For CLPL cardholders only. The service is limited to materials available at the Crystal Lake Public Library.

  • Patrons place holds through the CLPL catalog or contact the CLPL Call Center at 815.459.1687 from 10 am-6 pm 7 days/week for help identifying materials to place on hold.
  • Library staff will pull items and call patrons to schedule a pickup time when their materials are ready.
  • At their scheduled time, patrons will wait in designated spots in the parking lot close to the delivery entrance off Paddock Street.
  • Library staff, wearing protective gear, will place the bag of materials in patrons' car trunks or set on ground while observing social distancing guidelines.
  • Masks and social distancing will be required for the safety of all.
  • There will be no same-day pickups!

Patrons, please contact the CLPL Call Center at 815.459.1687; send an email to; or "chat" on our website if you need selection help!