January Temporary Closure Update

Palatine Library has resumed Curbside Pickup at all locations. If you have received notification that your holds are ready, you can make an appointment to come pick them up. See palatinelibrary.org/TemporaryClosure for full details.

eBooks & Downloads

eBooks & Audiobooks

Find thousands of titles for adults, children, and teens. Get the app to download books to your mobile devices.

Digital Library of Illinois - now increased to 10 holds and 10 check-outs!

  • Borrow up to 10 titles at a time
  • 3 week loan period
  • Place up to 10 holds
  • Renew eligible titles

Use either the OverDrive or Libby app to check out Digital Library of Illinois books. 


Tumblebooks for kids

Movies & Music


Stream movies, television shows, and albums. Get the app to download and enjoy on your mobile devices. 


Stream more than 30,000 documentaries, movies, and educational videos from thousands of producers such as Criterion Collection, PBS, Great Courses, Kino Lorber and more.

Magazines and Newspapers

Read digital editions of your favorite magazines with RBDigital. Get the app to download magazines onto your mobile device. 

PressReader provides current full-text newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages. 


Read comics and graphic novels with Hoopla. Get the app to download and enjoy on your mobile devices. 

Kindles & Rokus

Borrow a Roku to stream movies and television to your TV. Available at the Welcome Desk.

Check out a Kindle reader preloaded with best-selling titles. Available at the Reader Assistance Desk

Don’t Have a Palatine Library Card? Apply for a 1-Year Card Online

Complete this form to apply for a card online. A staff member will contact you by phone or email in 2-3 business days with your card number and PIN. 

Need help getting started?

Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a staff member. Or call us at 847-907-3600 ext. 180.