Keep the Library in Your Pocket

swan bc app graphic2 500wDownload the new SWAN Libraries App to your smartphone or tablet.  Once you login with your library card barcode and PIN, you can access the SWAN Library Catalog and your account.

My Account:

  • View what you have checked out and renew eligible items.  You can also see your checkout history if it’s enabled in your account.
  • View your holds information, cancel holds, and suspend holds in the mobile app.
  • View and pay current fines that are due in your account. 


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  • Once you've logged in, the app can display your library account number and corresponding barcode.
  • If you want to keep track of multiple library cards, you can link other cards to the app.

Searching & Holds & Digital Material

  • Use the search box on the homepage to perform a search.
  • Use the filter at the bottom to limit by library, format, and more.
  • With the results list, tap on an item to view more information.
  • Quickly and easily place a hold on an item.
  • Checkout, download, and listen to or read a digital copy right in the app.

More Features:

  • Scan the ISBN barcode on the the back of a book to see if the library has a copy.
  • View Elmwood Park Public Library's hours, location, and contact information.  You can also view the same information for other SWAN libraries nearby.
  • Quickly link to Elmwood Park Public Library's online calendar of events.
  • View Elmwood Park Public Library's online resources page.
  • Quickly link to Elmwood Park Public Library's social media accounts.
  • Change the language of the app to Spanish.



 Click here for more details, screen shots, video tutorials, and how-to's about using the SWAN Library app.


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