Sep 20, 2021 4:06 PM

St. Joseph public libraries reopen

Posted Sep 20, 2021 4:06 PM

By BRENT MARTIN

St. Joseph Post

St. Joseph public libraries have reopened after closing due to the rebound in the coronavirus pandemic.

Time in the various libraries will be limited, though. Library patrons will only be allowed in the building for half an hour each day. Those who want an extended computer session can schedule an appointment at the Downtown and East Hills libraries.

Those older than five are being asked to wear masks when in the libraires. The mask request will be in place until the St. Joseph Health Department reports confirmed COVID-19 cases drop below 10 per day on average for seven days. Call 232-8151 to schedule an appointment Downtown and 236-2136 at East Hills.

The East Hills Library is open Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Downtown Library is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Carnegie Library is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Washington Park Library is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Anyone who needs an extended computer session can schedule an appointment to use a computer for a longer period of time at the Downtown and East Hills libraries.  Call 232-8151 to schedule an appointment Downtown and 236-2136 at East Hills.

Contactless library service will continue for any patrons who would like to use the service.  To use contactless library service call the preferred branch, email [email protected], or place holds through the online catalog to request materials.  East Hills: 236-2136, Downtown: 232-7729, Carnegie: 238-0526, Washington Park: 232-2052.