Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Monday Evening Book Discussion

August 20, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward. The story of three generations of a struggling Mississippi family and the ghosts that haunt them. Books available July 16. ...

Introduction to the Paranormal

August 20, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Description:
TNT Paranormal Investigators presents the methods used to find answers and investigate evidence of alleged cases of paranormal or unexplained activity and whether they were natural, man-made, or paranormal. ...

Violet Painting

August 22, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Celebrate the 200th Birthday of Illinois and create a painting of a violet, our state flower. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Excel 2010 Intermediate

August 23, 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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. ...

Website Coding 102

August 27, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
Ready for more HTML and CSS? Web developer Andy Fischoff returns to share modern design techniques using the popular responsive framework, Bootstrap. He also demonstrates how to make your sire more interactive with jQuery.   When you ...

Canning and Preserving

August 27, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Description:
Michael Maddox demonstrates the process of home canning and preserving.  A great way to have local seasonal food in your kitchen all year round! ...

ESL Conversation Club

August 28, 2018
9:30am - 11:00am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings
Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...

PowerPoint 2010 Basic

August 29, 2018
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

September 4, 2018
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
Do you have a business question?  SCORE's experienced business mentors provide advice on every aspect of business planning, start-up, management, and growth.  To schedule a one hour appointment, visit www.score.org/find-mentor.  Meetin...

Resume Clinic

September 4, 2018
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Career counselor Fred Ettinger presents strategies for creating a resume in today’s market, followed by a one-on-one review of your resume with tips for improving.  Valid District cardholders only. ...

How to Maximize Your Social Security

September 5, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 104
Description:
Discover different filing options for Social Security to learn if you can increase your monthly Social Security income with Mike Heatwole of The Dala Group. ...

Power Employment Workshop

September 6, 2018
9:30am - 4:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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...

Creative Cloud Overview

September 6, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Digital Media Center
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
Looking to take your photos, videos, and designs to the next level? Learn how to get started in this presentation-style class about our available Adobe software, including Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and After Effects. ...

Friday Morning Book Group

September 7, 2018
9:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Last Days of Café Leila by Donia Bijan. After years of living in San Francisco, Noor returns to Tehran with her teenage daughter to visit her beloved father and Café Leila, the restaurant her family has been running for three generations. Books ...

Palatine Library Tours

September 10, 2018
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Ages: Adults, All Ages
Description:
Are you new to the Library or curious about all the services we have to offer? Drop-in to one of these tours and staff will take you on a brief tour of the Main Library, explain more about our services and collections, and answer any questions you ma...

Decorative Wood Painting

September 10, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Enjoy some coffee and conversation while hand painting a coffee theme on a wood plank.  All supplies provided.  Valid District cardholders only. ...

Excel Basic

September 10, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...

ESL Conversation Club

September 11, 2018
9:30am - 11:00am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings
Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...

Chair Yoga

September 12, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Explore gentle postures, breath work, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, registered yoga teacher from Discover Yoga with Karen. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Crime Readers Book Discussion

September 12, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie Ten people, each with their own dark secret, are invited to an isolated island.  One by one the guests begin to die. Books available August 8. ...

Word 2010 Basics

September 12, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Learn how to create and format a document as well as perform common editing functions in Word 2010. ...

Facebook Basics

September 13, 2018
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...

Meditation for Healthy Living

September 13, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Description:
Discover a simple meditation technique that can melt away stress and be a powerful addition to a healthy regimen with Dr. Tim Fior, a meditation practitioner for over 30 years. ...

Excel Intermediate

September 17, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
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. Prerequisite: Excel Basic ...

Monday Evening Book Discussion

September 17, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
News of the World by Paulette Jiles. In the aftermath of the Civil War, a retired captain agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa Indian tribe back to her people. Books available August 20. ...