Contactless Pickup + Limited In-Library Service


Welcome back! We’ve missed you!  

Beginning the week of Monday, October 19th, we are offering increased contactless Curbside Pickup service hours per week at our branches in addition to limited in-library service. 

Limited service will include using computer stations, browsing materials in a grab ‘n’ go style, and photocopying and faxing services. Please make a 30-minute appointment with your branch to use the library. Drop-in visits are welcome, but are offered on a first come, first served basis.

Please note that library washrooms will remain closed. To make an appointment or ask a question, please contact your branch by phone or email during the open hours below:

Curbside + In-Library 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 + In-Library 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 Contactless Curbside Pickup:

  1. Place Your Holds – Place your requested items on hold using your Library Account online, using the MyLibrary! app, by calling your local branch library or stopping by during their open hours.
  2. Schedule Your Pickup Time – Staff will call you to schedule a pick up time for your items. Please note that washrooms will remain closed.
  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. 

How To Use In-Library Service:

  1. Make an Appointment or Drop-In – Call your branch to make an appointment to use the library for limited services (computer use, browsing materials, faxing, etc.) Drop-in visits will be first come, first served as library staff are available. Please practice physical distancing when waiting outside the library. Masks are required inside the library.
  2. Sign In Upon Entering the Library – Please sign in and sanitize your hands when entering the library. A library staff member will guide you throughout the library in a one-on-one way. Please note that washrooms will remain closed.
  3. Have a Quick Visit – Appointments will be 30 minutes in length. Library staff will assist you during your visit. If possible, please borrow items that you browse. Please place browsed items that you don’t borrow on carts for quarantining. 
  4. Enjoy Your Items and Your Safe Visit! – A receipt with the due dates for your items will be included with your checked out items. Please make an appointment for your next visit and/or 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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