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June Programs at the Palatine Public Library

Check out some of the programs happening in June at the Palatine Public Library.

Submitted by the Palatine Public Library District 

"Adult Program — Berlin Airlift"

Monday, June 16, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. In 1948 and 1949, 700 planes, flying constantly, ferried food and fuel into a Berlin cut off by Russian troops. Join historian Anette Isaacs at the Palatine Library to learn about this fascinating event. To sign up, please call 847-358-5881, x167 or visit www.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Adult Program — Why Email Marketing Still Matters"

Tuesday, June 17, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Come to the Palatine Library to hear Mike Barzacchini, Director of Marketing Services at Harper College, explain successful email designs and campaigns, options for vendors, explores how to build your subscriber list, and provides a checklist for email marketing success. To sign up, please call 847-358-5881, x167or visit www.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Children’s Program — Palatine Police Dog Visit"

Tuesday, June 17, 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Meet Elvis, Palatine Police Department’s very own canine, and his partner, Officer Jamie Ashe at the Palatine Library. Learn about the K-9 unit and see a demonstration of police dog work, plus enjoy a story about a policeman and his dog. Grades K-5. For more information, please call 847-358-5881, x132 or visitwww.palatinelibrary.org.

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“Senior Program - Tea on Tuesday”

Tuesday, June 17, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.  This special senior event at the Palatine Library on the third Tuesday of each month features books, sharing, and refreshments. Bring a book you’ve enjoyed—on any topic—and tell us about it! For more information and to sign up, please call 847-358-5881, Gwenyth Udd, x108, or Barb Royce, x166 or visitwww.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Children’s Program — It’s a Picnic!"

Wednesday, June 18, 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.  Bring a favorite stuffed animal friend to our indoor picnic for stories and treats at the Palatine Library. For preschoolers and parents/caregivers. For more information, please call 847-358-5881, x132 or visit www.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Adult Program — Guided Meditation"

Wednesdays, June 18, and June 25, 12:45 – 2:00 p.m. New Time! Come to the Palatine Library to relax and experience the stress-relieving benefits of meditation, led by Dr. Om Johari. To sign up, please call 847-358-5881, x167or visit www.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Children’s Program — Book Buddies"

Wednesdays, June 18 and June 25, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Independent readers, grades 1–6, can develop their literacy skills with the guidance of a teen volunteer at the Palatine Library. Buddies will read stories, explore books, and enjoy tie-in activities each week. Buddies are not guaranteed the same partner each week. Sign up at the Reader Assistance Desk. For more information, please call 847-358-5881, x132 or visit www.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Adult Program — Baseball in the Movies"

Wednesday, June 18, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Enjoy film trivia expert Steven Frenzel at the Palatine Library, as he presents a collection of clips, anecdotes, and trivia from classic baseball films. To sign up, please call 847-358-5881, x167 or visitwww.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Digital Media Program — iPhotography: Part Two”

Thursday, June 19, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.  Move beyond “point and shoot” in this iPhone/iPad photography class at the Palatine Library. Learn how to use multiply apps to crate stunning works of art. To sign up, please call 847-358-5881, x180 or visit www.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Adult Program — ESL Conversation Group"

Thursday, June 19, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. and Tuesday, June 24, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. For non-native English speakers who want to have fun, meet people from all over the world, and enjoy some food, while practicing the English language at the Palatine Library. Meet in the Palatine Library, study room three, on the second floor. To sign up, please call Barb Royce at 847-358-5881, x166 or visit www.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Children’s Program — Drop-in Board Games"

Monday, June 23, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Drop in at the Palatine Library to play some board games with your friends. A great game selection is provided, or bring your own.  For more information, please call 847-358-5881, x132 or visitwww.palatinelibrary.org.

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“Adult Program—Book vs. Movie Discussion: The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green”

Monday, June 23, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. See the movie on your own and then join us at the Palatine Library for a discussion of the book and the movie.  Copies available at the Reader Assistance Desk. To sign up, please call 847-358-5881 x 132 or visit www.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Teen Program — Teen Craft Crew"

Tuesday, June 24, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Are you a fan of DIY crafts? Create a mini recycled-notebook while listening to music and hanging out at the Palatine Library. Each month features a craft chosen by teens. Bring a friend! To sign up, please call 847-358-5881, x132 or visit www.palatinelibrary.org

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“Teen Lit for Adults Book Discussion—The Giver”

Tuesday, June 24, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Enjoy great conversation at the Palatine Library about the book, The Giver, by Lois Lowry. In his new role as the Receiver of Memory, Jonas learns that his community uses drugs to prevent citizens from experiencing “color, pain, or past.” First in a series. Copies available at the Reader Assistance Desk. To sign up, please call 847-358-5881 x 132 or visit www.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Adult Program — Using Ancestry Library Edition"

Wednesday, June 25, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Pick up some tips and tricks at the Palatine Library. Search the huge amount of family tree information found in Ancestry Library Edition. To sign up, please call 847-358-5881, x167 or visitwww.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Children’s Program — Stories at Maple Park"

Thursday, June 26, 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Join the Palatine Library, off site, for stories at Maple Park, 316 N. Winston Drive, Palatine. Preschool children with their families. For more information, please call Karen Rude at the Palatine Park District, 847-469-6239.

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"Children’s Program — CheckMates USA"

Thursday, June 26, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.  Are you ready to learn chess or want to sharpen your skills? CheckMates USA provides professional instruction, guidance, and open play at these drop-in sessions at the Palatine Library. The final portion of each session will be a fun chess activity. Grades K-6. For more information, please call 847-358-5881, x132 or visit www.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Teen Book vs. Movie Discussion: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green"

Thursday, June 26, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. See the movie on your own and then join us at the Palatine Library for a group discussion of the book and the movie.  Copies available at the Reader Assistance Desk. To sign up, please call 847-358-5881, x167 or visit www.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Adult Program — Power Employment Workshop"

Friday, June 27, 9:30 – 2:00 p.m. Bring your lunch to the Palatine Library for this workshop from Business and Career Services, Inc. Topics to be covered: smart goals, resumes, cover letters, effective job searching and interview techniques. To sign up, please call 847-358-5881, x167 or visit www.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Children’s Program — Spoon Man"

Friday, June 27, 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. and 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.  Come to the Palatine Library to see Jim Cruise make music using ordinary household spoons and perform hilarious impressions. Enjoy an amusing sing-along competition, too.Tickets available June 20. For more information, please call 847-358-5881, x132 or visit www.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Children’s Program — Kids Read: Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl"

Monday, June 30, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Clever Mr. Fox must use his wits to outsmart the farmers and feed his family. Share your thoughts with other readers as we bring this book to life at the Palatine Library, through snacks and tie-in activities. Copies available at the Reader Assistance Desk. Grades 2-3. To sign up, please call 847-358-5881, x132 or visit www.palatinelibrary.org.

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"Teen Program — Teen Anime Club"

Monday, June 30, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. New Time!  Meet local fans of anime and manga at the Palatine Library. Share artwork and opinions, and watch an episode chosen by the group. Refreshments provided. For more information, please call 847-358-5881, x132 or visit www.palatinelibrary.org.

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