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Sidewalk Delivery at Goleta Valley & Santa Ynez Valley Libraries

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Library card holders of the Goleta Valley, Solvang, and Buellton libraries can now pick up their hold requests at their local library. Patrons can also return borrowed items to the book drops at their local library. Please note that items will be quarantined for four days before being removed from your library record.

Starting on July 15, 2020, Sidewalk Service will be available at all three libraries Wednesdays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (instead of Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11:30 to 5:30 p.m.) 

Patrons can place requests in the online catalog.

  • Begin your search by selecting your branch
  • Results will show items owned by Goleta, Solvang, and Buellton libraries
  • Select the item you want and place the request

Click here to watch a video demonstration of how to place a hold.

Sidewalk Service Video Screenshot

    Sidewalk pick up at your library

    • You will receive a notice by email or text or phone that your item is ready for pick up
    • When you arrive at the library to pick up your request, you have three options per library branch:

    Goleta Valley Library

    1. Text CHECKIN to 805-902-1020
    2. Go to Goleta Sidewalk Service
    3. Call 805-964-7878

    Solvang Library

    1. Text CHECKIN to 805-902-1021
    2. Go to Solvang Sidewalk Service
    3. Call 805-688-4214

    Buellton Library

    1. Text CHECKIN to 805-902-1022
    2. Go to Buellton Sidewalk Service
    3. Call 805-688-3115