Closure alert - FAQs

COVID-19 UpdateALL Austin Public Library locations, The Austin History Center, and Recycled Reads are closed to the public. ​Please refer to the Library's Press Release for updated service information. 

Answered By: Christina Shin
Last Updated: Apr 09, 2020     Views: 55

During the Library's closure no new holds​ may be placed on physical items. While searching for items in the Library's catalog, you may come across Available but not Holdable as the status for an item:

Items with this status may not be placed on hold while the Library is closed. They will become available to customers once the Library reopens and resumes operations.