Check out Your Library-To-Go
June 03, 2011
Question: What’s better than stopping by the video store or a Redbox to pick up a movie?
Answer: Picking up a movie for free at the library!
Question: What’s better than stopping by a library branch to pick up a free movie?
Answer: Stopping by our Library-to-Go site!
A Library-to-Go is an unstaffed library location designed for quick trips to pick up and drop off materials. It has a large browsable collection of music and movies, including lots of new releases. You can also have your holds sent to a Library-to-Go site to be stored in one of its lock boxes until you come for it. The newest location—at the Platte County Resource Center—also has four public computers that are equipped with internet access and Microsoft Office programs. Of course, you can return library materials there too.
Our catalog is hooked into the Library-to-Go sites, so you can always find out what’s available at the Platte County location. But since it’s a browsable collection, the movies and music can’t be placed on hold or sent elsewhere. Translation: there’s always something decent waiting there to be checked out, you just have to go get it.
Mid-Continent has three Library-to-Go sites across the metro. The most recent one was installed about half way between the Boardwalk and Platte City branches at the Platte County Resource Center, near the intersection of I-29 and 435. The Boardwalk Branch is in charge of maintaining this newest Library-to-Go site, so feel free to call us if you have any questions. You can also find a map of Library-to-Go locations as well as video walkthroughs of how to use them on our MCPL locations page.