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MTL Offering Curbside Service!


Curbside pickup will begin on 8 June 2020. Holds may be placed online through the Morrison-Talbott Library website under your account, via email to mtl@waterloolibrary.org or by telephone at 618-939-6232.

Curbside Pickup Hours: M-Th 10am-1pm and 4-7pm; Saturday 9:30am to 12:30pm.

Holds placed online through the website will require the use of the barcode number from your library card and your pin. Holds will be limited to items owned by Morrison-Talbott Library, as IHLS is currently not offering Interlibrary Loan (items exchanged between libraries delivered by couriers).

Orders will be limited to 10 items. Holds must be placed in advance; no items can be requested or added at time of pick-up.

Families should place orders together, with the 10 items limit.

Hold requests will be filled as soon as possible. Same day orders may not be possible due to volume of requests.

Please wait until you have received an email or phone call that your holds are ready before coming to the library.

Please remember: All items returned will be quarantined for 72 hours upon return. Items will remain in "checked-out" status on your account during ths quarantine period.

How Curbside Pickup Will Work

1. Place holds via website, email, or phone.
2. You will receive an email notice or phone call that your items are ready to be picked up.
3. Your items will be placed in a bag labeled with your name; the bag will be placed on a table in the lobby.
4. Enter the alley behind the library from Library Street. You may park in the parking spaces available. Enter the lobby marked "Curbside Pickup" and locate your bag.
5. Please take only your items; Please pick up your items within 3 days.
6. Walkers/bikers can use curbside pickup following the same guidelines.
7. Lobby will only be accessible during curbside pickup hours.


Returnig Items
Please return all of your items in the outdoor book dropbox only. Dropbox is open 24 hours per day.


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