Mon, Wed, Fri

10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tues & Thurs

10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

​Closed Sat & Sun

Potential Projects:

June 6th through July 25th

Tuesday's 2:00 - 4:00 pm (time may change when members start organizing)

Create a logo, recruit members, record the first meeting, make a club website, video club space, plan a club adventure, make a fabric flag

Hoagland Chiropractic Free Screening Today!

Monday, May 22 

10:00 - 12:00 

This summer, Palestine Public Library is hosting a DIY club for ages 11 - 18.  The program is club member driven and will continue through the school year if it is successful this summer.

Members will be downloading the app onto either their own devices or using the library's ipad or Nexus tablet.  Go to DIY.org to learn more about this free service.

Members work to collect embroidered badges! for free!  having fun all along the way.

Want to sign up?  Call the library to register or fill out this online form:

Below are some features found in the A to Z Maps Online website: a new free online service through the library using your library card number. 

Online card catalog : share



New online service:  Maps

Click icon below to use the Maps!

Facebook Security                                                 2-4 p.m.   June 6, 8, 13, 15

4 2-hr sessions for a total of 8 hours, two instructors – T.Finkbiner & L. Branch,

Are you secure on Facebook at home or at work? Do you know how to set up WHO can see your posts and who can’t? Do you know how to find the Settings in Facebook? Join us at this workshop and find out all about Facebook Settings and Security.

How to Edit Photos                                                2-4 p.m.    July 3, 6, 11, 13

4 2-hr sessions for a total of 8 hours, two instructors – T.Finkbiner & L. Branch,

Learn how to edit your photos and artwork for your personal or business use both profit and non-profit. We will look at different editing software such as Win 10, PicMonkey, Picasa, and Paint.net. Learn how to transfer the photos from a computer to a jump drive. Learn how to send photos in an email and how to put them on Facebook. Learn how to manage your photos on your computer or device.

Introduction to QuickBooks for Non-Profits       6-8 p.m.        August 8, 15, 22, 29

4 2-hr sessions for a total of 8 hours, one instructor – Kemper's Lauren Lewis

Learn the basics of QuickBooks software.  This is intended as a beginning workshop in QuickBooks for Non-Profit businesses. QuickBooks is Intuit Inc.’s set of software solutions designed to manage payroll, inventory, sales and other needs of a Non-Profit business. The software’s features include grant tools, services, supplies, checking accounts, savings accounts, reports, and training solutions.


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maps online

Click 'A to Z Maps Online' image and visit our new service to use maps free!  Download, print professionally, or use for studying! Don't have the internet? Use the library- we have free WiFi.  Ask the front desk for help.

Palestine Public Library District in Palestine



P:  618.586.5317  E:  palestinelibrary@hotmail.com  F:  618.586.9711


Summer Reading Program- All Ages

Summer Reading Program 2017 ‘Pioneers to Pluto’

The programs are: 

June 7, 2017; 10:00 – 11:00 am at the library – registration and craft
Also on June 7; 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the library -- ‘Astronomy for Everyone: Size and Scale of the Universe’  with Kevin Manning who worked as a consultant with NASA and the Chandra X-Ray Observatory launched on the space shuttle with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.  During this evening program, we will be able to go outdoors, weather permitting, to view the rings of Saturn and more with a powerful hand-crafted telescope.
June 14; 10:00 -11:00 am at the library -- Leonardo Music performing his 'Rockin' and Reading Program' that was a hit last year.
June 21; 10:00 - 11:00 am at Palestine Grade School Gym -- Mad Science
June 28th; 10:00 - 11:00 am at Fife Opera House -- ‘Stories in the Stars’ with the Douglas Hart Nature Center
July 12; 10:00 - 11:00 am at Fife Opera House -- 'Jumping Over the Moon: A Puppet Musical' presented by Madcap Puppets
July 19th; 10:00 – 11:00 am at the Palestine Grade School -- Cosmic Emily and the Star Lab
July 26th; 10:00 – 11:00 am at the library -- Reading Program Prizes and Cosmic Emily and the Star Lab
Also on July 26th; 7 – 9 pm at Robinson Municipal Swimming Pool- Pool Party!

All books can be placed on hold or ordered with our SHARE button found on each web page.  Use your library barcode for your username and the last four digits for your PIN #.  Order books and we'll call you when they are ready!

DIY for ages 11 - 18 this summer!