Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Kids" group.

Bee-Bot: There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat

October 17, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Learn basic coding and problem solving with our robot friends the Bee-Bots along with the story There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat.  Grades 1– 2. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop-in Craft / Manualidad Abierta al Público

October 22, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Spark your child’s creativity by making a craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. All ages. Despierte la chispa de la creatividad de su niño al crear una manualidad juntos. Materiales para las diferentes manuali...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board Game Night

October 24, 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 "Kids" group.

Drop-in Craft

October 25, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Spark your child’s creativity by making a craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. All ages. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Pumpkin Decorating

October 25, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Transform a mini pumpkin into a "boo-tiful" Halloween decoration. All supplies provided. Valid District Cardholders. Grades 1-6. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Halloween Party at the Palatine Community Center

October 26, 2019
9:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: In the Community
Room: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Experience a jack-o-lantern gym for the "wee ones," challenging games, ghoulish goodies, a creative craft table, and a puppet show provided by the Library's puppet players. Ages 10 and under. For ticket information, contact the Palatine Park Dis...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Crafternoon

October 27, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
A program beyond your wildest dreams where we'll be making dream catchers and paper flowers. Grades 7 - 12. Sign up.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

La Loteria

November 5, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Learn to play La Loteria, a traditional game of chance played throughout Mexico that most resembles BINGO with pictures. All ages. Aprenda a jugar La Lotería, un juego de azar tradicional que se juega a través de todo México parecido a BINGO con f...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Minecraft Mania

November 6, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Enter the world of Minecraft. Grades 5-12. Sign up.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop-in Craft

November 8, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Spark your child’s creativity by making a craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. All ages. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Busy Toddlers

November 8, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Engage your senses and stimulate learning with activities, food play, and simple crafts. Dress for messy fun. Contact staff for allergy information. Ages 1 through 3 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Busy Toddlers

November 9, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Engage your senses and stimulate learning with activities, food play, and simple crafts. Dress for messy fun. Contact staff for allergy information. Ages 1 through 3 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Reality

November 10, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Have a blast playing the virtual reality game Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes. Grades 7 - 12. Drop in.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop-in Craft / Manualidad Abierta al Público

November 12, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Spark your child’s creativity by making a craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. All ages. Despierte la chispa de la creatividad de su niño al crear una manualidad juntos. Materiales para las diferentes manuali...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

STEAM Fair

November 16, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Discover, explore, and engage in critical thinking at our second annual STEAM Fair. Join us at this special event highlighting subjects that promote critical skills: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Learn to code with robots, expe...
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 "Kids" group.

Drop-in Craft

November 22, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Spark your child’s creativity by making a craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. All ages. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Knuckleball Comedy

November 25, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Knuckleball Comedy provides an acclaimed two person, highly interactive improv show which has kids and adults, laughing, acting, and wanting more. All ages. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Build It! STEM / ¡Construyelo!

November 25, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Treat yourself to an afternoon of educational fun when you try out the Library’s Tinker Toy Collection. Ages 6 and up. Disfrute de una tarde educacional y divertida cuando pruebe la colección de Tinker Toy de la biblioteca. Para edades de 6 y mayo...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop-in Craft / Manualidad Abierta al Público

November 26, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Spark your child’s creativity by making a craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. All ages. Despierte la chispa de la creatividad de su niño al crear una manualidad juntos. Materiales para las diferentes manuali...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Storybook STEAM

November 26, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room A
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Stories, STEAM Challenges, and great fun for your kids! Grades K – 3. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop-in LEGO / Ven a Jugar con LEGO

November 27, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Bring your imagination and build something fun when you try out our LEGO collection. All ages. Trae tu imaginación y construye algo divertido cuando pruebes nuestra colección de LEGO. Todas las edades.     ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Build-it! STEM

November 29, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Treat yourself to an afternoon of educational fun when you try out the Library’s Mirror Discovery Cubes Collection. Ages 6 and up. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Mario Kart Open Play

December 5, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Nintendo Switch with your friends and family. Drop in. All ages.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop in Craft

December 10, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop in Craft / Manualidad Abierta al Público

December 10, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Diferentes materiales serán provistos para cada...
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. ...