Contactless Materials Pick-Up & Drop-Off Service

Contactless Materials Pick-Up & Drop-Off Service instructions and related information can be found in the links below.

Contactless Hold Pick-Up

Hold Pick-Up
Library users can place items on hold through our website or by calling any New Orleans Public Library location.

Late fines will not be incurred at this time. Materials that are not returned after 90 days will still be charged as lost items and will incur fees.

Items will be held for 10 days. Library users can have 10 holds at a time and 10 items checked out at a time.

For Library users' safety, as well as our staff's safety, items can only be returned to designated book return containers.

Materials Returns
All items must be returned via the designated book return containers.

Only deposit Library materials into the return containers.

Remove Library materials from any bags.

Materials Donations
Materials donations are not being accepted at Library locations. Materials that are left outside will be discarded. The Friends of the New Orleans Public Library are accepting donations BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at the Carriage House behind Milton H. Latter Memorial Library. To schedule an appointment, call 504-345-9563 or email