Notice

All branches of Palatine Library will be closed on Friday, September 28 for Staff Development Day. The Library will reopen on Saturday, September 29.


You may experience problems requesting items from the catalog. For help please call Library Staff during open hours at 847-358-5881, x100.

Books

We offer many services to help you enjoy books and reading.

New Books

Find our newest popular releases, and get a preview of what’s coming soon. Browse new titles.

Recommendations

Let us help you find your next favorite book.  

Author Alerts

Get notified by email or text message when we orders new titles by your favorite authors or performers.

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Book Discussions

Discuss a book in one of our monthly groups. Join us at any time. Find a discussion.

Use our Book Club in a Bag service to supply your own discussion group with books and questions. We have titles available for both adults and kids. Request a bag.

Kindles

Borrow Kindle readers preloaded with best-selling titles. Available at the Reader Assistance Desk. Browse for and reserve a Kindle.