Notice - Louder Noise Level at Main Library this Saturday

Saturday, November 16 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., the noise level will be louder than usual due to our Library-wide STEAM Fair.


We have Windows computers available at all our locations. The Main Library also has laptops to use while inside the library and Apple computers in the Digital Media Center. All computers have Microsoft Office and internet access.  

You need a registered library card to use most computers. Guests without a card can use designated computers for 20 minutes.

Digital Media Center

Use equipment and software in our Digital Media Center (DMC) to create music, edit videos and photos, and convert old media to digital formats.

The DMC is at the Main Library and available to Palatine cardholders age 11 years and up. 


Free WiFi is available at the Main Library and Rand Road Branch. Select the “Palatine Library” network to connect; no password required!

Print, Copy, Scan, & Fax

Copiers, scanner, and printers are available at all our locations. Faxing is available at the Main Library and Rand Road Branch.

See rates and services.