Reopening Details

Now Open for 30 Minute Visits

reopening 2-19-21

Lobby Pick-up

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Lobby Pick-up

Placing your hold

Picking up your hold

  • When you arrive at the library simply pick up your bagged items from the table in the lobby.
  • Wear a mask.
  • One person in the lobby at a time.
  • No need to show ID or call the library.

30 Min Browsing

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30 Minute Browsing

In-person library visits begin February 19

  • Mask required
  • 30 minute time limit
  • No appointments
  • Staff will admit people based on building occupancy

30 Min Computers

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Computer Access

Beginning February 19

No Appointments - First Come First Serve

  • 30 minute computer session
  • Library Card required
  • 1 login per day
  • 2 people per computer only
  • Printing is available at no charge up to 25 pages per day
x means these services are not available right now

Not Available

These services will return at a later date

  • Seating (no tables or chairs)
  • Study rooms
  • Meeting spaces
  • In-person programs

Staff will assist with a chair if you are browsing and need to rest, and we do have picnic tables on the library lawn for meetings or study groups - first come first serve.

Returning Items

ALL Returns Must Go in the Outside Drop Box open 24/7

Items will remain on your account while the items are quarantined for 6 days prior to staff checking them in. We will continue to waive late fines after the quarantine period.

Visit the MHPL Digital Library

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, comics, tv shows, and even access live tutors!

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