The Calgary Public Library announced Curbside Holds Service, a contactless curbside pick-up service that will allow people to pick up holds at most locations throughout the city starting Tuesday, June 9.
The library is not accepting any returns at this time.
As per the library, the people who have outstanding holds will receive a notification with information about where and when to pick up their material. Calgarians are asked not to visit any library without receiving a hold notification with the pickup location.
Those who have pickups available should call the number posted at the pickup location. The staff will bring the books to the pickup table. You are to pick up the books after the staff leaves.
Watch the instructional video below:
Calgary Public Library is moving to a Fine Free model and will become Fine Free as of July 1. Until then, no fines will accrue, and all existing fines will be forgiven.
Alberta has not yet announced the reopening date for libraries which is included in Stage 2 of the Alberta Relaunch Strategy.
Yesterday, Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced that the second phase of the province’s relaunch after COVID-19 shutdowns could occur ahead of schedule.