All libraries will reopen to the public on Tuesday, May 26. The Fair Grove and Park Central branches will offer curbside service only. Read more.

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COVID-19 and the Library - What You Need To Know

Updated Monday, May 25, 2020

Patrons visiting the Springfield-Greene County Libraries when the buildings reopen at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, can be reassured that multiple steps are being taken to ensure their safety and limit the spread of COVID-19.   

Adjusted hours will be 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, closed Sundays, through Aug. 31, at all branches except  the Park Central Branch and Fair Grove Branch, which will offer walk-up service only, for the time being. Patrons should call ahead to pick up items on hold.

Library drive-up window service hours, available for holds pick up only, will be adjusted beginning Tuesday, May 26, to 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, closed Sundays, through Aug. 31. Outdoor book drops will be open 24 hours a day.

Also beginning May 26, services usually provided on the Mobile Library will be provided with the Library van on the normal schedule. 

The Library Express West, the 24-hour library kiosk at 3872 W. Chestnut Expressway, reopened on May 18.

Drive-up Service and Returns FAQ

Here's what to expect during a visit to the Library beginning May 26:

 You can always use the Library without coming in, 24 hours a day:

For more information contact Community Relations Director Kathleen O'Dell at 417-616-0564.


* Library card required for use outside the Library

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