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Your Palatine Library Card - Get It, Use It!

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  • September is National Library Card Sign-up Month.Andrea Lublink

    September is National Library Card Sign-up Month.Andrea Lublink

Andrea Lublink

September is National Library Card Sign-up Month, and Palatine Public Library District is celebrating with giveaways for current and first-time cardholders. Visit any of our locations during the month of September to get a first-time Library card and receive a welcome gift. Current cardholders who use their cards at the Library will receive a thank-you gift.

Visit any of our Library locations from September 2 through 15, use your card for any service, and enter our drawing for a chance to win a Keurig® coffee brewer generously donated by Warehouse Direct, or a $100® gift card! Entry forms will be available at all locations. Winners will be notified by Thursday, September 18.

"A Library card is the most valuable card in your wallet," said Anthony Auston, Library Director. "Borrowing books is just the beginning. With your Library card you can download popular ebooks, instantly stream movies and music, attend fun and informative programs and events for the whole family, reserve a meeting space, and take advantage of a growing collection of amazing digital resources."

With a Library card, you have unlimited information and entertainment available to you. Come experience the wide variety of programs and events at the Library. Use our computers, digital media equipment, and meeting rooms. Gain 24/7 access to hundreds of thousands of books, recorded books, ebooks, music, movies, premium research databases, and more at Discover all the benefits of having a Palatine Library card!

Getting a Library card is easy. Simply visit any of our locations and provide two forms of identification (including at least one photo ID) showing your current residency within the Palatine Public Library District. Children under age 14 need to be accompanied by an adult when applying for a card. The Main Library is located at 700 N. North Court in Palatine. The North Hoffman Branch is located in the Willow Recreation Center at 3600 Lexington Drive in Hoffman Estates. The Rand Road Branch is located in the Community Resource Center (formerly known as Palatine Opportunity Center), at 1585 Rand Road in Palatine.

Palatine Public Library District ( is your destination for knowledge, entertainment, and community. We serve approximately 90,000 residents predominantly within the communities of Palatine and Hoffman Estates.