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 Library New Expanded Hours starting Monday, April 5

The library will now open Monday thru Thursday, 9-6 pm, Friday 9-5 pm and Saturday 9-3 pm.

We are so grateful that you have been supportive of the new way we have been providing services and materials to you.  We are ready to open but still need your patience and understanding since our service will look a bit different. Masks are recommended but no longer required when entering the building. Hand sanitizer available in lobby and throughout library.

Per government guidelines, we must limit the number of people who can be in the Library at any one time. In order to allow as many visitors access to the building as possible, we are providing quick services such as:

  • Grab and go browsing of items
  • 30 minutes of public computer use, but for your safety, staff will not be able to assist you.
  • Quick reference assistance and reader’s advisory
  • Copy, scan and fax services
  • Library card applications
  • Wi fi available with your own device, 30 minute time limit

Depending on the number of people visiting at any one time, there may be a wait to get into the building. Additionally, you may notice the furniture has been moved. Due to occupancy limits per governmental guidelines, during this phase of the Library’s reopening, our focus is on allowing patrons to quickly come in and complete their business. However, if you need the assistance of a chair, please ask a staff member.

Overdue fines will not be charged until July 1st. Please continue to use our bookdrop for returned items.

Curbside is available at the library, Monday thru Thursday, 9 to 6 pm and Friday, 9 to 5 pm and Saturday, 9 to 3 pm. Call 270.769.6337 to reserve items or you may place holds with your Atriuum account on our website.

We are still offering online materials through Overdrive and Libby as well as access to our databases.

We are getting our bookmobile back on the road for contact free drop off porch service. Our regular patrons will be contacted by our bookmobile librarian for scheduling.

Our outreach librarian will be picking up book kits from child care centers soon and looking at rescheduling services to them in a different manner.

Unfortunately, we still have to say no to a few of our services such as browsing magazines, newspapers, meeting room use, study room use, and genealogy room use.  At this time we can’t allow tutoring, or AARP tax help. 

Originally Published on Monday, June 8, 2020
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