Palestine Public Library offers many services.  Below is a list of these services and the costs associated with them:

  • Book (including large print), Video, Audio and Magazine Checkout
  • eBook lending service through Overdrive for digital reading devices
  • Public Access Computers -- The library has seven public access computers.  There is a one-time (lifetime) charge of $3 (for maintenance) to use the computers.  For non-residents the charge will be $5 lifetime or $1 each user time.  Six computers are equipped with Office 2010 (one has Office 2007), Encarta Africana, Encarta Encyclopedia, Encarta Dictionary, Encarta World Atlas, Microsoft Streets and Trips, and many games.  All computers are Internet accessible.  Printing costs are $1.00/page for color, $.20/page for grayscale and $.10/page for laser.  There is a penny per page charge for printing information from the Internet or software when the project is for school research.
  • Wireless access is available free of charge- ask the front desk for the PIN
  • Printers
  • Scanning -- No charge for scanning, but costs for printing are $.50/page for color or $.20 for grayscale; $1.00 for 8-1/2X11" premium photo paper.
  • Photocopy Service -- $.10/page (per side) for regular size paper; $.20 per side for legal or ledger size paper.
  • Computer Literacy Program
  • Crawford County Adult Literacy Program
  • Discarded Book Sales
  • Equipment Rental -- 16 mm Movie Projector, Movie Screen, Carousel Slide Projector
  • Fax Services -- $1.00/page to send and $.50/page to receive
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Internet Access
  • Laminating- $1.00 per/page
  • Memorials
  • Microfilm & Microfiche Reader and printer
  • Reciprocal Borrowing
  • Non-resident Card -- the fee for non-resident cards is $60, effective February 2, 2012
  • Reference Service
  • School Reading Program & Visits
  • Talking Book Program
  • Talking Computer for the Blind & Physically Handicapped
  • TDD Available for Deaf
  • Typewriter for Public Use
  • Typing Service -- $2.00/page