OWLS: Outreach on Wheels Library Service  

Home Delivery and Pick-Up for Homebound Patrons

Can't come to us? We'll come to you! 

OWLS Logo with SAPL

Do you enjoy books, audiobooks, movies, and magazines from your library but are unable to physically come to the San Anselmo Library? We now offer FREE home delivery and pick-up to patrons unable to come to the library due to mobility, health, or disability barriers.


What is OWLS? 

OWLS: Outreach on Wheels Library Service is designed to reach San Anselmo residents of all ages with a temporary or permanent illness, injury, impairment, medical condition, or disability that prevents them from visiting the library.

Who can use this service?

To qualify for OWLS, you must: 

  • Be a resident of the town of San Anselmo
  • Have a San Anselmo Public Library card 
  • Be unable to visit the library due to a temporary or permanent illness or impairment

How do I sign up for OWLS?

If you or someone you know is interested in receiving OWLS, you can: 

What items may I check out?

When will I receive materials?

Someone from the library will drop off your materials in a paper bag by your front door on a previously agreed upon date.

How do I return items?

When you're ready to return your items, fill out our Request Pick-Up form: https://forms.gle/VFpZB5y1i3rsbYsT9 or call 415-258-4656.

How long can I borrow the items you bring me?

The lending period for library materials delivered by OWLS is three weeks.

Call for volunteers! 

Do you enjoy helping your neighbors and community? Would you like to be more involved with your library? Contact Lindsey at lfadden@townofsananselmo.org for details and to volunteer for OWLS.