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

 

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.

My Media Mall is a resource, provided by Overdrive, that allows you to check out eBooks and eAudio books to Gail Borden Card holders.  To experience shorter waits for items on hold and a faster checkout process please try 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