Library News

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Library CLOSED Saturday, July 4

The Main Library and both branches will be closed Saturday, July 4, for Independence Day.  We'll resume regular hours on Sunday, July 5.


Art in July

This month, one of our gallery walls features an exhibit of works by seven artists who are members of the Buffalo Grove Artists’ League; and on the other wall, Jean Bolliger displays her curated art collection of Alphonse Mucha. Come to the second floor to see these beautiful exhibits! Are you...


Recipes from Super Summer Salads Program

Dave Esau visited us last night and shared some great ideas for delicious salads to enjoy throughout the summer. Bon Appetit!     Cous Cous Salad Ingredients: 1 cup         Israeli Couscous, cooked in water 1       ...


Youth Nonfiction Review: Growing Up Pedro by Matt Tavares

Hey, baseball fans! Are you game for a good, new book? Look no further than Growing Up Pedro. Through a winning combination of richly rendered paintings and easy-to-read prose, author/illustrator Matt Tavares captures the inspirational true story of how Pedro and Ramon Martinez overcame the poverty...


Hoffman Estates Proclaims Palatine Library Day

William McLeod, Mayor of Hoffman Estates has proclaimed Monday, June 22, 2015 as Palatine Public Library District Day in the Village of Hoffman Estates. Mayor McLeod urges all residents and businesses of Hoffman Estates and surrounding suburbs to join in its observance and to patronize the many...


Now Showing Movies!

Enjoy watching movies on our big screen in Meeting Room 1. Classic Movies At each showing, a copy of the movie will be given to one lucky winner! Feel free to bring your own soda, juice, or water and we provide the snacks.   Cool Hand Luke Tuesday, June 16, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Paul Newman stars...