Library News

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Antiques Fair: Sunday, November 6

Is there a treasure in your attic? Bring your antique—one item limit only—to Palatine Library’s Antiques Fairfor review on Sunday, November 6 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Pictures are acceptable. Do Not Bring Furniture, Guns, or Weapons.   Specialist Booths - Meeting Room 1 Meet with one of the...


Library Trustees Proclaims Friends of Libraries Week Oct 16 - 22

The Palatine Public Library District Board of Library Trustees has proclaimed the week of October 16 – 22, 2016, as Friends of Libraries Week in Palatine, IL. The Board encourages the community to join the Friends of the Palatine Library, and thank them for all they do to support our Library and...


UPDATE: Main Library Open

Library will DELAY Opening until 1PM due to the village water main break in North Court. The Rand Road and North Hoffman Branches are OPEN. We will continue to monitor the situation. Please check back for updates. Update 12:45 p.m. The Main Library is now open. Thank you for your patience.


Community Survey iPad Winner Announced

We are happy to announce our winner of the drawing from our Community Survey is Patricia Thorsen. Since 1989, Patricia and her family have lived in Palatine and been regular patrons of the Library. She remembers visiting when the Library was at the Benton Street location, where Quest Academy now...


Art in October

As the season changes, so does the artwork featured throughout the Library.  Aurelia Leigh displays her creative oil, pencil, and sketchboard artwork on the west gallery wall, and Evelyn Milano exhibits her colorful, nature paintings on the south gallery wall. Discover porcelain items on...


Family Halloween Programs

One of our favorite times of the year at the Library is celebrating Halloween! Spend some of the season with us at programs perfect for your family. We have several programs, inside the Library and out in the community.     Family Halloween Programs Decorate a Pumpkin Contest Vote for...