Rosemary Garfoot Public Library Curbside Pick-up Service Begins May 4.



















Curbside Service at the Rosemary Garfoot Public Library

Begins May 4

On April 16, Governor Evers stated that public libraries may provide curbside pick-up of books and other library materials.  The Rosemary Garfoot Public Library is pleased to announce Curbside Service to the public beginning May 4.   Due to no delivery or interlibrary loan services at this time, patrons are limited to requesting materials owned and available at the Rosemary Garfoot Public Library.  During this time, the library building will remain closed. 

Reserving Materials

There are three ways you can reserve or order materials from the library.  Beginning May 4 - calling the library between 9-5, Monday through Friday (608-798-3881), placing holds in LINKcat, or sending an email request to  The  provides tips on finding available materials at a specific library.   Please allow staff at least one day, Monday through Friday, to pull your selections from the shelf.  You will be notified when the items are ready for you to schedule a pick-up time.

Scheduling Pick-Up

  • We are offering 15 minute pick-up time slots from 10:00-12:00 and 3:00-5:00 Monday through Friday.
  • You may reserve an available time slot by calling (608) 798-3881.
  • You must pick-up materials in your reserved time slot.  Materials not picked up, will go back into quarantine for 72 hours.  If you miss your pick-up time, please call for another appointment.
  • Materials will be checked-out to you before you arrive. 

Pick-Up Location

The designated pick-up location is outside the front entrance in the brick ellipse.  Materials will be placed on tables for pick-up.   In the event of inclement weather, the pick-up tables will be under the outside front entrance overhang.


  • Per the Department of Public Health and adhering to social distancing requirements and restrictions, staff cannot have any physical contact with patrons at this time.
  • Your materials will be placed on a table in the center of the sidewalk leading up to the library.
  • Please do not approach the table until the library staff member is back in the building.
  • If you cannot walk to the table, please let us know when you make your reservation.   Staff will deposit items in your trunk.  Please open your trunk before a staff member brings out your materials.  Do not get out of the car at any time a staff member is still outside.


Returning Materials

The outside book return will re-open on May 4.    If returns become unmanageable, the book return will be only be open during scheduled hours.   All returned materials must go through a 72 hour quarantine period before being checked-out.