Library Closed through April 8

Due to an abundance of caution and the Governor’s stay-at-home order, all Palatine Public Library District facilities will remain closed through April 8. Please do not return your Library materials until the Library reopens. There will not be any late penalties. Watch the website and social media for updates.

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Best New Books

  • Cover image for All-American Muslim Girl

    All-American Muslim Girl

    Nadine Jolie Courtney

    All-American Muslim Girl

    Nadine Jolie Courtney

    Allie Abraham has it all going for her—she’s a straight-A student, with good friends and a close-knit family, and she’s dating popular, sweet Wells Henderson.

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  • Cover image for Games of Deception

    Games of Deception

    Andrew Maraniss

    Games of Deception

    Andrew Maraniss

    On a scorching hot day in July 1936, thousands of people cheered as the U.S. Olympic teams boarded the S.S. Manhattan, bound for Berlin.

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  • Cover image for A Good Girl's Guide to Murder

    A Good Girl's Guide to Murder

    Holly Jackson

    A Good Girl's Guide to Murder

    Holly Jackson

    As her senior capstone project, Pippa Fitz-Amobi is determined to find the real killer in a closed, local murder case, but not everyone wants her meddling in the past.

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  • Cover image for The Avant-Guards

    The Avant-Guards

    Carly Usdin

    The Avant-Guards

    Carly Usdin

    When Charlie transfers to the Georgia O’Keeffe College of Arts and Subtle Dramatics, she struggles to find her feet, but winds up exactly where she belongs...in the school’s (terrible) basketball t

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  • Cover image for Ink in the Blood

    Ink in the Blood

    Kim Smejkal

    Ink in the Blood

    Kim Smejkal

    Celia and Anya, friends who use tattoo magic to send divine messages, must rely on one another to survive when they discover the fake deity they serve is very real--and very angry.

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  • Cover image for Heart of Flames

    Heart of Flames

    Nicki Pau Preto

    Heart of Flames

    Nicki Pau Preto

    Veronyka, Tristan, and Sev must stop the advancing empire from destroying the Phoenix Riders in this fiery sequel to Crown of Feathers, which #1 New York Times bestselling author Kendare Blake call

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