Library Closed – Adding Curbside Pickup

Due to the extended Governor’s stay-at-home order, all Palatine Public Library District facilities will remain Closed. New Curbside Pickup service starts June 2. Begin returning materials on May 20. Due dates extended through June 30. Watch the website and social media for updates. .

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Intermediate

July 29, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SCORE

August 4, 2020
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
About This Event:
 Do you have business questions? 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 ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

La Loteria

August 4, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Learn to play La Loteria, a traditional game of chance played throughout Mexico that most resembles BINGO with pictures. Drop-in. Aprenda a jugar La Lotería, un juego de azar tradicional que se juega atravez de todo México que tiene un parecido a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Resume Clinic

August 4, 2020
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
About This Event:
Career counselor Fred Ettinger presents a resume in today's market, following by a one-on-one review of your resume with tips for improving. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual ESL Conversation Club

August 4, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended.  Contact us to receive a link to the program.  ...

Mind Games 1: The Science of Perception

August 5, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 104
About This Event:
William Pack explores the different ways our brains trick us, how optical illusions work, why people fall for scams, and how we make choices that are influenced subconsciously. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Power of Employment

August 6, 2020
9:30am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
About This Event:
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 worknetncc.com and click the link under "E...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Crafty Thursday

August 6, 2020
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Kids
About This Event:
Spark your child's creativity by making a simple craft together. ...

Building Renovation Committee

August 6, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
About This Event:
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.

WordPress 101

August 6, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
About This Event:
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.

Virtual ESL Conversation Club

August 11, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings, Multicultural

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Share your email to receive a link to the program.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Basic

August 11, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
About This Event:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...

Chair Yoga

August 12, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
About This Event:
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.

Fall Harvest Recipes

August 12, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
About This Event:
Get ready for fall harvest with Dave Esau, as he brings us some delicious recipes to make using the fruits of our garden. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Windows 10 Basics

August 12, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
About This Event:
Learn everything to get started with Windows 10 with Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Escape Room: Common Senses

August 15, 2020
9:30am - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Bring your friends and use your wits and senses to solve the puzzles and escape the room! For small groups. Sessions last approximately 1 hour. Email palatine@palatinelibrary.org or contact us via our online chat service to sign up beginnin...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Escape Room: Common Senses

August 16, 2020
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Bring your friends and use your wits and senses to solve the puzzles and escape the room! For small groups. Sessions last approximately 1 hour. Email palatine@palatinelibrary.org or contact us via our online chat service to sign up beginnin...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About This Event:
Children ages 1 through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child. Niños de 1 año hasta preescolares están invitados asistir a la hora de cuentos. Los papas o persona de cuido tiene que estar pre...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual ESL Conversation Club

August 18, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended.  Contact us to receive a link to the program.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Intermediate

August 18, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
About This Event:
Learn to use a table to sort and filter data, use drop-down menus, PivotTables, conditional functions, VLOOKUP, and more. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 104
About This Event:
Historian Jim Gibbons, presents Joseph Goebbels’ propaganda machine by discussing Goebbels’ and Hitler’s methods, madness, and relentless drive to promote Nazi causes. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Board of Library Trustees Regular Meeting

August 18, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Board Meetings
About This Event:
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 "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About This Event:
Children ages 1 through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child. Niños de 1 año hasta preescolares están invitados asistir a la hora de cuentos. Los papas o persona de cuido tiene que estar pre...