Use UP Library Search to request items from the Clark Library and Summit collections, and then pick them up at the main floor Service Desk during our open hours. You will receive an email when items are ready. Swipe into the building with your UP ID.
You can send someone to pick up your books, as long as they have your UP ID card in hand. Remind them that they will need the card to get into the building.
Visit the Loan Periods page to see how long you can have items for.
Not finding the item you want? Here are your options:
All returned items will be quarantined for 24 hours before being checked out again. Please do not clean them yourself.
To ask to have books, DVDs, etc. from the Clark Library or Summit collections brought to the Service Desk for you to pick up, look up the item in the library catalog and select its title. On the next page, in the Get It section. select Sign In and enter your UP credentials to sign in to your library account
2. Select Request UP's copy to obtain Clark Library items, or Request from Summit to request through that system.
3. The request forms have helpful tools:
3.1. Before submitting a Clark Library book request, you can ask for a book chapter instead. If you're not sure which chapter you need, we can send you the table of contents. Select the Request button to submit.
3.2 A Summit book request form has a real-time availability checker, to make sure the book is requestable. Select the Request button to submit.
Clark Library is open for picking up requested materials during the following hours:
|Mondays||10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.|
|Tuesdays||10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.|
|Wednesdays||1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
|Thursdays||10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.|
|Saturdays||10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.|
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What is Summit?
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How will I know when my Summit item is available?
How long can I borrow Summit items?
Can Summit items be renewed?
How can I return items?
If you're not currently in the Portland area, or not able to visit the library during our open hours to pick up items, check out the Children's Literature collection of your local public library. Many public libraries have sizable collections of children's literature, and libraries may be open for curbside pickup.
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