MAIN LIBRARY 847-742-2411
270 N. Grove Ave. Elgin, IL 60120
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FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9am-6pm
SUNDAY Noon-5pm
RAKOW BRANCH 847-531-7271
2751 W. Bowes Rd. Elgin, IL 60124
MONDAY-THURSDAY 9am-8pm
FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9am-5pm
SUNDAY Noon-5pm

 

Movies, Music & More

Movies - Music - Audiobooks - Games


Movies
DVDs and Blu-rays are available for checkout - including these that were added this month and last month:


In addition, there are movies playing at the library every month.  See  movies are playing this month at the library by visiting the library events calendar.

Stream up to three free movies or TV episodes on your computer using the
Freegal Movie & TV service.
  

Music
The library has a wide variety of rock, pop, classical, jazz, electronic, country, world, and Spanish  music on CD and available for download.

Take a look at the that were added this month and last month.

This collection is organized by the ANSCR Classification System.


Audiobooks
Audiobooks are available in multiple formats - CD, downloadable eAudiobooks, and Playaways.

See titles that were added this month and last.

Playaways are single-title self-contained audiobooks that are perfect for those on the go.  Here's a list of our Playaway titles.


Games
The library carries games for the Nintendo DS and 3DS, Wii, Xbox 360Playstation 3, and Playstation 4.

All of the game titles are requestable via the Main Library MediaBank - except for Nintendo DS and 3DS games.

There are also two gaming magazines: Game Informer and Maximum PC.

 

Playaway

 

Loan Periods

Quick Flicks: 3 days

DVDs, Videos (VHS),  Magazines,
Video Games and Quick Picks: 7 days

Art Prints: 90 days

Books & All Other Materials: 28 days

Checkout Limits

60 Total Items

10 DVDs

4 Video Games

6 Art Prints

Reciprocal Borrower
Checkout Limits

Reciprocal Borrowers are limited to a total of 30 items on their library card.  Read our Special Message for Reciprocal Borrowers for more information.  Checkout limits are imposed on the following items:

10 DVDs

 

Material Request Form

To request material not owned by the library please fill out a Material Request Form. Forms are available at any library service desk or online.