STARTING THURSDAY APRIL 23RD, WE WILL BE DOING CURBSIDE ASSISTANCE FROM 10AM-12PM.
Please note that the time for this will be: 10AM-12PM Monday through Friday until we reopen.
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As March comes to a close the library will be going back to our regular, or summer hours. So all the hours stay the same except Wednesday. We will be staying open from 3 until 8 p.m. starting April first.?