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    Homebound Service

    The rich collections of the Cleveland Public Library are available to you through Homebound Services, a free, fast and convenient way for homebound patrons to borrow library materials. The service is available to anyone who is unable to get to a library because of age or disability.  A phone call, email, or letter will bring a fresh supply of library materials to your doorstep within a week.

    How To Register For Homebound Service

    1. Phone the Homebound Services at 216.623.7005 during regular hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
    2. Register your name with Homebound Services by providing your name, complete address (including zip code) and phone number. Or send a card or letter with your requests to:

      Homebound Services
      Cleveland Public Library
      5806 Woodland Avenue
      C/O Mobile Services Department
      Cleveland, Ohio 44104-2743

      Be sure to include your name, complete address and phone number.

      You may also contact us via email at
    3. To be eligible for this service please have your doctor fax (216-623-7116) to Homebound Services a completed Homebound Medical Form.

    How To Order:
    Contact the Popular Library by phone, email, or U.S. Mail with your requests. You can order a variety of material including books, magazines, music CD’s, DVD’s, and books-on-CD. Most library items are loaned for a three-week period.

    How To Return:
    Please use the Library's free return mail service: Place items in their reusable, resealable bag. Call 623-7005 (or email) to arrange for a pick-up. Give your name, complete address, and phone number. Your package will be picked up by the United Parcel Service within a day or two of your call.