Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Excel 2010 Intermediate

December 12, 2018
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: 3
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. ...

SQL and Relational Databases

December 17, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
In this introductory class learn about relational databases and how they're used in modern websites. Design tables from scratch and make an application which puts them to work. Presented by web developer Andy Fischoff. Prior experience with coding is...

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: 10
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. ...

Ozobots: Blizzard Challenge

December 27, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Use your coding skills to guide a tiny robot on a snowy adventure. Grades 3-6. Sign up. ...

Ozobots: Blizzard Challenge

December 27, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Use your coding skills to guide a tiny robot on a snowy adventure. Grades 3-6. Sign up. ...

Power Employment Workshop

January 3, 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 under “Ev...

Computer Basics

January 3, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Are you using your computer but still have basic questions about how it works? Would you like some insight on how to efficiently manage your files? Come to this class for information and answers to basic computer questions. ...

Family Gingerbread House

January 4, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Join us in decorating a gingerbread house with your family! We provide the supplies and you provide the creativity! Ages 4 and up. Valid District cardholders only. One house per family. Sign up. ...

Beginning Crochet, Part 1

January 7, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Beginning Crochet, Part 1 Learn how to crochet and make a simple dishcloth in this two-part workshop.  For beginners only.  Must be a valid Palatine Public Library cardholder.  All materials provided. This series is progressive. ...

Introduction to Mac

January 7, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and more. ...

Chair Yoga

January 9, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event 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. Sign up for each session individually. ...

Let's Play Chess

January 9, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced chess scholar coach. All skill levels welcome. All ages. Sign up. ...

Word 2010 Basics

January 10, 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: 12
Event Description:
Learn how to create and format a document as well as perform common editing functions in Word 2010. ...

Beginning Crochet, Part 2 (Prerequisite: Part 1)

January 14, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Beginning Crochet, Part 2 (Prerequisite: Part 1) Learn how to crochet and make a simple dishcloth in this two-part workshop.  For beginners only.  Must be a valid Palatine Public Library cardholder.  All materials provided. This ...

Cutting The Cable

January 14, 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: 1
Event Description:
Save money and discover the newest streaming services and devices for movies, music, and productivity such as Google Chromecast, Roku, Netflix, Hulu, and more.   ...

Preschool / Daycare Fair

January 15, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Representatives from local preschool and daycare organizations talk with parents about their programs and facilities. Drop in. ...

iPad Basics

January 16, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Learn the iPad features, controls, and settings as well as how to navigate and organize your screens. Bring your personal iPad to class. ...

Be Safe Online

January 17, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Gain practical tips on avoiding credit card and identity theft online by managing passwords, avoiding malware and viruses and showing online smarts. Presented by Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People.  ...

Word 2010 Intermediate

January 17, 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: 12
Event Description:
Learn to format pictures, work with tables and text boxes and create an automatic Table of Contents using Styles. ...

Improve Your Fitness with Personal Training

January 17, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 63
Event Description:
Learn about the benefits of working with a personal trainer, how to set fitness goals, and ways to stay motivated with tips from personal trainer Jen Lewellen.  ...

Science and Math Fun

January 21, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Play with our science and math games/kits to promote critical thinking skills. Ages 3 through 7 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

T-Rexplorers

January 21, 2019
4:30pm - 5:45pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
Learn about the days of the dinosaurs in this humorous, educational, and hands-on program. All ages. Aprendan acerca de los días de los dinosaurios en este programa divertido, educacional, e interactivo. Para todas las edades. ...

Excel Basic

January 21, 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: 14
Event Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...