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 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.