COVID-19 Updates

This page includes information about how the library is responding COVID-19. If you are looking for COVID-19 health information, please visit our COVID-19 Resources page.

The Library is open.  Please check here for updates on Library operations as we navigate the ever-changing COVID-19 situation.

Library hours:
Monday – Saturday, 10:00am – 3:00pm
These adjusted Library hours allow staff time to re-shelf items and sanitize surfaces at the end of each day.

Holds pick-up service in foyer:
Monday – Saturday, 10:00am – 5:00pm
You can place items on hold by accessing your account on the website or calling the Library at 870-580-0987.  We will notify you when the items are ready for pickup.

Library staff answering phones:
Monday – Saturday, 10:00am – 5:00pm

Before visiting the Library, please make note of the Library’s safety procedures:

  • Wear a face mask and practice social distancing.
  • Expect building occupancy limits and visit time limits.
  • The indoor book return is currently closed. Please return all items to the outdoor book return.
  • All returned items are quarantined before recirculating.
  • Meeting and study rooms are currently closed.
  • Public computers and copiers are available.

The Bookworms Café at the Library is open for inside dining and are following state directives for restaurants.

With regular donations down and a decrease in state funding due to COVID-19, the Library was grateful to receive a COVID-19 Recovery Grant from the Arkansas Community Foundation has been helpful with costs of reopening safely.  The grant will help with COVID-19 related expenses, including the installation of plexi-glass shields and the purchase of masks and sanitizing supplies.

The Friends of the Library are holding their Used Book Sale to raise much needed funds for the Library on August 20 & 21, 10am – 3pm.  Face coverings are required and social distancing occupancy restrictions will be followed.  Come shop!

Looking forward to seeing you at the Library!

Director Kim Crow Sheaner and the entire Library Staff