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
Gail Borden Library Services

Services

Gail Borden Library Services

24/7 eLibrary
A variety of entertainment and educational resources that you can access at any time of the day or night.

Technology Classes
Gail Borden seeks to offer a wide range of technology classes to fit your needs! From beginner level computer training to advanced level Microsoft classes, we have skilled trainers ready to help. Search our offerings and sign up today!

Information about the Computer Center, library-wide Wi-Fi, email notices, and more.

Home Services
Free monthly delivery is provided to anyone who lives in the Gail Borden Public Library District and is unable to visit the library due to temporary or permanent illness or disability.

Resources for New Americans
Here, you will find resources and information about the process of becoming a citizen and adjusting to life in the United States.

Affordable Care Act
Links to resources that provide more information and access to the Insurance Marketplace.

Tax Forms & Information
Access to federal and state tax forms and publ
ication.

Voter Registration & Information
Residents of the State of Illinois may register to vote at the first floor registration desk when the library is open.

Community Information
Find information and resources for Elgin and South Elgin.

For Parents
Information and services for parents.

For Teachers
Information and services for teachers.

Ask a Librarian

Need help finding a book or information? Ask a librarian today!

Text Message

You can send your question via text message to 847-754-4599
[Please Note: Message and data rates may apply.]

By Appointment

Meet with a librarian for personalized service!

  • Services for readers
  • Using library materials
  • Research guidance
  • eBook and technology training
  • Genealogy and local history
  • Citizenship assistance
  • FAFSA

 Call 847-429-4680 to schedule an appointment

Telephone

A librarian is available to answer your questions by telephone when the library is open.

Please check library hours.

Information Desk:
847-429-4680
Movies, Music, & More:
847-429-4696

Email

Email your question to a librarian by filling out this form.