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Curbside Service

St. Louis County Library offers curbside service at all 20 locations. Curbside service allows for contact-free pick-up of holds or print-outs.

Curbside Service Hours

Monday through Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Find the text and chat contact information for your branch

Pick-Up Holds and Printouts Using Curbside

Placing Holds

Simply place holds on books, DVDs or any other library material by searching the catalog on the SLCL mobile app or at You will need your library card and PIN number. Choose any branch as the pick-up location. If you need help placing holds, please contact the library.

Once your holds are ready, you’ll receive an email notification with instructions for picking up the holds at your chosen branch.

Call Ahead for Holds

Save time by calling ahead to schedule a time to pick up your holds: 314-994-3300. We will gather your holds, check them out to your card, and will have them waiting for you. When you arrive in the parking lot, find a spot, and text or call us. Please remember to tell us you “Called Ahead.”

Curbside Bundles

Miss browsing the collection? Try a Curbside Bundle! Give us a few hints about what you like to read, watch or listen to by submitting this form and branch staff will create a surprise selection for you. Staff will let you know when your bundle is ready to be picked up via Curbside Service. Please allow up to three days for staff to select your material.

Requesting Print-Outs

Text or chat the branch of your choice using the contact information listed below, or call the library at 314-994-3300. Staff can print items from the internet or our library resources. You can also email files for printing. There is a limit of 60 pages for this service. Staff will alert you when your prints are available for pick up.

Picking Up Holds or Print-Outs

When you are ready to pick up your holds or print-outs, text or chat “READY” to the pick-up branch during curbside hours.

  • Text numbers and chat links unique to each branch can be found below.
  • You may also call the library. We anticipate a high call volume during this time. You may experience longer than average wait times when contacting us by phone.
  • Park in a designated curbside parking space and pop your trunk.
  • Library staff will ask you a few simple questions, prepare your items, and bring them to your car and place them in your trunk.

* You do not need a vehicle to use Curbside, but we do ask that you use good social distancing practices.

Text and Chat Contact Information

Curbside Service Hours:
Monday through Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Branch Text Number Chat Links
Bridgeton Trails 314-756-0898 Chat Bridgeton Trails
Cliff Cave 314-697-4022 Chat Cliff Cave
Daniel Boone 314-697-3220 Chat Daniel Boone
Eureka Hills 314-697-3421 Chat Eureka Hills
Florissant Valley 314-697-4382 Chat Florissant Valley
Grand Glaize 314-697-4424 Chat Grand Glaize
Grant's View 314-697-4482 Chat Grant's View
Headquarters 314-697-4737 Chat Headquarters
Indian Trails 314-697-4883 Chat Indian Trails
Jamestown Bluffs 314-697-3329 Chat Jamestown Bluffs
Lewis & Clark 314-501-6522 Chat Lewis and Clark
Meramec Valley 314-697-4633 Chat Meramec Valley
Mid-County 314-697-4662 Chat Mid-County
Natural Bridge 314-788-3620 Chat Natural Bridge
Oak Bend 314-756-0462 Chat Oak Bend
Prairie Commons 314-788-3722 Chat Prairie Commons
Rock Road 314-788-3477 Chat Rock Road
Samuel C. Sachs 314-756-0727 Chat Samuel C. Sachs
Thornhill 314-756-0841 Chat Thornhill
Weber Road 314-788-3497 Chat Weber Road