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Through it all—the pandemic, resulting closures, and the need to social distance—Helium Books is making sure Milwaukee County residents are not losing access to their libraries.
Operating since September 2019, the local library book delivery service makes reading easier than ever. Readers simply visit the company’s website, create an account, and fill out a form indicating the books they’d like to rent, all within a couple minutes. Then, without having to pay a penny, their desired books will be delivered to their door within 48 hours or less. The process is safe, in accordance with health guidelines, and contact-free.
+ To learn more about the Helium Books rental process, click here.
While many libraries have reduced hours and capacity, or shuttered their doors completely due to COVID-19, Helium Books is filling the void, allowing library-goers and readers seamless access to the neighborhood staple they may be missing. Although many Milwaukee County residents may not be able to visit their local library, they—by way of Helium Books’s services—are able to once again unlock the magic behind these now-closed doors.
If you or someone you know is patiently waiting for libraries to re-open, Helium Books may be worth looking into. It’s free, it’s fast, and it’s safe. Also worth mentioning, you do not need a library card to use the service.
+ View the Helium Books’s launch day press release here.
If you’d like to learn more about Helium Books, feel free to contact their co-founder, Ian Buchanan, directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also direct emails to email@example.com and phone calls/texts to (414) 253-2396.
- Post from Community: The library, delivered safely and contact-free - August 3, 2020