Contact-Less Curbside Pickup

While the library is open by appointment, our Curbside Pickup (located at the rear of the building) is also available.  All holds for library materials and any materials to be picked up for the Burlington Public Schools Remote Academy are available only through our Curbside Pickup.

You can place holds online or by contacting the library at:

  • Children's Department: 781-270-1692
  • Reference Department: 781-270-1691

When Items Are Ready

When your items are ready for pick up, we will contact you via email, phone or text. You will have seven days to pick them up at Curbside.

Pickup Hours

Curbside pickup will be available:

  • Monday through Thursday
    10:15 am to 8 pm
  • Friday
    10:15 am to 5:30 pm
  • Saturday
    10:15 am to 4:30 pm

Staff Hours

Staff are available to take your hold requests and other questions:

Monday through Thursday
10 am to 9 pm

10 am to 6 pm

10 am to 5 pm

When You Come to Pickup Your Items

When you arrive at the library:

  • Please remember to return your books in the book drop first before pulling to the rear of the building where our curbside pickup will be stationed.
  • Call the phone number provided at the station and wait for a librarian to retrieve your holds.
  • Please remember this is a contactless pickup service, so do not leave your car until the librarian has returned to the building.
  • Don't have a phone? Honk your horn and we'll be out to get your name.


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