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 Sarah Vetter, Home Services Associate, at 847-429-4599 or by email at svetter@gailborden.info 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.
Home Services Flyer
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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)