Library Board Information

MAIN LIBRARY 847-742-2411
270 N. Grove Ave. Elgin, IL 60120
MONDAY-THURSDAY 9am-9pm
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

For Parents & Teachers

Parents

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Every child is born ready to learn and there are a few simple things parents can do to help.  Click here to see short tips that will get your child ready for success in school and in life.

Welcome Baby: The first step in supporting your baby's early literacy development.

Ready...Set...Read Blog: Read about our preschool classes and early literacy activities you can do at home.

Find Books by Reading Level (Fountas and Pinnell)

Parenting Books

Parenting Links

Getting a Gail Borden Library Card

About the Early Learning Center

About the Youth Center

Resources for Children with Special Needs

Homeschool Resources

Private Tutors

Submit Information About Your Preschool or Day Care

Area Preschool and Childcare Agencies

Area Preschool and Childcare Agencies - A list of licensed or exempt preschools within our library district boundaries.This list is maintained by Gail Borden Public Library.

Child Care Referrals - The YWCA offers personalized child care referrals to parents in DuPage and Kane Counties. Visit their website for more information.

Teachers

 

Services for Pre-K - Grade 8

Services for Grades 9-12