Library Closure Information
Library Services During Closure
Operating hours during closure
Bedford: 9am – 6pm M-F, 10am-1pm Saturday – curbside pickup any time
Big Island: 10am-5pm M, Thur, F; 10am-6pm Tuesday; 10-1 Saturday – curbside pickup any time
Forest: 10am-6pm M-F, 10am-1pm Sat – curbside pickup: Monday – Friday 10:30am-3:30pm, Saturday 10am-1pm
Moneta: 10am – 6pm M-F, 10am-1pm Saturday – curbside pickup any time
Stewartsville: 10am-5pm M, Thur, F; 10am-6pm Tuesday; 10-1 Saturday – curbside pickup any time
Holds will be available for pickup by curbside service. Look for signs in our library parking lots for instructions. Please make sure you have your library card number ready for staff. Please call your local branch if you need assistance picking out books to place on hold or for any other questions. This service may be suspended at any time on recommendation of health officials.
E-Resources: Patrons will continue to have access to over 600,000 downloadable books, audios, music, and videos. Also available through the website, access to online educational databases, and the online catalog to place holds on materials, with an active library account.
Hardcopy materials: Patrons will be able to return materials in outside book returns. Staff are able to deliver materials to patrons in the library driveways/curbside pickup. Holds can be placed via online catalog, phone or email. All returned library materials will be disinfected prior to being re-loaned.
Public wifi: Library locations provide free wifi access from the parking lots, and grounds near the buildings.
Telephone assistance: Staff will still be available by phone for assistance in answering questions, including technology assistance with e-resources.
Website and social media: For the latest information on our limited services, please check our website or other social media outlet. Helpful links to the public will be provided.
All other services such as notaries, meeting room accommodations, faxing and passport acceptance facility services will be suspended during the closure.
Our Digital Library has an extensive collection of e-resources available. You’ll find links sorted by category, e-books, e-audiobooks, downloadable movies, music, magazines. We also have great learning resources for all ages with links to Khan Academy, Duolingo, Universal Class, and so much more. You’ll find some video tutorials further down the page for using these resources; we’ll add more as time allows.