Visit us at curbside, we’ve missed seeing you!

Curbside Service is available Monday through Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
at all CMRLS Libraries. Temporary hours may vary at some locations.


What is available at curbside?

  • No appointment is needed.
  • The book drops at the listed libraries are open.
  • You may pick up holds after you have been notified the items are ready to be picked up.
  • You may check out items.
  • There is a limit of 5 items per library card at this time.
  • You may return items.
  • You may have items copied or printed.
  • You may send a FAX.
  • You may have an item notarized at Flowood, Brandon, Magee. and Mendenhall libraries.

How does Curbside Service work?

  • You do not need an appointment but you may tell staff when they call what time you would like to pick up your holds.
  • Have your library card with you; as well as the library cards of anyone in the car wishing to pick up holds and check out items.
  • When you arrive at the library call the number posted on the outside the building.
  • Staff will ask for
    • your name,
    • library card number,
    • item request,
    • call back telephone number,
    • and vehicle information (make, model, and color).
  • Staff will look for the item/s you are requesting or the hold you are picking up.
  • Staff will check out the material to your library card number.
  • Staff will clean the items and place them in an unused plastic bag.
  • You will receive a call when staff will let you know they have the material and ask where in the car you want your items placed.
  • Wearing gloves and a mask, staff will place the bag containing your items in your vehicle where you requested.