Library Closed on Thanksgiving Day

All branches will be closed on Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving Day. The Library will reopen on Friday, November 23.

You Choose Palatine Library's Great American Read


America voted and the winner of the PBS Great American Read was announced Tuesday, October 23.

The winner is To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee!

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Palatine Library visitors also voted in our own Great American Read Contest, and here’s our top three winners:


1. Harry Potter (series) by J.K. Rowling

2. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

3. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Thank you to all that voted!