SBPL Contact Free Pickup!

SBPL provides for request and pickup of library materials with no contact from our doors to your bag of items for the safety of you and library staff. Patrons schedule pickups in an advance so holds can be ready for pickup at the Killmurray Building. Pickups can also be scheduled on the Mobile Branch by calling 732-329-4000 ext 7288 or emailing

Pickup Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Just follow these 3 easy steps to request and pick up your books etc. If you have any questions about this service, please call the Borrower’s Services Desk at 732-329-4000, extension 7290.

Step 1

Option A

Request Online

Place holds for specific items online.

Option B

Call into the Library

Place holds and get personalized book recommendations by phone at 732-329-4000 with:

  • extension 7286 for Adults and Teens materials
  • extension 7285 for Children’s materials

Call-in hours:

Mon. - Thu. 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri. 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Option C

Fill out the form for Personal Picks

Use this form for SBPL staff to select 5 Personal Picks titles just for you.

Step 2

Schedule a Pick Up

Once you receive notification that your items are available, a reservation is required. To make an online reservation, click here. You have the option to select the Library or the Mobile Branch/Bookmobile as your pickup location. 


Call the Library at 732-329-4000 ext. 7290 with questions regarding pickup at the Main Library.  If you are inquiring about pickups on the Mobile Branch, please call the Outreach Department directly at ext. 7288.

Pick Up Times at the Killmurray Building

Tue. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sat. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Step 3

Pick Up Your Items

Arrive at the Library at your assigned time.

Distributions will be done at the meeting room entrance at the Killmurray Building.

Please ensure masks are worn and maintain 6 feet of social distancing!

Please call 732-329-4000 extension 7290 if you need to reschedule your pickup.