Library Closed – Reopening Dates

Due to the extended Governor’s stay-at-home order, all Palatine Public Library District facilities are currently closed.

All Library facilities will be closed on Saturday, July 4 for Independence Day. There will be no curbside pickup on July 4.

Reopening dates with limited hours and services: North Hoffman Branch opens June 29; Rand Road Branch open June 30; Main Library opens July 6. Curbside Pickup service is available. Watch website and social media for updates.

Classroom Visits

Bring your classroom in for a tour and one of the programs below, or invite us to your classroom and we will bring a program to you.

STEAM Programs

Grades K-2


  • How to Dress a Dragon
  • Quizás algo hermoso (Spanish)

Grades 3-6


  • President's parade


  • Recycling Truck

Sensory Storytime

An inclusive visit with stories, songs and art to support the student's sensory exploration.

Booktalks (All Grades)

A 30-minute presentation of themed fiction and nonfiction grade-appropriate books, designed to motivate every kind of reader.


Invite us to your school's STEAM Fair! We will bring a LEGO activity tailored to your event, as well as out Oculus Go for students to experience Virtual Reality.

Scout Visits

Would you like to bring your scouts on a tour of the Library? We will take the scouts on a fun, informative, behind-the-scenes tour, and can assist with one of their badges.