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Columbus Metropolitan Library To Offer Curbside Pickup Starting Monday, May 18

A message from Columbus Metropolitan Library below:

Starting Monday, May 18, we’ll offer curbside pickup at three branches:

  • Gahanna Branch | 310 Granville St.
  • Hilliard Branch | 4500 Hickory Chase Way
  • Parsons Branch | 1113 Parsons Ave.

Curbside pickup will be available Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., with no service on Sunday.

If you have received a notification from the library that you have items ready to pick up at these three locations, you may do so with curbside pickup. If you have items ready to pick up at any other location, please watch for updates for when additional locations will be offering curbside pickup.

We’ll be closely monitoring this process next week with the hope of expanding curbside pickup to other locations later this month and – ideally – reopening additional locations in June. 

For detailed information about curbside pickup and your currently held items, please click here.

This curbside pickup will be contact-free and allow you to drop off materials and pick up reserves. You may return items through the Book Return slots at our Gahanna, Hilliard and Parsons branches during those hours as well, and returned materials will be handled by staff wearing masks and gloves and will be quarantined for 72 hours, as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). There will be no public access into these buildings.

Remember: You can visit 24/7 for free access to regularly updated, trusted information about COVID-19 and to keep up-to-date with what we’re doing. 

You can also Contact Us:

  • Live Chat: Our live chat feature is a convenient way to get the help you need Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday & Saturday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday from 1-5 p.m.
  • Phone Lines: Call us at 614-645-2275 to get the help you need Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Reserve an Expert: Schedule a one-on-one, virtual appointment with a librarian to get help with genealogy, local history, business information, searching for a job or downloading digital content.

Thank you again for your trust and support as we all continue to navigate this new way of living and learning together.