Are you homebound and unable to come to the Library?
Let us bring the Library to you! Mount Prospect Public Library provides free delivery of library materials to Mount Prospect residents and registered cardholders who are physically unable to come to the Library due to disability or long-term illness.
Registration for this service is easy. Complete the attached online form, or contact Denise Truppa, Homebound Coordinator, at 847/253-5675, ext. 4070, or write to:
- Homebound Coordinator
- Mount Prospect Public Library
- 10 S. Emerson Street
- Mount Prospect, IL 60056
After registering for the service, you will be connected with a staff member to discuss what types of materials interest you. Books (fiction, nonfiction, large print, and audio) and magazines are eligible for homebound checkout. A volunteer will then contact you to make arrangements for delivery, generally scheduled for one delivery per month.
- One Delivery per month
- No DVDs
- No CDs
- No Bestseller Club titles
- No renewals
- No Interlibrary Loan service
- No holds on new books
- No fines — must pay for lost items
- Six-week checkout includes delivery and pickup time
- Card to be held by Homebound Coordinator.
- No patron checkout
How can you become a homebound volunteer?
Contact Janet Keena, Volunteer Coordinator, at 847/253-5675, ext. 3213. A short orientation is required, as are a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. You will be assigned a homebound patron as needed.