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Posted on: June 20, 2020

Curbside Pickup

Curbside Gen Newsflash

TCPL offers curbside pickup for library materials, printouts, craft kits, and more! Curbside pickup is available Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 


Library Materials

  • Materials can be reserved through our online catalog or by calling the Library at 972-625-1900 ext. 2.
  • Up to 15 items may be placed on hold at a time.
  • Library staff will notify you once your items are ready for pickup. 
  • Once notified, park in the designated area of parking lot and call the number posted on the cone.
  • Library staff will verify your card number and check the items out before bringing them to your car.  
  • Holds placed after 4 p.m. will be fulfilled the next business day.  
  • Holds may be picked up Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Holds will be released/canceled after 3 business days if they are not picked up.

Craft Kits

  • A limited number of craft kits are available each week.
  • Kits are available for 3 age groups, each with a different craft:
    • Preschool
    • Children
    • Teen/Adult
  • Every Monday through July, a new set of kits will be available to reserve.
  • Craft kits must be reserved by visiting tcpl.ticketleap.com and placing an order for free kits.
  • Reserved kits will be available for pickup on the next business day.
  • To pick up kits, follow procedures outlined for curbside pickup.

Printouts

  • Go to print.princh.com.
  • Enter printer ID (102244 or 102245).
  • Upload your document.
  • Verify print settings.
  • Accept terms & conditions.
  • Select ’Pay at the desk’.
  • Enter your name.
  • Send order
  • Contact the Library at 972-625-1900 ext. 3 to verify receipt.

3D Prints

  • Only items from Thingiverse may be printed at this time.
  • Email reference@thecolonypl.org with the subject line 3D Print Request.
  • Include your name, contact phone number, and a link to requested Thingiverse file(s).
  • Library staff will contact you for more information and a cost estimate once they have reviewed the 3D print file(s).
  • Cost is 10¢ per gram of plastic filament ($1 minimum). Total cost is determined by the weight of the completed object.
  • Prints may be picked up Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Once the object is printed, Library staff will contact you with pickup instructions.
  • Credit card payment will be made over the phone at the time of pickup.

We can also deliver tax forms and voter registration forms via curbside. Please call 972-625-1900 ext. 2 for more information.

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