SPL Delivers

SPL Delivers Bringing the Best of the Library to Your Door
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SPL Delivers

Do you have difficulty getting to the library due to an illness, injury, medical condition, or disability?  We may have a solution for you! 

SPL Delivers is a NO CONTACT home delivery service that provides materials to homebound City of Suffolk residents.  Home delivery is available to anyone who is homebound, whether temporarily or permanently regardless of age.  


To qualify for homebound services, an individual must: 

  • Must live in the City of Suffolk and live within the designated delivery zone.
  • Have a valid Suffolk Public Library, library card must be in good standing.
  • Be unable to visit the library independently due to a temporary or long-term illness, injury, impairment, medical condition, or disability for at least 2 months. 

Starting Services:

Complete the SPL Delivers on-line application, email spldelivers@suffolkva.us, or call us at (757) 514-7715 for enrollment.  If you are eligible, someone will get in touch to start you in the program. 

Delivery of Materials:

Library materials will be delivered monthly as resources and staff availability allows 

Termination of Services:

  • An individual may terminate homebound service at any time 
  • SPL staff will review homebound service eligibility requirements on a periodic, case-by-case basis to confirm, modify, extend, or terminate homebound service.   


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