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Senior Services

The Elk Grove Village Public Library offers a variety of programs, services, and materials especially for older adults in the community. Take a look and see how we can assist you.


Assistive Services

Large-Print Books

The library has nearly 10,000 large-print books, both fiction and nonfiction. In addition to large-print books, the library has an extensive collection of audio books.

Search large-print books in our collection

Motorized Scooter

A battery-powered scooter is available for use in the library for those who need abulatory assistance.

Optelec Reader

The library has an easy-to-use Optelec machine that magnifies printed material. Use it to read the newspaper, bills, and more.

Talking Books

Patrons with visual limitations can sign up at the library for the free Illinois State Library Talking Book and Braille Service that provides a digital player and audio books by mail.

Sign up for the Talking Book and Braille Service


Book Discussion Group

A book discussion group led by a library staff member meets at the library on the first Tuesday of each month.

Learn more about our book discussion groups


Help and Instruction

Need help using email, the internet, or downloading eBooks to your device? Patrons can make an appointment for a one-hour one-on-one training session with a librarian.

Book an appointment with a librarian


Home Delivery

For those who are unable to leave their homes, a library staff member can deliver books or other materials to Elk Grove Village residents. Contact Chris Mika at (847) 725-2160 to request Home Delivery.

Learn more about home delivery


New Large-Print Books