Library Board Information

MAIN LIBRARY
270 N. Grove Ave
Elgin, IL 60124
MONDAY-THURSDAY 9am-9pm
FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9am-6pm
SUNDAY Noon-5pm
RAKOW BRANCH
2751 W. Bowes Rd.
Elgin, IL 60124
MONDAY-THURSDAY 9am-8pm
FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9am-5pm
SUNDAY Noon-5pm
SOUTH ELGIN BRANCH
127 South McLean Blvd.
South Elgin, IL 60177
MONDAY-THURSDAY 10am-7pm
FRIDAY CLOSED
SATURDAY 10am-4pm
SUNDAY Noon-4pm

eBooks & eAudiobooks

 

Download free eBooks and eAudiobooks day or night!

Click handouts below to view or print instructions.  For assistance please visit the Information Desk or call 847-429-4680.


The library has three different collections of eBooks:

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3M Cloud Library has eBooks for Gail Borden Public Library cardholders only.  The collection is primarily adult fiction but also has kids, nonfiction, teen, and Spanish titles.  eBooks checkout for 28 days.  Cardholders can check out 5 eBooks at one time from 3M Cloud Library.

Hoopla has everything you are looking for in one stop.  This collection contains fiction, nonfiction, audio books, comics, movies, TV and music for all ages.  Enjoy up to 5 items a month and 21 day checkouts for books, audiobooks and comics.

Tumble Book library is an online collection of animated talking picture books and audio books which teach young children the joys of reading. There are no expiration dates or book limits for this resource.

 

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Android, iPad, & Kindle Fire Tablets

Kindle Classic & Paperwhite

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Nook and Kobo eReaders