Free delivery is provided to anyone living in the Gail Borden Public Library District who finds it difficult or impossible to use the drive-up window at this time.

Please keep the Gail Borden Public Library bag that holds your delivery of materials with our compliments! Please use the plain clear plastic bag included to return your materials.

  • Print books, audiobooks and music CDs can be requested.
  • Up to eight items may be requested at a time.
  • Library staff will make a delivery to your home or apartment.
  • Deliveries will be made within a week of ordering materials.

Contact Home Services Associate by emailing or call 847-429-4599


Items available for delivery
  • Large type books
  • Regular type books
  • Fiction Bestsellers
  • Nonfiction Bestsellers
  • Mystery
  • Romance
  • Science fiction
  • Western
  • Nonfiction selections
  • Children's and teen titles
  • Audiobooks on CD
  • Audiobooks on Playaway
  • Music CDs
  • Computer Software
  • Art prints
  • Assistive Reading Equipment such as magnifiers or Adapt-A-Lap
  • Kindle Touch (limited availability and selection)

Free monthly delivery is provided to anyone who lives in the Gail Borden Public Library District and has a temporary or permanent illness or disability, or is unable to visit the library. Contact Home Services Associate, at 847-429-4599 or by email at for more information.
    • Screened volunteers or Gail Borden staff will bring or return up to 8 items per month.
    • Both reading and listening materials may be requested.
    • No fines are charged for overdue items, but customers are responsible for lost items.
    • If you do not have a Gail Borden library card, an application can be brought upon the initial visit. Your card will then be held at the library while you are enrolled in the services.
  • Home service patrons may phone the Information Desk for general reference assistance to questions. We can telephone, fax, mail, or deliver the requested information to the customer.