Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

December 10, 2019
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.

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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Let's Play Chess

December 11, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced Chess Scholars coach. All skill levels welcome. Ages 5 – 13. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

December 16, 2019
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
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.  ...
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 "Teens" group.

Finals Week Support: Comfort Dogs

December 16, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Need a break from studying? Stop by and spend some time with a friendly, furry friend to forget all your worries! Grades 9 – 12. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

December 17, 2019
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
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.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

December 18, 2019
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
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.  ...
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 "Teens" group.

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

December 19, 2019
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
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.  ...
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 "Kids" group.

Young Artist's Workshop: Alpine Tree Bookmarks

January 3, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Create your own colored and textured paper with artist Terri Murphy then create a winter wonderland of bookmarks with collage and spangles. Valid District cardholders only. Grades 1 -4. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Family Gingerbread House

January 3, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Join us in decorating a gingerbread house with your family! We provide the supplies and you provide the creativity! Ages 4 and up. Valid District cardholders only. One house per family, limit 10 families. Sign up. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Young Artist's Workshop: Alpine Tree Bookmarks

January 3, 2020
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Create your own colored and textured paper with artist Terri Murphy then create a winter wonderland of bookmarks with collage and spangles. Valid District cardholders only. Grades 5 - 8. Sign up. ...
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 "Kids" group.

Chem-Fun

January 6, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Find out how much fun chemistry can be! Build your own chromatography chamber and watch the colors separate before your very eyes. Make your own silly putty and gummy bears as we learn REAL chemistry! Tickets available starting December 30 at the cir...
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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Programmer Nathan Glynn teaches you to customize your own virtual cat in a new app. Control Catbot's behavior with programming concepts and game like interactions. Grades 6-12. Sign up. ...
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.

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.

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...