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The Scott County Library System will begin offering limited curbside pickup service by appointment on Monday, May 11, 2020 in Eldridge. Branch libraries in Blue Grass, Buffalo, Durant, Princeton, and Walcott will begin on Monday, May 18, 2020.

Library system staff will contact patrons to schedule a convenient time and materials will be pre-checked out to each customer for 3 weeks unless otherwise noted on the checkout receipt. Bagged materials will be placed on a chair or table outside of the library with physical distance from the staff for pickup at the appointed time. You may be asked for your name, library card number or other identifying information as you drive up.

Please stay in your car and do not approach staff until they have made your items available to you and moved away. If you need to walk or bike to pick up your items, please let staff know when your make your appointment and you will be given specific instructions.

Returns will be accepted ONLY at drive-up book drops; NO donations will be accepted at this time, even in the book drops.

During this pandemic, the Scott County Library System encourages anyone who feels ill to stay at home and follow Centers for Disease Control guidelines.

If you need a library card you may apply for it here:

If you have questions or need any other assistance, you may contact the library at [email protected] or call 563-285-4794 and press 0. Staff will respond as soon as possible.

Please watch this video on how to place holds:

Curbside pickup schedule:

Blue Grass

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 4-6

Wednesday and Saturday 10-12


Monday - Thursday 3-6

Wednesday and Saturday 10-12

Eldridge (See Map Below)

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10-4

Tuesday 10-6

Saturday  9-12


Monday, Wednesday and Friday  3-6

Thursday and Saturday   9:30-11:30


Monday 9-11 and 4-6

Tuesday 4-6

Wednesday and Thursday 9:30-10:30 and 4-6

Friday 4-6

Saturday 9:30-11:30


Monday - Thursday 3-6

Friday and Saturday 10-12



May 10, 2020