Library Service Change: Curbside Pickup Only (Updated January 13, 2021)

Elgin County Library branches will continue to offer Curbside Pickup service only at all 10 branches during the province-wide shutdown due to COVID-19. Refer to our Library Service and Safety Plan herePlease reduce unnecessary travel when picking up your holds and access our online library and resources from home. 

Place holds on your library materials online by using your Library Account or MyLibrary! app or by connecting with your branch library by email or phone. Your branch will let you know when your items are ready for pickup during the hours below:

Curbside Pickup Hours: Eastern Branches

Aylmer Old Town Hall Library

Tuesdays, 9:30-6pm                                                                                  Thursdays, 9:30-6pm
Fridays, 9:30-1:30pm                                                                Saturdays, 9:30-1:30pm

Belmont Library 

Mondays, 1-7:30pm                                                                  Tuesdays, 3-7:30pm                                                                                Fridays, 9:30-2pm

Fred Bodsworth Public Library of Port Burwell 

Mondays, 2-5pm                                                                      Tuesdays, 3-6pm                                                                    Thursdays, 11-2pm


Springfield Library 

Tuesdays, 10-2pm                                                                  Thursdays, 10-5:30pm        

Straffordville Library 

Mondays, 10-2pm                                                                    Tuesdays, 1-7pm                                                                          Thursdays, 1-7pm                                                                        Fridays, 10-2pm

Curbside Pickup Hours: Western Branches

John Kenneth Galbraith Reference Library, Dutton

Mondays, 10-6pm                                                                    Thursdays, 12-6pm                                                                      Fridays, 10-5pm

Port Stanley Library

Mondays, 10-5pm                                                                    Tuesdays, 10-5pm                                                                  Thursdays, 12-7pm

Rodney Library

Tuesdays, 12-6pm                                                                            Fridays, 12-5pm




Southwold Township Library, Shedden

Tuesdays, 2-6pm                                                                          Fridays, 10-5pm

West Lorne Library

Tuesdays, 10-6pm                                                                          Fridays, 2-5pm

How To Use Curbside Pickup:

  1. Place Your Holds – Place your requested items on hold using your Library Account online, using the MyLibrary! app, by calling or emailing your library branch.
  2. Schedule Your Pickup Time – Staff will call you to schedule a pick up time for your items. 
  3. Pick Up Your Items – Arrive at the library to pick up your items. Please maintain physical distancing while waiting for your pickup and if you are picking up items for others (friends, family, neighbours, etc.), please pick them up by yourself.
  4. Enjoy Your Items! – A receipt with the due dates for your items will be included. Please return items in the book drop. Items may remain on your Library Account for up to 3 days upon return for quarantining purposes. 

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