Wellington County libraries to reopen, provide more services starting Aug. 10

Limited numbers of patrons can access 14 library branches across county - with restrictions and distancing in place

WELLINGTON COUNTY – Library patrons across the county will soon be able to access more services inside local facilities.

Closed to the public in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, branches have been offering curbside pickup and book drop off services since May 19.

Since July 6, limited computer access has been provided by appointment.

Beginning Aug. 10, limited numbers of patrons may access the library system’s 14 community library branches, the county announced on July 22.

County officials note visits will be restricted to 30 minutes and social distancing must be observed.

In addition:

  • visitors are required to follow COVID-19 screening protocols and must wear a mask to enter the library;
  • patrons are asked to sanitize their hands and only touch material they plan to borrow. All materials accessed or returned will be quarantined;
  • curbside service is changing and will be available weekdays by appointment in the late afternoon. Contact your local library branch for details; and
  • computer access continues by appointment only.

Evening and Sunday service is not yet available.