Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

May 20, 2019
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Event Description:
The first-floor Story Rooms are open to teens looking for a quiet place to study during finals week. Bring your snacks and visit the Reader Assistance Desk to get a de-stress kit.  While supplies last. Grades 9-12. Drop in.  ...

Zumba

May 20, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Learn routines that combine fast and slow rhythms to tone and sculpt the body. Not only is Zumba fun, but it is easy to do. Come and see for yourself! Ages 14 and up. Wear athletic shoes. Sign up. Aprenda rutinas que combinan ritmos lentos y rápid...

Website Coding 102

May 20, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Ready for more HTML and CSS? Learn modern design techniques using the popular responsive framework, Bootstrap, and how to make your site more interactive with jQuery. Prerequisite: Website Coding 101 on May 13. Coding 101 and 102 series is progres...

Finals Week Support: Yoga

May 20, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Event Description:
Finals got you stressed? Join a yoga teacher for an hour of gentle yoga and relaxation. No experience necessary. Bring your own mat and dress comfortably.  Grades 9 - 12. Drop in.  ...

Monday Evening Book Group

May 20, 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: 18
Event Description:
Radium Girls by Kate Moore The true story of hundreds of women who were exposed to radium while working factory jobs and their battle for workers’ rights. Available April 15 ...

Preschool Storytime

May 21, 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

May 21, 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. ...

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

May 21, 2019
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Event Description:
The first-floor Story Rooms are open to teens looking for a quiet place to study during finals week. Bring your snacks and visit the Reader Assistance Desk to get a de-stress kit.  While supplies last. Grades 9-12. Drop in.  ...

Spring Terrarium

May 21, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Bring out your creative side by designing a mini spring terrarium to decorate your home! Ages 14 and up. Valid district cardholders only. Sign up. ...

Best Garage Sale Ever!

May 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 78
Event Description:
Professional organizer Beth Randall shares tips on how to have your best garage sale yet. ...

Board of Library Trustees Regular Meeting

May 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
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.  ...

Great Books Discussion

May 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event Description:
We are starting a new anthology! Copies of Imperfect Ideal: Utopian and Dystopian Visions are available for $25 at the second-floor Reference desk. Some copies are available for check-out with your library card. Join the group anytime; we welcom...

Teen Book Club

May 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is a risk. Simon has to find a away...

Bike Tune-up at HOPE Day Center

May 22, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: In the Community
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Just in time for the best biking weather! Join a bicycling expert to learn how to tune up your bicycle using tools available through Palatine Library. Held offsite at Journeys HOPE Day Center, 1140 East Northwest Highway, Palatine. Dro...

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

May 22, 2019
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Event Description:
The first-floor Story Rooms are open to teens looking for a quiet place to study during finals week. Bring your snacks and visit the Reader Assistance Desk to get a de-stress kit.  While supplies last. Grades 9-12. Drop in.  ...

Family Storytime

May 22, 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. ...

Organize Your Genealogy!

May 22, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Learn tips on organizing your genealogical research.   ***PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE!***  ...

Baby Storytime

May 23, 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. ...

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

May 23, 2019
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Event Description:
The first-floor Story Rooms are open to teens looking for a quiet place to study during finals week. Bring your snacks and visit the Reader Assistance Desk to get a de-stress kit.  While supplies last. Grades 9-12. Drop in.  ...

Facebook Basics

May 23, 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. ...

Meditate to be Serene

May 23, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Event Description:
In this fast-paced world, we all seek greater peace, calmness, and centeredness. Join Renate Lanotte, MS, LCSW, in this engaging lecture on the benefits of meditation with a short practice session.  ...

Preschool Storytime

May 24, 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

May 24, 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. ...

Beaded Sun-Catcher

May 24, 2019
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Make a sun-catcher with glass beads and fishing line. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. ...
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...
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...

Family Storytime

May 25, 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 Birth through 5 with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...