Upcoming Events

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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 "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

October 8, 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 8, 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 "Kids" group.

Drop-in Craft / Manualidad Abierta al Público

October 8, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Spark your child’s creativity by making a craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. All ages. Despierte la chispa de la creatividad de su niño al crear una manualidad juntos. Materiales para las diferentes manuali...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
Nydia Marín de New York Life compartirá información sobre el cuidado a largo plazo, y como puede ayudar a proteger el futuro de su familia. Nydia Marin from New York Live shares information about long term care and how it can help protect your fa...
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 "Adults" group.

Crime Readers Book Discussion

October 9, 2019
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: 4
Event Description:
A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas When London is struck by a trio of unexpected deaths and suspicion falls on her sister and her father, Charlotte, under the assumed name Sherlock Holmes, is desperate to find the true culprits and clear t...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

October 9, 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 "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 "Adults" group.

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

October 9, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Martina Mathisen portrays the six wives of Henry VIII artfully interweaving tales of power, personality and politics. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Baby Storytime

October 10, 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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop-in Craft

October 10, 2019
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. ...
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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: In the Community
Room: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy a Library storytime on a family-friendly hayride at Twin Lakes Recreation Area. End the night with s'mores and hot chocolate while relaxing around a bonfire. Dress for the weather. 5:40 p.m., 6:10 p.m., 6:40 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 8:1...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

October 11, 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 11, 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 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.

Drop-in Craft

October 11, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Spark your child’s creativity by making a craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. All ages. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: In the Community
Room: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Enjoy a Library storytime on a family-friendly hayride at Twin Lakes Recreation Area. End the night with s'mores and hot chocolate while relaxing around a bonfire. Dress for the weather. 5:40 p.m., 6:10 p.m., 6:40 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 7:40 p.m....
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Polish-English Storytime and Craft

October 12, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Celebrate Polish American Heritage month. Ages 3 through 6 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: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Use origami technique to create your own monster corner bookmark. All ages. Usa la técnica de Origami para crear tu propio Marcapáginas esquinero de monstruitos. Todas las edades. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Stories at Panera Bread

October 14, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Enjoy stories and music. Children receive a complimentary Petite Chocolate Chipper Cookie and milk. Ages 2 through 6 with parent/caregiver. Sign up. Held offsite at Panera Bread, 1603 N. Rand Road, Palatine. ...
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. ...