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Homebound Services

What is it?

The Homebound Service lets you or someone you know enjoy the library’s collections without having to visit the library.

  • The service is free to residents  of all ages who are temporarily or permanently homebound due to disability, health problems, lack of transportation or other reasons.
  • Delivery is provided by library volunteers or through the Meals on Wheels Program.

What may I borrow?

  • Any of our materials that are available for checkout can be borrowed through the service: books including large print and paperbacks, magazines, movies, music CDs and audio books.
  • You can checkout up to 5 items at a time
  • You can take advantage of reserving items as well by calling the library or through the online catalog www.oldlyme.lioninc.org.

How frequent are deliveries?

  • Weekly deliveries and pickup can be arranged with our volunteers

How long may I have items?

  • The checkout period is 4 weeks

Are there any fines or fees?

  • There are no fines and no charges for the service

How do I sign up?

You can fill in the forms using Adobe Reader, save them to your computer, and email your completed forms to kbalocca@oldlyme.lioninc.org. You can also print out the forms and mail them to the library at 2 Library Lane, Old Lyme, CT 06371.

Have questions? Want to sign up?

  • Contact the staff at 860-434-1684 or mail the form provided above.