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Salt Lake City library branches to close for in-person services

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Posted at 4:35 PM, Nov 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-09 18:40:31-05

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City libraries will close for all in-person services beginning Wednesday due to the spread of COVID-19 in Utah.

Closures will remain in place for at least two weeks. Library officials say they will consider reopening Express in-person services when the state reaches a rolling 7-day positivity testing rate below 15 percent.

READ: Utah's new COVID-19 restrictions are now in effect

City Library buildings will be closed to guests, although curbside services will continue and patrons will be able to place books and other media on hold through slcpl.org. All virtual services and electronic collections will remain available online.

Any items currently checked-out can be returned at a library outdoor book drop.

Here are the library branches that will be closed starting Nov. 11:

  • Anderson-Foothill
  • Chapman
  • Day-Riverside
  • Glendale
  • Main Library
  • Marmalade
  • Sprague Firehouse
  • Sweet