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This event is in the "Adults" group.

New Year New Bullet Journal

December 10, 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: 4
Event Description:
Learn how to migrate your Bullet Journal into the new year and try something new. This class is for those who have taken the Getting Started workshop of have some Bullet Journal experience. Supplies provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

December 11, 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
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Explore gentle postures, breathwork, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, a registered yoga teacher from Discover Yoga with Karen. Valid District cardholders only.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crime Readers Book Discussion

December 11, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
The Frangipani Tree Mystery by Ovidia Yu. Intrepid Chen SuLin helps Chief Inspector Thomas LeFroy investigate a suspicious death at the governor's mansion in the British Colony of Singapore in 1936.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Board Game Night

December 12, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Come play board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Intermediate

December 16, 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: 4
Event Description:
Learn to use a table to sort and filter data, apply conditional formatting, and create a pivot table. Use "Logical" and "VLOOKUP" functions.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

An Old-Fashioned Christmas

December 17, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 57
Event Description:
Author Rochelle Pennington captures the spirit of bygone holidays between 1930 and 1960 with heartwarming highlights of Christmas feasts, holiday shopping through the Sears catalog, and many more cherished memories. Books will be available for p...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Instagram and Snapchat

December 18, 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: 2
Event Description:
Instagram and Snapchat have become two of the most popular social networks. Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People discusses these photo/video sharing apps and shows you how to get started. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Cloud

December 19, 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: 6
Event Description:
Are you unsure of what “the Cloud” is? Learn about the different services and  tips to make the most of its storage and organization features. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Power of Employment

January 2, 2020
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, an interview effectively to land the job. To sign up, visit www.worknetncc.com and click the link under “Eve...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friday Morning Book Group

January 3, 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: 17
Event Description:
Share one of your favorite books of the past year with other readers.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Heartland Blood Drive

January 4, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Help save lives during this critical time of need and make a difference by donating blood. Many patients and families count on your lifesaving blood donations year-round. Sign up at tinyurl.com/Blood-Drive-1-4-20. Walk-ins are welcome.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Beginning Crochet, Part 1

January 6, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Beginning Crochet, Part 1 Learn how to crochet and make a simple dishcloth in this two-part workshop.  For beginners only.  Must be a valid Palatine Public Library cardholder.  All materials provided. This series is progressive. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SCORE

January 7, 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.

Getting Started with Bullet Journal

January 7, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
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:
Join a Bullet Journal enthusiast as she walks you through getting started with the Bullet Journal Method. Learn how to use this method to stay organized and get things done. Supplies provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

January 8, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Explore gentle postures, breathwork, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, a registered yoga teacher from Discover Yoga with Karen. Valid District cardholders only.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crime Readers Book Discussion

January 8, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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:
Watching You by Lisa Jewell Everyone has a secret in the well-to-do English town of Bristol. Who has been murdered—and who would have wanted one of their neighbors dead? ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Basics

January 8, 2020
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:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The 1920's: Flappers, Speakeasies and Coolidge

January 8, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 52
Event Description:
Historian Jim Gibbons presents the era of the 1920's that was filled with roaring times and a fast paced life filled with colorful criminals; bathtub gin; flappers and a booming stock market.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mac Computer Q&A

January 9, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Have a question about your Mac computer or laptop? Bring in your device and we will help you solve your Mac-related issues; from basic functionality to file sharing to and syncing. Note: We cannot re-format or fix broken devices. Drop in.&n...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

iPhone Photography

January 10, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Learn to take better photos using principles of composition and popular editing apps.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Beginning Crochet, Part 2 (Prerequisite Part 1)

January 13, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Beginning Crochet, Part 2 (Prerequisite Part 1) Learn how to crochet and make a simple dishcloth in this two-part workshop.  For beginners only.  Must be a valid Palatine Public Library cardholder.  All materials provided. This s...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

HTML Basics

January 13, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Come get hands on experience in basic HTML. Please only sign up if confident in keyboard, mouse, and web browser skills. Age 16 and up.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

January 14, 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 "Adults" group.

Preschool / Daycare Fair

January 14, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Representatives from local preschool and daycare organizations talk with parents about their programs and facilities. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Intermediate

January 15, 2020
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: 15
Event Description:
Learn to use a table to sort and filter data, apply conditional formatting, and create a pivot table. Use "Logical" and "VLOOKUP" functions. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Tale of Beatrix Potter

January 15, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 72
Event Description:
Debra Ann Miller portrays the beloved children's author and illustrator Beatrix Potter as she talks about her beloved nature, love of animals, design of toys and wallpaper as well as her prize-winning sheep. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Media for Business

January 16, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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. ...