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In September Show Your Card for Savings!

SHOW YOUR CARD for Savings! Receive Discounts Around Town   During the month of September, your Palatine Library card provides you with even greater value! Show Your Card at these businesses in our community for a discount, a buy one-get-one free, or other promotion. Offers apply to these...


Art in August

There’s so much to see and enjoy this month!  Our second floor gallery-west wall features realistic drawings of racehorses. On the south wall, Rivellino School of Art exhibits an amazing variety of artwork created by children, and adults.         Second Floor — West...


Palatine Library to Serve as District 15 Information Site During a School Crisis

Should a crisis arise at one of District 15’s twelve Palatine schools, parents will now be able to gather at a central location to receive live, in-person updates from law enforcement officials and District 15 administrators.  Officials from District 15, the Palatine Police Department, and...


3 Chicago History Programs in August

Join us for three programs celebrating Chicago history. These adult programs are perfect for a fun night out of the house. Make sure to sign up for the program to guarantee a seat!     Chicago Calamities: Disaster in the Windy City Wednesday, August 3, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Sign Up...


Bastille Day Celebration Recipes

  Celebrate Bastille Day with Michael Maddox as he acquaints us with recipes from French culture that are sure to bring out the oh là là in everyone!       Champagne Vinaigrette Yield: 1 Cup Ingredients: 1 t Shallots, minced 1 t Dijon Mustard ½ t Fresh Thyme, chopped ¼ C...


Youth Nonfiction Review: A Friend for Lakota by Jim and Jamie Dutcher

Gentle Lakota is always getting picked on by the other wolves, until one brave pack-mate stands up to the bullies and becomes his friend. A Friend for Lakota is a touching, true story based on the authors' observations of life among a pack of wolves in Idaho. A perfect nonfiction pick for kids in...