Library Catalog Maintenance Notice

Scheduled website maintenance may cause some downtime between 10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., on Mon, Feb 26. The catalog, member accounts, and some online services will not be available.

Staff Day - Library Hours

All library locations will be closed on Friday, March 1, for staff development day.

Museums and Attractions

Learn about cultural history, enjoy the outdoors, and engage in a fun and educational activity all with your Palatine Library card! We’ve enrolled with these resources to provide discounts and passes to local attractions, with destinations that appeal to all ages.

Museum Adventure Pass

Get discounts and passes to more than 20 participating destinations with a Museum Adventure Pass. Visit the Library to check out a pass. Call the Youth and Teen Services Desk for more information: 847-907-3600, x132.

Offers vary per museum. Passes are restricted to valid Palatine cardholders. 

Explore More Illinois

Explore More Illinois allows Palatine cardholders to reserve free and discounted admission, parking, and gift store purchases from cultural and recreational attractions in Illinois, including museums, cultural centers, zoos, aquariums, gardens, historical societies, park districts, and more. Just use your library card number and PIN to access available attractions. Search to find available dates and times.

Members are allowed three active reservations per library card. Offers vary per museum. Passes are restricted to valid Palatine cardholders.