COVID-19 Information

Mask Update Monday, August 23:

Based upon the new guidelines from Cook County Department of Public Health, Palatine Library is adjusting the rules regarding masks. 

Masks Required for All Visitors

Please respect the safety of everyone and continue to:

  • Maintain 6-foot social distance
  • Wash your hands regularly
  • Cover your cough
  • Stay home if you are sick

Current Hours:

The Library is open to the public with certain restrictions.  

Because of the Renovation, the Library looks different right now. Construction is taking place on the second floor and parts of the first floor lobby. Please adhere to construction signs and stay out of those areas. 

Full details about the Renovation  

Details regarding available hours and services for each location are below. 

Library Location Hours

Main Library

700 N. North Court, Palatine, 847-907-3600 

Monday—Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Visitors must maintain 6-foot social distance. 
  • 1-hour computer use.   
  • Printer/Copier/Scanner/Fax available. 
  • Study/meeting rooms not available. 
  • Some open table seating available.
  • Check event calendar for programs.  

 

North Hoffman Library Branch 

Willow Recreation Center, 3600 Lexington Drive, Hoffman Estates, 847-934-0220 

Mon - Fri: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Sat: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

  • Limit of 8 people.   
  • Visitors must wear a mask and maintain 6-foot social distance. 
  • Pick up holds. 
  • 1-hour computer use.   
  • Printer/Copier available. 
  • Check event calendar for programs. 

 

Rand Road Library Branch 

Community Resource Center, 1585 Rand Road, Palatine, 847-202-1194 

Mon - Thurs: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sat: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • Limit of 8 people. 
  • Visitors must wear a mask and maintain 6-foot social distance.   
  • Pick up holds. 
  • 1-hour computer use.   
  • Printer/Copier available. 
  • Go to event calendar for programs. 

Self Checkout

Come in and pick up your own holds from the Holds Pickup area located in the Main Library lobby, north of the Member Services desk. Items must be checked out before leaving. We encourage you to use the Self Checkout stations.