The Main Library will be open to the public starting June 1, 2021. No card swipe will be required for entrance to the building. Requested library materials, including DVDs can be picked up at the Service Desk. 

 The Main Library will not have an open holds shelf for the summer semester. We offer Office or Home Delivery (excludes p.o. box) for requesting library materials.

Pickup at Main Library Service Desk

  • Search available materials, including DVDs using the library catalog InfoHawk+
  • Request materials by selecting “UI Main Library Pickup”
  • Materials are often ready to be picked up in 2-5 days
  • When you receive your hold notice visit the Service Desk on the first floor to pick up your materials
  • You may need to bring a reusable bag or backpack. Currently, the libraries are not able to provide bags or boxes

When picking up materials, we ask that users follow these guidelines for a smooth interaction that maintains the health, safety, and well-being of both our staff and users: 

  • Unvaccinated users are encouraged to wear a face covering and all users are expected to follow UI guidelines regarding COVID-19
  • If you are returning materials to the library, please use the outdoor book returns on the South Patio & North Entrance
  • Have additional questions about this service? Check out our User Services FAQs