Curbside Service

Curbside Holds Pickup

Curbside materials pick up is available at Ben May Main Library, Moorer/Spring Hill Branch, Saraland Public Library and West Regional Library. All other locations will bring your holds out to curbside if requested, please call ahead.


How to Use Curbside

  • Request a hold on a library item and choose one of the MPL locations participating in curbside services for pick up. To request, use the online catalog, our MPL To Go app (iOS or Android) or call for more assistance. Do you need some books for your kids but don't know what to request? Request a Children's Book Bundle.

  • You will be notified by text, email or phone when your items are ready to be picked up. This may take a few days or longer depending on demand.

  • When you arrive at the library, follow all signs to the pickup area and give us a call.

  • Your holds will be brought out by no-contact delivery. Existing fines and fees can be paid online or in the MPL To Go app (iOS or Android.)

F.A.Q.

When and where will Curbside Service be available?

Curbside Service is available Monday - Saturday at the following locations:
  • 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Ben May Main Library
    701 Government Street
    (251) 340-1535
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Monte L. Moorer/Spring Hill Branch Library
    4 S McGregor Ave
    (251) 494-4140
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Saraland Public Library
    111 Saraland Loop
    (251) 675-2879
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | West Regional Library
    5555 Grelot Road
    (251) 340-8555

Who can use Curbside Service?

All Mobile Public Library card holders in good standing can pick up holds. To pick up holds you must have your library card number and you must have items on hold that are ready to be picked up. To get a library card online apply here. Existing fines and fees can be paid online or in the MPL To Go app (iOS or Android.)

I'm not sure what I want to read next or what to get for my kids. Can I get a recommendation from a librarian?

Yes. Fill out and submit our short Your Next Book questionnaire and one of our librarians will create a customized reading list for you. For a bundle of kids books request a Children's Book Bundle.

I have a question and need some information not related to Curbside Service. Is there anyone who can help?

Yes. If you have a question on any topic please contact one of our locations. If you are interested in learning a new skill, fill out and submit our short Your Next Skill questionnaire and our librarians will contact you with suggestions on where to start.