SWAN is a library consortium of public, academic, school, and special libraries in the Chicagoland area. You can access your SWAN library from your iOS device. Manage your account, search the catalog, renew and place holds on books, and more. Visit your academic, school, special, and public library including:
• Acorn (Oak Forest)
• Alsip-Merrionette Park
• Batavia
• Bedford Park
• Beecher
• Bellwood
• Bensenville
• Berkeley
• Berwyn
• Bloomingdale
• Blue Island
• Bridgeview
• Broadview
• Brookfield
• Calumet City
• Calumet Park
• Carol Stream
• Chicago Heights
• Chicago Ridge
• Cicero
• Clarendon Hills
• Crestwood
• Crete
• Dolton
• Downers Grove
• Eisenhower (Harwood Heights and Norridge)
• Elmwood Park
• Evergeen Park
• Flossmoor
• Forest Park
• Frankfort Park
• Franklin Park
• Geneva
• Glen Ellyn
• Glenwood-Lynwood
• Grande Prairie (Country Club Hills and Hazel Crest)
• Green Hills (Palos Hills)
• Harvey
• Hillside
• Hinsdale
• Hodgkins
• Homewood
• Indian Prairie (Darien, Willowbrook, and Burr Ridge)
• Itasca
• Justice
• Kaneville
• La Grange
• La Grange Park
• Lansing
• Lyons
• Markham
• McCook
• Matteson
• Maywood
• Melrose Park
• Messenger (North Aurora)
• Midlothian
• Nancy McConathy (Sauk Village)
• North Riverside
• Oak Brook
• Oak Lawn
• Oak Park
• Palos Heights
• Palos Park
• Park Forest
• Prairie Trails (Burbank and Nottingham Park)
• Richton Park
• River Forest
• River Grove
• Riverdale
• Schiller Park
• South Holland
• St. Charles
• Steger
• Stickney-Forest View
• Sugar Grove
• Summit
• Thomas Ford
• Thornton
• Tinley Park
• Town and Country (Elburn)
• University Park
• Westchester
• Villa Park (Villa Park and Oakbrook Terrace)
• West Chicago
• Westmont
• William Leonard (Robbins)
• Wood Dale
• Woodridge
• Worth
• National University of Health Science
• Prairie State College
• Theosophical Society
• Morton Arboretum
• Bensenville Elementary School District 2

What’s New

Version 2020.1.8

Minor fixes and enhancements, including:

Barcode not displaying in large-text mode
Codabar barcode scanner updated.

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

MeadowDancer23 ,

Great App

So excited to get this app! I LOVE being able to access the catalog, databases and my account so easily. I also like that I can access my library’s programs and social media. The best features are being able to scan ISBN to search for books and linking accounts. I am having issues with it freezing up on me quite often. I would also love to be able to make lists and have more filters for narrowing searches. (Fiction/Nonfiction, Audience- Adult/Teen/Juvenile, Publication Date, and Language)

ChicagoJoe69 ,

Curbside Pickup Location

App is fine but I do wish they’d change how curbside pickup location is selected.

With many libraries still closed, curbside and driveup pickup is important. I’d love to arrange those via this app but I cannot because it only allows me to set my home library as the pickup point.

I much prefer to just go there and get the item instead of waiting for it to be transferred to my home library. The libraries I have done this with have been very helpful and cooperative but I had to make the arrangement by phone as it was not possible via the app.

sssgame ,

Incomplete status of held books

I use the ISBN scanner in a bookstore to see if I can get the book from SWAN, but the app has incomplete status of book holds: it just says Placed. The web site says In transit or Pending.


System Wide Automated Network
26.3 MB

Requires iOS 11 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese

Age Rating
Unrestricted Web Access


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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