All locations will be closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Locations & Hours

Main Library

The library buildings are currently closed.
We are offering curbside services.

Damascus Library

Glade Spring Library

Hayters Gap Library

Mendota Library

Curbside Services

Curbside Pickup

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.

For fax, print, copy, and notary services, call your library location for details.

How do I reserve items for pickup?

  1. 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.
  2. 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:

Main library in Abingdon
Monday: 9:30 a.m. – 4:40 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. – 6:40 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. – 4:40 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 6:40 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 4:40 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1:40 p.m.
Pickup slots are now every 10 minutes each day.
Please note new extended hours on Tuesday and Thursday evenings until 6:40 p.m.

Damascus library
Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Glade Spring library
Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Hayters Gap library
Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Mendota library
Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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 library at 276-676-6233.

What items can I check out?

At this time, you may check out books, DVDs, CDs, 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 72 hours, then checked in. DVDs and CDs will be quarantined for five days, sanitized, and then checked in.

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