In Person Services
Walk-in access to all three library branches is suspended. All three branches of the Denton Public Library (Emily Fowler Central Library, North Branch, and South Branch) will offer drive-up window pickups (North Branch) and contactless curbside pickup (Fowler and South Branch) for held items with new temporary hours from Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
All three branches also offer appointments for computer/internet use, printer/copier use, and virtual book-a-librarian assistance, phone and e-mail reference, reader’s advisory services, and account assistance. The Denton Public Library will also continue to offer virtual programming through social media, Zoom classes, and more. Winter and Spring Virtual Program Guides are being developed and will be available on the Library’s website soon. To learn more about available library services, visit www.library.cityofdenton.com
Contactless curbside pick-up of hold materials is now available at all three branches
- Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
- To use this service, place holds online using your library card login at www.dentonlibrary.com.
If a patron has a physical item that they need to return to the Library, the book drops will still be accessible. Once items are returned, Library staff will sanitize them for future use. For patrons unable to return items, the Library’s fine-free policy will protect them from any potential penalties.
Computer & Internet Usage Appointments
Access to limited number of library computers- up to two 1-hour sessions OR Access to limited laptop workstation tables with time limits. (Daily visits by customers using public computers or laptop stations should not exceed 2.5 hours.)
A limited number of appointments are available on a first-call, first-served basis. Appointments may be scheduled by calling (940) 349-8752 and selecting Option 2.
Patrons may now make an appointment to use the copier at all three branches Monday through Friday. There are six available appointments a day. The copier takes both coins and dollars—with black and white copies costing 10 cents and color copies costing 25 cents. To make an appointment, call the library at (940) 349-8752.