Who Can Use Homebound Service? This service is available to residents of the St. Louis County Library District who are not able to visit the library due to illness, disability or advanced age. This service is also available to a full-time caregiver of someone who is homebound. The service may be used on a temporary or long term basis. By submitting this application, the applicant acknowledges that they are unable to visit a branch due to one of the above stated reasons. The applicant will be responsible for notifying the library promptly of any change which may affect mailing service. Individuals must live in a residence not currently served by a bookmobile or senior van unit. For more information or to request this service, please call 314-994-3300.
Materials Available o Participants can receive library materials including books in regular or large print, audiobooks, DVDs or CDs. o Specific items can be requested, or we can select items for you, based on the preferences you indicate.
Delivery Options o Material will be mailed at no cost to the resident. Materials are mailed in zippered bags. The bags include a label for free return mail to the library. o Individuals may choose to have someone pick up materials at a nearby branch.
Check-out o Items are checked out for four weeks.
o Items not on request may be renewed twice.
o There are no overdue fines.
Request for Homebound Service
If you are interested in having library materials delivered to your home, please fill out the form below. The Outreach Department will contact you to complete the application process.