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Curbside Pickup: Indianapolis NMC Curbside

Library guide to describe procedures for the checkout, pickup, and return of library materials.

Curbside Pickup at Your Library!

Please bring your Ivy Tech picture ID, driver's license and C#, or state-issued ID and C# to the library.

*If you need to come inside, masks are required in all campus buildings.

Please park in the garage or the lot adjacent to the parking garage.

The 27th street entrance will be open during business hours (9-5, M-F) to Ivy Tech students, faculty, and staff starting February 1, 2021.

Children and other guests are not permitted inside the building.

The Illinois street entrance will remain locked.*

First: Make a request.

What to do :

1.  Search for the item you need on the library website.

Curbside requests will only apply to items currently available at the NMC library.

Reserve textbooks are not eligible for curbside pickup. 

If you need to borrow an item from another library, or if you have questions, please Contact Us.

2.  Write the Title, Author, Edition (if applicable), and ISBN. We will need that information when you place your request. If you are looking for several titles in a particular subject or genre, please contact a librarian to create a title list.

3.  Contact us to make the request: (Choose One)

  1. Call the library (317-921-4782) (9am-4pm Monday-Friday) to place a request.
    We will need your name, Ivy Tech email, phone#, C#, pickup time, and the information you got from step 2.
  2. Place a request online through Ask-a-librarian.
    We will need your name, Ivy Tech email, phone#, C#, pickup time, and the information from step 2.
  3. Place a request using our online form.
    We will need your name, Ivy Tech email, phone#, C#, pickup time, and the information from step 2.
    Remember, we cannot request items from other libraries at this time.

4.  Check for confirmation.

You should receive an email confirmation message within 24 hours to confirm your request.

If you do not receive a confirmation message, please check your spam/junk folder, or contact us

 

Curbside Pickup Service will be available from 9:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday*.

Please be aware that if the campus is shut down, the library will also be closed.
 

*Evening and weekend curbside service is not available. Please contact us for additional options. *

**Checkout rules and policies still apply. For more information, see our policy page.**

 

Next: Pick up your items.

What to do :

Curbside pickup begins at 9:00am and ends at 4:00pm.

1.   Drive to the NMC Campus Library and park in the marked pickup/drop-off area on Illinois Street.  When you arrive at your appointed pickup time, call the NMC Library to let us know you are here for pickup at 317-921-4782.

 We will verify your name, C number, and requested items when you call.

2.  Wait a few minutes. We will bring out your requested items. We will need to verify your pickup, and then you will be on your way.  Please have your student ID available.

The date and time items are due will be on your receipt. If your receipt is missing, or if you need assistance, please contact us: (317) 921-4782.

Curbside Pickup Service will be available from 9:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday.

Please be aware that if the campus is shut down, the library will also be closed.
 

 

Finally: Return items to the library.

What to do :

1.  RenewIf the item you have is renewable, contact us before it is due, and we can renew it for you. You do not need to come to the library to renew items-- we can do it over the phone or online. Students may renew items from our general collection up to 4 times. Please read our policy for more information.

2. ReturnIf you are returning your items, please place them in the drop box in the vestibule on 27th street (the entrance leading to the tutoring center). The vestibule should be open all day, every day.

The date and time items are due will be on your receipt. If your receipt is missing, or if you need assistance, please contact us: (317) 921-4782, or Ask-A-Librarian.

**Note: All returned items will be quarantined at least 3 days to reduce the spread of germs. Items in quarantine will be unavailable for checkout. For more information, please read our FAQs page.**