Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Heartland Blood Drive

July 18, 2019
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
Please help save lives during this critical time of need and make a difference by donating blood. Many parents and families count on your lifesaving blood donations year-round. Heartland Blood Center supplies blood directly to Northwest Community Hos...

Board Game Night

July 18, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Try board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...

Showtime on the Farm

July 22, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Enjoy active learning to discover the origins of how food comes from the farm to you, while playing Is the Price Right?, Pick a Pair, and Race to Fill My Plate. Enjoy a snack and finish off with Ag BINGO. Recommended for Grade 2 – 8. Sign up. ...

Prismware Planter

July 22, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Paint a ceramic prism shape planter with Color Me Mine Studio. All supplies provided. Ages 14 and up. Valid district cardholders only. Sign up.   ...

Zumba

July 29, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
The routines in this program combine fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Not only is Zumba fun, but it is easy to do. Come and see for yourself! Ages 14 and up. Wear athletic shoes. Sign up. Las rutinas de este programa están comb...

DIY Tea Bags

July 30, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Make homemade tea bags, customize the tags however you like, and fill them with your own signature tea blends. Grades 7-12. Sign up.  ...

Harry Potter Teen Trivia

July 31, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with snacks and trivia from the series. Come with a team or on your own. Grades 7 – 12. Teams limited to five members. Drop in. ...

La Loteria

August 7, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, 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. Aprenda a jugar La Lotería, un juego de azar tradicional que se juega atravez de todo México que tiene un parecido a BINGO con...

College Planning Workshop

August 13, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 97
Event Description:
Lora Georgieva presents college planning tips on how to help you succeed with overwhelming college application processes, selecting the best major, filing out FAFSA and CSS profile forms, and much more. Grades 9-12. and caregivers. Sign up.  ...

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

August 14, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Sign up and compete in the latest release of Smash Bros on Nintendo Switch. Claim your glory and win prizes! Grades 5-12. Sign up. ...

Board Game Night

August 15, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Try board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...

Teen Book Club

August 20, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
All the Bright Places By Jennifer Niven Told in alternating voices, when Finch and Violet meet, on the ledge of the bell towers at school -- both teetering on the edge -- it's the beginning of an unlikely relationship, a journey to discover the nat...

Let's Play Chess

August 21, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced chess scholar's coach. All skill levels welcome. All ages. Sign up. ...

Mario Kart Open Play

September 4, 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.  ...

Board Game Night

September 19, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Try board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

October 7, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Sign up and compete in the latest release of Smash Bros on Nintendo Switch. Claim your glory and win prizes! Grades 5-12. Sign up. ...

PHS Community Choice Awards and Reception

October 17, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Come support Palatine High School artists at this reception and enjoy refreshments as we announce the winners voted for by the Palatine Library community. All ages. Drop in. ...

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
Event Description:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Try board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...

Influencer Media Camp: Pizza and Pitches

October 28, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Collaborate as influencers to produce a video for the Winter Reading Program and help support this year's Community Challenge partner: Barb's Precious Rescue. Learn how we put together various types of media across multiple platforms to engage t...

Influencer Media Camp: Pre-Production

October 30, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Digital Media Center
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Collaborate as influencers to produce a video for the Winter Reading Program and help support this year's Community Challenge partner: Barb's Precious Rescue. Learn how we put together various types of media across multiple platforms to engage t...

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: 16
Event Description:
Enter the world of Minecraft. Use your creativity to build your world, work with others to craft objects, and watch out for Minecraft Creepers. Grades 5-12. Sign up.  ...

Influencer Media Camp: Filming

November 7, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Digital Media Center
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Collaborate as influencers to produce a video for the Winter Reading Program and help support this year's Community Challenge partner: Barb's Precious Rescue. Learn how we put together various types of media across multiple platforms to engage t...

Influencer Media Camp: Filming

November 11, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Digital Media Center
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Collaborate as influencers to produce a video for the Winter Reading Program and help support this year's Community Challenge partner: Barb's Precious Rescue. Learn how we put together various types of media across multiple platforms to engage t...

HTML Basics

November 11, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Come get hands on experience in basic HTML. Please only sign up if confident in keyboard, mouse, and web browser skills. Age 16 and up.  ...

Influencer Media Camp: Editing

November 19, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Digital Media Center
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Collaborate as influencers to produce a video for the Winter Reading Program and help support this year's Community Challenge partner: Barb's Precious Rescue. Learn how we put together various types of media across multiple platforms to engage t...

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
Event Description:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Try board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...