The Marengo-Union Library District, located at 19714 E. Grant Highway in Marengo, has started allowing for physical checkout of items through curbside pickup services, the library announced.

Hours for curbside pickup are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and from 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

Checkouts are limited to six items per card per day, and items can be placed on hold by using the library's online catalog, available at Items also can be placed on hold by calling the library at 815-568-8236from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Once the holds have been processed, the library will call to confirm that the items are ready to be picked up.All materials due back to the library should be returned at the drop box on the east side of the building.

For information,call the library at 815-568-8236 or visit the website at