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the library is open to the public 

We are happy to welcome you back inside the library.  In order to protect our small patrons, we require a mask covering the nose and mouth while visiting the library indoors. 

Library Hours

10AM – 7PM: Monday – Thursday

10AM – 6PM: Friday

10AM – 2PM: Saturday

CLOSED: Sunday

*Please note our new, earlier closing time of 7PM on Monday – Thursday.

 

What to Expect when You Visit the Library

  • Face coverings, worn over your nose and mouth, are required for everyone over the age of two while inside the building.
    • We have a limited number of masks available. (Just ask for one!)
    • If you are unable to wear a mask for health reasons, please call the library prior to your visit so we can make the appropriate accommodations.
  • Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

 Circulation

  • Items can be checked out at the main circulation desk on the upper floor, the children’s circulation desk on the lower floor, or at either of our self-service kiosks. 
  • We will continue to offer curbside pickup.
  • Books may be requested from other PrairieCat libraries, but expect to wait longer than normal for holds to be fulfilled.
  • When it’s time to return your books, please use the outdoor book drop or the new indoor drop-boxes, located on the lower level. Staff cannot accept returns from patrons.
  • Library late fines were reinstated on June 1, 2021.  A one day grace period is allowed on all returned materials.  When materials are checked in, they will be backdated to the last open library day.  

computers, Copying & Faxing

  • No appointment is necessary for computer usage. Your library card number is your sign on id and the last 4 digits are your password. 
  • Guest use computer passes are available at the upstairs circulation desk for $1.00 per day.
  • A quarterly computer use library card is available for $5.00 per quarter.  
  • Self-service copying, faxing, and printing is available.  Printing cost is 25 cents per color page, 15 cents per b/w page.  Faxes are $1.00 per page.  No library card is required.
  • Notary service is not yet available as we await licensing fulfillment. 

Programming & Meeting Spaces

  • At this time, we do not offer indoor programs.
  • We offer a large selection of all-ages virtual programming and outdoor programs.
  • No mask is required for outdoor programs.
  • Check out our Summer Program Guide HERE.
  • The meeting room is closed until further notice.

book donations

  • At this time, the library does not accept book donations due to storage issues.
  • Please do not drop off boxes and bags of books in our lobbies.  We do not have space for them.  
  • Please call the library if you would like suggestions on where to bring your used books.