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

Let's Play Chess

July 10, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced chess scholar's coach. All skill levels welcome. All ages. Sign up. ...

Book Folding

July 10, 2019
6:30pm - 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: 6
Event Description:
Fold pages of an old book to form the word "READ."  All supplies provided. All are welcome. ...

Power of Employment Workshop

July 11, 2019
9:30am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
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...

Baby Storytime

July 11, 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

July 11, 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. ...

LEGO Mindstorm EV3

July 11, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
With the help of STEM For Kids, learn how to build a Lego Mindstorm kit. Grades 3 – 8. Sign up. ...

Minecraft Mania

July 11, 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: 12
Event Description:
Enter the world of Minecraft. Use your creativity to build your world, work with others to craft objects, and watch out for Minecraft Creepers. Grades 5-12. Sign up.  ...
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Event Description:
Get your "kicks on Route 66" as Dave Clark of Windy City Warriors presents the portrayal of this famous highway in television and movies. ...

Palatine Library Genealogy Group

July 11, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:
Join others interested in genealogy for a session of sharing tips and  learning about new research tools.  ...

Preschool Storytime

July 12, 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

July 12, 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: Rand Road 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. Niños de 1 año hasta preescolares están invitados asistir a la hora de cuentos. Los papas o persona de cuido tiene que estar pre...

Drop in Craft

July 12, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date.  ...

Family Storytime

July 13, 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. ...

Dinosaurs Vs. Robots Cartooning Class

July 15, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Description:
Draw dangerous dinosaurs on one side of the page and then radical robots on the other. What happens next? Do they fight or have a picnic? Shoot lasers or share ice cream? You decide during this fun cartooning class taught by Andertoons. Grades K – 3....

Drop-in STEAM

July 15, 2019
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Stop by all summer for fun STEAM activities. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. ...

Book Buddies

July 15, 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. ...

Monday Evening Book Group

July 15, 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: 15
Event Description:
The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea Over the course of a weekend, a large Mexican-American family celebrates the last birthday of the family patriarch. ...

State Representative Tom Morrison Office Hours

July 16, 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...

Preschool Storytime

July 16, 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

July 16, 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. ...

Drop-in STEAM activity

July 16, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities

Board of Library Trustees Regular Meeting

July 16, 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.  ...

How to Write a Business Plan

July 16, 2019
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Description:
This workshop from SCORE presented by Arnie Goldberg will present the steps for writing an actionable and measurable Business Plan. Plus he discusses the components of the Plan, the tools necessary to construct and measure the results ...

Teen Book Club

July 16, 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: 9
Event Description:
I'll Give You the Sun By Jandy Nelson A story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal told from different points in time, and in separate voices, by artists Jude and her twin brother Noah. ...