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Welcome to the Library-by-Mail

WHAT IS THIS SERVICE? HOW DOES IT WORK?
The Library-by-Mail is a service of the Yonkers Public LIbrary that provides library materials through the mail for people who are unable to leave their home due to a temporary or permanent disability.

WHO QUALIFIES?
Any Yonkers Public Library card-holder of any age who has a visual impairment or physical disability and is homebound, regardless of whether the disability is long-term or short-term.

ISN’T THIS GREAT?
NO cost to you! NO age requirement! Extended loan periods!

WHAT WE WILL DO:
We will send library materials to your home, through the mail, free of charge. Materials are delivered in a re-usable mailbag, which also includes a return address label and return postage. When you’re done, simply put the materials back in the bag, affix the address label and postage, and give that package to your mail carrier to return to us. Once one set of materials is returned, we will send you another, based on either your specific request or your general preferences.

HOW MANY ITEMS MAY I BORROW AT A TIME?
As many as will fit into our mailing bags. Generally, that’s about two books. If you would like to receive fewer items at a time, let us know.

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?
Print and fill out this application for Library-by-Mail service.
Return it by mail or e-mail to:

Library-by-Mail
Yonkers Public Library
Grinton I. Will Branch
1500 Central Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10710
Tel.: 914-337-1500, ex. 322
E-mail: [homebound@ypl.org]

If you need help filling out this form, or would like more information about the program, please call us at:
914-337-1500, ext. 322.

Or, if you’d prefer, you can fill out the online form below (if you don’t have a library card, write “NONE” in the box for Library card number):