

May 16, 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! Try board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...