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Adult Book Club


Adult Book Club meets from 4:30 to 5:30 every Second Thursday of each month.  Please come and join us.  The books for December 12th  is "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" by Barbara Robinson and "A Christmas Story" by Jean Shepherd.



 The friendly and helpful staff helped me get Wifi at the library so I could complete a task and still have visit time with family while I was in town yesterday! The library is a wonderful resource for Palestine! 

 We always feel welcome. It's just a great resource for our small community. The children's programs are wonderful. The people are always friendly and helpful. 

 Beautiful, Very modern facility. 

New Books

Look past the books at what we have to offer.

December 2019

Elevator Pitch by Linwood Barclay

Genesis by Robin Cook

Just Watch Me by Jeff Lindsay

Large Print Books

Chilka's Journey by Heather Morris

An Amish Second Christmas by Shelley Shepard Gray, Patricia Johns, and  Virginia Wise

A Single Light by Tosca Lee

Dark Ambitions by Irene Hannon

Say You Still Love Me by K. A. Tucker

The Old Success by Martha Grimes

November 2019

To the Land of Long Lost Friends by Alexander McCall Smith (10/22/2019)

Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Let It Snow by Nancy Thayer

Blue Moon by Lee Child 

What Happens in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand (Large Type)

The Guardiana by John Grisham

The Deserter by Nelson DeMille 

The Christmas Spirits on Tradd Street by Karen White

The View From Alameda Island

Me by Elton John

A Dog's Promise by W. Bruce Cameron

Noel Street by Richard Paul Evans

The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry by Mary Higgins Clark

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

The Ride of A Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company by

Robert Iger

The Confession Club by Elizabeth Berg

Tom Clancy Code of Honor by Marc Cameron

The Rise of Magicks by Nora Roberts 

Alic Cross by James Patterson 

Criss Cross by James Petterson

Spy by Danielle Steel

October 2019

Lethal Agent by Vince Flynn

Sins of the Father by JA Jance

The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman

Quantum by Patricia Cornwell

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

Bloody Genius by John Sandford

The Butterfly Girl by Rene Denfeld

A Mrs. Miracle Christmas by Debbie Macomber

Hart's Hollow Farm by Janet Dailey

The 19th Christmas by James Patterson

Spirit of the Season by Fern Michaels

The Shape of the Night by Tess Gerritsen

Gamer's Night


Ages 10 and Above:

Join us each Thursday from 3:15 to 5:45 at the library for Gamer's Night. Free snacks and drinks available. 

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.

Free Notary Services


 Free Notary Services are available at the Palestine Public Library. Paperwork must be signed in front of a Notary.

Knitters Club


Knitters Club meets every Tuesday from  3:00 to  4:00 p.m.  at the Palestine Public Library. 

New Director!


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

About Us


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.