Curbside and Walk-Up Services

St. Louis Public Library is offering Curbside and Walk-Up Services at 13 locations. Things SLPL staff can assist you with during curbside service:

• Bring your requested items to you
• Assist with checking out a laptop, hotspot and other equipment
• Select materials for you
• Answer reference and informational questions
• Library card sign up and renewal
• Pick up a Take & Make Kit, free activities and crafts for adults, kids & teens
Print documents and make copies
• Pick up 3D creations or laser-cutter jobs from our Creative Experience at any Library 


Curbside and Walk-Up Services available at:

Hours for pickup

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays
1 p.m.- 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays
11 a.m - 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays


How to use Curbside Service:

First, place items on hold using slpl.org or the SLPL mobile app. Select one of the 13 participating Curbside and Walk-Up Services locations as your desired pickup Library.

  • Once you are notified via email that your hold is ready. Call the Branch location (numbers listed above) to schedule a pickup time. Items must be picked up the same day service is requested.
  • When you arrive to pick up your holds, pull into the space reserved for Curbside Pickup or if walking, stand by the space. 
  • Text the phone number on the Curbside Pickup sign or call the Branch location to let them know you have arrived and if driving, pop your trunk so staff can place the items in the trunk. 
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