Reserve a Room

The Main Library has meeting rooms, study rooms, and media studios available. Click on "By Room" or "By Day" to make a reservation online.

Meeting Rooms

  • Best for large groups or 11 or more
  • Only District cardholders may reserve
  • Requests must be submitted at least one week in advance and may be submitted up to 6 months in the future
  • Fees apply; see Policy Appendix 2B for details
  • Contact email:

Study Rooms

  • For groups of 10 or less
  • Rooms are open to everyone; only District cardholders may reserve in advance
  • Reserve rooms up to two weeks in advance for two hours at a time
  • Questions? Call the Information Desk: 847-907-3600, x167

Media Studios

  • Small rooms with equipment for media recording, editing, and conversion
  • Only District cardholders may reserve
  • Reserve rooms up to two week in advance for three hours at a time
  • Questions? Contact The Workshop:, 847-907-3600, x190

Room Policies

Read our room policies for more information. 

  • Policy 3-18 Public Use of Meeting Rooms
  • Policy 3-17 Public use of Study Rooms
  • Policy 10 Digital and Maker Resources (media studios)

Naming Rights Donors

Thanks to these donors for supporting the Library and contributing to the enhancements made at the Main Library through our Renovation Project.

These rooms are now named:

  • Story Room A - Rotary Club of Palatine Room
  • Story Room B - Jeanette Spillman Westhoff Room
  • Teen Space - Palatine Bank & Trust Teen Space
  • Study Room 2A - John F. and Patricia L. Dickmann 
  • Study Room 2B - Patrick James Patterson 

For more information visit our Donate page.