No Contact Pick-up

The Blue Earth County Library System provides contactless pickup for hold items at all 3 library locations. The process is easy as 1-2-3.

Step 1: Place items on hold 

  1. Go to the Catalog at www.beclibrary.org/catalog and find items that are available now at our library. You can place hold requests here.
  2. Or call us at 507-304-4001 (Mankato location); 507-726-2726 (Lake Crystal location); 507-524-3513 (Mapleton Location)
  3. Or fill out our No Contact Pickup Materials Request Form on our website

Step 2: Schedule a pick-up time

  • You will be notified by email or phone call when your items are available to schedule a pick-up time.

Step 3: Pick up your items at your chosen pick-up location



A few notes:

  • Returned materials will not be accepted at the contactless pick-up table; please use the book drops for returns.
  • You can return all library materials fine-free until 30 days after we reopen the Main Library.
  • Questions? Call 507-304-4001.