Homebound Delivery Services
Rock Island Public Library offers temporarily and permanently homebound residents a variety of ways to borrow materials without visiting the library. We’ll even help you choose books!
Sign Up for Homebound Delivery
RIPL Homebound Resources can bring books and audiobooks to your door. Homebound Delivery staff can select materials for you based on the preferences of your Homebound application, or you can place holds with our online catalog. Other helpful resources include our Best Seller Club, which automatically places you on hold for new books from a select list of authors.
Weekly or monthly delivery appointments are scheduled with our Homebound Delivery Coordinator. You can sign up online.
Application and Library Cards for Homebound Delivery
Librarian Picks Personal Shopper Form
Tell us what you like, and we'll recommend new titles based on your interests!
Best Sellers Club
Have an author whose books you don't want to miss? Register to be placed on hold automatically for bestselling author new releases.
Read or Listen from Anywhere
eRead Illinois/Axis 360
Inkie.org is a tool for writers and readers! Inkie.org exclusively features content by Illinois authors, creators, and communities. Collections include the Indie Illinois e-book collection and RAILS Community Collections. Inkie.org also includes free creation and publishing tools to help Illinois writers get their works into the hands of Illinois readers.
Stream movies, shows, and storytimes on Kanopy Kids! Find Elmo, Pinkalicious, and many other childhood favorites. Includes content rated by Common Sense Digital Media. App available.
Scholastic Book Flix
Read-along eBooks, with non-fiction pairs. English & Spanish.