Front Porch Pickup Available

How does Front Porch Pickup work?

Online Holds – Visit, and search the online catalog for items. Place holds, indicating Lyme Free Library – Chaumont as the pickup location. 

Phone Us – Library staff will be happy to assist you with placing holds. Phone: 315-649-5454. Staff will be at the library during regular business hours: Monday 10 to 4, Tuesday 10 to 8, Wednesday 10 to 6, Friday 10 to 8 and Saturday 10 to 4.

New Materials – Lists of our newly acquired materials will be posted on our website and on Facebook.

Pickup – Library Staff will call you to schedule a pickup time when items are available. Items will be wrapped in plastic and placed in a locker on the front porch. If you are unable to climb the stairs we will make arrangements to place your books in an area that is accessible. Pickups will be scheduled every 15 minutes to allow for 1 person at a time on the porch. We ask patrons to respect 6 foot social distancing and NYS mask requirements.

Returns – Returns may be placed in the the book return located in the parking lot. Please follow the same steps as above for social distancing.

Precautions – Returns will be back dated to the date of arrival at the library.

Wi-Fi – Our Wi-Fi connection has been and will remain active to the public 24/7.  We ask that you adhere to 6 foot social distancing and mask requirements when on library property.