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Gail Borden’s main branch is a beautiful building set on the Fox River. The library has a fantastic children’s section, loads of books and media, rooms for studying and meetings, and rotating exhibits which are fantastic for kids.
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We sometimes wonder if our taxes are being wisely used. Visiting and using this facility will convince you that in the case of the library, residents are getting a good deal. There is so much "happening" at Gail Borden every day. Kids, teens, young adults,...More
The Rakow Branch of the Gail Borden Library is a great resource for residents in the south west area of Elgin. You can have any materials delivered from the main library to the branch. They can then be picked up inside or even at the...More
Love this computer room for the library members. They have easy to use scanners and printers. No charge to scan. I love studying here. When I need a break there is a cafe and a great path to take a walk. Plenty of parking.
When I moved here to Elgin 7 years ago, from Pittsburgh, PA, I never dreamed that I would find a library like this in the suburbs! It is huge facility, beautiful, right on the river with magnificent views, and it offers so much in the...More
Best library in my experience! Focused on popular use media, one can find the latest trending titles. Staff are friendly and helpful. The range of programs and populations served reach deep into the communities it serves. I've seen it reach out to homebound populations. There's...More