Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Guided Meditation

March 4, 2020
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:
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 "Kids" group.

Holi Festival of Colors

March 4, 2020
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Celebrate one of the major festivals in India, Holi the Festival of Colors, with stories and a vibrant activity. Ages 3 through 6 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 81
Event Description:
James Bowey presents a live community event to consider the experiences of refugees, and our responses to the needs of displaced people around the world through photographs, stories and reflections from narrators of the community. In conjunction...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Baby Storytime

March 5, 2020
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. Birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Building Renovation Committee

March 5, 2020
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.

Marigolds, Mangos and Marriage

March 5, 2020
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: 85
Event Description:
Diane Pingle, writer and performer, takes the audience on a personal journey from her Hindu wedding to her life as a wife and mother adapting to a different culture in India.       ...

Genealogy Group

March 5, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
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

March 6, 2020
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: 8
Event Description:
Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao. After her mother’s death, Poornima is left to care for her siblings and father until her arranged marriage. When a free spirited Savitha enters her life, Poornima begins to imagine something different. Available ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

March 6, 2020
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

March 6, 2020
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 "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Celebrate one of the major festivals in India, Holi the Festival of Colors, with stories and a vibrant activity.  Celebra uno de los festivales principales de la India: Holi Festival de Colores, con cuentos y actividades vibrantes. Para todas...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

March 7, 2020
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. Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: All Ages
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 67
Event Description:
Learn tips and tricks to overcome the fears of writing and publishing your family book using Microsoft Word. Hosted by the Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

March 9, 2020
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman 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.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

March 10, 2020
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 "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

March 10, 2020
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

March 10, 2020
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 "Kids" group.

Drop in Craft / Manualidad Abierta al Público

March 10, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
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. Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Diferentes materiales serán provistos para cada...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Job Search 101: Understanding the Basics

March 10, 2020
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Learn about the current job search environment and the steps to create a highly effective job search. ...

State Representative Tom Morrison Office Hours

March 10, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Event Description:
Drop in to talk with a representative from State Representative Tom Morrison's office. Ask about the State Representative's positions on bills and issues, or share your own opinions with the representative. Get help and information on navigating stat...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Board of Library Trustees Regular Meeting

March 10, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Board Meetings
Event Description:
All meetings will be held the third Tuesday of each month at 7 pm in the Rennack/McElroy Room of the Main Library located at 700 N. North Ct., Palatine IL 60067 unless otherwise noted. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

March 11, 2020
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 "Adults" group.

Crime Readers Book Discussion

March 11, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan Detective Cormac Reilly reopens an investigation from twenty years ago as he tries to link a recent suicide to a past drug overdose.  Available February 12. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

March 11, 2020
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. Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Let's Play Chess

March 11, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
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 "Kids" group.

Baby Storytime

March 12, 2020
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. Birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop-in Craft

March 12, 2020
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Kids
Event Description:
Spark your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. ...