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

 

For Parents

Browse the links at the left or read below to learn more about the services for Parents available at the Gail Borden Library.

Preschool & Childcare Information Fair - January 25, 2014 at 10 am

Meet and find out information about licensed area preschools and daycare centers and homes.
The following preschool and daycare centers will be attending:

School

Agape Academy

525 Church Rd.

Elgin, IL 60123

847-888-8822

Bethlehem Lutheran CDC

340 Grand Blvd.

Elgin, IL 60120

847-741-7743

Director: Kelly Aurand

Centre of Elgin Preschool

100 Symphony Way

Elgin, IL 60120

847-531-7012

Director: Jan Monell

Children Love to Learn Development Center

453 Fremont St.

Elgin, IL 60120

847-400-0548

Director: Karen Raymond

DaVinci Academy

37W080 Hopps Rd.

Elgin, IL 60123

847-841-7532

Director: Scott Etters

Einstein Academy

747 Davis Rd.

Elgin, IL 60123

847-697-3836

Director: Kojo Darkwa

Elgin Academy

350 Park St.

Elgin, IL 60120

847-695-0309

Director: Janet Hughes

Elgin Child & Family Resource Center

210 National St.

Elgin, IL 60120

847-697-7100

Director: Colleen Bandy

Elgin Parent Co-Op

240 Standish St.

Elgin, IL 60123

847-741-0506

Director: Debbie Lucchetti

Goddard School

2496 Bushwood Dr.

Elgin, IL 60123

847-783-0083

Good Shepherd Lutheran Preschool

195 Nesler Rd.

Elgin, IL 60124

847-697-4745

Director: Michelle Gnan

 

Harvest Christian Preschool

1000 N. Randall Rd.

Elgin, IL 60123

847-214-3500

Director: Shelby Naugle

Highland Christian Academy

2250 W. Highland Ave.

Elgin, IL 60123

847-741-5530 x17

Director: Pam Backey

Little Minds Childcare

107 Cottonwood Dr.

Streamwood, IL 60107

847-971-7506

Director: Masuma Hussain

Little Royals Preschool

Larkin High School

1475 Larkin Ave.

Elgin, IL 60123

847-888-5200 x8325

Director: Aurora Monreal-Berner

New Creations Preschool

37W040 Highland Ave.

Elgin, IL 60124

847-931-5088

Director: Penny Ball

Safari Childcare

456 Dundee Ave.

East Dundee, IL

847-551-3516

Director: Kim Woidlock

St. John’s Lutheran Preschool

109 N. Spring St.

Elgin, IL 60120

847-741-7633

St. Peter’s Lutheran School

208 E. Schaumburg Rd.

Schaumburg, IL

847-885-7636

Director: Kristin Blinn

South Elgin Parks & Rec Preschool

10 N. Water St.

South Elgin, IL 60177

847-622-0003

Director: Erin Clancey

Two Rivers Headstart East

735 Dundee Ave.

Elgin, IL 60120

847-742-4922

Director: Cheri Skunicki

U-46 Early Learning

355 E. Chicago St.

Elgin, IL 60120

847-888-5000 x6970

Director: Julie Kallenbach

Westminster Christian School

2700 W. Highland Ave.

Elgin, IL 60123

847-695-0310

Director: Charity Spurlock

YWCA Childcare Resource & Referral

739 Roosevelt Rd. Building 8

Suite 210

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

630-790-8137

Parenting Books

The Parent Shelf is located just opposite the craft area in the Early Learning Center.  This collection contains helpful books on child rearing, dealing with behavior problems, games, party planning, craft ideas and more. Read more...

Parenting Links

A Collection of Web sites with parenting information and advice.  Included are sites that offer advice on feeding your child, discipline, development, behavior and dealing with common problems. Read more...

Area Preschool and Childcare Agencies

Click here for a list of licensed or exempt preschools within our library district boundaries.

Services & Policies - Early Learning Center

Serving children from Birth – Kindergarten

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.  
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Services & Policies - Youth Services

Youth Center
Serving children in 1st – 6th grades

Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
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