Home Delivery

The Delafield Public Library provides home delivery of materials to patrons living in the Delafield Public Library service area.

Available to anyone who is

  • struggling to leave home due to physical or mental restrictions
  • unable to leave home without assistance
  • confined due to illness
  • considered at risk
  • living with or related to someone who is considered at risk

Ordering materials

  • Order materials by using your online account or calling the library
  • You may not request materials that are not holdable (i.e. browsing books, rental movies, etc.)
  • We will hold requested items at the circulation desk for up to 1 week or until you call to set up a delivery date, whichever comes first

Delivery and pickup

  • Delivery
    • Set a date and time with us for delivery services
      • If you are unable to accept the scheduled delivery or pickup, you must notify the library at least 24 hours in advance
    • On the scheduled delivery date, we will leave the materials near your front door or other previously designated space to minimize contact
  • Pickup
    • In the last week of your 3-week loan period, contact us to set up a pickup date
    • We will return to your address to pick up the due materials
      • Leave these in the designated space
    • We will also then provide new materials if requested

Loan periods and fines

  • You may keep all items for 3 weeks, except for TV series (2 week loan) and DVDs (1 week loan) belonging to libraries other than Delafield Public Library
  • You may renew eligible items for an additional 3 weeks
  • Fees associated with lost or damaged items will be assessed per library policy

Getting started

To begin, please contact Jess Hurtgen (jhurtgen@delafieldlibrary.org).