Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Kids" group.
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Noon Year's Eve Dance Party

December 31, 2019
11:30am - 12:15pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Ring in the New Year with a family-friendly dance party! Dance along to pop hits and storytime favorites, take a family photo at our photo booth, make a memory book and countdown to noon and an apple juice toast! All ages. Tickets available...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Power of Employment

January 2, 2020
9:30am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Bring your lunch to this workshop from Illinois workNet and discover how to set goals, use social media, get past applicant tracking systems, an interview effectively to land the job. To sign up, visit www.worknetncc.com and click the link under “Eve...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Baby Storytime

January 2, 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.

Build-it! / Construyelo!

January 2, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Treat yourself to an afternoon of educational fun when you try out the Library’s Can do! Science kits. Ages 6 and up.  Disfrute de una tarde educacional y divertida cuando pruebe la colección de Can do! Science kits de la biblioteca. Par...

Building Renovation Committee

January 2, 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.

Friday Morning Book Group

January 3, 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: 20
Event Description:
Share one of your favorite books of the past year with other readers.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

January 3, 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

January 3, 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.

Young Artist's Workshop: Alpine Tree Bookmarks

January 3, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Create your own colored and textured paper with artist Terri Murphy then create a winter wonderland of bookmarks with collage and spangles. Valid District cardholders only. Grades 1 -4. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Family Gingerbread House

January 3, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Join us in decorating a gingerbread house with your family! We provide the supplies and you provide the creativity! Ages 4 and up. Valid District cardholders only. One house per family, limit 10 families. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Young Artist's Workshop: Alpine Tree Bookmarks

January 3, 2020
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Create your own colored and textured paper with artist Terri Murphy then create a winter wonderland of bookmarks with collage and spangles. Valid District cardholders only. Grades 5 - 8. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

January 4, 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 "Adults" group.

Heartland Blood Drive

January 4, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Help save lives during this critical time of need and make a difference by donating blood. Many patients and families count on your lifesaving blood donations year-round. Sign up at tinyurl.com/Blood-Drive-1-4-20. Walk-ins are welcome.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Pixel Candy Art

January 4, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room BC
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Transform colorful candy into a tasty homage to Super Mario Brothers, Minecraft, Pokemon, and more. Then, eat your artistic masterpiece. Contact staff for allergy information. Grades 4-6. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Chem-Fun

January 6, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Find out how much fun chemistry can be! Build your own chromatography chamber and watch the colors separate before your very eyes. Make your own silly putty and gummy bears as we learn REAL chemistry! Tickets available starting December 30 at the cir...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Beginning Crochet, Part 1

January 6, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
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:
Beginning Crochet, 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 series is progressive. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

January 7, 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

January 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. Ages 1 through 2 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SCORE

January 7, 2020
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Do you have a business question? 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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Programmer Nathan Glynn teaches you to customize your own virtual cat in a new app. Control Catbot's behavior with programming concepts and game like interactions. Grades 6-12. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Getting Started with Bullet Journal

January 7, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Join a Bullet Journal enthusiast as she walks you through getting started with the Bullet Journal Method. Learn how to use this method to stay organized and get things done. Supplies provided. ...

Chair Yoga

January 8, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Explore gentle postures, breathwork, 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

January 8, 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: 15
Event Description:
Watching You by Lisa Jewell Everyone has a secret in the well-to-do English town of Bristol. Who has been murdered—and who would have wanted one of their neighbors dead? ...