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The Library is open for students, staff, and faculty of The Claremont Colleges, as well as community card holders. Masks are required and eating is not permitted. See COVID-19 Services and Updates for more information.
Request an Item for Pickup

How To Request an Item for Pickup

Claremont Colleges Students, Faculty, and Staff
  • Pickup requests can be made via the Book Request form or by using the “Get this Item” button from within Library Search, which will fill in the request form for you.
  • When the form prompts you to answer the question “How would you like this item delivered?,” select “I would like to pick-up– Curbside or Walk-In” from the options in the drop-down menu. Please note: we will be ending our curbside pickup service on 8/31/22. Walk-in pickup will still be available.
Community Borrowers
  • Request items for pickup using the Community Borrower Book Pickup Request formPlease note: our service of pulling books for community users will end 8/31/22. Those with community borrower cards will still be able to pull items from the stacks and check them out.
  • For information on how to obtain a Community Borrower card, please see the Access for Visitors page. Email with questions.

Picking Up Requested Items

Once the requested books have been pulled you will be notified and have two options:

  • Curbside Pickup: Make an appointment for curbside pickup using the link in the notification email. Appointment required. Please note: we will be ending our curbside pickup service on 8/31/22. Walk-in pickup will still be available.
  • Walk-in Pickup: Pickup your items at the Main Services Desk (located at the South Entrance). No appointment required.

Please note that turnaround time will depend on the number of requests we receive and staff capacity. Items are not available for pickup until you have received notification that they are ready. For a faster alternative, please come into the Library to retrieve items from the stacks.

Tech Lending Pickup

TCC students, faculty, and staff may borrow Tech Lending items for up to 7 days. Items must be requested in advance.

Mailing Services

The Library is no longer offering mailing service now that we have reopened (effective August 16, 2021). Items are available for pickup or by retrieving them from the stacks.