Homebound Services

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Homebound Services

Bellevue Public Library @ Home

The library partners with the Friends of the Bellevue Public Library to offer homebound delivery services.

Who is it for?

The Bellevue Public Library @ Home homebound delivery service is for adult Bellevue residents who are confined to their home or care facility (assisted living, care center or retirement community) due to a chronic or temporary disability or those permanently without transportation.

How does it work?

Library staff select books and other materials according to the preferences of the homebound library users. The Friends of the Bellevue Public Library will make daytime deliveries and pick-ups every four weeks on Tuesdays.

How long may I borrow the items?

All materials will have a four-week checkout with no renewals. Those using this service will be allowed 10 items per month, five of which may be audiovisual materials. There will be no overdue fines on any items, but those using the service will be responsible for lost or damaged items.

What can be borrowed?

Books (large and regular print), Books on CD, Music CDs, Movies on DVD

Check our catalog online

Interested in a specific item? Check to see if the library has it by using our online catalog (link  to Catalog) or give us a call at 402-293-3157.

How do I register for this service?

Registrations will be taken Monday-Friday during regular hours (until noon on Fridays). Persons using this service must have a library card. If you do not have a library card, you will need to get one at the same time as signing up for the homebound delivery service. You can register for this service online (link to form), in person, by phone (call 402-293-3157), or by mailing back the form on the back side of the Bellevue Public Library @ Home brochure. For a copy of the brochure, contact the library.