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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
About This Event:
Learn about the current job search environment and the steps to create a highly effective job search. Eugene Flynn, a facilitator at the Career & Networking Center, will discuss the key components of a highly effective search and the many re...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SCORE

June 2, 2020
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
About This Event:
 Do you have business questions? 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.

Virtual ESL Conversation Club

June 2, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings, Multicultural

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:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended.  Contact us to receive a link to the program.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Power of Employment

June 4, 2020
9:30am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
About This Event:
Bring your lunch to this workshop from Illinois workNet and discover how to set goals, use social media, get past applicant tracking systems, and interview effectively to land the job. To sign up, visit worknetncc.com and click the link under "E...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Cloud

June 4, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
About This Event:
Are you unsure of what “the Cloud” is? Learn about the different services and  tips to make the most of its storage and organization features. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 84

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 Bike Palatine Club members as they recount their exciting experiences cycling in 2019 on the 47th annual RAGBRAI: The Register's Annual  Great  Bike Ride Across Iowa. This program will be present...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Friday Morning Book Group

June 5, 2020
9:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18

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:
America is not the Heart by Elaine Castillo Hero De Vera leaves political violence in the Philippines to live near her uncle's family in the San Francisco Bay area. Her relationship with her younger American born cousin helps her adjust to her ne...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual ESL Conversation Club

June 9, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
About This Event:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended.  Contact us to receive a link to the program.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Crime Readers Book Discussion

June 10, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15

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:
The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone by Felicity McLean Two sisters return to their Australian hometown to make sense of the unsolved disappearance of their best friends from 20 years earlier. Ebook and EAudiobook copies are available in Overdrive and Hoo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 89

Online Instructions

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Monday Evening Book Group

June 15, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
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:
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai A novel set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris follows the director of a Chicago art gallery and a woman looking for her estranged daughter in Paris who both struggle to come to terms with the ways AIDS h...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Android Basics

June 16, 2020
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
About This Event:
Get more comfortable with your Android tablet or phone as we demonstrate how to navigate, find apps and customize your device. Presented by Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual ESL Conversation Club

June 16, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings

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:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended.  Contact us to receive a link to the program.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Polish Cooking - Virtual Program via Zoom

June 17, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
About This Event:
Expand your culinary expertise and join Susan Maddox as she prepares some Polish recipes for us to taste and try at home. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Media for Business

June 22, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
About This Event:
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.

ESL Conversation Club

June 23, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings

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:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Program link will be emailed to participants.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Medicare Basics and You - VIRTUAL

June 25, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95

Online Instructions

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Safety for Smart Devices

June 30, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
About This Event:
Learn how to keep information on your Android or Apple phone or tablet safe from prying eyes. Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People covers location tracking, privacy settings, app settings, and password safety.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Facebook Basics

July 2, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
About This Event:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

iPad Basics

July 7, 2020
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
About This Event:
Learn iPad features, controls, and how to navigate and organize your screens. Bring your personal iPad to class. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual ESL Conversation Club

July 7, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings, Multicultural

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:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended.  Contact us to receive a link to the program.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

July 8, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
About This Event:
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.

Virtual Crime Readers Book Discussion

July 8, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15

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:
Leave No Trace by Mindy Mejia Maya Stark, a language therapist at a psychiatric facility, is challenged when a boy missing for ten years refuses to speak about his father, the ransacked campsite they both disappeared from, or what has transpired o...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Word Basics

July 9, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual ESL Conversation Club

July 14, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings

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:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Share your email to receive a link to the program.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Dark History of Nursery Rhymes

July 15, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 104
About This Event:
John Gowing presents the real meaning behind the nursery rhymes we learned as children and how they played a role in some dark periods of Britain's past. Not suitable for children. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Word Intermediate

July 16, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16