Lending Hands, Fayetteville Public Library's outreach service to the homebound, provides personal delivery of library materials to persons of all ages who reside within the city limits of Fayetteville and are physically unable to come to the library due to age, illness, or disability. This is a free service.
Who is eligible?
Homebound persons living within the city limits of Fayetteville are eligible to register for this program. This service is also available to persons who reside in assisted living facilities, retirement communities, rehabilitation centers and nursing homes in Fayetteville. This service may also be used by persons unable to come to the library due to a temporary illness or disability.
What materials are available?
The library makes available the following items for checkout:
Books: hardback, paperback and large print
Audio books on CD
DVDs and Blu-rays
What you will need:
A current Fayetteville Public Library card is required to borrow items. If you do not have a current library card, a volunteer with the Lending Hands Homebound Service will assist you in obtaining one.
Register for the program:
To enroll with the Lending Hands Homebound Service or to ask further questions, call 856-7250 or e-mail Lending Hands.
For your convenience, the application form is available for download.
Print and fill out the application form (PDF) and send to:
Lending Hands Homebound Service
Fayetteville Public Library
401 W. Mountain Street
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Volunteers are needed to deliver library materials to the homebound. If you are interested in helping to bring the joy of reading to those unable to come to the library contact the Manager of Volunteer Services at 856-7104.