Library Services and COVID-19


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hours

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  • Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a caregiver at least 17 years of age or older.
  • Avoid visiting the Library if you have a cough, fever, or other signs/symptoms of COVID-19.
  • All visitors must pass a temperature screening.

masks – sanitizing

  • Customers over the age of 2 and staff are required to wear face masks, follow social distancing and disinfecting guidelines as recommended by the CDC and as outlined in the most recent Shelby County Health Directive.

programs

  • Customers can visit our Library Events page for virtual and outdoor programs.
  • In-person/indoor programming will resume at a later date yet to be determined.

children’s book bundles

  • Can’t browse our shelves? Need a bundle of books for your child? Let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll grab a bundle for you.
  • Please our Book Bundles page for more information.

library card registration, renewal, & pin

  • You may obtain and renew a Library Card in person; however, we are still offering courtesy online card renewals for 1 year without the need to provide documentation requirements.
  • As always, residents of Shelby County age 13 and up are invited to register online for a Library Card and begin using our online services immediately.
  • Our Start Here page includes information on obtaining a new library card, submitting a request to renew your library card, and what to do if you do not know your PIN.

summary of online offerings

  • Visit our eCollection page for instructions on accessing our eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines.
  • Visit our Learn page for a breakdown of services by topics such as Business/Entrepreneurship, Health & Wellness, Job and Career, and much more.
  • Don’t have a Library Card? Sign up for an online card and use it immediately.
  • If you have any questions, you can submit your question online.