Please visit your library branch's website for the latest hours and services. Call us or contact us at http://athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/contact-us if you have any questions regarding library service during this time. For more information about the libraries' phased re-entry plans, please click here  

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How to use Curbside Materials Pickup (books, DVDs, etc.)

  1. Place holds on library materials at athenslibrary.org, through the PINES mobile app (IOS, Android) or by phone. 
  2. Library staff will notify you when your items are ready for pickup.
  3. Once you receive your notification, visit your library during pickup hours. Be sure to bring your library card! Curbside services are available Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., and Friday and  Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at most locations. 
  4. Stay in your vehicle and call your library’s posted phone number for instructions.
  5. Library staff will check your items out over the phone by asking for your library card number and ID. Staff will also ask you what vehicle you are driving.
  6. Once your items are checked out, library staff will bring your items outside to the holds pickup table.
  7. Stay in your vehicle until library staff waves to you.
  8. Once the library staffer leaves the table, you can get out of your vehicle to pick up your checked out items from the table.