Curbside service is a safe way to have access to library services while the library is closed. Our contactless curbside pickup provides maximum social distancing for the safety of our patrons and our staff. Staff will use gloves and cloth face coverings in accordance with CDC and Virginia Department of Health guidelines.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What curbside services are available?
Services that are available include material checkout and fax, print, copy, and notary services.
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For fax, print, copy, and notary services, call your library location for details.
How do I reserve items for pickup?
- Call your library to place items on hold or place them yourself and arrange for a pickup day and time. You can browse available items and place holds using our online catalog.
- Call the library and request that library staff make selections for you based on your favorite genre or author and to arrange for a pickup day and time.
What are the curbside service hours?
Curbside services will be offered during these hours:
Curbside services are available during library hours. Call us to schedule a curbside slot. Curbside slots are available:
Monday: 10 a.m. – 4:45p.m.
Tuesday: 10am – 6:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Damascus/ Glade Spring/Hayters Gap/Mendota Libraries:
Branch libraries will offer browsing, materials pickup, and computer use:
**Computers shut down 30 minutes before closing time.
Branch libraries will offer curbside pickup only:
Closed Saturday and Sunday
*Please note that we are open on an adjusted schedule until further notice.
How do I use curbside pickup?
Arrive at the library and park in the designated area. Please be on time to pick up your materials.
Your items will be in a bag, with your name on it, placed on a table near the curbside area at your scheduled time.
**To keep our staff and patrons safe, we ask that you stay in your vehicle until the staff member is back inside the library.
Do I need a library card to use curbside pick-up?
Yes. If you do not have a library card, call the Abingdon Library Public Services Desk at 276-676-6233.
What items can I check out?
At this time, you may check out books, DVDs, CDs, Magazines, and Books on CD.
Can I check out a book kit for my discussion group?
Book club kits are available. Visit our Book Club Kits page for details.
How long can I check out materials?
DVDs can be checked out for seven days, and all other items for two weeks.
How do I renew my materials?
You may renew items on the library’s webpage by logging into your account or by calling your library.
How do I return my materials?
You can return your materials to the book drops located outside each library location. Books will be quarantined for 24 hours, sanitized, then checked in. DVDs and CDs will be quarantined for five days, sanitized, and then checked in.