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. .

Teachers

Classroom Visits

Bring your classroom in for a tour and a program, or invite us to your classroom and we will bring it to you. Our programs include Booktalks, Ozobots, Bee-bots, as well as STEAM Fair programs.

Request a visit.

Teacher Materials Request

Request Library books for your Pre-k through Grade 12 classroom using our Teacher Materials Request service. Request up to 35 fiction and nonfiction books to use for three weeks. Extended due dates are available.

STEM Kits

Palatine cardholders can check out STEM Kits exploring a variety of science, technology, engineering, and math topics. Kits include hands-on activities, learning games, or scientific equipment. STEM Kits target K-6 grade and can be checked out for one week.

View and reserve STEM Kits.

Classroom Sets

We have a range of chapter book sets for Grades 1-12 grade available for classrooms and book clubs. Each set includes 10-12 copies and discussion questions. Extended due dates are available. Please allow us one week to prepare your set.

Request a set.

Early Literacy

We offer resources for preschools and child day care centers. 

Class Visits:

Bring your class to visit the Library for a tour and storytime, or schedule a visit to your school.
Contact Kathy Burns at 847-358-5881 x182 or kburns@palatinelibrary.org.

Storytime Bags:

Check out a storytime bag filled with four-five picture books. Bags are ready-made with more than 50 topics available.

Homework Help

We subscribe to many online tools to help students with their homework.

School Services Librarian

Emily Patti
epatti@palatinelibrary.org
847-358-5881 x112