Books by Mail

Books by Mail

is available to any resident of Wayne County and the other counties of OWWL, Pioneer Library System, who is unable to access an OWWL Library due to disability, long-term or chronic illness, lack of transportation, or other difficulty.

What library materials can be checked out?

The following materials can be checked out through Books by Mail:

  • Print books,
  • audio books,
  • and DVDs.

These materials can be checked out for five weeks and may be renewed if not needed for a hold. There is limit of six items per mailing.

Who chooses the library materials?

Patrons can either request specific titles or have Books by Mail staff select materials based on personal interest.

How do the materials arrive?

Materials will arrive in a blue canvas mail bag to the address listed on the application. Materials will be returned in the same bag; a pre-paid shipping label will be included.

Enrolling in Books by Mail

Click here for a program application you may fill by computer

Click here for instructions to complete the computer-fillable program application

Or Print this application, complete, and :

Submit completed applications by email or send to:
Books by Mail
2557 State Rt 21
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Applications can be mailed to patrons upon request. Contact Books by Mail at the phone number or email below. 

Applications are also available at the Ontario Public Library and all OWWL libraries .

For More Information

Contact Books by Mail by phone 585-394-8260 ext. 1119 or email

Note: Books by Mail is a separate program from New York State Talking Book and Braille Library. Click here to learn more about services available to eligible residents who are unable to use standard print materials due to a visual, physical, or reading disability.