Welcome to Palestine Public Library District!



Phone: 618.586.5317  Email: palestinelibrary@outlook.com  Fax: 618.586.9711

New Books

Look past the books at what we have to offer.

June 2019:

The 18th Abduction - James Patterson

Redemption (Memory Man Series)  - David Baldacci

Lovely War - Julie Berry

Unsolved (Invisible) - James Patterson

The Friends We Keep - Jane Green

The Road to Home - Richard Paul Evans

July 2019

Educated: A Memoir - Tara Westover

Thin Air - Jessica Shaw

The Program: Complete Collection - Suzanne Young

The Never Game - Jeffery Deaver

Queen Bee - Dorothea Benton

Blessing in Disguise - Danielle Steel

Summer of '69 - Elin Hilderbrand

Dark Tribute (An Eve Duncan) - Iris Johansen

Principles: Life and Work - Ray Dalio

Under the Table -  Stephanie Evanovich

The Yankee Widow - Linda Lael Miller

Lost and Found - Daniellle Steel

Far and Away (The Godmothers) - Fern Michaels

Resistance Women - Jennifer Chiaverini

The Better Sister - Alafair Burke

Someone Knows -  Lisa Scottoline

Saving Meghan -  D. J. Palmer

Miracle at St. Andrews - James Patterson

Summer Reading Program


The Summer Reading Program was a huge success.  All the kids had a great time.  We would again like to thank all the Sponsors that made our Summer Reading Program possible:  

Lincolnland Agri-Energy LLC, Hershey, 

First Robinson Savings Bank,  Robert Taylor 

Goodwine Funeral Homes, Inc,  Amvets

Mullens Dressing,  Marathon Petroleum, 

Palestine Chamber of Commerce, David Hughes, 

Cheryl Mefford, Flying  S Inc, Taco Bell, 

Dairy Queen, Monicals, & Eagle Theater.

Tech Talk


Abbey McCord has been selected as the recipient of the 2019-2020 Tech Talk Scholarship.  She will be here at the library on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 beginning on August 19th to help you  with all your technology questions.  This Scholarship is provided for by Diana Hughes and Doug Davis.

Summer Book Sale


The book sale is still going on through Labor Day. We are continuously adding new books and dvds to the for sale table.  All you can fit in a bag for $3.00

Computer Workshops


Excel Workshop with Linda Branch is scheduled for August 20, 22, 27, & 29 from 3 -5 p.m.  Call today and reserve a spot.  This is a great class and is free of charge. 

This class is funded by the Herning Grant

New Director!


Palestine Public Library welcomes it's new Director, Kristen McCormack!

About Us

How We're Helping


We are a community-based organization focused on helping make the world around us a better, happier place. With the help of our tireless staff, we organize fundraisers, exciting community-building events, and in-depth training sessions for our volunteers.

Thank You


Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you.