Walk-in access to the North Branch and South Branch libraries will be suspended; Emily Fowler Central Library is currently closed for walk-in service and will remain closed. 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.
North Branch and South Branch will offer appointments for computer/internet use, and all three branches will provide 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 Emily Fowler Central Library and North Branch Library.
- Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. — Curbside hold pick-up available at North Branch Library and Emily Fowler Central Library
- Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. — Curbside hold pick-up at North Branch Library
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.)