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Contactless Pick-up of Library Materials

CONTACTLESS PICKUP

We're here for you while libraries are temporarily closed. Items can be held at some locations for contactless pickup.

Important Information about Contactless Hold Pickup:

Items Showing as "Ready"
Library staff will contact you when your items are ready to pick up. Your online record may show items as "ready" but they are not actually ready to be picked up until staff contacts you.

Locations
If you selected a library that is not currently offering contactless services as your pick-up location your online record will still show the library you had selected. Your items will be sent to one of the five locations offering contactless pick-up services. Library staff will contact you when your items are ready to pick up.

Placing Holds

You can place holds on items in the library catalog or call or email the library to have items put on hold.

You can also call or email the library ask for reading, viewing, or listening recommendations, and staff will select up to five titles for you to checkout.

Items can be placed on hold to be picked up at these locations:

When your items are ready to be picked up, library staff will be in touch with information on contactless pickup.

Held items are not ready to be picked up until library staff contact you.

Items may show as "ready for pickup" in your online account but it may take time to transfer items to one of the locations with contactless pickup service. Library staff will contact you when items are ready to be picked up. If you have any questions, please get in touch with one of the libraries listed above.

Picking Up Held Items

Pickup of held items is available at these library locations:

Held items are not ready to be picked up until library staff contact you.

Items may show as "ready for pickup" in your online account but it may take time to transfer items to one of the locations with contactless pickup service. Library staff will contact you when items are ready to be picked up. If you have any questions, please get in touch with one of the libraries listed above.

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