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Gail Borden Public Library – Rakow Branch

2751 W. Bowes Rd.
Elgin, IL, 60124,
Friday & Saturday:

Drive-Up Window Hours:
Friday & Saturday:

9 am – 8 pm
9 am – 5 pm
Noon – 5 pm

8:30 am – 8 pm
8:30 am – 5 pm
11:30 am – 5 pm

Gail Borden Public Library welcomes more than one million visitors each year to enjoy museum-quality exhibits, innovative programs and an extensive collection of books, eBooks, movies and more for children, teens and adults. The library was proud to host in 2013 The Science of SuperCroc with Paleontologist Dr. Paul Sereno, professor, University of Chicago, and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence. Popular exhibits on display throughout the past year have included Sweet Home Chicago: The History of America’s Candy Capital, Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog

Gail Borden Public Library – Rakow Branch
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