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Census Open Lab/Laboratorio abierto del Censo

April 26, 2020
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Get help filling out your form for the U.S. Census. Staff are available to assist with the process. If you can't attend any of these dates, set up and alternate time by visiting palatinelibrary.org/services/appointments and mention the U.S. Census wi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Duct Tape and Fabric Tote Bag

April 27, 2020
11:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Create a tote bag out of duct tape and fabric.   Valid District cardholders only. Sign up. All supplies provided. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

VR Open Play

April 27, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
 Test out some virtual reality games with your friends and family. Grades 5-12. (Ages 9-11 with parent/caregiver.) Drop In. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

April 28, 2020
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.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

April 28, 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

April 28, 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.

Drop in Craft / Manualidad Abierta al Público

April 28, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
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. Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Diferentes materiales serán provistos para cada...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

April 29, 2020
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. Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Baby Storytime

April 30, 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.
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friday Morning Book Group

May 1, 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:
That Kind of Mother by Rumaan Alam This story about a white woman who adopts her black nanny's son after the woman's tragic death burrows deep into issues of race, class, and the nature of family.  Available April 3.   ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

May 1, 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

May 1, 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.
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...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

May 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:
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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Big Trucks

May 2, 2020
10:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: In the Community
Room: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Come see us at Palatine Park District's annual Big Trucks event. See and touch the town's largest vehicles in the parking lot of the Family Aquatic Center (parking available at the Community Center 250 E. Wood St., Palatine). All ages. In p...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

2020 Poetry Fest

May 3, 2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Event Description:
Celebrate poetry with light refreshments and a supportive audience as we honor our 2020 award winners. Read in our family-friendly open mic for a chance to win a special prize. All ages. Sign up online to reserve your seat; check in for the Open Mic ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 78
Event Description:
Learn the history of classic Hollywood musicals, some of the top musical stars, and more with Dr. Annette Bochanek.     ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

May 4, 2020
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman 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.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Digital Collection Using Libby

May 4, 2020
1:30pm - 3:00pm
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:
Come meet Libby, a new app that makes accessing e-books and audiobooks easy. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

May 5, 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

May 5, 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 Entrepreneur Mentoring

May 5, 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 "Adults" group.

Resume Clinic

May 5, 2020
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 76
Event Description:
Rebecca Tulloch shares the story of the real-life Peaches of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and traces the truth and fiction about the film, A League of their Own.         ...