Accessibility Services

Library accessibility is about equal service and access for everyone in all areas of the library experience. 

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Home Library Service

MPL’s Home Library Service provides in person library services to residential locations throughout Missoula.

 

Please see the schedule below for the dates and times that MPL will visit your residential facility. Meet with Missoula Public Library staff at your residence to check out books, audiobooks, DVDs and place holds!

 

Questions? Call Joleen at (406)721-2665 option 4 or email at joleenj@missoula.lib.mt.us.

Spring/Summer 2022 Schedule

Tuesdays

April 5, May 3, May 31, June 28, July 26, August 23

1:15pm Missoula Manor

2:15pm Lynnwood Condos

 

Wednesdays

April 6, May 4, June 1, June 29, July 27, August 24

9:10am The Springs

10:00am River Ridge Apartments

11:00am Clark Fork Riverside

 

Thursdays

April 7, May 5, June 2, June 30, July 28, August 25

9:30am Hillside Manor

10:30am Skyview Apartments

1:15pm Riverside Health

2:15pm Glengarra Apartments

3:15pm Bee Hive Homes

 

Fridays

April 8, May 6, June 3, July 1, July 29, August 26 

10:00am Village Health

11:00am Village Senior

1:15pm Grizzly Peak

2:15pm Burlington Square

3:15 Silver Crest Apartments

 

*Times are approximate depending on completion of service to previous stops.

If you are interested in Home Library Service and do not live at a residence listed, please have a staff member of your facility contact the library for options.

 

If you live in a single family residence and cannot visit the library, we may be able to arrange a volunteer to deliver books to you. Books by Mail may also be an option.

Books by Mail

You can request most library items to be mailed to your home for a $3 per package fee.

If you fall within the federal poverty guidelines and are mentally or physically handicapped, you can apply to receive free home delivery by using the Application for Free Books by Mail Service. Forms will need to be printed, signed by you, and signed by a medical or other professional to confirm need. Alternatively, provide us with a copy of a Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) letter as proof of your eligibility to receive free home delivery service.

 

Application for Free Books by Mail Service

If you are a Missoula Public Library card holder and are interested in using the Books by Mail service, you must create a pre-paid account with the library prior to using the service.

You can put up to $50 on an account via check, cash, or credit card. As each $3 package is sent to your home, your pre-paid account will be automatically charged. 

 

Please visit the Missoula Public Library Accounts desk or call (406)721-2665 to learn more about how to set up a pre-paid account. Once you have an account, simply select “USPS ground service” when placing a hold in the library’s catalog. You are responsible for returning items mailed to you.

Books by Mail is funded by the Missoula Public Library Foundation and Friends of Missoula Public Library. For additional information about this program, contact the libray at (406)721-2665.

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Library on Wheels

The Library on Wheels (LOW) Cycle is Missoula Public Library’s greenest outreach vehicle.  Powered only by the librarian pedaling it, the LOW draws a crowd wherever it goes – engaging library supporters, exciting bicycle enthusiasts, even participating in community parades.  Keep an eye out for the LOW in downtown Missoula during the warmer months, and say hello to our friendly staff or grab a free book donated by Friends of Missoula Public Library.

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