ALL LIBRARY BUILDINGS ARE STILL CLOSED TO PUBLIC ACCESS.

CURB-SIDE PICKUP™

Instructions: HOW TO ORDER

Our Curb-Side Pickup To Go™ services are up and running at all SCPL locations. In order for this service to run smoothly and safely, you will be required to follow the listed rules: 
The methods for requesting material:

Instructions: AFTER YOU PLACE AN ORDER

  • An SCPL Staff Member will contact you to set up an APPOINTED TIME for your Curb-Side Pickup™.
  • It may take a day or two before you receive a call from us. Please be patient.
  • DO NOT show up without having a confirmed, appointed time.
  • You MUST WEAR A MASK when you come to the Library to pickup.
  • You MUST BRING YOUR LIBRARY CARD and/or PHOTO ID when you come to the Library to pickup.
  • Upon arrival at the Library, look for signage as to where to go to pickup your materials. Most locations will have pickup outside the front door.

Time Frame for Curb-Side Pickup™ at SCPL locations:

  • ALL SCPL LOCATIONS OFFER CURB-SIDE PICKUP™

RETURNING YOUR MATERIALS

All of our Book Drops are open for you to return materials 24 hours a day.

  • We WILL NOT be accepting returned materials at the Curb-Side Pickup™.
  • All returned materials must be placed in a Book Drop.
  • All returned materials enter into a quarantine period for 3-7 days.
  • Returned items will still show on your account until they exit their quarantine period.
  • NO FINES will assessed to your account for overdue materials during this limited-service time period.


CLICK HERE for our Board of Trustees Plan for Stepped Reopening of our Library System.

The mission of the Schenectady County Public Library is to satisfy our community's educational, informational, cultural and recreational needs by providing free and open access to a comprehensive range of materials, services and programs.