Outside Material Pickup

Beginning June 22, Bogota Public Library cardholders may request outside pickup for items within the BPL collection.

1

PLACE A REQUEST

Request an item by any of the following methods:

Outside Pickup Form
Catalog

Email
Phone: 201-488-7185

2

WAIT FOR CONFIRMATION

Staff will notify you when your request is available and confirm pickup date and time.

3

PICK UP

On the scheduled day, call the library when you arrive. Wear your mask and remain at least 6 feet from the pickup table until staff welcomes you to pick up your items.

4

ENJOY!

FAQs

WHAT IF I WANT AN ITEM FROM ANOTHER LIBRARY?

Currently, interlibrary loan has been suspended.

WHEN CAN I PICK UP MY ITEMS?

Currently, pickup is available Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10am-2pm and 3:30pm-7:30pm; and Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10am-2pm.

WHAT ABOUT REQUESTS FOR ITEMS THAT WERE PLACED BEFORE THE SHUTDOWN?

Only requests for items held locally by Bogota Public Library will be filled. All other requests for titles not owned by Bogota will remain active until such time as interlibrary loan services resume.

HOW MANY ITEMS CAN I PICKUP?

At this time, cardholders may reserve up to six items.

I HAVE A CARD FROM ANOTHER BCCLS LIBRARY. CAN I PICK UP FROM BOGOTA?

Per BCCLS request and to ensure our collection remains available to our residents, pickup is only available for Bogota cardholders at this time.

WHAT HOURS ARE LIBRARY STAFF AVAILABLE TO CHAT?

Phone calls will be answered from 10am-2pm Monday through Friday. If you don’t reach us, leave a message and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Library Reopening Phase 2

Beginning June 22:

• The library remains closed to the public.
• Outside material pickup begins.
• Borrowers become responsible for item due dates.
• The library continues to host virtual programs.

Click here to learn more.