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Browse the Shelves Online

Browse the shelves at your local branch online to see items that are available to put on hold today!*

      1. Select your branch, type of item, genre, and audience. Click "Browse."
      2. To reserve an item, click the cover to visit the online catalog, and log into your account and place a hold.
      3. Once you receive notification via email or postcard that your item(s) are available, contact your branch to pick them up using curbside or drive-up window service.

Due to limited staffing, we are not able to retrieve items from shelves for walk-in customers.

You may experience a slightly longer wait time for your holds to become available as we are experiencing a higher volume of hold requests at some branches.

*Items are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Item availability by branch may not reflect the most recent reservations by other customers.

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