Rehoboth Library Take-Out & Visiting

Rehoboth Beach Public Library has curbside pick-up, homebound, and delivery. Here’s how it works:

Hours

Monday – Friday
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Browsing Library shelves & Library Computer Use
Tuesday – Thursday
10:00 am – 3:00pm
Computers by Appointment Only! Call or visit the library during business hours to schedule appointments

Visiting the Library

Tuesdays and Thursdays the library is open to the public to browse the shelves and use library computers.

  • Wear cloth mask covering nose and mouth at all times
  • Maintain 6ft of Social Distance when possible
  • Browsing is limited to 20 minutes

Computers

Computer use is by appointment only. See or call the Circulation Desk for an appointment.

  • 45 minute maximum per day
  • Computers closed last 15 minutes of every hour for cleaning
  • Staff can only assist with logging on and logging off of the computer

Take-Out

Order

Books, movies, music, and audiobooks available in a variety of formats. You can give us a call, or order online.

  • Printing

    Need something printed? Send your print requests to rehobothbeachlibrary@gmail.com and we will print them out for you to pick up later. Maximum 10 pages per day.

Schedule

After notification, call us and arrange a pick-up or delivery.

      • Notification
        When your items are ready you will receive a text, email, call to call the library and schedule a time to pick your holds
      • Appointment
        Appointments are scheduled in hour blocks. You will have anytime in that hour to pick up your holds.
      • Rescheduling
        If you cannot make your scheduled pick up, please call us to reschedule. All items not picked up by end of day without notice will be returned to circulation.
      • Delivery
        If you cannot make it to the library, we will come to you! Schedule delivery in the library service area. Or use Homebound, a program that promotes the use of library materials and services to homebound patrons (illness, age, infirmity or disability). Please call the library for more details.

Pick-Up / Delivery

Come to the library to pick up during your schedule hour block. All returns go in the book drop. Staff will not accept any returns.

      • Arrival
        When you arrive at the library text or call the phone number posted outside to let us know you’re here. See below for pick-up method details:

Contactless Curbside

  • Text:
  • 1. Name
  • 2. Appointment Time
  • 3. Car Make/Model/Color
  • Open Trunk
  • Stay in car when staff arrive
  • Close Trunk
  • Lobby Pick-Up

  • Text:
  • 1. Name
  • 2. Appointment Time
  • When requested, go to front lobby
  • Wear a mask
  • Practice social distancing protocols
  • Pick up holds from table
  • Delivery

  • All delivery is contactless and holds will be left in a bag on the doorstep
  • No returns are accepted
  • Please Note:

          • Library building will remain closed to the public Monday, Wednesday, & Friday
          • Returning items will be quarantined for at least 72 hours to eliminate potential pathogens.
          • Wait times for holds may be longer than usual.
          • Rehoboth Beach Public Library will be Fine Free indefinitely.
          • We are not accepting donations at this time.
          • All Library Programs continue to be virtual.

    Adult Calendar Youth Calendar

        • Computers are currently Tuesdays and Thusdays by appointment only. There is free Wi-Fi access daily 6am-9pm outside all public libraries through the Library_Outdoors network.
        • Faxing is currently unavailable. You may visit or call the local UPS Store or Staples for more information.
        • We are currently unable to process cards in house. However, virtual library cards may be obtained to access Overdrive, Hoopla, Flipster, and much more.

    For detailed information or other inquiries, call the library at 302-227-8044

    Our reopening plan is subject to change depending on updated guidance from government and health officials.