Words on Wheels

Book Delivery is Back!

Facing challenges with visiting the library due to health or mobility issues? Palo Alto residents, we've got you covered!

Words on Wheels is a convenient home delivery service tailored for those dealing with family illness, injury, medical conditions, or disabilities.


  • Palo Alto Resident
  • Valid Palo Alto City Library Card
  • Unable to visit the library because of a temporary or long-term illness, injury, impairment, medical condition or disability.

Borrowing Policies

  • We provide a wide variety of library materials, including books, DVDs, music, audiobooks, and large type books. All are available through this delivery service by placing a hold.
  • Items will have a 6-week checkout period and overdue fines will not be assessed.
  • See our Fines & Fees policy for more information about lost or damaged items.

Enrollment Form

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