Holds Pickup @ RPL

Holds Pick Up Information

Use our convenient, contactless holds pick up, currently located in the library lobby.  Just remember:

  1. You must receive a notification that an item is available for pick up, prior to scheduling your holds pick-up appointment.
  2. Once you receive notification that your holds are ready, you will get instructions to register for a pick-up time.
  3. If you need assistance with any of the holds process, call us at 781-944-0840.

Requesting items

  1. Place your holds through the library catalogItems from other NOBLE libraries will take longer to be received as we quarantine them.
  2. You can place holds on books, audiobooks, magazines, DVDs, and CDs. We are not currently lending Library of Things or Launchpads.
  3. Not sure what to read next? We can help! Start with one of our What To Read Next book suggestion sites or fill out a Book Detective form for personalized suggestions.

Scheduling Pickup

  1. When your holds are ready to pick up, you will be notified by your preferred method (phone, email, or text).
  2. Once you receive notification that your holds are ready, you will get instructions to register for a pickup time.
  3. We will hold items for you for 7 calendar days from the date of your notification.
  4. If you receive notifications for additional items after you have made your appointment, you do NOT need to make an additional appointment. You will receive all items that are ready for you at the time of your pickup.
  5. You may pick up items for more than one patron during your appointment time. You must include this information when registering for your pickup time.

Picking Up

  1. Put on your mask and come to the library anytime during the time slot you requested to pick up your materials.
  2. Holds will be in labeled bags, checked out and ready to go!

What to Read Next

Not sure what to read next? We are here to help. Start with one of our book recommendation sites:

Book Detective

For personalized suggestions, use one of our Book Detective forms. We’ll get back to you with suggested titles.
Children's Book Detective
Teen Book Detective
Adult Book Detective

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