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.

Classroom Visits

Bring your classroom in for a tour and one of the programs below, or invite us to your classroom and we will bring a program to you.

STEAM Programs

Grades K-2

Bee-Bots

  • There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
  • Spelling with Bee-Bot
  • Adding/Subtracting with Bee-Bot

LEGO WeDo 2.0 STEAM

  • Spy Robot
  • Cooling Fan

Grades 3-6

Ozobots

  • Ozobot Bowling
  • Eclipses and Celestial Mechanics

LEGO WeDo 2.0 STEAM

  • Milo, the Science Rover
  • Frog's Metamorphosis

Booktalks (All Grades)

  • August/September - Award Nominees 2019
  • October/November - Spooky Picks
  • December/January - Winter Reads
  • February/March - Historical Fiction
  • April/May - Summer Reads

STEAM Fair

Invite us to your school's STEAM Fair! We will bring one of the hands-on activities below, and a green-screen for fun student photo ops.

  • LEGO Challenge
  • Paper Tower Challenge
  • Engineering Challenge

Scout Visits

Would you like to bring your scouts on a tour of the Library? We will take the scouts on a fun, informative, behind-the-scenes tour, and can assist with one of their badges.