Libraries are currently offering curbside services only. Conifer Library is closed. Locations serving as Voter Service and Polling Centers are open for voting. 

Service Updates: The Ridge Rec Center Lending Machine is currently unavailable. 

Library To You

Welcome to Library To You, where we bring the library...to you!

Library To You provides alternative services for patrons wishing to use Jefferson County Public Library. We offer access beyond our buildings. From delivering materials to offering easy library access within your community and creating accessible at-home events and educational programs, we aim to meet you where you are.

Services

Learn more about our Library To You services and discover just how easy it is to enjoy JCPL -- from any place or any stage of life!

Bookmobile

Our traveling library loves visiting community residences throughout the county! We bring library materials and services to those with difficulty accessing a library location.

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Holds Lockers

Pick up reserved library materials anytime, 24/7 using our automated Holds Lockers.

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Visit our holds locker at its new home outside the Ridge Rec Center: 6613 S. Ward St., Littleton, CO, 80127.

Holds Locker Instructions

  1. When you place a hold in our catalog, select "Ridge Rec Center Holds Locker" for your Hold Pickup Location.
  2. When you are notified your hold is ready, visit the Ridge Rec Center Holds Locker any time 24/7 located outside the lower entrance of the Ridge Recreation Center building at 6613 S Ward St, Littleton, CO 80127. Holds will remain in the lockers for three days.
  3. Scan or type in your library card number.
  4. Your list of holds will be displayed.
  5. A locker door will open and you may take your items, close the locker door, and touch Finish. Enjoy!

Holds Locker pickup is unavailable for Prospector, Mobius and Interlibrary Loan holds, and select oversized library items.

You can return Holds Locker items to any JCPL 24/7 Returns Bin or any library location.

FAQs

  • There is a Returns Bin onsite, located next to the Ridge Rec Center Holds Locker and Lending Machine. Any library items checked out from any location can be returned any time 24/7.You can also return Holds Locker items to any library location.

    1. When you place a hold in our catalog, select "Ridge Rec Center Holds Locker" for your Hold Pickup Location.
    2. When you are notified your hold is ready, visit the Ridge Rec Center Holds Locker any time 24/7 located outside the lower entrance of the Ridge Recreation Center building at 6613 S Ward St, Littleton, CO 80127. Holds will remain in the lockers for three days.
    3. Scan or type in your library card number.
    4. Your list of holds will be displayed.
    5. A locker door will open and you may take your items, close the locker door, and touch Finish. Enjoy!
  • 1. Log into your Account.

    2. Click on your username to display the account menu items, then click on My Settings.

    3. Under Account Preferences > Holds and Pickup Location, click Change to make changes to your preferred pickup location or enable/disable single click holds. With single click holds enabled, your holds will be automatically sent to your preferred location. With single click holds disabled, you will select a pickup location.

Lending Machine

Available 24/7, the Lending Machine functions like an automated video rental kiosk and is stocked with new and highly-popular books and DVDs for adults and children.

Browse hundreds of titles in English and Spanish! Then, instantly borrow items with your JCPL library card (or card number).

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Visit our lending machine in its new home outside the Ridge Rec Center: 6613 S. Ward St., Littleton, CO, 80127.

Instructions

  1. Visit the Lending Machine available any time 24/7 located outside the lower entrance of the Ridge Recreation Center building at 6613 S Ward St, Littleton, CO 80127.
  2. Touch Check Out on the Lending Machine screen.
  3. Use the screen to search for an item. Browse the items currently available, or search for a specific Author or Title. Select, by tapping, the item you are interested in and touch Check Out.
  4. Scan or type your library card number.
  5. The machine will retrieve your item, the door below the screen will open and your item will be there. The process can take 30-60 seconds per item.
  6. It will ask you if you would like to check out another item. If you do, tap yes and follow steps 3-6 above. If you don’t, tap no.
  7. If we have your email address in your account your receipt will be sent to you. You must visit a library to add an email address to your account. There also is an option to print a receipt.

Before you visit, search Lending Machine items in our catalog. Checkout times for Lending Machine items follow the same guidelines as the rest of our collection, but are not eligible for renewals or holds.

You can return Lending Machine items to any JCPL 24/7 Returns Bin or any library location.

FAQs

  • To check items out of the vending machine:

    1. Visit the Lending Machine available any time 24/7 located outside the lower entrance of the Ridge Recreation Center building at 6613 S Ward St, Littleton, CO 80127.
    2. Touch Check Out on the Lending Machine screen.
    3. Use the screen to search for an item. Browse the items currently available, or search for a specific Author or Title. Select, by tapping, the item you are interested in and touch Check Out.
    4. Scan or type your library card number.
    5. The machine will retrieve your item, the door below the screen will open and your item will be there. The process can take 30-60 seconds per item.
    6. It will ask you if you would like to check out another item. If you do, tap yes and follow steps 3-6 above. If you don’t, tap no.
    7. If we have your email address in your account your receipt will be sent to you. You must visit a library to add an email address to your account. There also is an option to print a receipt.

    To return items to the lending machine:

    There is a Returns Bin onsite, located next to the Ridge Rec Center Holds Locker and Lending Machine. Any library items checked out from any location can be returned any time 24/7.You can also return Lending Machine items to any library location.

     

  • There is a Returns Bin onsite, located next to the Ridge Rec Center Holds Locker and Lending Machine. Any library items checked out from any location can be returned any time 24/7.You can also return Lending Machine items to any library location.

  • Items in the machine are listed in the our catalog. Just search for the keyword “Lending Machine” and filter to “Ridge Rec Center Lending Machine” as a location under the “Available Now” filter.

    The Lending Machine collection is a special collection of highly popular books and DVDs These items are non-holdable, non-renewable and available for check out on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • No. Items checked out from the lending machine cannot be renewed.

  • DVDs check out for one week and books check out for three weeks. Our normal lending guidelines apply to anything from the lending machine, but the items do not renew.

  • Our normal lending guidelines apply to anything from the lending machine.

24/7 Returns Bins

Can’t get to a library location to return your items? Library materials can also be dropped off in a JCPL Returns Bin, available 24/7, near the following locations:

  • Ridge Recreation Center
    6613 S Ward St, Littleton, CO 80127
  • Ken Caryl Safeway Parking Lot
    12442 W Ken Caryl Ave, Littleton, CO 80127
  • Conifer Library
    10441 Highway 73, Conifer, CO 80433
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Older Adult Communities Support

Our lobby-stop service supports senior communities throughout the county, delivering requested materials, service support and a friendly face to help you enjoy the library from your community.

Note: Older Adult Community Support is currently limited to hold delivery stops only due to COVID-19.

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Mail Delivery

JCPL provides free delivery of books, movies, music, and magazines to residents who are temporarily or permanently confined to their homes because of illness, disability, or other extenuating circumstance. This service is open to all ages.

Currently, home service is limited to mail delivery only.

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Call-In and Livestream Programming

Call in or view from anywhere with our line up of programs designed to be participated in from the comfort of home!

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Related Reads and Resources

From large-print books and digital resources to lists full of staff picks, enjoy library services, materials and news from home.

News

New 24/7 Library Services Outside Ridge Recreation Center

Starting Oct. 1, you can access the JCPL Holds Locker, Lending Machine and Returns Bin 24/7 outside the Ridge Rec Center’s lower entrance.
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