To make RIDES shipping labels:

  1. Access the RIDES label maker at: https://www.mcls.org/rideslabels
  2. Select your location in the 'FROM' drop down box.
  3. Use the 'SEARCH' box to find the correct library location, OR highlight the library name in the left 'TO' column. Double-click or use the right arrow button to add the location to your list in the right column.
    • Enter the MeL Agency code in the 'Search' box for the most reliable results.
    • Verify both the MeL Agency code and the library name.
    • To return the ‘RIDES Participants’ column to all of the listings, click on ‘Clear’.
    • You may select as many locations as you like before clicking ‘Print’.
    • You may select a single location multiple times to make multiple labels.
    • If you want to remove a location, double-click or use the left arrow button.
    • To make a 'Dedicated' label, select the location in the right column and right click.
  4. Under ‘Label Options’, choose to create either 2 labels per page or 6 labels per page.
    • This section will default to what was chosen during your last session.
  5. Click ‘Print’.
    • You may click on the back button to return to the selection screen.
  6. Verify and print your shipping labels as you would any pdf.
    • Click the back button to return to the selection screen.

Labeling tips

Searching tips

If you have any problems creating RIDES shipping labels, please submit questions via the RIDES Assistance form at mcls.org/rideshelp.