York County Public Libraries will reopen to the general public on Tuesday, July 7, with modified hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday; and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Both libraries will be closed on Sunday and Monday.
“Thank you for your continued support during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Library Director Kevin Smith. “The safety of our community, patrons, and staff is our highest priority. With that in mind, we’ve had to make some modifications to our services.”
Here’s what you can expect when visiting the library:
- Patrons are strongly encouraged to wear a face covering and practice social distancing guidelines while in the library.
- All returned items will continue to be quarantined for 72 hours.
- Book drops will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Computers are available on a limited basis.
- Notary service will be available by appointment only. Call the Reference Department at Tabb, (757) 890-5120, or Yorktown, (757) 890-5207, to make an appointment.
- All in-person library events, programs, and activities have been canceled at Tabb and Yorktown.
- Study rooms and meeting rooms will not be available at this time.
- Book donations will not be accepted at this time.
- Curbside pickup will be discontinued on July 7. If you need special accommodations, contact the Circulation Department at Tabb, (757) 890-5130, or Yorktown, (757) 890-5205.
“To help everyone stay safe while visiting the library, please wash your hands frequently, practice social distancing, wear a face covering, and stay home if you’re sick,” said Smith. “We’re looking forward to opening our doors and welcoming you back.”