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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