Homebound Delivery

Volunteer delivery services for Berlin residents who are homebound, temporarily or permanently, because of illness, disability or advanced age.

COVID-19 Alert

Available As Usual

Homebound delivery is AVAILABLE for patrons who cannot make it to the library due to due to illness (with the exception of COVID-19), disability or advanced age.

If you are able to visit the library, but do not want to enter the building, please use curbside pickup.

How It Works

❶ Sign up.
Call the library’s reference desk at 860-828-7126 or fill out the form below.

❷ Choose your books.
A librarian will help you select books or other materials.

❸ Schedule your pickup.
A volunteer will call you to arrange a convenient time for delivery and/or pickup.

Interested in volunteering? Please contact the library at 860-828-7126.

 

Am I eligible?

  • You must be a resident of Berlin, East Berlin, or Kensington
  • You must have a current Berlin-Peck library card (we’re happy to mail you an application and deliver your card!)
  • You are temporarily or permanently homebound or disabled
  • There is no age limit/requirement

 

What can I borrow?

  • Any regular library item, including books, music, magazines, audiobooks, DVDs, and large print books
  • You will have a regular loan time (3 weeks for most books, 1 week for most DVDs)
  • You may renew items online or by calling 860-828-7126, as long as no one else is waiting for the item

 

Request Homebound Delivery Online

Enter your information below, and a librarian will contact you to set up homebound delivery.