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SUNDAY Noon-5pm
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2751 W. Bowes Rd. Elgin, IL 60124
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FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9am-5pm
SUNDAY Noon-5pm

 

Mobile Apps

Gail Borden Public Library Mobile App

Gail Borden Public Library App

Use the library's free mobile app to:

  • Search for books, ebooks, music, DVDs, audiobooks, and more.
  • Register for upcoming events.
  • Log into your account and check holds or renew items.
  • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Find contact information, hours and directions.
  • Preview the library's free mobile app here.

Available in: the Apple App Store; Google Play;
Amazon App Store for Android
and the Windows App Store

Additional Mobile Apps for Library Users

3M Cloud Library

3M Cloud Library

Download eBooks to your mobile device with your Gail Borden Library Card from 3M Cloud library. Requires a Gail Borden Public Library Card.

Available in the Apple App Store and in Google Play

Gale AccessMyLibrary

AccessMyLibrary

Access hundreds of encyclopedia and magazine articles from any library with Gale databases within a 10 mile radius. No library card required.

Available in the Apple App Store and the Google Play.

Dictionary

Dictionary.com

Have access to millions of words, definitions, synonyms and antonyms with the dictionary.com app for free. No library card required.

Available in the Apple App Store, the Google Play, and for Blackberry.

Freegal Movies and Television

Stream up to three movies and/or television episodes per week.   Requires a Gail Borden Public Library Card.

Available in the Apple App Store and in Google Play

Freegal Music

Freegal Music

Download up to three MP3 tracks per week  and/or stream music  for up to three hours per day for free.  This service offers music  from some of today’s most popular artists, including Adele, Daughtry, The Fray, Leonard Cohen, Ke$ha, Cage the Elephant, Glasvegas, Mumford & Sons, Jason Aldean, Three Days Grace, Pitbull, Broken Bells, Kelly Clarkson, Usher, and Chris Brown. Requires a Gail Borden Public Library Card.

Available in the Apple App Store and in Google Play

Good Reads

Goodreads

Track the books you've read and books you want to read on Goodreads. No library card required.

Available in the Apple App Store and the Google Play.

Overdrive

Overdrive

Download eBooks and eAudiobooks to your mobile device with your Gail Borden Library Card from MyMediaMall. Requires a Gail Borden Public Library Card.

Available in the Apple App Store, the Google Play, for Blackberry, the Windows Phone 7, and in the Windows App Store.

PrinterOn

Print on the go with PrinterOn. Access black & white and color printers from the Gailborden Public Library, Main Building and Rakow Branch. No library card required.

Available in the Apple App Store and the Google Play.

Reference USA

ReferenceUSA

This is a business and consumer reference and research tool offering instant, real-time access to in-depth information on millions of U.S businesses and consumers. You must have a valid Gail Borden Public Library District in-district library card and an iPad to access the ReferenceUSA App.

Available in the Apple App Store for the iPad only.