Howard County Library

Grab & Go

Reopening the Library - Phase 2

Starting June 1, we will offer Grab & Go access to the library.  Customers will have 30 minutes to browse the shelves, checkout items, make copies, and send a fax.  An appointment is still required to use a computer. We are increasing the number of available computers to 7 and increasing the usage time to one hour.  Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.  Curbside pickup of reserved items is still available.

In an effort to balance the community’s access to the library and maintain social distancing and a low occupancy level, we have removed all seating, toys, and children’s computers. Also, all meeting rooms will remain closed to the public. We strongly encourage customers to wear a mask while visiting the library to protect themselves and staff.

As always, we thank you for your patience as we gradually reopen the library.

Available services:

Browsing shelves & checking out materials:  Please limit your visit to 30 minutes. 

Digital Content – Ebooks, audiobooks, business resources, jobs & careers help, DIY resources, and more in the TexShare databases. Available 24/7 and you don’t need to come to the library to check them out.

Curbside Pickup—Reserve books, DVDs, and audiobooks and we will deliver them to your car.

Mobile & Remote Printing – Email or upload your documents to our print portal from anywhere and then come by the library and pick them up.

Computer/Printer by appointment -- Book an appointment to use a computer/printer.

Reference/Research Help -- Need to know the value of a car?  Searching for a legal form?  Need a phone number for a local or non-local institution?  Are you lost and overwhelmed with Google searches and need reliable information?   The Reference Librarian is happy to help find the information you need.

Free Wi-Fi – Sit in your car in the parking lot and use our Wi-Fi. No password needed.