A hold may be placed on any item in the library’s collection (except Launchpads). Holds may be placed in person at any Mobile Public Library location, by phone, through the online catalog or using the MPL To Go App.
You will be notified when the item is available for pickup.
You will have 6 days from the date on your notice to pick up the item.
There is no penalty if you don't pick up the item. It will go back to the shelf or to the next person on the hold list.
You can have up to 35 total hold requests at one time. This includes holds that are available and pending.
Under the Library Holds tab in Your Account you can make several changes to holds that are still Pending.
First: Select the hold you wish to change.
Mobile Public Library To Go
Use our mobile app, MPL to Go, to get access to our online services including searching for and checking out downloadable books and audio books. Search the Mobile Public Library catalog, manage your account, renew and reserve books and materials, download books and audio books and learn what services are available at the Mobile Public Libraries.