Library Closed – Adding Curbside Pickup

Due to the extended Governor’s stay-at-home order, all Palatine Public Library District facilities will remain Closed. New Curbside Pickup service starts June 2. Begin returning materials on May 20. Due dates extended through June 30. Watch the website and social media for updates. .

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Summer STEAM - Virtual

June 8, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Welcome to the first Summer STEAM of the season! Today, we’ll explore buoyancy and design with the Aluminum Foil Boat Challenge. Join us for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/ caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Wonder Wednesdays - Virtual

June 10, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited

Online Instructions

This event will be posted on our Facebook page

About This Event:
Join us online for a fun activity! Grades K-6. Drop in. No registration required, but sign up to receive an email reminder about this event. Today's activity is ice cream in a bag. Visit our Facebook page for a video. https://www.facebook.com/P...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes, Games & Activities

Online Instructions

This event will be posted on our Facebook page

This event will be posted on our YouTube channel

About This Event:
Dig deeper to become a paleontologist, as we discover and investigate dinosaurs through stories, math, science and art.  Recommended for ages 4-7 with a parent/caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Summer STEAM - Virtual

June 15, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Join us for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/ caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Wonder Wednesdays - Virtual

June 17, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited

Online Instructions

This event will be posted on our Facebook page

About This Event:
Join us online for a fun activity! Grades K-6. Drop in. No registration required, but sign up to receive an email reminder about this event. Today's activity is a storytelling game. Visit our Facebook page for a video.      ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Crafty Thursday - Virtual

June 18, 2020
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities

Online Instructions

This event will be posted on our Facebook page

This event will be posted on our YouTube channel

About This Event:
Spark your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

STEAM Saturday’s

June 20, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Stop by one Saturday a month for fun STEAM activities. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop -in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Summer STEAM - Virtual

June 22, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Join us for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/ caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Virtual Game Night

June 22, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
Join us on the 4th Monday of the month to play games together online!  Teens will meet via Zoom to play trivia and other fun games for a chance to relax and have fun.  Note: having a secondary device (phone or tablet) may be needed as a con...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Wonder Wednesday: Chess Puzzles

June 24, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops

Online Instructions

This event will be posted on our Facebook page

About This Event:
Join us on Wonder Wednesday in solving three different chess puzzles in one move. Grades K-6. Drop in. Check our Facebook page for the video. https://www.facebook.com/PalatineLibrary/ ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

STEAM Saturday’s

June 27, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Stop by one Saturday a month for fun STEAM activities. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Summer STEAM - Virtual

June 29, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Join us for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/ caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Wonder Wednesdays - Virtual

July 1, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities

Online Instructions

This event will be posted on our Facebook page

About This Event:
Join us online for a fun activity! Grades K-6. Drop in. https://www.facebook.com/PalatineLibrary/ ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Summer STEAM - Virtual

July 6, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Join us for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/ caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Wonder Wednesdays - Virtual

July 8, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities

Online Instructions

This event will be posted on our Facebook page

About This Event:
Join us online for a fun activity! Grades K-6. Drop in. https://www.facebook.com/PalatineLibrary/ ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Crafty Thursday

July 9, 2020
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Spark your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Prehistoric Animal Show

July 9, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Enjoy an up-close experience with some of the world’s most ancient animals as Crosstown Exotics brings reptiles, amphibians, and bugs to the library for some interactive fun.  All ages. Drop-in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Crafty Friday's

July 10, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
About This Event:
Spark your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. Sign up begins two weeks prior to each date. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Summer STEAM - Virtual

July 13, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Join us for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/ caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Wonder Wednesdays - Virtual

July 15, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities

Online Instructions

This event will be posted on our Facebook page

About This Event:
Join us online for a fun activity! Grades K-6. Drop in. https://www.facebook.com/PalatineLibrary/ ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Slime Makers

July 17, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
About This Event:
Make your own chocolate ooblek and glow-in-the-dark magic mud. Dress for messy fun; contact staff for allergy information. Grades 4-6. Sign up.   ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

STEAM Saturday’s

July 18, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Stop by one Saturday a month for fun STEAM activities. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop-in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Summer STEAM - Virtual

July 20, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Join us for fun STEAM activities all summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/ caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO Robotics

July 22, 2020
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
About This Event:
Build a motorized LEGO rover, add sensors, and program the rover to move using our LEGO WeDo 2.0 kits. Grades 3 – 5. Sign up begins 7/8. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Wonder Wednesdays - Virtual

July 22, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities

Online Instructions

This event will be posted on our Facebook page

About This Event:
Join us online for a fun activity! Grades K-6. Drop in. https://www.facebook.com/PalatineLibrary/ ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Crafty Thursday

July 23, 2020
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Spark your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. ...

Ozobots Meet Pokemon Go

July 23, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
About This Event:
Transform Ozobot into a Pokeball and develop your coding skills as you catch Pokemon! Grades 3-6. Sign up begins 7/9. ...