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Grab & Go
The Kent State University Library is pleased to announce another new contactless pickup service to our users. University Library users can choose the Kent-Main Grab & Go pick up service of requested library material. This inside pickup location is adjacent to the University Library’s Service Desk on the first floor of the main library.
STEP ONE - Request
Use the Library’s website to request the items you need. You can use the KentLINK, OhioLINK, or the SearchOhio catalogs to search items.
Choose Kent-Main Grab & Go as your pickup location.
STEP TWO - Schedule
Allow up to 3 days for KSU campus material and 7-10 days for off-campus material to arrive and be processed. Do not come to the Library until you receive an email that your items have arrived AND you have scheduled a day and time to pick up your items. (https://libcal.library.kent.edu/reserve/grabandgo)
STEP THREE – Pick up
Arrive at the Library on the day of your scheduled appointment. All items will be available for pickup between 9:00am-4:00pm. Proceed to the Grab & Go pick up shelves located across from the Library Services Desk on the first floor of the main Library. Find the bag labeled with your name, grab it and go. There is no need to stop at the desk unless you have a question. Books will be checked out to you before you arrive.
STEP FOUR – Return
When finished or before the due date, return the requested material to an exterior book drop or to our Library Services Desk. A return receipt will be emailed to you after being checked in by staff.