Shipping Service

What is the Shipping Service and who can use it?

The library will ship circulation items to PIU student, faculty, and staff members who live at least 45 minutes from PIU.

How do I make a request?

Fill out a request HERE. Access requires a PIU Google account.

How do I get my item?

If the item is available, the library will retrieve the item, check it out to the patron, and have it shipped to the patron’s address.

What does it cost?

The library will pay the postage to send items to the patron, but the patron must pay the postage to return items to the library and any other monetary cost.

What else do I need to know?

  • The patron must allow the library 24 hours from the time of the request, not including Saturdays and days closed, to prepare the item to ship.
  • The Manuel Library cannot handle international shipping.
  • The standard checkout period is 7 weeks.
  • Exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis for patrons with disabilities.