Library to reopen Monday, June 29:
Wright Memorial Public Library will reopen its doors and resume basic services on Monday, June 29.
What you need to know
We have prepared the building, processes, and our staff for a safe reopen.
Now we invite you to do your part in keeping the community and library staff members safe as we open the doors.
1) What hours can I visit the library?
Beginning Monday June 29:
10:00 a.m-1:00 p.m.
10 a.m.- 1 p.m.
2 p.m.- 4 p.m.
The hour break will allow staff to have lunch and clean.
2) What can I do at the library?
- Browse shelves and select items to borrow.
- Pick up holds on a drop-in basis, although scheduled pickups will continue at the front door.
- Check out items at self-check stations or the service desk.
- Return items.
- Use a computer (cleaning protocols will be followed)
- Ask research questions.
3) Will I need to wear a mask?
- Yes. Staff will be wearing masks, and we ask you to wear a mask while in the building, as well. Masks will be available if you do not have one.
4) What other safety precautions are in place?
- The number of patrons allowed in the building at a time will be limited. A staff member will be monitoring numbers at the front door. Patrons who are waiting will be let into the library in the order in which they arrive.
- Not all of the library will be accessible. If there are materials you would like to borrow but cannot access, please let us know.
- Please place books you touch onto carts rather than back onto the shelf. They will be quarantined for 72 hours along with returned books.
- Observe 6 foot social distancing with staff and others patrons.
- Please continue to use curbside pickup and our digital collections when possible.
- Hold pickups by appointment will continue at the front door of the library.
4) Will programs resume in the library? Can I use the library's meeting spaces?
No. Programs will remain virtual until further notice and meeting spaces are closed. Find our program calendar here.