COVID-19 Updates

Library building open for walk-through browsing.

Open Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm

The library's doors are currently open to visitors. While here, you can: 

Contact-less drive-thru & returns are available during open hours. The building will remain closed on Sundays. Limited services and seating available. 

What can I expect?

  • Face covering worn over your nose and chin required. (Free masks available at entrance, if needed.)
  • Please limit your time inside. 
  • Stay 6 feet away from others.
  • Children under age 16 must be accompanied and chaperoned by an adult.
  • Limited capacity. Visitors may be asked to wait outside.
  • No food or drink.
  • Please enter from the parking lot behind the building via Walnut Street and Library Road.

FAQs

I'm unable to visit the library. What other options are available to me at this time? 

I want a library card! How do I get one?

Fill out this online form. We'll contact you within 1 week with your new library card number.

What safety guidelines are in place?

The library continues to follow recommendations from government officials, health officials, the Ohio Library Council, and the REALM project.

  • Returned items are quarantined for 4-6 days before made available to others.
  • Airflow has been increased and highest-quality air filters are used.
  • Plexiglass shields are in place at service desks.
  • Furniture and other amenities temporarily removed or spaced out to allow for social distancing.

When will the library offer more services? 

Our top priority remains the community’s health and safety. Recommendations from government officials, local authorities, and health departments related to COVID-19 will continue to guide our decisions over the coming weeks and months. Limited staffing and space constraints due to safety measures may affect service availability. As we know more, we will keep you updated via our website and social media accounts.

Services and amenities that remain temporarily unavailable include coffee servicedonations, events (in-person), gift shopgaming roomimagination stationmeeting roomsrecording studiostudy roomstest proctoring.

Where can I find more information about Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Please visit coronavirus.ohio.gov.

Press Room

Have more questions? Just ask.

Phone

614-882-7277

Text

614-819-3166

Toll Free

1-800-816-0662

Automated

614-882-7277 ext. 1

Hours
Mon - Thurs

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Fri

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sun

Closed