The Main Branch located on 54 Warrenville Road is open for limited in-person services.
All other branches will remain closed until further notice.
- Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10 AM – 2 PM
- Tuesday & Thursday: 2 – 6 PM
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What to expect when visiting the library
For the safety of staff and public alike, masks will be required to enter the building
Patrons must observe physical distancing, maintaining a minimum of 6 feet distance between individuals when possible. Only one person at a time should be in each book aisle.
Following state guidelines, we have removed a LOT of furniture. It’s all stored in the auditorium, and we hope to be able to put it back in place soon.
The children’s area will look different: no train table, no doll house, no toys. Petunia Guinea Pig and the birds are still on holiday.
Plexiglas shields have been installed at the circulation desk.
COMPUTERS & PRINTING: Some public computers have been removed, to ensure safe distances. Public computer use will be limited to 1 hour per person per day. No reservations. As with mobile printing, the first 10 pages will be free when printing from a public computer. Mobile Printing is also available.
Staff assistance may be limited due to social distancing guidelines.
RETURNS: Most items must be returned in the outside book return to limit staff contact. Only large items such as tools, story kits, cake pans, or electronic items may be returned inside the building. Returns are quarantined for a minimum of 72 hours.
DUE DATES: Our normal loan periods are now in effect. Please note that all materials are being quarantined for 72 hours upon return so will not be removed from your account immediately.
LIBRARY FINES: The library does not charge overdue fines on most items.
BOOK DROPS: The bookdrop at the main library is open. Bookdrops at other locations remain closed.
THINGS THAT DON’T GO IN THE BOOK DROP: Chromebooks, portable DVD players, tools, cake pans and story kits must be returned inside the building.
ITEMS CHECKED OUT BEFORE THE LIBRARY CLOSED IN MARCH: Books, DVDs, magazines, etc., have automatically been renewed with a due date of July 20. You can check your record online or contact the library if you have questions regarding a due date.
LIBRARY CARDS: You may now come inside to apply for a library card. Remember to bring proof of your Mansfield address.
FAX & COPY SERVICES: Are self-serve only.
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