Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

September 28, 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 Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
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.

Big Books of Fall

September 30, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Event Description:
Need help sorting through all the new releases to find the perfect read? We’ve done all the work for you and selected some fabulous fall titles that highlight the biggest books of the season and a few old favorites. Advanced review copies of select t...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

October 1, 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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Toddler Storytime

October 1, 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. ...
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.

Resume Clinic

October 1, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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.  Valid District cardholders only. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Stories at Sweet C's Bakery

October 2, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: In the Community
Room: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Enjoy stories, songs, and more at the downtown Palatine bakery. Children receive a complimentary cookie and milk. Ages 2 through 6 with parent/caregiver. Sign up. Held offsite at Sweet C's Bakery, 10 N. Bothwell Street, Palatine. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

October 2, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
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 Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
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.

The Beatles' Abbey Road 50th Anniversary

October 2, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
Event Description:
Professor Moptop from WXRT Radio's Breakfast with the Beatles discusses his new book, Textbook Beatles, the compositions and recordings of the songs from the band's last album Abbey Road. Books will be available for purc...
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 "Kids" group.

Baby Storytime

October 3, 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. ...

Building Renovation Committee

October 3, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Event Description:
The Building Renovation Committee of the Library Board of Trustees will meet to review plans for renovation at the three Library locations. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Palatine Library Genealogy Group

October 3, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Description:
Join others interested in genealogy for a session of sharing tips and learning about new research tools. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friday Morning Book Group

October 4, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson A professor in Denmark and a grandmother in England begin a correspondence, and a friendship, that develops into something extraordinary. Available September 6. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

October 4, 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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Toddler Storytime

October 4, 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. ...
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 "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

October 5, 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 Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Origami Monster Bookmarks STEAM

October 5, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Create your own monster corner bookmark using origami technique. All ages. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

October 7, 2019
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Parents or caregivers must remain with their child. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

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: 18
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. ...
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. ...