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Facebook Basics

September 23, 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: 8
Event Description:
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.

ESL Conversation Club

September 24, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
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

September 24, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Eugene F. Flynn from Community Career Center helps job seekers to understand the current job search environment and the steps to create a highly effective job search. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Taste of Italy

September 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Learn to prepare and cook Italian Cuisine alongside Chef Kristyn Slick. Be sure to bring your appetite! Valid District Cardholders only. Ages 14 and up. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Recording Music with Ableton Live

September 25, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Digital Media Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Turn your musical ideas into finished audio recordings with Ableton Live Suite. Learn how to record and mix songs utilizing the Ableton Push hardware interface and the included library or instruments. Grades 9 and up.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Duct Tape and Fabric Tote Bag

September 26, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Create a tote bag out of duct tape and fabric. Valid District cardholders only. All supplies provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy 101

September 26, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
A beginner’s look at how to use census, birth, marriage and death records, and more to start your family research. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cutting The Cable

September 30, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
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.

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

October 1, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
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.  Meetin...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

WordPress 101

October 2, 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: 9
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.

Power Employment Workshop

October 3, 2019
9:30am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
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 www.worknetncc.com and click the link und...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Beginning Crochet, Part 1

October 4, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Beginning Crochet, Part 1 Learn how to crochet and make a simple dishcloth in this two-part workshop.  For beginners only.  Must be a valid Palatine Public Library cardholder.  All materials provided. This series is progressive. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Harper Experience Day at Harper College

October 5, 2019
9:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: In the Community
Room: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Ignite your child's excitement for learning with over 50 STEAM-related educational and interactive activities at Harper College. Make sure to visit our activity table to make your own Pixel Art and help with a collaborative project! Grades 4 - 12....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Raising Resilient Children

October 7, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 165
Event Description:
Kids who possess resiliency have improved social and emotional skill, attitudes, behaviors, and academic achievement. Learn how resiliency can be promoted, nurtured, and taught with Greta Nielsen, MA, NCC, LCPC from Clinical Care Consultants. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

October 8, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
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.

Felt Leaf Garland

October 8, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Create a decorative leaf garland out of felt, rope, and wire. Valid District cardholders only. All supplies provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

October 9, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Let's Play Chess

October 9, 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: 16
Event Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced Chess Scholars coach. All skill levels welcome. Ages 5 – 13. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Library Resources for Job Seekers

October 10, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
We provide many resources to help you in your job search. Learn about online tools such as ReferenceUSA, JobNow, and BigInterview that may help you choose a career, find quality employers, perfect your resume, and more. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Deeper into Meditation

October 10, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
This session includes an opportunity to practice for a longer period of time. Dr. Fior also gives suggestions for deepening our meditation practices. For new or advanced meditators.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Beginning Crochet, Part 2 (Prerequisite Part 1)

October 11, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Beginning Crochet, Part 2 (Prerequisite Part 1) Learn how to crochet and make a simple dishcloth in this two-part workshop.  For beginners only.  Must be a valid Palatine Public Library cardholder.  All materials provided. This s...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

The Great Scott Magic Show

October 14, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Scott Green, nationally renowned family magician, dazzles you with his tricks and an unforgettable experience. Recommended for Pre-K and up. Tickets available October 7 for valid District cardholders. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Technology Trends

October 15, 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: 7
Event Description:
Curious about what's happening in the world of personal technology? Mike Gershbein of Very Smart People will cover news about the coolest tech coming around the corner and what the distant future might hold.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

iPad Basics

October 16, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Learn the iPad features, controls, and settings as well as how to navigate and organize your screens. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Basic

October 16, 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: 6
Event Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

October 22, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
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.

PowerPoint Basic

October 22, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Learn the basics of PowerPoint including slide layout, design elements, and adding images.  Includes hands-on time during class for practice. ...