Curbside FAQ

Is the library building open?

  • Yes, the library building is now open to the public during the same time as curbside pick up hours.

Can we request items from other libraries within the Finger Lakes system?

  • Interlibrary loans are now available, although be aware that delivery takes a little longer than usual due to quarantine protocols and reduced delivery days. 

How do I place an item on hold?

Where do I return materials?

  • All materials must be placed in the parking lot book drop. Do not hand them to library staff during curbside pick up. The book drop inside the library is closed.

What happens to the books I return?

  • For the safety of both our staff and patrons, all returned items will be quarantined for 72 hrs before they are made available.

Can I still access the library wifi?

  • Our wifi is always available on the library property. During curbside pick up, please avoid parking in the numbered spaces used for curbside pick up.

Can I get something printed?

  • If you need something printed, you can email it to the library at southworthlibrary@gmail.com and we will deliver the printout during curbside pick up hours. Your library card will be be charged for the printing cost ($.10 for black and white, $.25 for color).
  • You can also come into the library to print, photocopy or send a fax. Please call the library to make an appointment if you would like to reserve a computer. We have reduced computer availability to ensure proper spacing and washable keyboards.

Do I need to have my library card available when I pick up my books?

  • All patrons need a library card to place items on hold. For pick up, either the library card or other ID can be used to verify who is picking up the items.

What are the hours for pick up?

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2-7pm; Tuesday and Thursday 11am-5pm and Saturday 10am-2pm