September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

Your Gail Borden Library Card gives you super savings during the month of September! Show your Gail Borden Library Card to participating businesses in September to receive discounts on your purchases. It's a way to support local businesses and literacy at the same time. Don't have a library card yet? Sign up at any of the Gail Borden Public Library locations! Register for your Gail Borden Library Card today! 





270 North Grove Ave
Elgin, IL 60120

2751 West Bowes Rd.
Elgin, IL 60123

127 South McLean Blvd.
South Elgin, IL 60177

MONDAY–THURSDAY   9 am – 9 pm
FRIDAY & SATURDAY   9 am – 6 pm
SUNDAY   Noon – 5 pm
MONDAY–THURSDAY   9 am – 8 pm
FRIDAY & SATURDAY   9 am – 5 pm
SUNDAY   Noon – 5 pm
MONDAY–THURSDAY   10 am – 7 pm
FRIDAY & SATURDAY   10 am – 4 pm
SUNDAY   Noon – 4 pm




 Check out these super-deals on our interactive map


Participating Businesses: 


A to Z Rentals


A to Z Rentals
720 E. Chicago St. 

10% off any rental item (up to $10 discount).



Al's Café


Al’s Café 
▪ 43 DuPage Ct.

10% off of check



Andersen Engraving


Andersen's Engraving 
▪ 27 N. Grove Ave. 

$5 for name engraved on any item (such as a cell phone, ipod, or calculator). High School class rings ordered by November receive free insurance plan and delivery by Christmas. Prices lower than High Schools!


 Anderson Animal Shelter


Anderson Animal Shelter
▪ 1000 S. LaFox St. (South Elgin)

10% off. 



Artistic Framing & Supplies
▪ 25 N. Grove Ave.

10% off framing and 15% off in-stock art supplies.


Axis Elgin Car Wash
▪ 313 Dundee Ave.

$3 off any car wash; 20% off on complete detailing packages. 


Blue Box Cafe

 Blue Box Café
▪ 176 E. Chicago St.

$1 off any lunch sandwich or salad when you show your GBPL Library card. 


Brushed Chicago


Brushed Chicago Inc. 
▪ 13 Douglas Ave.

10% off; must call in advance to reserve seat and redeem discount. Not valid for discounted events.  

Catering Made Simple


Catering Made Simple
▪ 1544 Fleetwood Dr.

15% off your next catering event (minimum $100 purchase).






Curves Elgin 
▪ 359 S. Randall Rd.

A free workout and a gift bag.




 Dairy Queen Orange Julius

Dairy Queen Orange Julius
▪ 704 W. Chicago St.

$1 off a medium or large blizzard or 50¢ off a mini or small blizzard. 



Dairy Queen Orange Julius 


Dairy Queen Orange Julius
▪ 727 Villa St.
▪ 712 McLean Blvd., South Elgin

50¢ off a medium blizzard. Limit one per visit. 




Elgin Antiques & Uniques

Elgin Antiques & Uniques 
▪ 201 E. Chicago St.

20% off – except for records and firm.



Elgin Knit Works 

Elgin Knit Works
▪ 8 Douglas Ave. 

10% off any regular-priced yarn.




 Elgin Public House


Elgin Public House
▪ 219 E. Chicago St.

$3 off 2 or more entrees, 1 per table, dine in only, not combinable with other coupons/gift certificates, not valid for Monday 1/2 off price burger or Tuesday create your own mac + cheese.

Elgin Public Museum


Elgin Public Museum
▪ 225 Grand Blvd.

10% off any item in the store.




Escapade 360


 Escapade 360 – Elgin Escape Room
▪ 77 S. Riverside Dr., Suite 300

Promo code GBPLCARD gives 20% off every ticket, good September 1 - 30, 2017. Must show library card upon arrival. 




 Funky Rooster Tattoo and Art Gallery

Funky Rooster Tattoo and Art Gallery
▪ 73 S. Grove Ave.

 15% off tattoos for first-time customers for the month of September.





Grumpy Goat Tavern

The Grumpy Goat Tavern
▪ 875 Sports Way

$3 off with purchase of two or more entrees. One discount per table. Not combinable with any other coupon or offer.




Guge Institute & Art Studio


The Guge Institute & Art Studio
▪ 51 S. Spring St.

15% off any sculpture or class, 15% off any class for new customers (1 time offer).


Herb's Bakery


Herb’s Bakery
▪ 1020 Larkin Ave.

10% off any order (not valid with any other offer).




In The Neighborhood Deli

In the Neighborhood Deli
▪ 185 N. Edison Ave.
▪ 270 N. Grove Ave. (Inside Main Library)

10% off on deli.






 Jang's Taekwondo


Jang's Taekwondo
▪ 1006 S. McLean Blvd.

A free uniform to new students who sign up for a class. 



Jester's Fast Food


Jester's Fast Food
▪ 96 Tyler Creek Plaza 

10% off. 


Jimmy John's


Jimmy John's
▪ 50 S. Grove Ave. Suite B  

A free medium drink with a purchase of a sandwich.  



Kellenberger Auto Service


Kellenberger Auto Service 
▪ 217 Symphony Way

$5 off any service. 



Lazer Maxx Family Fun Center


Lazer Maxx Family Fun Center
▪ 941 S. McLean Blvd.

Buy a single 30-minute session of lazer tag at the regular price ($15) and get an upgrade to a 60-minute session FREE Sunday-Thursday in September. 



Lolly's Dollhouses and Miniatures


Lolly's Dollhouses and Miniatures
▪ 1054 Dundee Ave.

15% discount. Sale items excluded. 




Mama Lee's Gourmet Popcorn


Mama Lee’s Gourmet Popcorn
▪ 20 S. Spring St.

10% off total.






Bear Family McDonald's Restaurants


McDonald's - Bear Family Restaurants
▪ 401 Summit St. 
▪ 1480 Larking Ave.
▪ 1165 N. McLean Blvd.
▪ 225 Randall Rd.
▪ 816 St. Charles Rd.
▪ 100 N. McLean Blvd.

 Free small smoothie or frappe with any purchase. 



Mom & Me Unique Boutique


Mom & Me Unique Boutique
▪ 241 S. State St.

10% off purchase. 




NAPA Auto Parts

NAPA Auto Parts
▪ 1480 Abbott Dr. 
▪ 1100 W. Spring (South Elgin)

15% off any purchase.


Old Town Pizza

Old Town Pizza Co. 
▪ 853 S. Randall Rd.

Free 12" thin crust pizza with purchase of any 18" pizza or $3 off x-large 18" pizza or $2 off large 16" pizza. 



Original Country Donuts

Original Country Donuts
▪ 3091 U.S. Hwy 20

15% off any purchase. 




Pittsburgh Paints

Pittsburg Paints
▪ 266 Kimball St.

Get the Friends & Family discount when you present your library card. (Discount amount depends on items being purchased.) 




Pro-Boxing Fitness

Pro-Boxing Fitness
▪ 5 S. Spring St.

$20 off unlimited class membership ($119 membership/month) or boxing membership ($99 membership/month). 





Randall's Pancake House


Randall's Pancake House
▪ 305 Randall Rd., South Elgin

10% off; not valid with any other offer. 




Rediscover Records

Rediscover Records
▪ 9 S. Spring St.

20% off any pre-owned vinyl; includes T-shirts, posters, and coffee cups.


Soulful Sparrow

Soulful Sparrow
▪ 10 Douglas Ave.

 20% off one regular priced item.


Spirels Yogurt Delites


Spirels Yogurt Delites
▪ 309 Randall Rd.

15% off cup of frozen yogurt with minimum purchase of $3 (Limit 4 per visit).



State Street Markets

State Street Market Shops
▪ 701 N. State St.

10% off regular-priced merchandise in September.  





▪ 1785 Larkin Ave.

One free small fry or drink with purchase of a sandwich.