Hours Update for June 19

North Hoffman and Rand Road branches are closed on Wed, June 19. Extended Access unavailable.


Thank you for considering a donation to the Palatine Library.

Renovation Naming Opportunities

As part of our Renovation Project, we are making available an even greater way for our community to become involved. Make an investment into your community by supporting the Library with a donation in exchange for naming a section of the Library for yourself or a loved one.

Gifts and donations are a vital way to support the future of the Library, its collections, services, and programs.


Financial donations are available in several dollar amount increments, ranging from $5,000 to $50,000. The naming time period for each space is determined by the level of donation commitment.


A plaque will be added to the space in honor of your donation. Donors will also be recognized in our newsletter, on digital monitors in the Main Library, and listed on our website. Donors will be invited to attend any ribbon-cutting ceremonies.

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Naming Rights Donors

Thanks to these donors for supporting the Library and contributing to the enhancements made at the Main Library through our Renovation Project.

These rooms are now named:

  • Story Room A - Rotary Club of Palatine Room
  • Story Room B - Jeanette Spillman Westhoff Room
  • Teen Space - Palatine Bank & Trust Teen Space
  • Study Room 2A - John F. and Patricia L. Dickmann 
  • Study Room 2B - Patrick James Patterson 
  • Board Room - Judith Gamoran Board Room

Naming Opportunities

Room/Space Square Footage Traffic Time Period
Lobby 1461 High 10 years
Café 720 High 5 years
Early Literacy Area ~500 High 5 years
Elementary Learning Space 412 High 10 years
Quiet Reading Room 980 Medium 10 years
Board Room ~600 Low 10 years
Meeting Room 1 ~1800 Medium 10 years
Meeting Room 2 ~600 Medium 10 years
Meeting Room 3 340 Medium 10 years
Teen Gaming 330 Medium 5 years
Total Teen Space 2250 Medium 5 years
Makerspace Classroom 1500 Medium 5 years
2 Digital Media Studios 180-235 Low 5 years
3 Collaborative Rooms 144 Low 5 years
Total Makerspace Zone 4600 High 10 years
10 New Study Rooms 32-210 Low 5 years
Nursing/Sensory Room 72 Low 5 years

Interested in Naming Opportunities?

Contact Ed Kerr, Palatine Library Foundation Board President at president@ppldf.org to talk about options.

Naming Opportunities

Memorial Gifts

A library donation is a meaningful way to celebrate friends and family. Your gift is the perfect way to remember the achievement, birthday, anniversary, or life of a loved one. Memorial gifts preserve the legacy of those remembered and honor the surviving family as well.

View our Donor Wall.

Monetary Contributions

Fill out the donation form.

Deliver or mail it with your check to:

Palatine Public Library District
Finance Manager
700 N. North Court
Palatine, IL 60067

Make checks payable to Palatine Public Library District.

Books, Movies, and Other Items

We gladly accept your donations of gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and related materials. Thank you!

All donations are subject to approval. We reserve the right to decline a donation that is not consistent with the policies, programs, and interests of the Library District. For more information, read Policy 7-8 Donations of Materials


Send questions to Finance Manager Mary Myers 
847-907-3600 ext. 134