What is homebound services?

Homebound Services is a delivery service for people living in the East Bonner County Free Library District. This includes people in assisted living facilities.

Who is eligible?

This service is available to patrons in the district that are homebound, disabled or restricted by physical limitations. It is available for those who cannot come to the library and have no other means of receiving library services such as delivery through friends or family members.

How much is it?

This is a free service for those who qualify.

What services are available?

We provide much the same services to our homebound patrons as we do to those who are able to visit the library. We deliver regular and large print books, magazines, DVD's, audiobooks, CD’s, and eReaders. Materials are checked out for a month and may be renewable if no one else is waiting for them.

For the legally blind or those who cannot hold a book due to physical constraints, we partner with the Idaho Talking Book Service.

If you or someone you know could benefit from homebound services, apply below. If you have trouble submitting this form, email us or contact The Library at (208)263-6930 ext. 1212.

Contact Information

I understand that in order to receive homebound services, participant must have no other means, such as delivery through family members or friends, of receiving library services, must be a patron in good standing of the Library District, and must reside within the boundaries of the East Bonner County Library District.

By submitting this request, I am granting permission to the East Bonner County Library District to keep a record of the library materials sent to me in order to avoid duplication. This form is kept confidential within the department.


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