Gale Free Library fines will resume as of 9/1/2021. There will be NO FINES accrued on Holden Items still for Seniors and Children. Please click here for more information.

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Grab & go pickup for library holds

 

schedule a grab & go appointment

 

** MAKE SURE YOUR HOLDS ARE READY FOR PICKUP BEFORE YOU SCHEDULE A GRAB & GO PICKUP TIME**

Grab & Go Pick-up is scheduled by using the link button above. Choose a day & time to pick up your available materials. The items will be bagged, labeled, and out on tables for you to grab.  

Any questions, please reach out to Circulation Services @ (508) 210-5563 or email staff at ILLHL@CWMARS.ORG


 HOW TO REQUEST ITEMS FOR GRAB & GO PICKUP

 

1. PLACE A HOLD(S) IN THE CATALOG

You are going to start by searching for materials in the online catalog.

Not sure what you want? we have a form for that! 

Adults can fill out this form for curated adult fiction and non-fiction titles.

Young Adult can fill out this form & kids can fill out this form for genre specific or even surprise me! options.


2. WAIT TO BE NOTIFIED THAT YOUR HOLD(S) ARE READY TO BE PICKED UP

When your requests are ready for pickup, you will receive an automatic notification. 

You will receive a separate notice for each item. Keep in mind that all items may not be available for pickup at the same time. Items ready for pickup will be held for one week only.  

To update your contact info please log into your library account here.

 

PLEASE WAIT FOR CONFIRMATION IN STEP TWO BEFORE PROCEEDING!


3. SCHEDULE A PICK-UP WINDOW 

Slots for the Grab & Go pick-up windows will be scheduled using our online scheduling system. CLICK HERE to sign up for a pickup window. Choose a day & time range to pick up your requested materials. Your bagged items will be available for you to grab.

We are currently scheduling grab and go pickup during the following time windows:

Monday & Friday   

10:00am - 12:00pm  /   2:00pm - 4:00pm

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

 10:00am - 12:00pm  /  2:00pm - 4:00pm   /  5:00pm - 7:00pm

Saturday**

9:00am -12:30 pm

The Holden Senior Center has offered to provide delivery service of library items to Holden seniors. If you would like to use this service, please contact Rachel Mimms at (508) 210-5560 ext. 4194 to arrange delivery

*As stated above in step two, make sure and WAIT for notification that your holds are ready for pickup before submitting a form for a pickup slot.*

Any questions in regards to this process, please reach out to Circulation Services @ (508) 210-5563 or email staff at ILLHL@CWMARS.ORG


4. GET YOUR MATERIALS!

Masks are required to enter. Please use the hand sanitizer upon entry to the building. 

All bags will be labeled and placed in alphabetical order by last name. Please be mindful by double checking your name and to collect ONLY your bags. We will make every effort to include other information (first name & last four digits of phone number) for you to identify your bag. Please do not touch anyone else’s bagged order.


STILL NEED ASSISTANCE? NO PROBLEM!

Curbside Services are still available for those who need it.

  • Use the online appointment scheduling, just remember to include your need for assistance.
  • You can also request a curbside appointment by email and phone.
  • Please let us know if someone other than yourself will be picking up your item.

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(508) 210- 2901