Checkout Books from the PDS Library This Summer

The PDS library is excited to announce that we will now be electronically checking out books again! Please use this form to request a book.

Book Request Form

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Each student may request up to three books at a time. We recommend that you use the Alexandria Scout website to browse through our offerings. Here is a video demonstrating how to use the site.

You will receive an email when the book(s) are ready to be picked up at the main lobby’s front desk, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:30 am and 2:30 pm. If a book is unavailable you will also be emailed that information. You may then reply to that email asking to be placed on a waiting list. Please note that you will not be automatically placed on a waiting list.


Picking Up Books

Due to COVID-19, we ask that you follow our guidelines for entering the main lobby. Please always wear a mask. One person may enter (if possible), return or retrieve the book(s), and then leave. We are keeping the number of people in the main lobby to a minimum. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.


Returning Books

To return library books, please visit the main lobby where you will see a bin labeled “Return Library Books Here.”


Please note that PDS will be closed Friday, July 3rd, and Monday, July 6th, for the Fourth of July holiday.

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Smith at

Birthday Book Club - Honor Your Son on His Birthday

The PDS Birthday Book Club has served for more than twenty years as a way to honor your son on his birthday. It has strengthened our library tremendously. Thousands of books have been added to the library because of this wonderful program.

Boys enrolled in the club are given the opportunity to be the first to check out the new books chosen in their names. Shown in the front of the book is a special plate with the boy’s name and birthday. If you would like to place a book in the library in honor or memory of someone, it can be handled on this form, as well. This is a great way to remember teachers at Christmas or at the end of the year.

We request a minimum donation of $15.00 that should be paid in advance. Please fill out the form below and return it to the PDS Library with a check made payable to the PDS Birthday Book Club. Since this is a contribution, your gift is tax-deductible. For more information, contact Brooke Clement at 842-4641.

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