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Pick the Oscar Winners Contest

Guess the Oscar winners before the Academy Awards Show on Sunday, February 26. Pick the Oscar Winners Contest Monday, February 20 through Sunday, February 26 One lucky winner will receive a prize basket. Cast your vote using the form on the "Oscar" table in the lobby of the Main Library. In the...


Art in February

Enjoy artist VersAnnette Blackman-Bosia's expressive painting exhibit, In Praise of Spartan Women, brightening up the art walls this month.  Don't miss seeing the items in the display cases near the top of the stairs:  All these pieces were created in our adult/teen craft, and art classes...


Palatine Library Patrons Read Over 5000 Books

Palatine Bank & Trust and Warehouse Direct EACH Donate $1000 to JOURNEYS ǀ The Road Home Congratulations to the participants in the Palatine Library Winter Reading Challenge for reading over 5000 books! For the second year in a row, participating in the reading program became an opportunity to...


Recipes from Take Your Crockpot to Dinner program

  Joyce Lande, of Happy and Healthy Lifestyles joined us and demonstrated some great crockpot recipes that will have dinner hot, ready and waiting for us when we arrive home at the end of the day!     Rustic Tomato Soup (nondairy) by: Cuisinart Cook Central 3-1 Multicooker...


Art in January

A new year brings a new round of artwork from local talent. Throughout the month, Jean Bolliger showcases her photos on the West Gallery Wall, while John Plishka features his soft pastel paintings.       West Gallery Wall Jean Bolliger, our talented Library graphic artist, exhibits...


Announcement of Palatine Library Board Candidates for 2017

Palatine Public Library District residents will elect five new Trustees on Tuesday April 4, 2017.  Elected Trustees will serve four-year terms from May 2017 through May 2021. The slate of candidates are as follows: Debby Brauer Valerie Sherman Andrea Vanderhoek Sung Hyun Cho Harold L. “Hal”...