Announcement: Book Drop now open 24/7
Curbside Pickup dates, times, and full details available here

stratford Public Library Buiding

Stage 1: Curbside Service

We've missed you.

It's the moment you've been waiting for...
We are so excited to announce a 3-step process for our Stage 1 Reopening Plan. The intention of this plan is to provide the community with more Library services despite the current closure. [full press release]

Step 1: Book Drop

The book drop is now OPEN 24 hours a day.

  • No fines will be incurred while the library is physically closed
  • All materials will be quarantined for 72 hours before being checked in
  • No donations please

Step 2: Place Holds

Customers are able to place holds on materials over the phone and through the online catalogue. 

Here's how to place a hold:

Need a library card?
Online registration is now available

Step 3: Curbside Pickup

Curbside Pickup Hours: 

  • Tuesdays: 2-8pm
  • Thursdays: 2-8pm
  • Saturdays: 10am-4pm

How to use the curbside pickup service:

  • Place a hold on materials via phone or online
  • Wait for phone or email notification that your request(s) is available
  • Arrive at the Library during allotted Curbside Pickup Hours (above)
  • Ring the doorbell at the rear parking lot entrance (Church Street Parking Lot)*
  • Present your Library card to staff
  • Step back to allow staff to safely bring out your materials
  • Once staff are back in the Library, you may gather your materials
  • Enjoy your books and movies! 

* If you are physically able, please park in front of the library or on St. Andrew Street to help prevent congestion in the parking lot.