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Curbside & Drive Thru Pickup

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Curbside or drive thru pickup is available at all MCPL locations during the pandemic!

This includes library items requested via the Library Catalog (V-Cat) and Interlibrary Loan (WISCAT), as well as copies of reference materials (including tax forms, articles / obituaries, etc.) requested via the Reference Desk

Drive thru pickup is available at MCPL Wausau and MCPL Marathon City; curbside pickup is available at all other MCPL locations.

Please note: You may pick up your items inside, without an appointment. Curbside/drive thru pickup is optional.


To arrange pickup of library items:

  1. Request items online using the Library Catalog or Interlibrary Loan, or call your local MCPL location to request items with staff assistance.

    • Note: To use the drive thru at MCPL Wausau, please select "Wausau Drive Up" when making requests online.
  2. You will be notified when your items are ready for pickup. Notifications are sent by phone, email or text according your notification preferences.

  3. Pick up your items

    • at MCPL Wausau: no appointment is required; visit during drive thru hours.

    • at MCPL Marathon City: no appointment is required; visit the drive thru during library hours.

    • at all other MCPL locations: please call ahead to arrange curbside pickup.


To pick up reference materials (including tax forms, articles / obituaries, etc.):

MCPL On-site