Library Closed through April 30

Due to the extended Governor’s stay-at-home order, all Palatine Public Library District facilities will remain closed through April 30. Please do not return your Library materials until the Library reopens. There will not be any late penalties. Watch the website and social media for updates.

Online Learning Resources for Children

Miss Humblebee's Academy

Online curriculum for children preschool through kindergarten. Includes math, science, social studies, language, art, and music.

Learning Express School Center

Learn from home using Learning Express School Center. This database helps students in elementary, middle, and high school with test prep and tutorials on subjects like Math, Social Studies and more.

BrainFuse HelpNow

Need homework help? Brainfuse offers one on one homework help, practice tests and much more.


Even when kids are home they can keep learning with Scholastic's Learn at Home online resources and activities.,

World Book

WorldBook provides access to resources for teachers, students, and caregivers including lesson plans, games, and projects. (Available through April 11)


TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books, educational videos, puzzles, games, and more.

Penguin Educator Resources

Discussion guides, activities, and videos to engage young readers at home,

RAILS for Schools

Provides streamlined access to educational content appropriate for school-aged users. Many materials are available in English and in Spanish. Access to the BiblioBoard instance is restricted.

BiblioBoard Library

​​​​​​A robust collection of e-content, available to everyone in Illinois. No login or library card required, and all materials are available for immediate simultaneous access.

Free Virtual Tours & Entertainment