Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Soap Making

November 14, 2019
11:00am - 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: 4
Event Description:
Turn a premade soap base into unique bars of soap, adding your choice of fragrance, color, and exfoliant. Valid District cardholders only. All supplies provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Soap Making

November 18, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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:
Turn a premade soap base into unique bars of soap, adding your choice of fragrance, color, and exfoliant. Valid District cardholders only. All supplies provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Monday Evening Book Group

November 18, 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: 3
Event Description:
Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson A professor in Denmark and a grandmother in England begin a correspondence, and a friendship, that develops into something extraordinary. Available October 21. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Author Gail Lukasik presents the story of her mother's racial passing within the historical context of the Jim Crow South, and the price she paid for choosing whiteness. Books will be available for purchase. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Intermediate

November 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event 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. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board Game Night

November 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, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Check out board games from the Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

November 26, 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 "Adults" group.

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

December 3, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Resume Clinic

December 3, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event 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. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DIY Photobook

December 3, 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: 20
Event Description:
Create and design a custom photo book to store your favorite memories. Bring multiple sized photos no larger than 6 x 8. All materials provided. Valid district cardholders only. Ages 14 and up. Sign-up.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Holiday Tech Gifts

December 4, 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: 18
Event Description:
Curious about hot gadget gifts this holiday season? Come get insight on cool tech from smart homes to smart phones and other cool tech to complete any wish list.  ...
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 "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: 22
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: 5
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 "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: 16
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 "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: 15
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
Seats Remaining: 30
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: 7
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Board Game Night

December 12, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Come play board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Intermediate

December 16, 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: 16
Event Description:
Learn to use a table to sort and filter data, apply conditional formatting, and create a pivot table. Use "Logical" and "VLOOKUP" functions.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

An Old Fashioned Christmas

December 17, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 104
Event Description:
Author Rochelle Pennington captures the spirit of bygone holidays between 1930 and 1960 with heartwarming highlights of Christmas feasts, holiday shopping through the Sears catalog, and many more cherished memories. Books will be available for p...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Instagram and Snapchat

December 18, 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: 18
Event Description:
Instagram and Snapchat have become two of the most popular social networks. Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People discusses these photo/video sharing apps and shows you how to get started. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Cloud

December 19, 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: 16
Event Description:
Are you unsure of what “the Cloud” is? Learn about the different services and  tips to make the most of its storage and organization features. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Power of Employment

January 2, 2020
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, an interview effectively to land the job. To sign up, visit www.worknetncc.com and click the link under “Eve...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friday Morning Book Group

January 3, 2020
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: 20
Event Description:
Share one of your favorite books of the past year with other readers.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Heartland Blood Drive

January 4, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Help save lives during this critical time of need and make a difference by donating blood. Many patients and families count on your lifesaving blood donations year-round. Sign up at tinyurl.com/Blood-Drive-1-4-20. Walk-ins are welcome.  ...