Homebound Delivery

Homebound Delivery Service

What is the Homebound Delivery Service?

 

In compliance with COVID-19 guidance, the Homebound Delivery Service is not available until further notice.

 The Orange Public Library’s Homebound Delivery Service provides library materials to residents who live in the City of Orange who are unable to get to the library because of a disability or illness.  Volunteers donate their time to deliver materials straight to your doorstep.  There is no fee for this service.


How to Receive Homebound Delivery Service

If you wish to receive homebound delivery service from the Orange Public Library, or if you know of anyone in need of this service, contact the Volunteer Coordinator.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who is eligible for this service?

  • Individuals who live in the City of Orange who are unable to get to the library because of a disability or illness.
  • Individuals confined to home by an illness or injury expected to last three months or more.
  • Individuals with a physical or mental disability that prevents transportation to the Library.

**Note: Individuals who have recovered from their illness or injury are no longer eligible for the Homebound Delivery Service.

2. Who will deliver my materials?

Your assigned volunteer will select, deliver, and return materials based on your interest profile from the initial interview. You work directly with your volunteer to schedule a delivery time and date that works best for both of you. Volunteers go through a background process.

3. What materials are available?

Available Materials to Homebound Patrons:

  • Books
  • Large Print Books
  • Audiobooks (Fiction and Non-Fiction)
  • Foreign Language Materials
  • Instructional Kits
  • eResources
  • eBooks and eAudiobooks

4. How do I sign up?

Contact the Library Volunteer Coordinator at (714) 288-2569 or libraryvolunteer@cityoforange.org to schedule an interview.