Library Board Information

MAIN LIBRARY
270 North Grove Ave
Elgin, IL 60120
847-742-2411
MONDAY-THURSDAY 9am-9pm
FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9am-6pm
SUNDAY Noon-5pm
RAKOW BRANCH
2751 West Bowes Rd.
Elgin, IL 60123
847-531-7271
MONDAY-THURSDAY 9am-8pm
FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9am-5pm
SUNDAY Noon-5pm
SOUTH ELGIN BRANCH
127 South McLean Blvd.
South Elgin, IL 60177
847-931-2090
MONDAY-THURSDAY 10am-7pm
FRIDAY CLOSED
SATURDAY 10am-4pm
SUNDAY Noon-4pm

The Gail Borden Public Library District offers online access to books, movies, music, digital media, and subscription-based databases to all valid library card holders.  A card is available to all residents of the library district. 

Getting a Gail Borden Library Card

Find out who may have a library card, how to get your library card, and how to view your library account.

Checking Out Materials

Information on loan periods, checkout limits, how to place holds, and using the drive-up window.

Renewing Materials

The library has several ways you can renew library materials and what is available for renewal.

Returning Materials

The library offers many locations in the district for returning library materials.

Fees

For information on extended use fees, lost books, and lost cards.

Fees for Materials, Services, and Equipment

For information on fees for lamination, copiers, and more.

Questions?

For questions about library cards please contact the Checkout desk at 847-429-4690.