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Palatine Library District provides access to hundreds of thousands of resources designed to build connection, curiosity, and joy.

The Main Library is located at 700 N. North Court, with two additional Branch locations in the Willow Recreation Center in Hoffman Estates and in the Community Resource Center on Rand Road. For more details, visit

Library Features:

  • Extended Access at both Branches to give you convenient access to our Library with hours that fit your schedule
  • The Workshop: a self-led makerspace where you can create your own business and personal projects
  • Media Studios: small rooms with equipment for media recording, editing, and conversion
  • Business Center with resources and research tools to help start a business
  • Video tutorials on business, technology, and digital media on LinkedIn Learning
  • Online access to research tools such as Gale Business, Morningstar Investment Research Center, NetAdvantage, Plunkett Research Ltd., Reference Solutions, and Weiss Financial Ratings
  • Free subscriptions to newspapers such as Chicago Tribune, Daily Herald, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal
  • Programs and events fit for all ages and all interests
  • Meeting rooms that fit 11 –185 people
  • Internet and free Wi-Fi access all throughout the Library
  • Quiet reading room and study rooms for individual and small group work
  • Renewal and hold notices, weekly enews, online chat services

How to Get a Library Card:

If you’re a resident of Palatine or live within the District boundaries, visit any Library location with one form of a government issued photo ID. If your photo ID does not have your current address, bring an additional document that shows your current address.  

Apply for a Business Library card! Palatine Library cards are available to any business within the boundaries of the District. Stop by any Library location with your personal photo ID and your business’s current tax bill, lease agreement, or utility bill. 

The vision of Palatine Library District ( is to inspire connection, curiosity, and joy. The District serves approximately 90,000 residents predominantly within the communities of Palatine and Hoffman Estates. 

Main Library 

700 N. North Court
Palatine, IL 60067 

(847) 907-3600 

Mon – Thurs: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Fri: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sat: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sun: 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. 

North Hoffman Branch 

Willow Recreation Center
3600 Lexington Drive
Hoffman Estates, IL 

(847) 934-0220 

Mon – Thurs: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Fri: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Sat: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Sun: Closed

Rand Road Branch 

1585 Rand Rd.
Palatine, IL 60074

(847) 202-1194

Mon – Thurs: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Fri: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sat: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Sun: Closed

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