Library locations are open to the public with modified services from 9am - 8pm Monday through Thursday, 9am - 6pm Friday and Saturday, and 2pm - 6pm on Sunday. Read More
Please see our InfoGuide for information on steps the library is taking and what you can do to mitigate adverse effects of the virus.

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  • In Phase 2 of the Library's Re-opening Plan, the following services will be available to our patrons:

    • Libraries will be open to the public from 9am - 8pm Monday through Thursday, 9am - 6pm Friday and Saturday, and 2pm - 6pm on Sunday. Computers, Wi-Fi, checkouts and phone assistance will be available.
    • As required by City-Parish, all patrons entering Library buildings must wear a face mask or other personal protective equipment (PPE).
    • A reduced number of computers will be available by reservation.
    • The Library collection will be considered “Closed Stacks” during this time. Patrons may call ahead to locate materials or reserve items. Patrons who come in person will need to request materials from Library staff.
    • Call Ahead/ Drive Through/ Pick Up Service will continue at all locations.
    • We encourage reserving the first hour of service for seniors and those with compromised immune systems; please consider arriving at or after 10 a.m. if you are not in that category.
    • Due dates for all previously checked out library materials have been extended until June 30. We will now accept the return of library materials.
    • Once returned, material will be quarantined and/or disinfected according to established guidelines before being placed back into circulation.

    For more information, please consult our Coronavirus InfoGuide or The Source newsletter.

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