|Library Board Information
|270 N. Grove Ave.||Elgin, IL 60120|
|FRIDAY & SATURDAY||9am-6pm|
Located on the second floor, the genealogy collection contains over 4,400 books and hundreds of reels of microfilm. The collection concentrates on Elgin and Kane County, Illinois, but also contains materials relating to twenty-five other states, mostly east of the Mississippi River, and five European countries.
Online Library Resources
Elgin Area Memories is the starting point to access an online archive of historical Elgin Photographs and memorabilia from the local area. Details about local residents may be found in these publications.
Heritage Quest Online
Ancestry Library Edition
Elgin Death Records
Area Genealogical Groups
LDS Affiliate Library
Gail Borden Public Library is a designated LDS (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) Affiliate Library. LDS materials, ordered and paid for online, can be delivered for viewing to Gail Borden. Gail Borden will provide microfilm viewers for users of this service. More information can be found on the LDS Family Search Website.