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Kingsport Library to offer curbside service

Staff reports • May 27, 2020 at 7:30 PM

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Public Library plans to offer curbside service beginning Monday.

The service will be by appointment only, and appointments can be made by visiting the event calendar at www.kingsportlibrary.org or by calling (423) 229-9465. The appointments will be offered Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and must be made by 3:30 p.m. for same day pickup.

CURBSIDE SERVICE

• Items must be placed on hold in order to be picked up.

• Limited to 10 holds per card.

• Items placed on hold are not guaranteed to be available.

PROCEDURE FOR PICKUP

• When you arrive at the library, park in a spot on New Street and call (423) 229-9366 to let us know you have arrived.

• Be ready to tell us who you are picking up books for.

• Let us know the make, model and color of the vehicle.

• Open your trunk.

• When the staff member brings out the books, hold your driver’s license up to the window so your identity can be verified.

• Books will be placed in the trunk.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

• All returns must be placed by you in the outside book returns. Staff members are unable to take your returns at curbside delivery.

• No donations are being accepted at this time.

• Staff is unable to collect fines at this time.

If you have any questions about the new curbside pickup system, visit www.kingsportlibrary.org or call (423) 229-9366 during regular library hours.

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