Homebound Service

Homebound Service

What is Homebound Service?

Homebound Service at the Monroe County Public Library is a personalized delivery of library materials to persons confined to their homes due to:

  • Physical disability,
  • Extended illness, or
  • Significant transportation problems.

Items are selected based on patron requests and preferences, and are delivered once a month. This service is free to Monroe County residents.


How can I request Homebound Service?

E-mail or call Ann Segraves at (812)349-3050, ext. 2058, to request Homebound Service. You can also use this online form to request Homebound Service. If you prefer to use a printed form, simply print the PDF version of the form, fill it out, and mail it to:

Monroe County Public Library
attn: Ann Segraves
303 E. Kirkwood Ave.
Bloomington, Indiana 47408



How can I volunteer to help?

Community Outreach is looking for people who are willing to help select and deliver materials to homebound patrons. Volunteers must:

  • Donate 2-4 hours per month for delivery purposes,
  • Complete a 1 and a 1/2-hour training session, and
  • Provide their own transportation.

To volunteer, e-mail or call Ann Segraves, (812) 349-3050, ext. 2058. You can also use this online form to volunteer. If you prefer to use a printed form, simply print the PDF version of the application, fill it out, and mail it to the address above.

 


What other library services can be accessed from my home?

  • Research Tools (Library Catalog, Inspire, community organizations, and Internet links).
  • General reference assistance by phone (812) 349-FACT, or through the online Ask A Librarian form.
  • Indiana Room reference assistance by phone (812) 349-3080, or through the online Ask a Librarian service.
  • Renew or reserve materials, access your library account and other information by calling (812) 349-3090, or visiting the My Account web page.


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