Library Closed Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day

We will resume regular hours on Tuesday, May 28.

Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Wordpress 101

June 18, 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: 11
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. ...

Board of Library Trustees Regular Meeting

June 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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 p.m. in the Rennack/McElroy Room of the Main Library located at 700 N. North Ct., Palatine, IL 60067 unless otherwise noted. View meeting documents.  ...

Grow your Sales Leads Using RefrenceUSA

June 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Join My Ha Crowfoot, Account Manager from ReferenceUSA to familiarize yourself with the ReferenceUSA database and its collection of addresses, phone numbers, officers, and SIC codes for 50 million U.S. businesses and 250 million U.S. consumers. New a...

Teen Book Club

June 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Orphan Monster Spy By Matt Killeen After her mother is shot at a checkpoint, fifteen-year-old Sarah meets a mysterious man with a suspiciously bare apartment, and a lockbox full of weapons. He's part of the secret resistance against the Third Reich...

Dan Gogh Art / El Arte de Dan Gogh

June 19, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
The Magic and Art Show is filled with magic tricks and comedy, as well as art techniques that artist Dan Laib makes accessible for kids. All ages. El espectáculo de arte y magia está lleno de comedia y trucos, así como técnicas de arte que el arti...

Ozobots: Introduction

June 19, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Practice coding and develop fine motor skills by designing cool mazes for Ozobot, a line-following robot. Grades 3 - 6. Sign up. ...

Summer Dance Party

June 19, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Rock out to kid-friendly summer hits and storytime favorites while enjoying a light snack. All ages. Tickets available June 12 for valid District cardholders. ...

Word Basics

June 19, 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: 13
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 89
Event Description:
Dave Clark of Windy City Warriors presents an overview of the first interaction between Native Americans and French voyageurs, attempts at assimilation and coexistence, and treaties and government promises broken.     ...

Baby Storytime

June 20, 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

June 20, 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. ...

Drop in LEGO

June 20, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Bring your imagination and build something fun when you try out our LEGO collection. ...

Board Game Night

June 20, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Try board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...

Preschool Storytime

June 21, 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

June 21, 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: Main Library
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Explore the rhythm and movement of sound in this musical, interactive storytime. All ages. Explore el ritmo y movimientos del sonido en este musical, cuentacuentos interactivo. Todas las edades. ...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Explore the rhythm and movement of sound in this musical, interactive storytime. All ages. Explore el ritmo y movimientos del sonido en este musical, cuentacuentos interactivo. Todas las edades. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Learn basic coding and problem solving with our robot friends the Bee-Bots along with the story There Was and Old Lady Who Swallowed a Shell. Grades K – 2. Sign up. ...

Friends of the Library Book Sale

June 21, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Book Sales
Event Description:
June 21-22. Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friends' members - No Charge Non-members - $5 Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Sunday, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Free admission Bargain day. All items are half price! ...

Friends of the Library Book Sale

June 22, 2019
9:30am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Book Sales
Event Description:
June 21-22. Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friends' members - No Charge Non-members - $5 Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Sunday, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Free admission Bargain day. All items are half price! ...

Family Storytime

June 22, 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. ...

Friends of the Library Book Sale

June 23, 2019
12:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Book Sales
Event Description:
June 21-22. Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friends' members - No Charge Non-members - $5 Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Sunday, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Free admission Bargain day. All items are half price! ...

Preschool Storytime

June 24, 2019
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. ...

Book Buddies

June 24, 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
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Strengthen your reading skills with the guidance of teen volunteers. Partners may vary throughout the program. Grades 1-4. Sign up. ...

Zumba

June 24, 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: 13
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...

Cutting The Cable

June 24, 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: 10
Event Description:
Save money and discover the newest streaming services and devices for movies, music, and productivity such as Google Chromecast, Roku, Netflix, Hulu, and more.   ...

Excel Intermediate

June 24, 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 to use a table to sort and filter data, apply conditional formatting, and create a pivot table. Use "Logical" and "VLOOKUP" functions, and run a Macro. ...