May 20, 2021
Dear Patrons,

Curbside Pickup is becoming the Outside Library!

Starting June 7, you’ll be able to visit our library-in-a-tent behind the Park Branch Library. Browse for books, check out your own items, and pick up your holds, all without scheduling an appointment!

Happy Reading,
Your Library Staff
Curbside Pickup Ends 5/28
The last day for Curbside Pickup is Friday, May 28.

Can’t pick up
your holds by May 28?
Don’t worry, you’ll be able to pick them up at the Outside Library starting June 7.
Library Closed 5/31-6/4
Library closed May 31-June 4 for switch to Outside Library.

No holds pickup May 31-June 4.

During our closure, you’ll still be able to search in the library catalog, place items on hold, and use all of our digital collections.

Book drops will be open and there are no late fines. To check your library account and renew items, log in to the catalog at with your library card number and PIN/password (usually the last four digits of your phone number).
Outside Library Opens 6/7
What is it?
A place for you to browse for books, check out items, and pick up holds outdoors, without an appointment. Also known as "library-in-a-tent."

When is it open?
Starting Monday, June 7, Outside Library will be open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am-4pm.

Where is it?
Outside Library will be located in the driveway behind the Park Branch Library at Mission and 6th, where curbside pickup is currently located.

What can I do there?
  • Browse for new adult books, movies and audiobooks.
  • Browse a selection of kids' books.
  • Pick up your holds.
  • Return library materials.
What to Expect
Here's what else you need to know:

No more appointments! Once your holds are ready, you can pick them any time Outside Library is open.

You'll need your library card or ID to check out books or pick up your holds. (Online cards work too.)

Picking up holds for someone else? Make sure you have their library card or know their card number. Library staff won't be able to look up their account for you.

No printing or computer access (yet). We'll let you know once public computer access and printing are available.

Make sure your account is in good standing. Log in here to check, and let us know if you have any issues (call 831-624-4629 or email
Summer Reading Starts 6/7
Our Summer Reading challenge starts Monday, June 7.

Sign up ahead of time with Beanstack. (And get the free app for Android or Apple.)
If you have questions, reach out to us. We're here to help.