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Using Curbside Holds Pickup Services at Bellingham Public Library

What is Curbside Holds Pickup Service?

Curbside Pickup Service by pre-scheduled appointment continues at the Central branch only. If you wish to use Curbside pickup you must choose “Bellingham” as the location when you place your hold (not Fairhaven or Barkley.)

As of July 1, Barkley and Fairhaven holds will move back to their branches, and will no longer be at the Central branch.

Step 1: Request Items

Browse the Library catalog online and place items on hold using your library card barcode and PIN. Select “Bellingham” as the location. You can also call the library to request items at 360-778-7323.

Step 2: Wait until your items are ready for pickup

You’ll receive a notice by phone, email, or text when your items are ready for pickup. You can also log into your library account to view the status of your requests. Items that are ready for pickup will show as “Held.”

Step 3: Schedule a pickup appointment:

Use your preferred method from this list:

Step 4: Pick Up Your Holds

Come to the Central Library (210 Central Ave., Bellingham) during your scheduled pickup appointment hour. If we’re serving others at the pickup table, please form a line. Give staff the account name that you are picking up for. Materials will already be checked out, bagged, and waiting at the appointment time.

Curbside Holds Pickup Service FAQs

  • Arrive at the library during your scheduled pickup time.
  • If we’re serving other at the pickup table, please form a line at the main entrance.
  • At the pickup table, please give staff the account name that you are picking up. Items will be ready for each appointment time.

Beginning July 1, Barkley holds will move back to their branch, and will no longer be at the Central branch. Curbside services is not available at the Barkley branch.

Curbside Pickup Service by appointment will continue at the Central branch only. If you wish to use Curbside pickup you must choose “Bellingham” as the location when you place your hold (not Fairhaven or Barkley.)

Beginning July 1, Fairhaven holds will move back to their branch, and will no longer be at the Central branch. Curbside services is not available at the Fairhaven branch.

Curbside Pickup Service by appointment will continue at the Central branch only. If you wish to use Curbside pickup you must choose “Bellingham” as the location when you place your hold (not Fairhaven or Barkley.)

BTC, WCC, & WWU holds will remain at the at the Central Library while the schools are closed. They are available for pick up in-person or through our Curbside Pickup service

The Friends of the Bellingham Public Library intend to begin accepting donations at the Central Library on July 15. Please limit donations to no more than 2 boxes at one time.

Curbside Holds Pickup Service Update in ASL

Courtesy of the Hearing, Speech, and Deaf Center