Northwest Suburbs Organizing for Action (NWSOFA) is hosting a discussion on Sequestration and what it means to the national budget, the national debt, the economy, and U.S. citizens, tonight at the Palatine Public Library.
Palatine Public Library
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Monday, March 4, 2013
Save time with a newer option to express checkout your library materials.
Visitors of the Palatine Public Library District are discovering a new time-saving option for checking out library materials. Introduced in December 2012, and recently expanded, Express Checkout is fast becoming a popular, time-saving, and convenient option for patrons on the go. There are two Express Checkout stations on the first floor of the Main Library (near the central staircase), another station on the second floor near the Reference Desk, and one in the Children’s Department. Staff is finding that children are especially enjoying the fun of checking out their own books and learning something new. To use Express Checkout, users scan their Library card, enter their account PIN and follow the easy touch-screen prompts to check out …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
A Sanborn art teacher came up with the idea to teach a lesson focused on the works of Jim Dine, an American pop artist who uses colorful hearts as his main subject in honor of Valentine's Day.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Construction is expected to start later this month, according to the Chicago Tribune.
The main branch of Palatine Public Library will soon undergo $900,000 in renovations with construction slated to start later this month, The Chicago Tribune reports. The renovations will include the addition of digital media labs, which will be equipped with iMac computers, cameras and microphones, and the consolidation of the children's collections to one floor, according to the Tribune. This will be the first renovation at the library, located at 700 N. North Court, since it opened in 1993, according to the article. The Palatine Library Districtserves over 90,000 patrons residing primarily in Palatine and north Hoffman Estates, according to the library's website.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Harper College’s Wojcik Center will host “Foundation for Murder….A Killer Reunion”, a fundraiser on Monday, February 25 to support a variety of projects at the Palatine Public Library and Freeman Road Branch.
Bring your sharpest sleuthing skills and join the Palatine Public Library Foundation for a murder mystery dinner fundraiser to be held in late February. The “Foundation for Murder….A Killer Reunion: will be held at the Wojcik Center at Harper College on Monday, February 25 at 5 p.m., and will raise funds to support a variety of improvements at both the main library and at the Freeman Road Branch. Funds raised will help to purchase computers in the children’s area of the main library, shelving and furnishings for the Freeman Road Branch renovation, the library’s bookmobile and furniture at the main library, a press release stated. “This event provides an entertaining way for the public to help the library with improvements that their …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
A presentation called "From the suburbs to the NFL" will be presented tonight at the Palatine Public Library by Mayor Jim Schwantz.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Used books, DVD's and CD's will be sold Friday, November 16 through Sunday November 18 at the Palatine Public Library.
The Friends of the Palatine Public Library will hold a Holiday Used Book Sale from Friday, November 16 through Sunday, November 18, 2012. All proceeds from the fundraiser benefit the Palatine Public Library District. The selection of materials includes books, several hundred DVDs, and CDs donated by the community and available at a deep discount. The used book sales are always a popular event at the Palatine Library; some people come from other states to check out the great selection and pricing that the sale offers. This sale includes gift-quality books, a holiday boutique, graphic novels, and specialty books printed prior to 1950. Sale hours at the Palatine Public Library, 700 N. Court are: Friday, November 16, 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m., …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Verbal Martial Arts: Anti-Bullying will be taught at the Palatine Public Library on Wednesday, Sept. 12.
To teach teens how to identify, respond to and prevent bulling, the Palatine Public Library hosts Verbal Martial Arts: Anti-bullying. On Wednesday Sept. 12 a certified verbal defense and influence instructor from the U.S. Elite Martial Arts and Fitness Center in Arlington Heights will teach the students and parents practical strategies on how to deal with bullies. The class, available to kids in 6th grade and up and their parents will be held at the main library at 200 N. North Court in Story Room ABC at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept 12. Click here to register.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Construction begins at the Palatine Public Library to replace the flat part of the roof.
Sunday, November 27, 2011
The Palatine Public Library District will celebrate the opening of the North Hoffman Branch Dec. 5 through Dec. 10.
To celebrate the new Branch, the Library invites all North Hoffman Estates district residents to drop in and rediscover their neighborhood library beginning Monday, December 5 through Saturday, December 10, 2011. Some fun give-aways and contests for all District cardholders are planned for the whole week. Adults who check out materials will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win an eReader. The North Hoffman Branch is located in the Willow Recreation Center at 3600 Lexington Drive, Hoffman Estates. Open hours are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and closed on Sundays. “We’re hoping that residents who have visited the Freeman Road location will enjoy this new branch as well,” states Susan …