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High School Artists Create Palatine 150th Anniversary Banners for Palatine Library

In honor of Palatine’s 150th Anniversary, Palatine Library invited Palatine High School and Fremd High School to create and display two original art pieces to celebrate and commemorate the Village of Palatine. Both schools eagerly accepted the challenge. Their completed artwork is installed in the...


Enter to Win a Pair of Ravinia Tickets

Sign up for our Summer Reading program and you can enter to win a pair of Ravinia Tickets! Visit the Reader Assistance Desk on the first floor of the Main Library through June 22 to submit an entry.  Pick your top 3 choices from the list of dates. Drop your completed form in the box. Drawing...


Visit Us at the Farmers' Market through the Summer

The Palatine Farmers' Market is every Saturday through October and the Library will be visiting a couple times this Summer. We hope to increase awareness of what the Library offers to the community through themed visits.   We have 3 dates this summer at the market: DATES THEME Sat.,...


Recipes from The Very Versatile Egg Program

  Dave Esau was here to present some great egg dishes, demonstrating the many uses for the very versatile egg!  Enjoy the recipes!   Hollandaise Ingredients: 4 Egg yolks 1 tbsp Lemon juice 1 tbsp Water 1 tsp Herbes de Provence ½ cup Butter; warmed and kept hot Salt &...


Parking Garage Closures, May 17-19, 24-26

• What: The parking garage floor requires power washing, restoration to repair potholes and cracked concrete, and application of waterproof sealant to ensure structural integrity for years to come. • When: The parking garage will be completely closed these dates: Phase 1 - Tuesday, May 17...


Winning Entries of the 2016 Poetry Contest

In celebration of National Poetry Month this April, the Palatine Public Library hosted its seventh annual poetry contest. Over 130 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...