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Select and Collect: Library Pickup Service During COVID-19: Home

This guide describes the curbside pickup service developed by the UFV Library in response to the COVID-19 situation. Select and Collect is no longer being offered.

Library Select and Collect Service Ends

The UFV Library sites (Abbotsford and Chilliwack) are transitioning to a full opening on September 13th, 2021. As a result some services that were created due to COVID will stop being offered, including Select and Collect.

As of August 23, the libraries will be open to walk-in traffic to current UFV students and employees only. As of September 13, we will return to regular service. Library hours.

  • Select and Collect ended on September 3 and has been replaced by our usual UFV Libraries Holds service, with a slight modification to pick up locations. At the Abbotsford Library, please ask for your Holds at the Service Desk. At the Chilliwack campus, please collect your holds from the lockers (see below).
Chilliwack Library

Lockers available during campus building hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 7AM to 7PM
  • Saturday, Sunday & holidays: Closed

Campus building hours are subject to change:

Individual study tables can no longer be booked. However, walk-ins are welcome and access is available to most seating, collections, and the computers (excluding G181 in Abbotsford). Group Study Rooms will be available for booking at both campuses, as of September 13.

Please DO NOT visit us if you are feeling unwell or have reason to believe that you have been exposed to COVID-19.


How to request items

Items can be requested by clicking on Place Hold through the UFV Library Catalogue. If you have questions, please contact the library via 

You will need to use your UFV ID Number and Library PIN number to place a hold. 

Returning Items

UFV Library items can be returned to either the interior or exterior bookdrops at both the Abbotsford and Chilliwack Libraries. We are no longer are practicing quarantine measures, so there should not be a delay between drop-off and when returned items no longer show on your account. Over-sized items that will not fit in the bookdrop can be returned directly to library staff.

Bookdrop locations:

  • Chilliwack -- Outside south entrance of A Building
  • Abbotsford -- Outside north entrance of G Building


Where -- Abbotsford Campus Library

Starting Monday, August 16, pay parking will again be in effect.

Where -- Chilliwack Campus Library

Starting Monday, August 16, pay parking will again be in effect.

The University of the Fraser Valley is situated on the traditional territory of the Stó:lō peoples. The Stó:lō have an intrinsic relationship with what they refer to as S’olh Temexw (Our Sacred Land), therefore we express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in this territory.

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