Library Delivery Services

Library Staff Delivering Books

If you or a family member live in Arlington Heights and are unable to visit the library because of a temporary or permanent condition, we can bring the library to you.

Photo of staff selecting books

Request Library Delivery Services

For Arlington Heights cardholders, we can deliver books, music, movies and more on a monthly basis for as long as you are unable to visit the library due to a temporary or permanent condition. This service provides accommodations to those who cannot physically visit the library.  Due to COVID-19, eligibility requirements have been updated.

Who is eligible?

  • You must be a resident of Arlington Heights.
  • You must have or be eligible for a resident Arlington Heights library card.
  • You are temporarily (minimum of 30 days) or permanently homebound due to illness, age or disability, or you are the primary caregiver for someone who meets the previous requirements.
  • There is no age limit/requirement.
  • COVID-19 UPDATE – Residents in the high-risk group, as identified by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that includes older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions, may qualify if they (or a designated surrogate acting on their behalf) are unable to use the library, bookmobile or Reading Room branch at the Senior Center to obtain materials.

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Library Delivery Service

What Our Customers Have to Say

“I love this job. I get paid in thank-yous,” says Larry Larsen, a library volunteer who delivers books to grateful residents.

“When the library comes it’s just a wonderful feeling,” says Susan Klich, a library delivery customer.