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  • Palatine library to host a month of poetry activities Feb 25, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Palatine Library will honor National Poetry Month (April) with a contest, an open mic reading, an interactive display, and a writing workshop.

  • Lisa Rock brings back music of The Carpenters at Cutting Hall Feb 11, 2014 1:30 PM
    The Palatine Public Library District Foundation (PPLDF) will be holding the “Close to You: The Music of the Carpenters” concert from 7:30-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Cutting Hall, 150 E. Wood St. in Palatine to support the fundraising efforts of the Foundation.

  • Former Palatine Library Board president remembered Jan 17, 2014 5:33 PM
    A memorial service for Don Maurice Jacobs, former Palatine Library Board President, is scheduled for Saturday morning at the First United Church of Palatine. Jacobs, who died Dec. 28, served on the library board and was instrumental in the completion of the current Palatine library building according to his peers.

  • Join Palatine library’s Winter Reading Program Dec 16, 2013 8:33 AM
    The Palatine Public Library District’s Annual Winter Reading program is Monday, Dec. 23, to Friday, Jan. 31.

  • Antique Appraisal Fair at the Palatine Library Nov. 9 Nov 5, 2013 11:40 AM
    Bring your antique to the Palatine Public Library District’s Antique Appraisal Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9. Three professional general antique appraisers will be on-hand to help determine the value of your item. A wide variety of specialists will also be available throughout the event.

  • Palatine Library offers instructor led online courses Oct 25, 2013 10:34 PM
    The Palatine Public Library has acquired Learn4Life, offering cardholders access to instructor-led, online courses through the library’s website. “Learn4Life online courses enable residents to enroll in classes covering all types of topics and subjects,” said Librarian Kris Kenney.

  • Reservoir cleanup Sept. 28 in Palatine Sep 20, 2013 11:21 AM
    Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 marks the 20th anniversary of National Public Lands Day. All across America, more than 175,000 volunteers are expected to visit their favorite parks, beaches, wildlife preserves and forests to help improve these natural areas.

  • Palatine library to celebrate 20 years at current location Sep 8, 2013 5:21 PM
    The Palatine Public Library District is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the main library’s location at 700 N. North Court this year. To commemorate the milestone, the library will hold a weekend of learning, music, food and games on Sept. 21-22.

  • Palatine Library celebrates 20 years Sep 13, 2013 10:04 PM
    The Palatine Public Library District is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the main library’s location at 700 N. North Court this year. To commemorate this anniversary, join the library on Saturday, Sept. 21, and Sunday, Sept. 22, for a special weekend full of creative learning, inspiring music, food, and games.

  • Palatine library announces Flash Fiction contest winners Sep 3, 2013 8:19 AM
    The Palatine Public Library District hosted a Flash Fiction contest this summer. Writers of all ages submitted short stories of less than 500 words. The top entry in each age group received a certificate and a Barnes and Noble gift card.

  • Palatine library celebrates cardholders in September Aug 26, 2013 1:02 PM
    September is National Library Card Sign-up month and the Palatine Public Library District will celebrate with give-aways and contests 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 as well.

  • Group to host health care act forum at Palatine Public Library Aug 23, 2013 6:24 PM
    Northwest Suburbs Organizing for Action will host a public forum and town hall meeting about health care reform and the Affordable Care Act at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Palatine Public Library, 700 N. North Court.

  • Your news Second Saturday Poetry Workshop Aug. 10 Aug 2, 2013 12:46 PM
    8.56- with one photo -page 2 The Northwest Cultural Council announces a Second Saturday Poetry Workshop to be held from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 10, led by Gail Goepfert.

  • Some scores out of date for transparency project Jul 29, 2013 9:51 AM
    Officials from the city of Elgin and DuPage Forest Preserve District say transparency grades recently made public by a watchdog group reflect outdated numbers. “We're being held accountable, but no one's holding them accountable,” said Sue Olafson, a forest district spokeswoman.

  • Northwest Cultural Council hosts poetry workshop in Palatine Jul 28, 2013 4:15 PM
    The Northwest Cultural Council will hold its Second Saturday Poetry workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Palatine Public Library, 700 N. North Court.

  • Northwest Cultural Council to hold poetry workshop in Palatine Jun 23, 2013 3:53 PM
    [No Paragraph Style]NewsThe Northwest Cultural Council will hold its Second Saturday Poetry Workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 13, at the Palatine Public Library, 700 N. North Court. Deborah Nodler Rosen, an editor of the award-winning poetry journal “Rhino,” will discuss “luminous” poetry.

  • Flash Fiction Contest at Palatine Library Jun 21, 2013 3:19 PM
    Have a good story? The Palatine Public Library District wants to hear it! Writers of all ages are invited to submit their best original piece of short, short fiction for a chance to win one of three merit-based prizes.

  • Palatine-area civic leaders meet at intergovernmental dinner Jun 21, 2013 2:21 PM
    With nearly all public agencies facing fuding challenges, the Palatine Park District recently hosted representatives from local government agencies to share common challenges and best practices.

  • Friends of Palatine Public Library to host used book sale Jun 20, 2013 4:31 PM
    The Friends of the Palatine Public Library will hold a Summer Used Book Sale from Friday, June 21, through Sunday, June 23 at the library, 700 N. North Court, Palatine. Hours are 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

  • Friends of Palatine Library plan Summer Used Book Sale Jun 14, 2013 10:17 PM
    The Friends of the Palatine Public Library will hold a Summer Used Book Sale from Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 23. 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. Be sure and come early to check out the great selection and pricing that the sale offers.

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