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Cheltenham Libraries Opens on Limited Basis
Posted on Monday June 29, 2020
Virtual library services, contact-free curbside pick ups, Grab N' Go youth books and Summer Learning Club are all available at Cheltenham Libraries.
The following library services are now available at Cheltenham Township Libraries. To keep up-to-date on Library services and activities, follow it on Facebook or visit its Website.
  • The Library is open for service—virtually! You can download e-books, movies, television, and magazines online at our website. Check the library event calendar for virtual programming, including live, interactive Zoom storytimes and other programs.
  • The Library has begun contact-less curbside pickups for items placed on hold. Just request an item online—when you receive notification that your hold is ready, you can book an appointment online or on the phone to pick up your materials! Pickup at Glenside and Elkins Park libraries until further notice; East Cheltenham and La Mott customers must choose one of the other locations to pick up their books. Check our website at for further information.
  • Grab ‘N Go Books for youth ages birth to twelve begins Monday, June 29 by appointment only. Families may choose a collection of five books based on theme and age. Check our website for further information. When notified your hold is ready, please  book your appointment online or call the Library to make an appointment.
  • Our Summer Learning Club 2020 is now open, and runs until August 22, 2020. Track reading and activities online to earn badges and prizes. Ages birth to adult. Visit for details.

Contact-less Pickup Hours:
Monday: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

If you are looking to return books that you checked out before COVID-19 restrictions began, returns will be accepted to book drops according to the “Birthday Rule”. If your birthday is on an even-numbered date, please try to return items on an even date. If it’s on an odd date, please try to return materials on an odd date.

Cheltenham Township   ~   8230 Old York Road   ~   Elkins Park, PA 19027
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8AM-4:30PM
Phone: 215-887-1000   ~   Fax: 215-887-1561
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