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Holds by Mail and Curbside Pickup

Curbside Pickup and Holds by Mail

Library patrons can now request items for curbside pickup and postal delivery. At this time only items that are currently available at any of the four Daly City Public Library branches can be requested.

Requesting Items

  • Search our catalog to find items that are available at one of the four Daly City libraries.
  • Submit your request through our holds request form. This form works for both curbside pickup and postal delivery.
  • See the sections below for holds by mail and curbside pickup.

Holds by Mail

  • Postal delivery is restricted to residents of Daly City, Broadmoor, and Colma.
  • There is a limit of four items.
  • Items will be mailed within one week.
  • Watch the video below for more information.

Curbside Pickup Appointments

  • Requested items will be available within one to seven days, depending on their location.
  • Book an appointment for curbside pickup after you have been notified that the items are ready.
  • Watch the video below for more information.

Overdue Items and Late Fees During the Closure

It is not necessary to return any library materials during the closure. Overdue fines and late fees will not be assessed. All materials are now due on July 31, 2020.

Contact Us

Please call 650-991-8036 for questions related to holds or your account. Please leave a message if there is no answer. We can also be reached by email at library@dalycity.org.

Reference and Reader's Advisory Services

Do you need help finding an answer or choosing the next book to read? Do you have questions about getting started with ebooks and other electronic resources? Our reference librarians can assist you at 650-488-1211 from 11 am to 2 pm on weekdays. You can also email the Reference department at dcplref@plsinfo.org.