Library News

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Library CLOSED Sunday-Monday, May 24-25

The Main Library and both branches will be closed this Sunday-Saturday, May 24-25, for Memorial Day.  We'll resume regular hours on Tuesday, May 26.


Foundation Wine Tasting Fundraiser

The Palatine Public Library District Foundation is hosting a Wine Tasting Fundraiser. Friday, May 29, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Held at d'Vine Wine and Gifts 243 E. Northwest Highway, Palatine Sample five wines for $20, and help support the Foundation's fundraising contributions to the Library. Ten percent...


Winning Poems of the 2015 Poetry Contest

In celebration of National Poetry Month this April, the Palatine Public Library hosted its sixth annual poetry contest. Over 75 poets rose to the challenge, submitting original pieces in three categories: Youth (12 and under), Teen (13-19), and Adult (ages 20+). "While we can only honor a handful...


Armchair Travel

Do you have all the time and money in the world to travel? Well, if not, then armchair travel could be for you. Free and at your own pace, you can visit so many places around the world with the help of the Library’s resources and books. Your Library card can get you started on an exciting...


Art in May

Come see the incredible artwork on display this month! Amazing student art is featured on both our second floor gallery walls, and in our first floor school display case. Enjoy the fun collections in the children's case, too.     Second Floor West and South Gallery Walls The Illinois Art...


Library Board Election Results

We are pleased to report that the Cook County Board of Elections has certified the results of the April 7 election. Our newly elected Board of Library Trustees will be Hal Snyder andTracy Boland. An article ran in the Daily Herald last week indicating that these candidates were leading in the...