Library Closed through April 8

Due to an abundance of caution and the Governor’s stay-at-home order, all Palatine Public Library District facilities will remain closed through April 8. Please do not return your Library materials until the Library reopens. There will not be any late penalties. Watch the website and social media for updates.

Upcoming Events

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Age
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This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

CANCELLED Delectable Polish Desserts

April 7, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Learn how to make delicious Polish desserts alongside Chef Kristyn Slick. Be sure to bring your sweet tooth! Valid district cardholders only. Ages 14 and up. Sign-up.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Let's Play Chess

April 8, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
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 "Teens" group.

Pixel Art

April 10, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Explore your creative side by creating fun pictures with small mosaic tiles. Grades 7 - 12. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

VR Open Play

April 27, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
 Test out some virtual reality games with your friends and family. Grades 5-12. (Ages 9-11 with parent/caregiver.) Drop In. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

2020 Poetry Fest

May 3, 2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Celebrate poetry with light refreshments and a supportive audience as we honor our 2020 award winners. Read in our family-friendly open mic for a chance to win a special prize. All ages. Sign up online to reserve your seat; check in for the Open Mic ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Let's Play Chess

May 13, 2020
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: 19
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 "Teens" group.

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

May 18, 2020
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
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.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

May 19, 2020
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
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.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

May 20, 2020
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
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.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

May 21, 2020
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
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.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

HTML Basics

May 27, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Get hands on experience in basic HTML. Please only sign up if confident in keyboard, mouse, and web browser skills. Age 16 and up.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Minecraft Mania

June 11, 2020
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. Grades 5-12. Sign up.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Programmer Nathan Glynn teaches you to customize your own virtual cat in a new app. Control Catbot's behavior with programming concepts and game like interactions. Grades 6-12. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Essential Oil Make & Take

July 14, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Learn all about the benefits of essential oils and take home three fragrant creations. Ages 14 and up. Valid district cardholders only. Sign-up. ...