If you are nervous about coming into the library due to the surge in Covid 19 cases, we are now offering curbside pickup. Just call the library at 618-586-5317 and let us know what you would like whether it be checking out books or using our copy or fax services. When you pull into the library, give us a call and one of our librarians will come out to assist you.
Our book sale is still on-going!! Some of these books would make great Christmas presents! We have a lot more than just books too!
Sale - Sale - Sale - Sale -
Fiction, Non-fiction, Romance and Children's books
Music cds, Movies, Audio books, etc for sale
Paperbacks 25 cents or $1.00 a bag
Hardbacks: .25 cents or $1.00 a bag
All Books - $2.00 a box
Audiobook & Music cds - 25 cents
Books, Large Print Books, Audio Books, Movies, Magazines, ebooks/Cloud Library, Computer Usage, Computer classes, Kindle check out, Notary services, Fax services, Adult Book Club, Legos, copy and printing services, technical services for phones, ipads, and computers, the Wall Street Journal, the Robinson Daily News, The Epoch Times, Gamer's Night, Lil Ones Story Hour, Knitting Club, Bridge Club, Crawford County Railroaders meet here, DIYers, Summer Reading Program.
Adult Book Club meets from 4:30 to 5:30 every Second Thursday of each month.
Adult Book Club is not meeting every month
until further notice.
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.
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. Gamers night has been a great success. Please come and join us!
** Not meeting until school resumes**
Congratulation to Jerika Coffman. She is our 2020 - 2021 Tech Talk scholarship recipient. She will be here at the library Tuesdays from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. and Fridays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. to help with any technology questions including phones, tablets and computers. If you would like to schedule an appointment with Jerika, give the library a call at 618-586-5371. This Scholarship is made possible by Diana Hughes and Doug Davis.
Free Notary Services are available at the Palestine Public Library. Paperwork must be signed in front of a Notary.
Knitters Club meets every Tuesday from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Palestine Public Library. **Knitters will not be meeting at the library until further notice.
Friday, January 1 New Year’s Day
Monday, February 15 President’s Day
Friday, April 2 Good Friday
Monday, April 5 Easter Monday
Monday, May 31 Memorial Day
Monday, July 5 Observe of Independence Day
Monday, September 6 Labor Day
Thursday, November 11 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 25 & Friday, November 26 Thanksgiving Day and Friday
Friday, December 24 & Monday December 27
Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
Friday, December 31
Monday, January 3, 2022
New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day
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.