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2411 East Main Street
Columbus, OH 43209

Reference & Info(614) 231-2793
Accounts & Renewals(614) 231-8741
Kids & Teens(614) 231-2878

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BPL Contactless Home Delivery

43209 Zip Code Only

In order to best serve our community's needs during these challenging times, BPL is currently offering home delivery service to anyone residing within the 43209 zip code. We continuously strive to be a leader in the development of creative, bold, and high quality services which meet the evolving needs of our patrons. BPL Delivery is another step toward meeting patrons where they are.



How Does It Work?

  • Place your holds online through our catalog or over the phone at 614-231-2793
  • Complete the online form to request your reserved materials to be delivered to your home in the 43209 zip code.
    • Delivery requests may also be made via a staff member by calling 614-231-2793 during library hours.
    • Home delivery is not a subscription service - each request for delivery must be made individually
  • You will receive hold notifications by phone, email, or text when your materials are ready
  • The BPL team will collect your item(s) for delivery and check them out to your account
  • Staff will contact will contact you just before we leave the library, advise you of a delivery window, and confirm the type of drop you’d prefer
    • Contactless knock and drop
    • Socially distanced drop
    • Other (gated community, apartment building, assisted living, etc.)
  • Items will be charged to your account and BPL loan rules will apply. You are responsible for the items delivered to your home
  • Items will be delivered to your door Monday through Friday during daylight hours
  • Items may be placed in a weather appropriate bag

FAQs for BPL Home Delivery

  • Deliveries take place Monday through Friday -- during daylight hours
  • Delivery is presently only available within the 43209 zip code
  • You are welcome to use your CML (or any other CLC member) library card to use our delivery service
  • All materials we own, or can get, are eligible through our home delivery service
  • You can call us at 614-231-2793 to can change your delivery/pickup method
  • We are still not accepting material donations at this time
  • You do NOT have to be home to take advantage of this service but you are responsible for the items after we drop them off
  • We can collect your return materials during a delivery to your home with the following restrictions
    • BPL staff will not make trips into the community to solely collect patron returns. Leave your items for us and we will take it from there
    • If you or a member of your household is ill, please do not return items at this time.
    • Bexley Public Library is a fine free library, so anything checked out at our library will not be fined
      Safety measures put into place to ensure the item your materials are clean
    • All returned library materials are quarantined for at least 96 hours in accordance with CDC guidelines
    • BPL team members will be wearing masks, social distancing, and following personal hygiene protocols as instructed by the Ohio Department of Health when preparing and delivering library materials
    • Within the building, all work stations are sanitized before and after each use