Curbside Library Service

curbside by appointment only


No donations

Step 1

Order materials


Go to your library account landing page. Click on the blue “Login” button and enter your account number. If you need assistance, visit our YouTube channel for instructional videos. Or give us a call at 

  • Main Library - 919.245.2525  
    Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 
    Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Carrboro Branch Library - 919.969.3006 
    Tuesday and Thursday, 4:30-7 p.m.
    Saturday, 1-4 p.m.
    Sunday, 1:30-5 p.m.
  • Cybrary - 919.918.7387  
    Monday and Friday, 1-4 p.m.
    Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

NOTE: Before you complete your order, choose the location you would like to use to pick up your materials, Hillsborough, Cybrary, or Carrboro Branch.



Pick up at curbside

  • You will receive an email (or a phone message) with instructions on how to make a curbside appointment within the next 14 days. 
  • If you have multiple orders, you can pick them up during the same appointment. (Make note of this when you make your appointment and feel free to remind us when you arrive at the library.) 
  • Bring your library card with you!

Note: Please do not drop by without an appointment. 


Step 3


Return materials 


While we're not charging fines, please be prompt with your returns as others may be waiting to check them out. 

  • To return DVDs, books, video games and CDs, use our drive-thru book drops.

  • To return hotspots, oversized items, Kindle readers, Literacy Bags and Book Club Kits use designated bins at our appointment sites. 


Curbside Printing (2)


With safety in mind

OCPL FacemaskWe isolate items for 72 hours after they are returned to the library and before you check them out.

Our staff must remain physically distant from customers and each other. 

We ask that you wear a mask when using curbside service.

We appreciate your cooperation!


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