Library Closed through April 30

Due to the extended Governor’s stay-at-home order, all Palatine Public Library District facilities will remain closed through April 30. Please do not return your Library materials until the Library reopens. There will not be any late penalties. Watch the website and social media for updates.

Upcoming Events

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

Savvy Seniors - Based on the Book: From Page to Picture

April 6, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions, Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
Enjoy classic films based on books as well as a discussion of comparisons between the text and film with Dr. Annette Bochanek.     ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Media for Business

April 6, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Learn how to use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more to promote your business. Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People shows you how to choose the best site for you and the steps to get started. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

April 7, 2020
5:00am - 8:00am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Resume Clinic

April 7, 2020
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event 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. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

CANCELLED Delectable Polish Desserts

April 7, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Learn how to make delicious Polish desserts alongside Chef Kristyn Slick. Be sure to bring your sweet tooth! Valid district cardholders only. Ages 14 and up. Sign-up.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

April 8, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Explore gentle postures, breath work, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, a registered yoga teacher from Discover Yoga with Karen.Valid District cardholders only. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crime Readers Book Discussion

April 8, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event Description:
The Widows by Jess Montgomery Vowing revenge against her sheriff husband's killers in 1924 Ohio, Lily offers help to a fellow widow and uncovers dangerous evidence revealing her husband's corrupt secret life and the complexities that triggered his...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Basics

April 8, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Census Open Lab/Laboratorio abierto del Censo

April 9, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Get help filling out your form for the U.S. Census. Staff are available to assist with the process. If you can't attend any of these dates, set up and alternate time by visiting palatinelibrary.org/services/appointments and mention the U.S. Census wi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Celebrating 50th Anniversary of Earth Day-CANCELLED

April 9, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Author Arthur Melville Pearson presents the story of convservation hero George Fell, pioneer of organizations protecting native plants, woodlands, and wetlands in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cutting The Cable

April 13, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Tired of paying an outrageous cable bill each month? Find out how to watch your favorite movies and shows on the Internet.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

April 14, 2020
9:30am - 11:00am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Job Search 101:Understanding the Basics

April 14, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Learn about the current job search environment and the steps to create a highly effective job search. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Duct Tape and Fabric Tote Bag

April 14, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Create a tote bag out of duct tape and fabric.   Valid District cardholders only. Sign up. All supplies provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Guided Meditation

April 15, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Experience the benefits of learning meditation and mindfulness practices with expert teacher and therapist Dave Evans, LCPC. Develop your own personal program for improving your sense of health and wellbeing. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Intermediate

April 15, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Learn to use a table to sort and filter data, apply conditional formatting, and create a pivot table. Use "Logical" and "VLOOKUP" functions. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire and film historian Raymond Benson present part one of the greatest comedy films from the silent era to the 1950's. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board Game Night

April 16, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Adults
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Census Open Lab/Laboratorio abierto del Censo

April 19, 2020
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Get help filling out your form for the U.S. Census. Staff are available to assist with the process. If you can't attend any of these dates, set up and alternate time by visiting palatinelibrary.org/services/appointments and mention the U.S. Census wi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Monday Evening Book Group

April 20, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event Description:
Go Tell it On the Mountain by James Baldwin The story of John Grimes, an intelligent teenager in 1930s Harlem, and his relationship to his family and his church.  Rescheduled from March 16. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

WordPress 101

April 21, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mac Basics

April 23, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People will show you everything you need to know about using mail, surfing the web, keeping the computer updated and backed up and more. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sleep Better Now

April 23, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
Sleep affects our mood, concentration, immune system, and general enjoyment of life. Dr. Kimberly A. Lemke, trained in CBT-I (Cognitive Behavorial Therapy for Insomnia), teaches evidence-based strategies so you can improve your sleep. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Census Open Lab/Laboratorio abierto del Censo

April 26, 2020
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Get help filling out your form for the U.S. Census. Staff are available to assist with the process. If you can't attend any of these dates, set up and alternate time by visiting palatinelibrary.org/services/appointments and mention the U.S. Census wi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Duct Tape and Fabric Tote Bag

April 27, 2020
11:00am - 1:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Create a tote bag out of duct tape and fabric.   Valid District cardholders only. Sign up. All supplies provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

April 28, 2020
9:30am - 11:00am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friday Morning Book Group

May 1, 2020
9:30am - 11:00am
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event Description:
That Kind of Mother by Rumaan Alam This story about a white woman who adopts her black nanny's son after the woman's tragic death burrows deep into issues of race, class, and the nature of family.  Available April 3.   ...