Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

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! ...

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. ...

Chocolate - Taste, Touch & Temper

September 4, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Join Morkes Chocolate in a Taste, Touch and Tempering workshop where you will learn about the different levels of chocolate, history of their business and the chocolate industry. You will taste and then get your hands "dirty" and test out the profess...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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 ...

Fit4Mom Presents Stroller Strides ®

September 19, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Kids, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Stroller Strides ® weaves songs and activities into a routine designed to entertain and engage baby, while moms are led through a series of exercises using their strollers. This special “Story Strides” edition also includes books! Birth through ...

Zumba

September 19, 2018
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Zumba is fun and easy to do! Join Nori Campa from Sue Garcia Fitness in this program that combines fast and slow rhythm routines to tone and sculpt the body. Wear gym shoes and comfortable clothing. Ages 14 and up. Sign up. ¡Zumba es fácil y diver...

Word 2010 Intermediate

September 19, 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 to format pictures, work with tables and text boxes and create an automaticTable of Contents using Styles. ...

Keyboarding

September 20, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
This class covers the basics of using your keyboard. Learn about the best hand placement and easy shortcuts to become more efficient at typing. ...

Decorative Wood Painting

September 21, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm
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. ...

Kids Read: What Was the Great Chicago Fire?

September 21, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Share your thoughts about What Was the Great Chicago Fire while enjoying snacks and learning about Chicago history and landmarks. ...

Introduction to Mac

September 24, 2018
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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. ...

Medicare Made Clear

September 27, 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 70
Description:
Learn about your choices, estimated costs and timelines to enroll in Medicare Supplements, Part D Drug Plans, and Medicare Advantage Plans. Presented by Insurance Broker Donna Spigolon.  ...

Beginning Crochet, Part 1

October 1, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Learn how to crochet and make a simple scarf in this two-part workshop.  For beginners only.  Must be a valid Palatine Public Library cardholder.  All materials provided. This series is progressive. When you register, you are commit...

Be Safe Online

October 1, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
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.  ...

Fall Home Décor

October 1, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Create your own fall home decor to display in your house! All materials will be provided. Ages 14 and up. Sign up.  ...