Upcoming Events

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Age
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This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop-in LEGO

October 14, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Bring your imagination and build something fun when you try out our LEGO collection. All ages. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Secret Coded Bracelet -STEAM

October 14, 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:
Create your own secret messages using different colored beads in a bracelet. Grades 1 and up. Drop in ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Apollo Program: History and Legacy

October 14, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 68
Event Description:
Michelle Nichols discusses the history of the development of the Apollo program, science learned from the Moon landings, and an overview of the decisions made during and after this event. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

State Representative Tom Morrison Office Hours

October 15, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
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 "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

October 15, 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 15, 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.

Technology Trends

October 15, 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: 7
Event Description:
Curious about what's happening in the world of personal technology? Mike Gershbein of Very Smart People will cover news about the coolest tech coming around the corner and what the distant future might hold.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Book Club

October 15, 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: 6
Event Description:
They Both Die at the End By Adam Silvera  In near-future New York City where a service New York City where a service alerts people on the day they will die, teenagers Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio meet using the Last Friend app and are faced...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Board of Library Trustees Regular Meeting

October 15, 2019
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.

iPad Basics

October 16, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Learn the iPad features, controls, and settings as well as how to navigate and organize your screens. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

October 16, 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.

Excel Basic

October 16, 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: 6
Event Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 64
Event Description:
Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire and film historian Raymond Benson present the greatest science fiction films from the silent era to the 1960's. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Baby Storytime

October 17, 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.

Bee-Bot: There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat

October 17, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Learn basic coding and problem solving with our robot friends the Bee-Bots along with the story There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat.  Grades 1– 2. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

PHS Community Choice Awards and Reception

October 17, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Come support Palatine High School artists at this reception and enjoy refreshments as we announce the winners voted for by the Palatine Library community. All ages. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

October 18, 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 18, 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 "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

October 18, 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:
October 18-20. 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! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

October 19, 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:
October 18-20. 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! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

October 19, 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 "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

October 20, 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:
October 18-20. 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! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Halloween Storytime

October 21, 2019
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Show off your costume and treat yourself to a special Halloween celebration that includes stories, a game, and a craft. All ages. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Finding Your Roots Online

October 21, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
An introduction to online resources for genealogical research. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Monday Evening Book Group

October 21, 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: 8
Event Description:
Warlight by Michael Ondaatje Decades after World War II, Nathaniel Williams reflects on his experiences in 1945, when his parents left him and his sister in the care of a mysterious neighbor. Available September 16. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

October 22, 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.  ...