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Library Services FAQ
All locations have free WIFI. Printers as well as copiers with fax (sends but does not receive) and scanners are also available.
Yes, laptops and tablets are available for checkout at all Library Locations for in-Library use to Library card holders. Visit a laptop dispenser or Ask Me desk use one.
We have rooms that accommodate 2 - 60+ people. You can learn more about the rooms available here. To reserve a room just call our Ask Me Line at 937.463.2665.
LIBRARY MATERIAL PICKUP
- Reserve the items you want to borrow using our online catalog, or call the Ask Me Line at 937.463.2665 to request materials.
- Wait for a text message, email or phone call letting you know when your items are ready for pickup.
- Call 937.463.2665 to arrange for pickup at the Library of your choice. Curbside hours at all locations are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 am - 8:30pm, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9:30 am - 6 pm, and Sunday at the Main Library from 1 - 5pm.
- When you arrive, your bagged materials will be placed directly into your vehicle trunk, or you can pick up your marked bag at the Library entrance.
COPY, PRINT, FAX + SCAN
In addition to picking up Library materials you’ve requested, Curbside Service now includes copying, faxing and scanning. Print items directly from your phone, tablet or computer to the Branch where you want to pick them up using Mobile Print. Call the Ask Me Line at 937.463.2665 to make arrangements for these services.
FREE COVID TEST KITS
Dayton Metro Library Branches have a limited inventory In-Stock of COVID home self-test kits available for pickup. Currently there is a limit of 3 kits per vehicle. Each box contains 1 - 2 tests. Call the Ask Me Line at 937.463.2665 to make arrangements for this service.
Free COVID test kits can now be ordered through the United States Postal Service here, opens a new window. Additional resources can be found here, opens a new window.
In the event a patron has a question or concern about a possible expiration date on their test kit, they may visit coronavirus.ohio.gov, opens a new window. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the down arrow in the “expiration dates” field. Follow the link labeled “BinaxNOW Home tests” or “BinaxNOW Traditional tests.” Each document offers information on expiration date extensions based on the lot number of a kit. We have been getting tests from various brands, if you did not get a BinaxNOW kit, you can also check into iHealthLabs, opens a new window and Acon Labs, opens a new window.
For further questions regarding the test kits we have available or how to arrange a test kit pick up, please call the Dayton Metro Library’s Ask Me Line at 937.463.2665.
Yes! You can print from your own table, phone, or computer using our wireless printing options. You can learn about Wireless Printing here.