The Claresholm Public Library is Open! (Limited Hours)

Until further notice, Library visits will be limited to a maximum stay of 30 minutes and only 10 patrons will be allowed in the space at one time. Our hours have been reduced to allow for a thorough cleaning each day (Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 10am-5pm, Thurs: 10am-7:30pm, Sat: 10am-2:30pm).  Certain services will also be unavailable until further notice including: Local Press Newspapers, in-house toys, the Toy Lending Library, public water fountain, and coffee station.  Public Computer stations will be available for 30 minute bookings, sign in with staff will be required.

We recommend patrons continue to use online services to place holds for quick pickups. Patrons are also discouraged from arriving in groups. When possible please designate one individual per household to visit the Library. The general rule for visits during this time will be do not touch anything you do not plan on checking out.

The Bill Simpson Room can be booked for a maximum group of 6 people. For more information on how to book, please speak with Library Staff.

Please note:

Due to quarantine delays, items you have returned may not be removed from your account for up to 5 days. Please be aware that even if you receive notice of overdue fines occurring on your account, they will be removed when the item has finished quarantine and is checked in by Library Staff. If an item you have returned remains on your account for longer than 10 days, please contact the Library. Thank you for you patience during this time. 

Contact the Library with any questions.


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