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.

Book Discussions

Join our discussions at any time. All discussions are at the Main Library unless otherwise noted. 

Find upcoming discussions.

Friday Morning Discussion

9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Check out a copy at the first-floor Reader Assistance Desk a month before we meet. Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 132.

Upcoming Titles

  • March 6 - Girls Burn Brighter  by Shobha Rao
  • April 3 - America is Not the Heart  by Elaine Castillo
  • May 1 - That Kind of Mother  by Rumaan Alam

Monday Evening Discussion

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Check out a copy at the first-floor Reader Assistance Desk a month before we meet. Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 132.

Upcoming Titles

  • March 16 - Go Tell It on the Mountain  by James Baldwin
  • April 20 - Girls Burn Brighter  by Shobha Rao
  • May 18 - America is Not the Heart  by Elaine Castillo

Crime Readers

Wednesdays, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Check out a copy at the first-floor Reader Assistance Desk a month before we meet. Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 132.

Upcoming Titles

  • March 11 - The Ruin  by Dervla McTiernan
  • April 8 - The Widows  by Jess Montgomery
  • May 13 - Miracle Creek  by Angie Kim

Book Club in a Bag

Host your own book discussion with Book Club in a Bag. Check out a tote bag filled with books and discussion questions for your next meeting.

Request a bag now.