Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Edgar Allan Poe: To Tell a Tale

October 29, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Description:
Literary chills abound in this spine-tingling program as Terry Lynch portrays Edgar Allen Poe describing his life as well as retelling some of his greatest works. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Facebook Basics

October 29, 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: 14
Event Description:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Influencer Media Camp: Pre-Production

October 30, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Digital Media Center
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Collaborate as influencers to produce a video for the Winter Reading Program and help support this year's Community Challenge partner: Barb's Precious Rescue. Learn how we put together various types of media across multiple platforms to engage t...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

October 30, 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.

Social Media for Business

October 30, 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: 12
Event Description:
Learn how to use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more to promote your business. Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People shows you how to choose the best site for you and the steps to get started. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Power Employment Workshop

October 31, 2019
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, and interview effectively to land the job.  To sign up, visit www.worknetncc.com and click the link und...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Halloween Storytime and Parade

October 31, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Show off your costume and treat yourself to a special Halloween Storytime. Bring a camera to capture the fun of our parade through the Library. All ages. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Halloween Storytime and Parade

October 31, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Show off your costume and treat yourself to a special Halloween Storytime. Bring a camera to capture the fun of our parade through the Library. All ages. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friday Morning Book Group

November 1, 2019
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: 18
Event Description:
The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott A portrait of the Irish-American experience is presented through the story of an Irish immigrant's suicide and how it reverberates through innumerable lives in early twentieth-century Catholic Brooklyn. Available...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

November 1, 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

November 1, 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.

Gentle Yoga and Meditation

November 1, 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:
Bring your own yoga mat and explore gentle stretching and breathwork with Jenny Hennek, RYT, from the Himalayan Yoga and Meditation Center. Valid District cardholders only.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

November 2, 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 "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

November 4, 2019
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes
Event Description:
Parents or caregivers must remain with their child. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cutting The Cable

November 4, 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: 8
Event Description:
Tired of paying an outrageous cable bill each month? Find out how to watch your favorite movies and shows on the Internet.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

November 5, 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

November 5, 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.

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

November 5, 2019
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.  Meetin...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

La Loteria

November 5, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Learn to play La Loteria, a traditional game of chance played throughout Mexico that most resembles BINGO with pictures. All ages. Aprenda a jugar La Lotería, un juego de azar tradicional que se juega a través de todo México parecido a BINGO con f...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Resume Clinic

November 5, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Career counselor Fred Ettinger presents strategies for creating a resume in today’s market, followed by a one-on-one review of your resume with tips for improving.  Valid District cardholders only. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Holiday Recipes

November 5, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Stories at Christie's Dairy Delights

November 6, 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
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Enjoy stories and songs, at this downtown ice cream shop. Children receive a tasty mini-muffin. Ages 2 through 6 with parent/caregiver. Sign up. Held offsite at Christie's Dairy Delights, 45 N. Bothwell Street, Palatine. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Minecraft Mania

November 6, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Enter the world of Minecraft. Grades 5-12. Sign up.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

November 6, 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.

The Life of Jacqueline Kennedy

November 6, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
Historian Jim Gibbons presents the life of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy on the 25th anniversary of her death. ...