The Main Library of the Palatine Public Library District is located at 700 N. North Court in Palatine. The district serves more than 90,000 residents, primarily in Palatine and Hoffman Estates. The library has more than 300,000 books, digital audio and e-books, and more than 42,000 movies and music items. The library recently began adding Blu-rays to its collection. The library also carries more than 15,000 magazines. There are five small study rooms and three first floor meeting rooms.
- Fax: 847-358-5998
- Hours: Mon - Thu, 9am - 9pm; Fri, 9am - 6pm; Sat, 9am - 5pm; Sun, 12pm - 5pm
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Parking: Free lot
- Services: Audiobooks, Movies, Music CDs, Research databases, Resources for job seekers
- Programs/classes: The library offers a wide selection of programs including book clubs and discussion groups, children and family programs, computer classes, family reading nights, school art exhibits, a summer reading program, youth zone, and various teen events.
- Book donation information: The Friends of the Palatine Library accept book donations on the last Saturday of every month, 9:15 am - Noon at the Main Library.
- Wi-Fi: Free
- Private events: Yes