Now through Sept. 25, Library Hours are Mondays through Friday, 9 AM to 1 PM. Here are key details to help anyone planning a visit…
What are the Library’s current open hours?
Mondays through Fridays from 9 AM to 1 PM., and closed on Saturdays and Sundays for now. Service then transitions to curbside, by appointment, from 2 to 5 PM.
Will you be adding more hours this season?
Yes! Beginning Monday, September 28, Library Hours will double. Starting that day, Library Hours will be Mondays through Thursday, 10 AM to 6 PM, and Fridays & Saturdays, 10 AM to 2 PM.
What services are currently available inside the Library?
All Library collections are open for browsing, with full check-out available. In addition, there are several time-limited public computers available for Internet and email access, as well as printing. Seating is limited. The second floor remains closed for now. All meeting rooms and study rooms are closed for now.
Are people wearing masks inside the Library?
Yes—everyone inside the Library is required to wear a mask or face covering, in accordance with current health orders and recommendations. Exceptions are for children under 2 and anyone for whom a mask would cause impairment to a current health condition.
Is there a limit on how many people can be inside the Library?
Yes—the Library is open at 50% of normal occupancy. Staff will greet visitors upon arrival and keep a tally on numbers. Waiting times are possible, and staff will guide and assist if there is a queue of people. While there are no time limits, we recommend visits of 45 minutes or less.
Will the Library continue offering curbside service?
Yes—health agencies, including the CDC, strongly encourage libraries to continue curbside as a service option. It has been very popular locally. Curbside appointments are available Mondays through Fridays between 2 and 5 PM. These hours also keep more parking available for visitors during peak summer hours. Click here for full details about curbside “to-go ordering”.
Is Library Wi-Fi available?
Yes—it’s available 24/7. With limited seating, we encourage patrons to continue using Wi-Fi outside, whether in a socially-distanced spot or inside vehicles. Downtown Wi-Fi spans the Library parking lot and all of Bond Park. There are outlets for charging located near the front entrance and in the Storytime Garden (northwest corner).
What about programs and storytimes?
Library programs will continue in their online virtual format for now, including weekly preschool storytimes. Visit the Library homepage for listings under “Live Streaming Programs“.
I have items to return. Are due dates still suspended?
Due dates have resumed, as of August 1. During open hours, you may return items in the Library lobby. The drive-through bookdrop in front of the Library is open 24/7—for easy no-touch returns.
Visit the Library website for the latest updates on hours and services.