Test Kit Inventory by Location
Through a partnership with the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, opens a new window, Tacoma Public Library has free, COVID-19 test kits available to the public.
Each guest may take two PCR test kits and two rapid Antigen kits. Please call the library directly to verify kits are in stock before visiting the location.
PCR Test Kits
PCR test kits must be registered, self-administered, and shipped. Postage is included. Results take 24-72 hours after test kit is received.
You can pick up to two PCR test kits at any Tacoma Public Library location during our scheduled service hours.
The kit includes simple instructions to register it online, self-administer the test, and then drop off the testing kit at a UPS Store or UPS drop box. Kits must be mailed by UPS the same day they are taken. Postage is included. Results take 24-72 hours after test kit is received via mail. Please do not return the test kits to the library.
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Antigen Test Kits
Antigen testing kits for ages 2 and older give you quick results in the privacy of your own home. Depending on test kit type, results are available in 10–15 minutes. It is recommended you take a second test 24-48 hours after your first test.
You can pick up to two antigen test kits at any Tacoma Public Library location during our scheduled service hours.
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Contact a Library
Testing kits can be picked up at the circulation desk or by curbside, no-contact pickup. Please call your library to request curbside pickup, or to inquire about current test kit inventory:
Fern Hill Library: 253-280-2910
Kobetich Library: 253-280-2920
Main Library: 253-280-2800
Moore Library: 253-280-2930
Mottet Library: 253-280-2950
South Tacoma Library: 253-280-2960
Swasey Library: 253-280-2970
Wheelock Library: 253-280-2980