Easton Public Library, in close collaboration with Alison Witherbee, our Municipal Agent for the Aging, is offering a free delivery service of books, audiobooks, magazines and music CDs, to any Easton adult resident who is homebound.

Who?

Any Easton adult resident who is homebound for a variety of reasons.

If you have a library card that is current, please use that card for requests and holds.

If you had a library card with us, please let us know so we can check our database and issue you an updated card.

To apply for a new card,

Call Penelope at the Easton Public Library 203-261-0134 or email at pjp@eastonlibrary.org,

or click here to submit your information online. If you are renewing your card, or are issued a new one, please present a photo ID at the first delivery. 

What may I borrow?

Any of our print and audio materials that circulate: books, magazines, music CDs and audiobooks can be borrowed through the homebound service.

Place holds via our catalog:

https://easton.biblio.org/eg/opac/home  

Or by using our “Library to Go” form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1v6pwwWrZeJwq3nsIrlBvYLVgSwl_Pp-Xcd7YZBiHhzg/edit

How frequent are deliveries? How long may I keep the items?

Materials will be delivered and picked up twice a month, every other Wednesday, beginning 10/2/2019. New items and magazines must be returned after 14 days. Other items can be kept for 28 days. Items can be renewed twice, if there are no previous holds on them. Please renew before the item is due. 

Can I reserve material?

You can make a request or reserve an item by phone or online. You will be added to the waiting list and receive your item when a copy becomes available.

Are there any fines or fees?

There is no charge for this service, however regular late fines apply.

Have questions? Want to sign up?

Contact Penelope at the Easton Public Library at 203-261-0134, or via email at pjp@eastonlibrary.org

 

or contact Alison Witherbee at 203-268-1137, or via email at awitherbee@eastonct.gov 

No one there? Don't despair. Anyone at the Library can take your information and request.

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203-261-0134

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