Library Service Update: Curbside Plus (Updated September 19, 2021)

All Elgin County Library branches are offering increased hours and in-branch service including computer use and materials browsing as well as Curbside Pickup service as part of Step 2, as well as an increase in branch capacity as part of Step 3 of the province’s Roadmap to Reopen due to COVID-19.  Please refer to our Service and Safety Plan here. Questions? Please email or call your branch or (519) 631-1460 x 109 for further information.  

Branch open hours are as follows, effective the week of September 20, 2021:

Curbside Plus Hours: Eastern Branches

Aylmer Old Town Hall Library

Mondays, 9:30am-8:30pm
Tuesdays, 9:30am-8:30pm
Thursdays, 9:30am-8:30pm
Fridays, 9:30am-5pm
Saturdays, 9:30am-5pm

Belmont Library 

Mondays, 10am-8pm
Tuesdays, 1pm-8pm
Fridays, 10am-2pm
Saturdays, 10am – 1pm

Fred Bodsworth Public Library of Port Burwell 

Mondays, 2pm-5pm
Tuesdays, 2pm-7pm
Thursdays, 10am-5pm
Saturdays, 10am – 12pm


Springfield Library 

Tuesdays, 10am-8pm
Thursdays, 10am-8pm
Saturdays, 2pm-5pm


Straffordville Library 

Mondays, 10am-8pm
Tuesdays, 10am-8pm
Thursdays, 10am-8pm
Fridays, 10am-5pm
Saturdays, 1pm-4pm

Curbside Plus Hours: Western Branches

John Kenneth Galbraith Library, Dutton

Mondays, 9am-7pm
Tuesdays, 9am-7pm
Thursdays, 9am-7pm
Fridays, 9am-5pm
Saturdays, 10am-2pm

Port Stanley Library

Mondays, 9:30am-7pm
Tuesdays, 9:30am-7pm
Thursdays, 9:30am-7pm
Fridays, 9:30am-5pm
Saturdays, 9am-1pm

Rodney Library

Tuesdays, 10am-4pm
Thursdays, 2pm-7pm
Fridays, 10am-5pm
Saturdays, 2pm-5pm


Southwold Township Library, Shedden

Tuesdays, 1pm-7pm
Thursdays, 10am-3pm
Fridays, 10am-5pm
Saturdays, 2pm-5pm

West Lorne Library

Tuesdays, 10am-6pm
Thursdays, 3pm-7pm
Fridays, 10am-4pm
Saturdays, 10am-1pm

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. 

Questions? Contact Us!

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Or Call (519) 631-1460 x 109