Library News

This is a comprehensive list of all library news.


Library CLOSED September 6-7 for Labor Day

The Main Library and both branches will be closed this Sunday and Monday, September 6-7, for Labor Day. We'll resume regular hours on Tuesday, September 8.


Literacy Resources

Our online learning programs are ready whenever you want to study. Explore our Literacy Databases and you’ll want to make these databases your first stop for learning English.  These resources will help with pronunciation, reading, writing, grammar, idioms, life skills, listening, and...


In September Show Your Card for Savings!

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 locations during the month of September, 2015. These promotions may...


Alert: North Hoffman Branch Closed Early Wednesday, August 26

The North Hoffman Branch closed early at 3:45pm on Wednesday, August 26, due to a power outage. We expect the branch to re-open for regular service hours on Thursday, August 27, from 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. We apologize for any inconvience. Our Main Library and Rand Road Branch are open as usual.


Summer Reading Tote Bags Are In!

Congratulations on finishing Summer Reading! You deserve a prize. Claim your Read Into the Future t-shirt or tote bag at the Main Library by August 31. Prizes are generously donated by the Friends of the Palatine Library; sizes and supplies are limited. Bonus: Whole Household Prize A household of...


Summer Reading Wrap-up

We tallied the numbers for Summer Reading, and it is astounding to see the participation this year! "Read into the Future" was an unqualified success thanks to our community, staff, volunteers, and you. Let’s look at the data…   Summer Reading by the Numbers Over 5,000 people signed up for...