Expanded hours! Library now open for in-building use and curbside pickup 11-5:30 Monday through Friday

The downtown branch is open to the public from 11am – 5:30pm Monday through Friday for Grab-n-Go browsing. Please limit your visit to 30 minutes: facemasks are required and social distancing will be observed. A limited number of computers will be available by appointment. In addition, laptops will be available for parking lot use during the library’s open hours. Patrons may also check out mobile hotspots for access to high-speed internet.

The Library continues to offer curbside service from 11am – 5:30pm Monday through Friday.

To request items for pick up, do one of the following:

  • Log in to your account at www.valnet.org and place your holds or
  • Email a list to yourlibrary@aclib.org or
  • Call (509) 758-5454

If emailing or calling to request items, please do so at least 4 hours before you would like to pick them up.

Call when you’re on your way or have arrived in the parking lot so staff can get your items ready for you.

Items will be left in paper bags on a table outside of the library – bags will be labeled with first 3 letters of last name and first 3 letters of first name.  In order to maintain social distancing, please wait in your car until there is no one in the pickup area.

There will be a cart outside to put items being returned or you may use the book drop in the alley.

All returned items will be quarantined for 2 days and will remain on your account during that time.