Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Interior Design Feedback Session

July 23, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: All Ages
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Event Description:
We need your feedback on interior remodeling plans! Join staff and architects from Engberg Anderson to discuss design ideas from our recent space needs assessment that includes reimagined spaces under consideration at the Main Library. ...

Underwater Storytime and Craft

July 24, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Use your imagination to swim with fish and other fun ocean creatures with stories, rhymes and music. Then, make a shark craft. Ages 3 through 6 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Dog Daze of Summer

July 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 78
Event Description:
Calling all Dog Lovers! A dog aficionado discusses the characteristics of dog breeds, canine sports, dog nutrition, and resources on choosing the dog that is right for you. ...

Baby Storytime

July 25, 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

July 25, 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 simple craft together. ...

Get Ready for Kindergarten

July 25, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Practice circle time, fine and gross motor coordination, following directions and social skills in preparation for entering Kindergarten in Fall 2019. Breakout activities focus on a different subject each week.  July 25: Math. Grade K....

Interior Design Feedback Session

July 25, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Room: North Hoffman Room
Event Description:
We need your feedback on interior remodeling plans! Join staff and architects from Engberg Anderson to discuss design ideas from our recent space needs assessment that includes reimagined spaces under consideration at the North Hoffman Branch. ...

Go Pro Hero 5 + Accessories Demo

July 25, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Please stop by and demo our Go Pro Hero 5 camera and see how the additional accessories kit works. ...

The Cloud

July 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: 5
Event Description:
Are you unsure of what “the cloud” is? This class will explain what cloud services are and give you tips on how you can use them for storage and organization. ...

Interior Design Feedback Session

July 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: All Ages
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Description:
We need your feedback on interior remodeling plans! Join staff and architects from Engberg Anderson to discuss design ideas from our recent space needs assessment that includes reimagined spaces under consideration at the Main Library....

Preschool Storytime

July 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

July 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. ...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Children ages 1 through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child. Niños de 1 año hasta preescolares están invitados asistir a la hora de cuentos. Los papas o persona de cuido tiene que estar pre...

Drop in Craft

July 26, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
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.  ...

Busy Toddlers

July 27, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Engage your senses and stimulate learning with activities, food play, and simple crafts. Dress for messy fun. Contact staff for allergy information. Ages 1-3 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Busy Toddlers

July 29, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Engage your senses and stimulate learning with activities, food play, and simple crafts. Dress for messy fun. Contact staff for allergy information. Ages 1-3 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Book Buddies

July 29, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Strengthen your reading skills with the guidance of teen volunteers. Partners may vary throughout the program. Grades 1-4. 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...

Preschool Storytime

July 30, 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

July 30, 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. ...

Drop-in STEAM activity

July 30, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Stop by for fun STEAM activities all Summer. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

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.  ...

Screen Writing 101

July 30, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 90
Event Description:
Got an idea for film or TV show? Join Palatine resident Frederick Mensch - writer of the Emmy-nominated HBO Film Nightingale - for a look at the art, craft, and business of screenwriting.  ...

Harry Potter Youth Trivia

July 31, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with snacks and trivia from the first three Harry Potter books. Come with a team or on your own. Grades 3 – 6. Teams limited to five members. Tickets available July 24 for valid District cardholders. ...