January Closure Update

Palatine Library will be completely CLOSED from Monday, January 11 through Sunday, January 17. NO Curbside Pickup available. See palatinelibrary.org/ClosedJan11_17 for full details.

Board of Trustees

The Board is comprised of seven officials elected to a four year term. Meet your trustees.

Library Board Has Five Open Seats for April 2021 Election 

At the regular monthly meeting in September of 2020, Board President Andrea Vanderhoek announced there are five openings on the Board of Library Trustees for the April 2021 election. Four of these seats are a four-year term covering May 2021 through May 2025, and one seat is a two-year, unexpired term, from May 2021 through May 2023.

Information for candidates may be found on the Cook County Clerk’s website and on the Illinois State Board of Elections website.

Nomination papers were accepted Monday through Friday, December 14-18, and Monday, December 21, 2020, in the lobby of the Main Library between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. No late submissions will be accepted. 

Recent & Upcoming Meetings

Regular meetings are held on the third Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room at the Main Library unless otherwise noted. Everyone is welcome.

Regular Board Meeting (video conference)

January 19, 2021


Policy Committee Meeting (video conference)

January 7, 2021


Building Renovation Committee Meeting (video conference)

January 7, 2021


Regular Board Meeting (video conference)

December 15, 2020


Director Evaluation Committee Meeting (video conference)

December 11, 2020


For a list of current Board committees and their members, contact the Executive Director: 847-907-3600 x209, director@palatinelibrary.org

Archived Agendas and Minutes