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.

Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Friday, September 7th, 2018

Friday Morning Book Group

9:30am - 11:00am
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Last Days of Café Leila by Donia Bijan. After years of living in San Francisco, Noor returns to Tehran with her teenage daughter to visit her beloved father and Café Leila, the restaurant her family has been running for three generations. Books ...

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie Ten people, each with their own dark secret, are invited to an isolated island.  One by one the guests begin to die. Books available August 8. ...

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers / Mary Roach A look inside the world of forensics that examines the use of human cadavers in a wide range of endeavors. ...

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
News of the World by Paulette Jiles. In the aftermath of the Civil War, a retired captain agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa Indian tribe back to her people. Books available August 20. ...

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Teen Book Club

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Description:
The Naturals By Jennifer Lynn Barnes Seventeen-year-old Cassie is a natural at reading people. Piecing together the tiniest details, she can tell you who you are and what you want. But it’s not a skill that she’s ever taken seriously. That is...

Great Books Discussion

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Description:
We are starting a new anthology! Copies of Imperfect Ideal: Utopian and Dystopian Visions are available for $25 at the second-floor Reference desk. Some copies are available for check-out with your library card. Join the group anytime; we welcom...

Friday, September 28th, 2018

Friday, October 5th, 2018

Friday Morning Book Group

9:30am - 11:00am
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed but one of the book burners suddenly realizes their merit.  Books available September 7. ...