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    The mission of the Palatine Public Library District is to encourage lifelong learning and enrichment.

    The Palatine Public Library District provides access to hundreds of thousands of books, recorded books, music and movies. The main branch of the library is located at 700 N. North Court, with two additional locations on Freeman Road in Hoffman Estates and on Rand Road, at the Palatine Opportunity Center. For complete details visit www.palatinelibrary.org.


    How to Get a Library Card:

    Bring proof of your residency within the district boundaries and agree to abide by all district policies and procedures. At least two forms of identification are required. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult when applying for a card.

    As a Palatine cardholder you receive the benefit of the added value the library offers to the community. The library is a trusted resource for your leisure and information needs as well as a great place to meet people or pursue interests on your own.



    • Leisure reading: books and magazines

    • Audio visual materials: recorded books, music and movies

    • Quiet study rooms and common areas

    • Internet access and Wifi available throughout the library

    • Business resources: investment sources, business plans, resume writing, accounting

    • Online database subscriptions: Business Source Premier, Ancestry Library, Wall Street Journal

    • 24/7 access: website, catalog, databases, My Media Mall

    • Programs for all ages: professional and personal enrichment

    • Meeting rooms: capacity from 20 to 125

    • School assignment resources: District textbooks, Curriculum Resource Center database

    • Convenient services: email renewal/hold notices, e-news, chat reference


  • Main Library

    700 N. North Court

    Palatine, IL 60067


    Hours: M-Th 9am-9pm

    Fri 9am-6pm

    Sat 9am-5pm

    Sun 12pm-5pm

    Rand Road Branch

    1585 Rand Rd.

    Palatine, IL 60074

    (847) 202-1194

    Hours: M-Th 11am-7pm

    Tu, Wed  10am-6pm

    Friday 10am-4pm

    Sat & Sun Closed


    North Hoffman Branch

    Willow Recreation Center

    3600 Lexington Drive

    Hoffman Estates, IL

    Hours: M-F 11am-7pm

    Sat 9am-3pm

    Sun Closed