While the Library is closed to the public, holds on library materials may be picked up using our new curbside pickup service.

How to Place Holds

  1. Place holds on library materials using the online catalog.  This is our preferred method
  2. OR- Call the library at 812-932-1298 to place hold
  3. Need a library card? Visit https://ebatesville.com/apply-for-a-temporary-library-card/
  4. Issues with your account?  Visit https://ebatesville.com/issues-with-library-account/

How to Pick Up Holds

  1. The library staff will work to pull your holds and check them out on your account.
  2. You will be notified as normal that your hold is available to pick up, whether that be by phone, email, or text.
  3. The library will have curbside pick up Monday thru Friday from 10:00am – 4:00pm.  
  4. You will pull into the circle drive and call 812-932-1298.
  5. A staff person will deliver your holds to you in a plastic bag.  The staff person will set the bag in your trunk or back seat.

What About Returns?

  1.  We will not be handling returns at the curb but your items may be returned to our book drop.

This is a new service and is subject to change.  Please email the library at info@ebatesville.com if you have questions.