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Senior Services and Homebound Delivery Service

Homebound Delivery 


The Cambridge Public Library offers monthly delivery of library materials to Cambridge residents who are homebound and unable to visit a library due to short- or long-term disability or infirmity. 

How It Works

This service must be scheduled in advance and is reserved for eligible patrons.

All circulating library materials are eligible for homebound delivery, including books, audiobook, DVDs and music CDs. Items are checked out for 4 weeks and can be renewed 2 times. 

We will deliver your materials during the second full week of the month on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. We will pick up your returns from the previous delivery at the same time. Library bags will be supplied for deliveries. 


To request homebound delivery, please fill out the application below and return it to the Main Library (449 Broadway). We generally respond within one week of receiving your application. 

We are happy to mail the application to patrons upon request. 

Contact Us

For more information or to request an application form be mailed to you, please call 617-349-4035 or email cploutreach@cambridgema.gov.