The Village of Streamwood Community Relations Commission will be hosting its annual diversity event that will consist of live performances, each representing a different culture. Come learn about the different cultures here in Streamwood. Snacks and beverages from various cultures will be provided. Hosted by Poplar Creek Public Library. No registration necessary--just drop in anytime during the event!
Crafts from around the world will also be set up throughout the library. Drop in, while supplies last, to make some free crafts that represent many of the cultures found in your community! All ages are welcome on Sunday, November 2 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.
ALADDIN (PG, 2019) Sunday, November 3 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us for a free showing of a newly released film. Movies begin promptly @ 1:00 pm, unless otherwise noted. No one under 13 admitted without parent/guardian. All movies shown in Meeting Room 1, doors open 15 minutes prior, snacks and water provided.
Monday, November 4 from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Donate blood at the Library and help save lives! Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are also welcome. To schedule your appointment, please call 800-7TO-GIVE, visit versiti.org/IL, or download the Versiti Donor app. A photo ID is required to donate.
(National Novel Writing Month)
Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Challenge yourself to write 50,000 words in one month! To learn more about NaNoWriMo visit nanowrimo.org, create a user name, and get ready for a hard, but rewarding experience! Join us to write at the library with others and get help and encouragement from one another!
DROP IN CRAFT (ADULTS)
Tuesday, November 5 at 7:00 pm
Wednesday, November 13 at 2:00 pm (Repeat Class)
It’s turkey time! Create a cute turkey door hanger using some wood and scrapbook paper to greet all of your Thanksgiving guests. No Registration but sign-up at the door. Supplies are limited. Ages 18+.
Saturday, November 9 from Noon - 3:30 pm
Teens, prepare for the SAT by taking a practice test in an environment similar to what it will be on testing day. We will set up a time for you to go over your results the following week with someone from Sylvan Learning. For 9th grade & up. Space is limited, so registration is a must! Follow up for results is November 14 in Rooms X & Y.
There are live tutors available, as well as practice tests and study prep guides!
SENIOR CENTER BOOK DISCUSSION
Thursday, November 14 from 10:15 am - 11:30 am
The Poplar Creek Public Library District sponsors a book discussion group at Hanover Township Senior Center, located at 240 S. IL Route 59 in Bartlett. No registration is required. For more information, please contact Michaelle (630) 483-4936. We will be discussing the book The Wife, The Maid, and The Mistress by Ariel Lawhan.
If you're having trouble getting to the library due to a temporary or permanent illness or injury, we can bring the library to you! For more information,click here.
UNDERSTANDING DEMENTIA Thursday, November 14 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join the Alzheimer's Association for this look at how to identify common behavioral triggers, decode behavioral messages, and calm a person who is experiencing common behavior challenges due to dementia. Registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome!
Our Companion Catcat looks, feels and sounds like a real cat. This personally rich experience can bring joy and comfort to aging loved ones. Check him out and bring him home!
BINGO Wednesday, November 20 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us for a fun afternoon of Bingo and the chance to win prizes! Open for ages 18 and up, no need to register. We look forward to seeing you there!
FUNNY FILM FRIDAY
Friday, November 22 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Come enjoy some laughs at the library with a timelessly funny film. Refreshments will be provided. No registration is needed, please drop in. Movie rated PG-13, anyone under 13 please bring a parent/guardian. Doors will open at 1:45 pm.