Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Mandarin-English Storytime

March 23, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes, Multicultural
Event Description:
Enjoy stories, songs, and fun in Mandarin and English. Ages Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Dance Around the World

March 25, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Multicultural
Event Description:
Dance your heart out while learning the traditional dances from different cultures around the world. Recommended for Grade 1 and up. Tickets available March 18 for valid District cardholders. ...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Hate snakes? You won’t after Frog Lady teaches you how wonderful and beneficial these gentle creatures truly are. If you’ve never touched a live snake before here’s your chance. All ages. ¿Odias a las serpientes? No después que Frog Lady te enseñé...

Cutting The Cable

March 25, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
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.   ...

Palatine Library Community Forum

March 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: All Ages
Event Description:
Palatine Public Library District Board of Trustees has voted to place a referendum on the ballot on April 2, 2019. The referendum asks voters to approve a limiting rate increase on the Library’s property tax levy of 0.075. For a median value home in ...

ESL Conversation Club

March 26, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...

Preschool Storytime

March 26, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

March 26, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Royal Tea Party

March 26, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes, Games & Activities, Multicultural
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
 Learn all about this Great British Tradition while enjoying stories, a craft, tea and treats as we celebrate. ...

Drop in Craft / Manualidad Abierta al Público

March 26, 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. All ages. Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Diferentes materiales serán provistos...

Italian Genealogy 101

March 26, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances, Multicultural
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 79
Event Description:
Sandra Trapp provides you with resources to research your ancestors using Italian birth, marriage, and death records, even if you aren’t an Italian native.    ...

Polish Your Poem with Marjorie Skelly

March 26, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Learn to craft winning poems in this hands-on workshop led by a published author and two-time winner of the Library’s poetry contest. Bring 21 copies of an original poem (maximum 40 lines); be prepared to share. Sign up. Ages 14 and up. ...

Magic Workshop

March 27, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Learn how to perform different kinds of magic tricks and take home your very own magic kit. Ages 7 – 12. Valid District cardholders only. Sign up. ...

Drop in LEGO

March 27, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
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. ...

Family Storytime

March 27, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Pokemon Drop-In Night

March 27, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Come hang out and meet other Pokémon fans and friends. Bring your deck, play Pokkén Tournament on the Wii-U, and enjoy snacks and music. All ages. Drop In. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Event Description:
Jim Austgen from CareerPlace provides insight into hiring from a manager's perspective, and the importance of first impression - from eye contact to handshake.  ...

Baby Storytime

March 28, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages Birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Drop-in Craft

March 28, 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Event Description:
Encourage your child's creativity by making a Mexican Folk Art Mask. ...

Mr. Freeze

March 28, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Fermilab’s Mr. Freeze show is a fun cryogenic demonstration designed to get kids excited about science. All ages. ...

Kids Read: Book Uncle and Me

March 28, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Program Type on Public Calendar: Multicultural
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Share your thoughts about this book while enjoying snacks and activities.   Book Uncle and Me When the mayor tries to close the free lending library in her Indian city, 9-year-old Yasmin takes action.  (Available February 28 a...

Wordpress 101

March 28, 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: 5
Event Description:
Learn how to create your own blog or website on Wordpress.com, and customize it to your own needs. Please bring your own ideas. ...

World Dance

March 28, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings, Multicultural
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Begin with deep breathing and relaxing stretches, then flow into dance movements from India, Turkey, Greece, and more with dance and yoga instructor Jenny Hennek. Dress comfortably; no experience needed.  ...

Preschool Storytime

March 29, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 3 through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Toddler Storytime

March 29, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Little Red Riding Hood Puppet Show

March 29, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Follow Little Red Riding hood on a journey to deliver goodies to her sick Granny. On her quest, she must overcome difficult obstacles. Will she make it or be tricked by the Big Bad Wolf? Recommended for Pre-K and up. Tickets available March 18 for va...

Build It! / ¡Constrúyelo!

March 29, 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 Q-BAMaze 2.0 Collection. Ages 6 and up. Drop in. Disfrute de una tarde educacional y divertida cuando pruebe la colección de Q-BA-Maze 2.0 de la biblioteca. Para edad...