Library Closed – Adding Curbside Pickup

Due to the extended Governor’s stay-at-home order, all Palatine Public Library District facilities will remain Closed. New Curbside Pickup service starts June 2. Begin returning materials on May 20. Due dates extended through June 30. Watch the website and social media for updates. .

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

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Age
Program Type
Library Branch
This event is in the "Kids" group.

STEAM Saturday’s

August 22, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Stop by one Saturday a month for fun STEAM activities. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop-in. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Digital Collection Kanopy and Hoopla

August 24, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
About This Event:
Learn how to use our streaming services to enjoy comics, movies, music, and television shows. Gain access to a variety of acclaimed categories such as the Criterion Collection, PBS, Great Courses, and more.    ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Virtual Game Night

August 24, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
Join us on the 4th Monday of the month to play games together online! Teens will meet via Zoom to play trivia and other fun games for a chance to relax and have fun. Note: having a secondary device (phone or tablet) may be needed as a controller for ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual ESL Conversation Club

August 25, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings, Multicultural

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Share your email to receive a link to the program. ...

State Representative Tom Morrison Office Hours

August 25, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
About This Event:
Drop in to talk with a representative from State Representative Tom Morrison's office. Ask about the State Representative's positions on bills and issues, or share your own opinions with the representative. Get help and information on navigating stat...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

STEAM Saturday’s

August 29, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
About This Event:
Stop by one Saturday a month for fun STEAM activities. Ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual ESL Conversation Club

September 1, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended.  Contact us to receive a link to the program.  ...

Building Renovation Committee

September 3, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
About This Event:
The Building Renovation Committee of the Library Board of Trustees will meet to review plans for renovation at the three Library locations. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friday Morning Book Group

September 4, 2020
9:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
About This Event:
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This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

September 8, 2020
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
About This Event:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crime Readers Book Group

September 9, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
About This Event:
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This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

September 11, 2020
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales
About This Event:
Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friends' members - No Charge Non-members - $5 Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Sunday, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Free admission Bargain day. All items are half price! Guidelines for ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

September 12, 2020
9:30am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales
About This Event:
Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friends' members - No Charge Non-members - $5 Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Sunday, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Free admission Bargain day. All items are half price! Guidelines for ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

September 13, 2020
12:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Rooms 1&2
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales
About This Event:
Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friends' members - No Charge Non-members - $5 Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Sunday, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Free admission Bargain day. All items are half price! Guidelines for ...

State Representative Tom Morrison Office Hours

September 15, 2020
9:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Grounds
About This Event:
Drop in to talk with a representative from State Representative Tom Morrison's office. Ask about the State Representative's positions on bills and issues, or share your own opinions with the representative. Get help and information on navigating stat...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual ESL Conversation Club

September 15, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings

Online Instructions

This event will be conducted using Zoom. Once you've registered, we'll send you the password for the meeting link.

About This Event:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended.  Contact us to receive a link to the program.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Board of Library Trustees Regular Meeting

September 15, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Board Meetings
About This Event:
All meetings will be held the third Tuesday of each month at 7 pm in the Rennack/McElroy Room of the Main Library located at 700 N. North Ct., Palatine IL 60067 unless otherwise noted. ...

PHS Program

September 16, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
About This Event:
PHS Program ...

Searching for South America

September 17, 2020
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
About This Event:
Vagabond traveler Brian Michalski shares his experiences travelling and working on the continent of South America with stunning photography and interesting vignettes of his time spent there. ...

Savvy Seniors

September 21, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1

Monday Evening Book Group

September 21, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
About This Event:
tba ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

September 22, 2020
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
About This Event:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...

TBA - ISD Gayle

September 28, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1