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Curbside Pickup

East Brunswick Public Library is pleased to offer Curbside Pickup by appointment for LMxAC Cardholders.
For your safety and the safety of our staff social distancing standards will be followed.

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Place Materials on Hold
or call the library
Adult Materials 732-390-6767
Children/Teen Materials 732-390-6789

Curbside Pickup Policies

  • Service Hours:
    • Curbside service will be available:
      • Monday through Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00pm
      • Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

                  by appointment only. 

  • We are accepting hold requests on items belonging to all participating LMxAC libraries.
  • A limit of 10 adult items and 20 juvenile items may be picked up through curbside service with no more than 5 of these items being DVDs/video games.
  • You may pick up items from multiple cards, as long as the total number of items does not exceed 30.
  • Lendable Kits and Museum Passes are now eligible for curbside pickup.
  • Your account must be in good standing (i.e. not blocked due to unpaid fees or lost materials) to use Curbside Pickup.
  • Staff cannot take payment for fines at Curbside Pickup. Fines may be paid on our website through SmartPay.
  • Returns will not be accepted at Curbside Pickup. You must use designated book drops to return all materials.
  • Curbside Pickup may be cancelled, or hours adjusted, due to inclement weather.

How to Place Materials on Hold

  • Place item(s) on hold either by using our online catalog or by calling the library. For adult materials call 732-390-6767 and children/teen materials call 732-390-6789. You can also get a librarian suggested Bag of Books by filling out our match+book form.

How to Use Curbside Pickup

  • When you receive notification that your hold items are available for pickup, schedule a pickup appointment.
    • Click here to make an appointment online (available 1/19) or to make an appointment by phone call the library Curbside Pickup Appointment Line at (732) 390-6888.
      • For details instructions on how to book online click here.
      • You will be asked for your library card number.
      • If you are picking up items from multiple cards have all card numbers available.
      • You will choose an available pickup time.
      • You will receive a designated parking spot number.
  • At your scheduled pickup time, park in the designated curbside pickup parking spot located directly in front of the library.
  • If you will be more than 30 minutes late please change/cancel your online appointment or call the Curbside Pickup line to reschedule your pickup time. Unless you call to reschedule a missed appointment, items not picked up by the end of the day will be discharged and returned to the shelves.
  • Please remain in your vehicle. When one of our staff members approaches your car please show your library barcode or driver’s license through the closed car window.
  • Staff will place your checked-out items on the cart directly in front of your car.
  • Once the staff member moves at least 6 feet from the cart you may retrieve your items.

Not sure of the titles you want...

Why not try our Match+Book Service?

Just fill out our online request form and East Brunswick Library Staff will select books for you based on your age group and reading preferences. To request books through our Match+Book Service please click the button below.

Request Match+Book Service