COVID-19 Updates

The library will be REOPENING to the public as of February 1, 2021. Please see below for details. Need help now? Call us Monday-Friday, 11am-6pm at (833)577-5283 or email us at info@lplibrary.org.

Available services

Library hours as of February 1, 2021: Monday – Thursday 11am – 6pm, Saturday 12pm – 5pm

 

Patrons may visit the library for one (1) hour per day. There is a capacity limit of 25 so please be understanding of any potential wait times. Other available services include:

  • in person hold pick up as well as browsing materials on all three floors 
  • library computer use for up to one hour per day
  • photocopying, scanning, printing, and faxing
  • reference and reader’s advisory service with library staff

 

Holds may be placed on items from other libraries, but please note that the coronavirus has made staffing levels unpredictable in all libraries and holds may take longer to process.

 

Returned items will be quarantined for at least 3 days before being checked in. No fines will be assessed for overdue materials. 

 

To place holds on library items, visit the catalog HERE.

 

Get a library card online

Need a card to access our online resources? Fill out this form and you’ll be downloading and streaming in no time! Learn more about what your card can do for you beyond books.

Keep kids and teens busy

Visit our pages for kids and teens for tons of fun things to do!

Remote notary services

Need something notarized? We can help! Email us at notary@lplibrary.org to schedule a virtual appointment with our notaries.

Digital resources available

Download and stream from Hoopla’s huge collection of audio, video, and more. More downloadable resources are available here

For the first time ever, Ancestry Library Edition is available from home. Use your library card for access.

Check out these new digital collections and let us know what you think!

Programs cancelled

In order to help stem the transmission of Coronavirus, the library has cancelled all in-person programming for the time being.

Room reservations cancelled

Reservations for library rooms have been cancelled until further notice. The library will reopen room reservations when CDC guidelines deem it safe.

For authoritative information on COVID-19

Visit the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Try Hoopla!

Download the Hoopla app (AndroidiOS) or visit www.hoopladigital.com.

Download eBooks and audiobooks

Download Libby (AndroidiOS) and Axis360 (Android / iOS) or visit www.mediaondemand.org and lppld.axis360.baker-taylor.com

Stream movies

Download Kanopy (Android / iOS) or visit www.kanopy.com