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Teen Advisory Board: Get Involved with Your Library!

Want to make your voice heard in the community, develop leadership skills, and have fun making new friends?

We're seeking dedicated teens to share ideas about activities, materials, and changes to implement to make the Library a destination for teens.

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Application deadline is August 15, 2014.

Applicants will be notified of a decision by August 29.

Teen Scene

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Good Summer Reads: Kindergarten through High School

Posted by: MeganB | Posted on: May 28 2014

Looking for something good to read this summer?

Last week, we presented this slideshow with about 40 titles to K-8th grade District 15 teachers. Part 1 includes titles for Junior High + (high school students and adults are welcome). Part 2 includes new fiction and nonfiction for K-6th grade. Enjoy!

Plus, be sure to sign up for our Summer Reading Program starting June 1. 


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Need to Work? Check Out a Study Room

two students studying togetherLooking for a quiet place to work alone or with a group? Reserve a study room at the Main Library. 

We have eight rooms available for up to two hours at a time.

If you have a Palatine Library card, you can reserve the room in advance. Contact the Reference Desk for details: 847-358-5881 ext. 167.

Digital Media Center

Create your own high quality videos, edit or touch up photos, design your own website, convert VHS tapes to DVD or MP4 files, and much more. Read more.

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