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Reserve Books, Activity Kits & other library materials for curbside pickup. Make an appointment for one on one computer help or for the Library Notary!

Please allow a two hour window to fulfill your request after it is submitted.

Details on Curbside Service

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Curbside Service

Curbside pick-up allows you to request material for later pick-up.  

For specific items, please place a hold using the library catalog, available here. Some items may have longer wait times or be unavailable, due to inter-library loan service delays. General requests, such as “any mystery by Jonathan Kellerman”, “10 picture books”, “A Harry Potter read-a-like” may be entered in the comments section of the appointments section.

Curbside pick-up will take place at the main door, which is located under the American flag. If you prefer to remain in your car, please call the library when you are in the parking lot.

When you arrive for your appointment, your material will be waiting for you. Please follow social distancing guidelines when retrieving your items. If your items are not outside, please call us at 914-231-3161 or knock on the door.

Staff members cannot accept returns. Please use the bookdrop for all returned materials.

Staff members will be handling materials wearing masks and gloves. All returned materials are quarantined for 72 hours before returning to circulation.

Activity Kits

Take and Make kits for kids AND teens are available this summer at the Rye Free Reading Room!

Sign up ahead of time on our reservation page to request your kit and arrange a pickup time at our outdoor curbside pickup table.

Kits are available for children entering grades K-5 and Teens entering grades 6 and up.

Please be aware, kits may contain items that may pose a choking hazard to children younger than 5.

Limit of one STEAM kit and one Craft kit per person/per week.

Mondays-STEAM Kits (starting June 15th)

Makerspace Mondays are now Take and Make Mondays!

A Take and Make Makerspace kit with STEAM themed activities will be released every Monday and can be scheduled to pick up any day of that week following the kit’s release. 

Friday/Saturdays-Craft Kits (starting July 10th)

This summer, we have weekly Take and Make craft kits for kids and teens! Take it, Make it, and tag us in posts with your creation.

A new craft will be available each week and can be scheduled to pick up any day in the week following the kit’s release. New teen craft available every Friday, and new Children’s craft available every Saturday.