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Curbside Pickup

The purpose of this guide is to explain the various curbside pickup options available to our patrons.

Technology and Media Pickup Instructions

To arrange same day curbside pickup call 202-885-3229.

  • When you arrive at the library, you again call 202-885-3229 to let staff know you are ready for your items. They will then bring them to the building front vestibule for you.
  • You must show your AUID upon pickup.
  • If someone else is picking up an item for you, you must note this when you make an appointment. 
  • Item loans are for one week.

Media/Tech Curbside Hours 
Monday - Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday, Sunday 1:00pm - 6:00pm


Not sure about the name of the equipment that you need? Check out our Equipment List or the Cable Guide

Once you have decided what DVD or technology you would like to borrow, please call 202-885-3229 to set up a same day curbside pickup appointment.


Just like with any other resource at the library, you can start your search for technology and media item by using the search bar on the home page at:




You can search Films & Media if you are looking for DVDs or AU Library Catalog for tech items.

If you are unsure of what technology you actually need, please refer to this Technology Borrowing Guide which highlights all the items in our collection. 

AU faculty staff and students can borrow DVDs from our collection that are listed as "Home Use Collection" DVDs in the catalog. 

"Campus Use Only" titles are available for AU faculty only.