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.

eBooks & Downloads

eBooks & Audiobooks

Find thousands of titles for adults, children, and teens. Get the app to download books to your mobile devices.


  • Borrow up to 5 titles at a time
  • 3 week loan period

Use either the OverDrive or Libby app to check out MyMediaMall books. 


Tumblebooks for kids

Movies & Music

Stream movies, television shows, and albums with Hoopla. Get the app to download and enjoy on your mobile devices. 

  • Borrow up to 5 titles per calendar month
  • 3 days loan period for movies/TV; 1 week for music
  • Hoopla app | Hoopla support

Magazines and Newspapers

Read digital editions of your favorite magazines with RBDigital (formerly Zinio). Get the app to download magazines onto your mobile device.

NewspaperDirect Press Display provides current full-text newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages. 


Read comics and graphic novels with Hoopla. Get the app to download and enjoy on your mobile devices. 

Kindles & Rokus

Borrow a Roku to stream movies and television to your TV. Available at the Welcome Desk.

Check out a Kindle reader preloaded with best-selling titles. Available at the Reader Assistance Desk.

Need help getting started?

Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a staff member. Or call us at 847-358-5881 ext. 180.