Library Closed through April 8

Due to an abundance of caution and the Governor’s stay-at-home order, all Palatine Public Library District facilities will remain closed through April 8. Please do not return your Library materials until the Library reopens. There will not be any late penalties. Watch the website and social media for updates.

Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Join us for a live drawn comic book/puppet show with lasers! Performance artist Chris Fair combines his talents of art and long-form improv to construct a hilarious and dramatic experience. All ages. Drop-in.  Acompáñanos para disfrutar del e...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

March 31, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
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

March 31, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
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.

Keyboard Basics

March 31, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
This class covers the basics of using your keyboard. Learn about the best hand placement and easy shortcuts to become more efficient at typing. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Guided Meditation

April 1, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Experience the benefits of learning meditation and mindfulness practices with expert teacher and therapist Dave Evans, LCPC. Develop your own personal program for improving your sense of health and well being. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

April 1, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
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 "Adults" group.

Searching for South America

April 1, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
Vagabond traveler Brian Michalski shares his experiences travelling and working on the continent of South America with stunning photography and interesting vignettes of his time spent there.       ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Power Employment

April 2, 2020
9:30am - 4:00pm
Cancelled
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.

Baby Storytime

April 2, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
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. ...

Building Renovation Committee

April 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.

Census Open Lab/Laboratorio abierto del Censo

April 2, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
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...

Palatine Library Genealogy Group

April 2, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Join others interested in genealogy for a session of sharing tips and  learning about new research tools.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime / Hora de Cuentos para Preescolares

April 3, 2020
2:45am - 3:15am
Cancelled
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

April 3, 2020
9:30am - 11:00am
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event Description:
America is Not the Heart by Elaine Castillo Hero De Vera leaves political violence in the Philippines to live near her uncle's family in the San Francisco Bay area. Her relationship with her younger American born cousin helps her adjust to her new...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

April 3, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
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 3, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
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.

Preschool Storytime / Hora de Cuentos para Preescolares

April 3, 2020
11:30am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
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

April 4, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
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. ...

Tabletop Gaming Day

April 4, 2020
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Come play board games in a friendly, relaxed environment. Don't know how to play? We'll teach you! Games and instruction provided by Toggle Gaming. Families welcome! All ages. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime

April 6, 2020
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Cancelled
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.

Savvy Seniors - Based on the Book: From Page to Picture

April 6, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions, Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
Enjoy classic films based on books as well as a discussion of comparisons between the text and film with Dr. Annette Bochanek.     ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Media for Business

April 6, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
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. ...

The Great Navy War Birds of Lake Michigan

April 6, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
Taras Lyssenko's firsthand account of the many years of marine exploration and aircraft recovery in Lake Michigan ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

April 7, 2020
5:00am - 8:00am
Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
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.

Preschool Storytime

April 7, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
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 7, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
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. ...