Library News

This is a comprehensive list of all library news.


Art in March

This month we are featuring new works of art from local artists, Plum Grove Jr. High students, and some fun children’s collections. You can enjoy seeing these delightful displays whether you visit the first or the second floor. West Gallery Wall Samira and Matthew Hryniewiecki display their work on...


UPDATE: Power Restored at the Main Library

The power is back on at the Main Library after a short outage early this morning. All systems are up and running. Thank you for your patience.


Oscar Contest Winner

Congratulations Mary S.!  You are the lucky winner of the “Pick the Oscar Winners Contest!” We received a total of 305 ballots, from February 16 through 22, and only 5 of those submissions predicted the correct winners. Mary won the tie-breaker question by guessing closest to the actual end...


Teen Job and Volunteer Fair FAQ

Do you want to get a jumpstart on your job search or are you looking for volunteer hours for school? On Saturday, February 28, from noon-3 pm, stop by to connect with area nonprofits and businesses and meet with representatives from: The Bridge Youth and Family Services Buehler YMCA Chipotle...


Announcement of Palatine Library Board Candidates for 2015

Palatine Public Library District residents will elect two new Trustees this year.  The elected Trustees will serve four-year terms from May 2015 through May 2019. One candidate, Hal Snyder, submitted his nominating papers to the Palatine Public Library District Administrative Office before the...


Women Mean Business

Is it time to start your own business?  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2007 there were 7.8 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. (the most recent data available). Those businesses generated $1.2 trillion in receipts and employed 7.6 million people. Cook County was second in the...