Library News

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Library CLOSED Friday, September 30 for Staff Development Day

We'll be closed Friday, September 30, for our annual Staff Development Day. We will resume regular hours on Saturday, October 1. Additional information Library Locations and Hours Holiday Closings


Celebrate Banned Books Week 2016

Stand up for your right to read. Banned Books Week, from September 25 through October 1, celebrates the freedom to read.  These books habe been challenged or banned in the past year from libraries around the United States. Visit the Library to check out these and other books from our Banned...


Palatine Public Library District Board Announces Five Open Seats for April 2017 Election

At the regular monthly meeting of September 14, 2016, Board President Karen M. Reshkin announced there will be five openings on the Board of Library Trustees for the April 2017 election. Each of these seats is a four-year term covering May 2017 through May 2021. September 20, 2016 is the first day...


Register to Vote!

Are you registered to vote? The League of Women Voters of the Palatine Area registers residents for the November 8 elecion at the Main Library: Register to Vote: Tuesday September 27 10:00 a.m. - Noon and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Bring two forms of identification, one with your current address. For...


Board of Library Trustees Appoint New Trustee

The Palatine Public Library District Board of Library Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Vanderhoek to fill a vacancy on the Board. Vanderhoek was sworn in at a meeting of the Board on September 14, 2016.   Vanderhoek currently works as a Certified Pediatric Emergency...


Art in September

Come to the second floor to see three wonderful exhibits! Logan Schirmbeck displays his creative pencil drawings on the west gallery wall, and Nicole Javvaji exhibits her colorful, acrylic nature paintings on the south gallery wall. You’ll be amazed by the Palatine Historical Society’s vintage...