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During the Safer-at-Home order the Louisville Public Library will continue to be closed to the public.  View more information about Curbside Holds Pick-Up & Book Returns.  For more information about all City facilities, visit the COVID-19 webpage.

Curbside Holds Pick-Up & Book Returns

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Curbside Holds Pick-Up and Materials Return

Louisville Library cardholders who live in Louisville and Superior will be able to place up to five holds on items in the Flatirons Library Consortium (FLC) collection and pick them up utilizing the Library’s Curbside Holds Pick-Up service. If you need assistance with curbside service, please call 303-335-4846.

  • The library building is closed to the public and there will be no in-person programs or events of any size.
  • The drive-up book drop, in the Via Artista alley on the west side of the building, is open from 1 pm Sunday through 6 pm Friday.
  • Curbside Holds Pick-Up will be available by appointment and drop-in, Wednesday – Friday 11 am to 6:15 pm and on Sunday’s from 1 to 5 pm. You may schedule an appointment up to 10 days in advance.
  • Please allow up to 5 days for materials to be checked in from your account, as materials will be quarantined for 72 hours prior to being checked-in by staff.

Placing and Picking Up Holds

  1. Place up to five holds on items through our online catalog.
  2. When your hold is ready for pick-up, you will receive a notification with a link to make a pickup appointment. Please do not make an appointment until you have received the notification that your holds are ready for pick-up.
  3. At the time of your appointment, you may pick-up your items from the Curbside Holds Pick-Up area, located on the North side of the building in the surface parking lot.
  4. A Library employee will check out the items to your account, bag and place them outside, on a table for pick-up.
  5. Please stay in your vehicle until Library staff has returned to the building.
  6. Do not leave materials for return in the Curbside Holds Pick-Up area.
  7. If you do not have an appointment, or if you need assistance, please call us at 303-335-4846.

Returning Library Materials

  • The drive-up book drop, in the Via Artista alley on the west side of the building, will be open from 1 pm Sunday through 6 pm Friday.
  • Please allow up to 5 days for materials to be checked in from your account, as materials will be quarantined for 72 hours prior to being checked-in by staff.
  • Please do not leave materials for return in the Curbside Holds Pick-Up area.
  • Please, no donations. We are unable to accept any materials for donation at this time.

 

Please note that the City Ordinance requires facial coverings to be worn outdoors where social distancing of 6 feet cannot be maintained.

For questions or assistance with non-curbside library services, please email ref_desk@louisvilleco.gov or call 303-335-4820.

For more information about the City's Reopening Plan, visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update webpage.