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Library CLOSED Sunday-Monday, May 29-30 for Memorial Day

We'll be closed Sunday-Monday, May 29-30, for Memorial Day. We will resume regular hours on Tuesday, May 31. Additional information Library Locations and Hours Holiday Closings

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Youth Fiction Review: Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo

10-year-old Raymie Clarke isn't having the best summer so far: her father just skipped town with a dental hygeniest. But Raymie has a plan: if she masters baton twirling and gets crowned 1975's Little Miss Central Florida Tire, her father will see her picture in the paper and come home. It's a good...

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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...

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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...

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Art in May

This month our west gallery wall features the energizing and creative artwork from the students of Monart Drawing Studio. The south gallery wall features the captivating photography of Kelly Burgo. Come to the second floor to enjoy all these wonderful pieces! On the first floor, Lincoln Elementary...

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Youth Fiction Review: The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

After a hurricane wrecks havoc on a ship, a single undamaged crate washes ashore on a remote island. Curious otters accidentally activate the robot inside, booting up ROZZUM unit 7134. Roz may not have been designed for life in the great outdoors, but her robot brain is capable of observing,...

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