Waller County Library System

Waller County Library response to COVID-19

Libraries new hours & More! Curbside Pick-Up Service

Declaration of Local Disaster for Waller County 03/18/2020

Respuesta de la biblioteca del condado de Waller a covid-19

As of November 2, 2020 the Hempstead Library is open for curbside service only.

Starting Thursday, Mar 20, Waller County Library will launch the hours and policies during limited hours. This service is specifically designed for patrons practicing social distancing during the COVID-19 period.

  •  Patrons will need to call the library, or go on the webpage and put items on hold. All patrons must have their library card or IDs.  If the patron is not picking up the item personally the person designated to pickup items must have ID the matches’ person assigned to pick up items.
  •  Library cards must be valid (unexpired) – without fines or fees less than $3.
  •  Patrons may use this service to pick up books and materials on HOLD, or patrons may request specific titles for pick up. Patrons may check out a maximum of 5 DVDs or Blu-Rays for 7 days and 8 books or CDs through the Books & More! Curbside Pick-Up service. Patrons are encouraged to check the catalog for availability.
  •  Library staff will search the shelves, pull the requested materials, and check them out using the patron’s library card number.
  •  When all items are collected, staff will call the patron to inform them that their items are ready to be picked up.
  •  Patrons will be directed to a special parking area at the library of their choice. Patron will call to let staff know they have arrived and a staff person will deliver the items directly to the patron’s car. If you do not pick up your items after 3 request you will be blocked from using our curbside service.
  •  Items for pick up through the Books & More service will be available until closing of the next business day. After that time, items will be returned to the shelves.
  •  All books and DVDs and CDs materials are eligible for this service.

As of April 3rd, 2020 you can now sing up online for a library card. Sign up for a Library Card!

       (Curbside pickup available.) Click Here for Curbside Instructions.

  • Monday thru Friday – 9 am- 4:45 pm

  • Saturday CLOSED